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Woodard & Curran Foundation — Water Impact Grant

The Woodard & Curran Foundation funds innovative projects that apply or advances technology by addressing water issues (e.g. water, wastewater, stormwater).  One total grant of US$100 thousand will be awarded over three consecutive years. Eligibility extends to US-based non-profit organizations. The proposed project can be located outside the U.S. (including local partners) but should demonstrate U.S. benefit. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. Find details

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research — John Dillon Fellowships

ACIAR awards the John Dillon Fellowships to agricultural scientists or economists from our partner countries and Australia. The fellowships aim to support the professional development of outstanding mid-career agricultural scientists, economists and researchers. Key features of the program are: a 4-6 week residential stay in Australia, a 1-week hosting period with an Australian organisation, formal training, program of visits to engage with various Australian institutions, and exposure to relevant researchers, industry experts and professionals. ACIAR funds fifteen individual John Dillon fellowships. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. Link

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa — Call for Funding

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) invites applications for funding support for innovation platforms, agribusinesses and other multi-stakeholder platforms to scale agricultural technologies in Africa. The call aims to provide support to existing or new innovation platforms, agribusinesses and other multi-stakeholders platforms. Proposals must include youth and woman. The grants are up to US$20 thousand for a period of two years. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. About the call

Hong Kong Bird Watching Society — Asia Conservation Fund 2019/20

The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society invites applications for the Asia Conservation Fund 2019/20. The HKBWS funds research, monitoring, education and capacity building related to bird protection in Asia.  Higher priority is given to projects which target species that occur in Hong Kong or on the East Asian and Australasian Flyway; and to projects that assist the relevant country in meeting Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Two projects will receive funds up to US$2 thousand. The deadline for applications is 14 June 2019. About the fund

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women

The IUSSTF invites Indian Women Scientists, Engineers & Technologists to apply for the “Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM” (2nd Batch) to undertake international collaborative research in the USA. Proposed thematic areas of work include agricultural sciences, life sciences and seven others. Eligibility extends to Indian women (aged 21-35 years) currently pursuing Ph.D. degree. Unemployed Women applicants who have completed Ph.D./M.D/M.S are also eligible. The deadline for submission is 17 June 2019. About

European Commission — Fisheries and Cocoa Development in Liberia

The European Commission seeks to improve the livelihoods for smallholder farmers and small-scale fishers to develop a competitive and environmentally-sustainable cocoa sector and climate-resilient aquaculture value chain in Liberia. Applicants may request up to €4 million unter this call (varying by activity). Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in the APC region or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 07 June 2019. Link

Center for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries — Fellowship in Tropical Coastal Marine Research

The NAM S&T Centre invites applications from scientists from the developing countries for the Joint NAM S&T Centre – ZMT Bremen (Germany) Fellowship in Tropical Coastal Marine Research. Under this scheme, five selected scientists will work with senior researchers and faculty members in fields related to Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Geology, and Tropical Coastal Marine Systems; and undertaking short-term joint research projects for a period of up to 3 months. The fellowship covers airfare and provides a monthly subsistence allowance of 1250. The deadline for submitting applications is 7 June 2019. Find the guidelines

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium — Conservation Grants 2019

The Columbus Zoo makes conservation grants for research, local community involvement, capacity building, environmental education, and behavior change leading to improved conservation of wildlife and habitat. Grant requests may range from US$1 thousand to US$25 thousand, but grants are limited to US$5 thousand for first-time applicants. First-time applicants must submit a pre-proposal. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis. The next proposal reviews are mid-June, mid-September, and mid-December 2019. Application and Guidelines

U.S. Department of State — Regional Workshops for ASEAN NGOs

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is a program of the U.S. government to support bright young leaders ages 18-35 in the ASEAN countries. YSEALI seeks organizations to implement a five day workshop in Malaysia to boost the strategic communication and advocacy skills of NGOs in Southeast Asia. The workshop should build capacity in working with the media and focus on human and wildlife trafficking and environmental sustainability. Funding of US$250 thousand is available. Eligible participants must be citizens from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, or Timor-Leste. The application deadline is 30 June 2019. YSEALI Regional Workshop

Government of China — Hubei Provincial Scholarships in China 2019

The Government of China offers scholarships for PhD, Masters and Bachelor degrees. The scholarships are offered to students from all nationalities (except chinese) for any subject taught in universities participating in Hubei Provincial scholarship program. (Note: This may include several topics and themes of the Terra Viva Grant Directory.) Scholarship funding varies according to category, ranging from ¥10 thousand to ¥20 thousand per year. The deadline for applications is 01 June 2019. About the scholarships