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Governments of India and Serbia — Scientific and Technological Cooperation

The joint call for proposals under the ‘India-Serbia Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program’ aims to strengthen and expand relations between scientific communities and promote the implementation of joint projects with enterprises from both countries. Priority areas under this call include biotechnology to strengthen food security and energy efficiency, among others. Scientists and faculty members working at recognized universities or research institutes are eligible to apply for funding. The program will provide financial aid to cover exchange and research visits. Projects can be for 3-years duration. The closing date to receive joint project proposals is 31 July 2020. Link to the call document

Humboldt University — Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund 2020-2021

The Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund at Humboldt University annually awards five scholarships for doctoral studies in the natural sciences to applicants from Arabic countries. The program seeks applicants in the disciplines of sustainable desert agriculture; plant-based medicine; and renewable energy. The stipend awarded is €1340 per month, plus material expenses. Applicants should have good written and spoken English, as well as communications skills in German. Applications from qualified women are particularly encouraged. The application deadline is 15 July 2020. Link

European Commission — LIFE Environmental and Climate Action

The LIFE program is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The Environment sub-program makes grants for nature conservation projects in the areas of biodiversity, habitats, and species. The Climate action sub-program provides funding in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency, farming, land use, and peatland management. The EU co-financing contribution for LIFE projects normally ranges from €275 thousand to €2.75 million. EU registered private entities, public bodies and NGOs are eligible to apply, including EU candidate countries and potential candidates. Note that each call under the sub-programs has its own deadline starting from 14 July 2020 to 06 October 2020. Please check carefully. About LIFE

Missouri Botanical Garden — Fellowships for Visiting Researchers 2020

The Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development at the Missouri Botanical Garden offers short-term fellowships for professionals in conservation biology, ecology, botany, and related fields. The fellowships include small grants for travel and support costs for professional visits at the Missouri Botanical Garden lasting 4-12 weeks, varying with each fellowship program. Applications are welcome from Latin America, Madagascar, and Vietnam (varying by fellowship program). The application deadline is 31 July 2020. About Fellowships for Visiting Researchers

University of East Anglia — International Development Excellence Scholarships for Brazil Students

The University of East Anglia invites applications for the International Development Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2020/21 for students from Brazil. Acceptable masters degree subjects include agriculture and rural development, climate change and international development, environment and international development, amongst others. Eligibility extends to Brazilian citizens that have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university. The five scholarships offered range between £7,000 to £8,000 for successful candidates during their master’s studies in the UK. There is no deadline set for the scholarship, however, the deadline for the masters degree application 2020/2021 at East Anglia University is 31 July 2020. More about the scholarship

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute — Short-term Fellowships for Tropical Research

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) invites applications to the Short-Term Fellowship Program on tropical research. The fellowship is directed to graduate students, but awards are sometimes given to undergraduate and postdoctoral candidates. The program has a three month duration period and provides a stipend to cover living expenses while at STRI ($1000/month), a modest research allowance; and round-trip airfare. Deadlines are 15 February, 15 April, 15 July and 15 October of each year. Learn More