EPFL Summer Research Program, 2020

Deadline: 31 January, 2020 Program features 25 participants each summer 8 weeks of lab experience Mentoring by faculty and scientific staff Access to scientific seminars Science related Friday afternoon workshops Closing symposium with poster sessions from all participants Rich program of social activities, including a day hike to Swiss alps with raclette, BBQ at a […]

Special Call Digital Rights Advancement Grants: Media Defence Centres

Application Deadline: Sunday 9 February 2020, 23h59 (GMT). Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is a charity, based in London, which provides legal help to journalists, citizen journalists and independent media across the world. MLDI’s vision is a world where journalists no longer face legal challenges that threaten their ability to report freely and independently on issues […]

MasterCard Foundation Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships for West Africa Scholars 2020

Deadline -December 31 2019 The West African Research Association (WARA), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, is pleased to announce support for young West African scholars through its Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship program. This program reflects our joint commitment to increasing opportunities for emerging West African scholars, people who are transforming ideas into active solutions […]

The Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2020

Deadline 1: 12 September, 2019 Deadline 2: 3 October, 2019 The Radcliffe Fellowship Program awards 50 fellowships each academic year. Applicants may apply as individuals or in a group of two to three people working on the same project. We seek diversity along many dimensions, including discipline, career stage, race and ethnicity, country of origin, […]

Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2020

Deadline: Application On-going Contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s development through higher education abroad Ashinaga is a Japan-based non-profit organization, which provides educational and emotional support to orphaned students. The organization has supported over 100,000 orphans in the last 54 years, and many of its graduates are actively contributing to society in a variety of fields across […]

The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 2 December, 2019 The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing, travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover […]

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program 2020

Deadline: 15 October, 2019. The University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program brings early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Scholars are paired with a faculty collaborator during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan’s resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant […]

“Religion and Development in Africa 2020: Call for papers

Deadline : 15 September, 2019 Christian and Muslim institutions, as well as those associated with traditional religions, have long played a role in the provision of public goods and services in Africa, such as education, healthcare provision and support for the needy. In this sense, they have long been concerned with what we now call […]