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Roddenberry Foundation — Roddenberry Prize 2020

The Roddenberry Foundation invites proposals for projects that address the challenges of an unpredictable and fast-changing global landscape. The four winners of the Roddenberry Prize will each receive US$250 thousand for their work in one of the following fields: Education, Science, Environment, and Humanity. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, social enterprises, businesses, universities, and groups of individuals. Interested applicants and partners have to register by 10 April 2020. Link to the prize

United States Agency for International Development — Power Africa: Women Leaders in the Energy Sector

Power Africa accepts applications from women in the energy sector to participate in a four-week career development training workshop (October 2018). Successful applicants will be provided round-trip transportation, lodging, meals, and course materials. Women (between 18-35 years) from sub-Saharan Africa with experience in the energy sector are eligible to apply. The closing date for applications is 31 July 2018. Find details

United States Agency for International Development — Improved Nutrition in Tanzania

USAID/Tanzania seeks applications for the program “Tanzania Improved Nutrition for Better Life”. The purpose of the program is to intensify and integrate nutrition support to targeted regions to improve the nutritional status of women, adolescents, and children in Tanzania. USAID intends to provide between US$15 – $19.7 million in total funding over a four year period for the achievement of the goals outlined in the call for proposals. Eligibility extends to U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations. Individuals are not eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 19 July 2018. Find the call

One Young World — Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award 2018

One Young World seeks applications for its Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award 2018. Submitted projects must addresses sustainable development and/or climate change with a particular emphasis on balancing the needs of present and future generations, i.e. poverty reduction, conserve or sustainably manage natural and cultural heritage, or climate education. The winner will receive £5 thousand to support or launch their project and a fully sponsored delegate place to attend the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague (Netherlands). To be eligible for the award participants must be aged 18 – 30. The application deadline is 25 July 2018. More

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences — Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS) invites early-career academics from Africa to apply for the AIMS Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science. AIMS will support community-driven projects that are at the upper limit of the research-innovation value chain. Projects will be supported for a period of 6 to 12 months at a maximum cost of US$ 10 thousand per Grantee. The deadline for applications is 30 July 2018. Link

British Council — International Research Workshops: Sustainable Energy and Climate Change in Russia

The British Council supports research workshops under the programs Researcher Links and the Newton Fund to assist early-career researchers from the UK and Russia to interact and explore research collaborations. The workshop ‘Sustainable Energy and Climate Change in Russia: policies, discourses and narratives’ will provide an opportunity for sharing research expertise and networking. During the workshop, Early Career Researchers will have the opportunity to present their research. The British Council will cover the costs related to participation in the workshop, including: travel, accommodation and meals. The application must be submitted by 31 July 2018. Click here

Association for the Promotion of Sciences in Africa — Technologies and Innovations for Sustainable Development

APSA calls for prototypes providing a solution for sustainable development and environmental problems in the form of Clean Energy Production, Up/Down/Re-Cycling, Water Treatment, etc. This challenge is aimed at young scientists and entrepreneurs from Africa. The winners will receive € 2,500 and a 1-month research stay in a High-Tech lab to further develop their prototype. The closing date for registration and prototype submission is 31 July 2018. About the challenge

Engineers Without Borders Canada — Fellowship for African Social Entrepreneurs

Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) invites applications for the EWB Kumvana Fellowship 2019. The program gives African social entrepreneurs and changemakers the opportunity to foster collaborations with Canadian professionals. The Kumvana program consists of an 8-week online learning course, a one week African retreat, and a 1-month intensive Canadian experience. Eligibility extends to individuals from Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Côte D’Ivoire, Zambia and Malawi. Applications close 11 July 2018. Participate

British Council — Africa-UK Trilateral Call

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the British Council announce the Africa-UK Trilateral Call. The call aims to support African researchers to establish research excellence and collaboration between Africa-UK and a third African Country. Proposals are invited from eligible applicants for the DST-NRF/British Council Africa-UK Trilateral Chair. Proposals should focus on the following priorities: Food Security, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, Manufacturing for SMEs (including Agro-processing), Governance and conflict resolution related to development, and Cross-Cutting Themes. The Africa-UK Trilateral chair will cover the core costs of the principal investigator’s participation. All applications should be submitted no later than 20 July 2018. Click here

SEED — SAG-Seed Replicator Workshops for Eco-Enterprises in Zambia

SEED is a global partnership founded by UNEP, UNDP, and IUCN to promote eco-enterprises. The program announces its next replicator workshop in Zambia. The replicator workshop of one day introduce motivated individuals to proven business models from various countries. Participants will learn how to adapt them to your individual local context to solve environmental, social and economic challenges. Focus areas are manufacturing, waste management and agriculture. Future entrepreneurs, business owners and NGOs are welcome to apply. The participation in the workshop is free of charge, participants must cover their own transport costs however. The application deadline is 22 July 2018. Info