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Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership — Abe Fellowships 2018

The Abe Fellowship encourages international research in the social sciences and related disciplines on topics of pressing global concern — including climate change, sustainable urbanization, environmental degradation, and other cross-cutting issues that advance global problem solving from a transnational perspective. The fellowship program is open to citizens of Japan and the USA, as well as to nationals of other countries who can demonstrate serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan or the USA. The closing date for applications is 01 September 2018. More info

United Nations University — Online Post-Graduate Course on Mangroves

The UNU’s Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (UNU-INWEH) partners with The Nature Conservancy to offer an online course in mangrove biology, ecology, assessment, management, and restoration. The course is predominantly aimed at young academics, professionals, managers, and other interested individuals — especially from developing countries. The course provides the opportunity for professionals to build their capacity without taking personal leave to attend classes. This open-access course has no fee. Link

Earth Journalism Network — Bay of Bengal Organizational Grants

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers Organizational Grant to support the creation of media organizations in the Bay of Bengal region, that aim to improve the quantity and quality of information about climate change. Particular attention should be given to the adaptation needs, challenges, efforts and success stories of vulnerable and marginalized communities. Preference will be given to applications from or affiliated with professional journalists, media organizations, journalism schools, and the like. However, EJN will also consider applications by NGOs or environmental groups looking to build the capacity of journalists to cover conservation issues. The average grant will be about US$15 thousand for one year. The application deadline is 18 May 2018. More

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy — Fellowships on Land Policy and Urban Development in Latin America

The Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy invites applications for its 2018 thesis fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded in the amounts of US$5 thousand for master’s theses, and US$10 thousand for doctoral theses, to students at universities in Latin America and North America who are in the mid to final stages of their thesis work. Thematic areas include one on environment and climate change. The deadline for applications (Spanish, English) is 21 May 2018. Link

World Academy of Sciences — Solar Radiation Management

The TWAS-SRMGI DECIMALS fund has been set up to provide grants to small research teams in developing countries, allowing them to analyze the impacts that SRM might have in their regions. The programme provides support for research projects in solar radiation management, climate change, agriculture, natural disasters, and climate impact analysis. A research grant of up to US$ 70 thousand will be provided for up to two years. Eligibility extends to scientists with PhD degree and significant research experience. The deadline for applications is 29 May 2018. Find more

Thomson Reuters Foundation — Diversity and Resilience Programme

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites applications for its reporting workshop ‘Diversity and Resilience in a Rapidly Changing World’ at the European Alpbach Forum in Austria (August 2018). The workshop will tackle the unintended consequences of the Industrial or Green Revolutions. Participants will have access to experts from the worlds of business, politics, culture and civil society. The Thomson Reuters Foundation will cover the visa, travel, accommodation costs and participation fee of all participants. Eligibility extends to professional journalists (print, radio, TV, online) working in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2018. Find details

UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Biotechnology and Bioenergy in the Developing World

BBSRC seeks collaborative research projects addressing challenges relating to industrial biotechnology and bioenergy in the developing world. Projects my focus on the themes of agriculture, sustainable energy or clean water. Applicants can request a maximum of £2 million per project for up to three years. The call is open to individuals and organisations. Projects must be led by an eligible PI in the UK. Applications must be submitted by 06 June 2018. More

UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Future Leader Fellowship

The UKRI Future Leader Fellowship scheme supports early-career researchers and innovators from the UK and internationally. The support offered will be long-term (up to 7 years) and flexible (all fields of research), providing salary and justified research, staff and training costs (no budget limits). The mandatory Expression of Interest (first round) has to be submitted by 07 June 2018. Details

United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund — 9th Call for Proposals

The USISTEF announces its 9th competitive call for proposals to commercialize technologies for societal impact. Priority areas include health, education, agriculture, water, and others. Proposals must include at least one partner from each country, India and USA. Funding is up to Rs. 2.5 crores (approximately US$400 thousand) for projects that demonstrate a high potential to be commercial within 2-3 years. The bi-national teams can include incorporated companies; non-incorporated entities; and individuals or consortia from academic, government, and non-government R&D institutions. The deadline for full proposals is 15 June 2018. Link

ZipRecruiter — Post-Graduate Scholarship

ZipRecruiter is an online platform for job seekers and employers. The platform launches its call for the Winter/Spring 2018 Scholarship Promotion. College or university students may submit a small essay about a previous job they’ve held and their ideal post-graduate career for the chance to win a $3 thousand scholarship. Participants must be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university. Eligibility extends to citizens of the United States and foreign students from all around the world holding a green card. Deadline for submissions is 30 June 2018. Find out more