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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — PhD Fellowship in Environmental Biotechnology

IHE Delft offers a PhD fellowship as part of the “NOMAD” Project to evaluate different methods for the removal of endocrine disrupters. Research will take place at the laboratory of IHE Delft (The Netherlands). The Fellow will receive €1190 /month, plus allowance for books and study materials. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, sanitary engineering, or similar to be considered for this fellowship. Applications have to be received before 01 September 2019. About the fellowship

Ford Motor Company — Conservation and Environmental Grants in the Middle East and North Africa

The Ford Motor Company makes grants for ongoing and non-profit projects focused on conservation engineering, protection of the natural environment, and environmental education in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. In 2019, Ford requests projects under the theme “Beating Air Pollution”. Initiatives in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Yemen can request up to US$12 thousand. Applications will be received until 01 September 2019. Find the website

Fundación La Caixa — Work4Progress Challenge

The Work4Progress challenge seeks projects that generate new employment opportunities for women and young adults in India, Mozambique and Peru. Projects should focus on technologies to promote entrepreneurship among young women (India), agri-technologies to improve crops (Mozambique), agri-technologies to improve irrigation (Peru). Universities, companies, and non-profit organisations are eligible to apply. The deadline to submit a solution application is 02 September 2019. Details

Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa Foundation — Training Course: Deployment of Renewable Energy Solutions

Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa Foundation, in partnership with Enel Foundation, invites applications for the two weeks advanced training course “Deployment of renewable energy solutions: challenges and opportunities” (Italy, November 2019). The course targets professionals serving in public institutions, energy companies, energy centers, universities and research agencies in the Africa Region. 40 selected participants will be awarded the Enel Foundation Scholarship which covers tuition fee, travel and accommodation costs. The submission deadline is 04 September 2019. Detailed information

Commission for Environmental Cooperation — Grant Program on Adaptation to Extreme Events

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) accepts applications from organizations seeking to enhance their community’s ability to prepare for extreme events such as droughts, floods, wildfires, and other consequences of climate change. Projects are funded for a maximum duration of 12 months with a contribution of up to C$165 thousand. Grantees must be local communities, indigenous communities, academia, or non-governmental organizations located in Canada, Mexico, or the USA. The deadline for submitting preliminary proposals is 6 September 2019. More

Toyota Foundation — Research Grant Program 2019

The Toyota Foundation’s Research Grant Program is titled “Exploring New Values for Society”. It supports ambitious projects that adopt a panoramic view of the world and look generations into the future. Several past grants have focused on issues of climate, environment, biodiversity, and related topics. The program offers joint research grants (i.e., for team research), and individual research grants. The grant amount per project is up to 8 million yen. Applications are unrestricted by nationality, residence, and affiliation. The application deadline is 13 September 2019. Find the proposal guidelines

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation — Women in Agribusinesses

The program VALUE4HER seeks to increase incomes and employment for women in agribusinesses. This grant scheme is aimed at enabling women’s agribusinesses to try out new ideas and to spur innovations within women-owned agri-businesses. The maximum available grant per agribusiness is €9 thousand. The grant covers up to a maximum of 90% of the total project budget. The applicant has to contribute the remaining 10% either in cash or in-kind. Eligibility extends to African woman-led agribusinesses. Deadline for receipt of applications is 15 September 2019. Click here

Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum — Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowships

The Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowships fund Indian participants to gain exposure and access to research facilities in water resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Daugherty Water for Food Institute. Fellowships of three to twelve months are for Indian scientists holding a PhD in water science and engineering. Internships of three to six months are for individuals currently engaged in their PhD studies in water sciences in India. The application deadline is 30 September 2019. Link

UNESCO — Ethics of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability

UNESCO seeks nominations for the Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science 2019 with a special thematic focus on climate change and environmental sustainability. The prize consists of a gold medal, a certificate, and US$50 thousand. The prize may be conferred upon individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations. Nominations are accepted in English and French. The deadline for the submission of candidates is 09 September 2019. Nominate here

Australian Government — Australian Aid: Friendship Grants (Round 2)

The Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program supports organisations from across Australia and provides funding for aid activities in the Indo-Pacific. Eligible Australian community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding of AU$30 thousand to AU$60 thousand in three annual grant rounds. The program funds development activities that strengthen an overseas community’s capacity or socio-economic situation and improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people. Past winners include projects in rural agriculture and forestry, as well as various humanitarian issues. The deadline for project submission is 10 September 2019. Friendship Grants