Week ending April 13 2018

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Mitigating environmental impacts of infrastructure development in the Mekong region

US Agency for International Development, US

- This supports innovative activities that enhance environmental safeguards in infrastructure investments in the Mekong region. One grant is available, worth USD 4.37 million for a period of three years.

- Maximum award: USD 4,360,000

- Closing date: 18 Apr 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2052671

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Personal scholarships for energy research

Fortum Foundation | Fortumin Säätiö, FI

- These are awarded for graduate studies towards a licentiate or a doctorate degree, or for other personal projects related to energy. Scholarships are worth €18,000 per year for up to four years.

- Maximum award: Not known

- Closing date: 20 Apr 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1101999

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Conflict mitigation and reconciliation programmes and activities US Agency for International Development, US

- This supports activities that mitigate conflict and promote reconciliation by bringing together individuals of different ethnic, religious or political backgrounds. Grants are worth between USD 100,000 and USD 1.5 million for between one and four years.

- Maximum award: USD 1,500,000

- Closing date: 23 Apr 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2052176

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Control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases US Agency for International Development, US

- This supports disease-endemic countries to control or eliminate neglected tropical diseases with proven, cost-effective public health interventions. Two to four grants will be awarded worth up to USD 300 million each.

- Maximum award: USD 300,000,000

- Closing date: 27 Apr 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2054486

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John Allwright fellowship

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, AU

- This supports the enhancement of research capacity in the Australian Centre for

International Agricultural Research’s partner country institutions. The fellowship

includes course-related fees, a settling-in allowance, and return airfare.

- Maximum award: Not known

- Closing date: 30 Apr 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/258317

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Scholarships for entrepreneurial research

University of Gothenburg | Göteborgs universitet, SE

- These support scientific research projects that mainly focus on entrepreneurship in a broad sense and that are linked to the key research areas at the school.

Six scholarships, worth SEK 268,000 each, are available.

- Maximum award: SEK 268,000

- Closing date: 02 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/600110

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Global programming to further innovation in addressing gender-based violence in conflict-affected humanitarian emergencies

US Department of State, US

- This supports projects that advance gender-based violence programming and practice at the field level, with a particular focus on initiatives and efforts that improve quality and accessibility of services for women, girls and survivors of GBV.

Grants are worth between USD 400,000 and USD 800,000 per year for up to three years.

- Maximum award: USD 2,400,000

- Closing date: 04 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2052179

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Tony Adams award for excellence in research

European Association for International Education, EUR

- This award recognises a master’s thesis, PhD thesis, article or paper that demonstrates innovativeness, influence and impact on theory of internationalization of higher education and importance to the practice of international education.

- Maximum award: Not known

- Closing date: 03 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1180986

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Action training mini grants

Department for International Development, GB

- These support the delivery of training workshops to enable data users, producers and intermediaries to engage effectively with open data in the agriculture and nutrition sectors. Grants are worth £2,000 each.

- Maximum award: £2,000

- Closing date: 07 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2053602

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Helmholtz international fellow award

Helmholtz Association, DE

- This aims to intensify existing cooperation between Helmholtz centres and international research institutes and to further strengthen the links between Helmholtz researchers and colleagues abroad. Up to ten awards, worth €20,000 each, are available.

- Maximum award: €20,000

- Closing date: 10 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1430382

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Science and language mobility scheme Africa

Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa, KE

- This aims to increase intra-Africa research collaboration between English and French-speaking African scientists while breaking language and cultural barriers to allow scientists to learn from each other and better address the health and development challenges facing the continent. Grants are worth up to USD 20,000 each for a visit of up to six months.

- Maximum award: USD 20,000

- Closing date: 25 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2053596

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Africa-India mobility fund

Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa, KE

- This provides researchers from Africa and India with opportunities for short visits in either direction to build and strengthening scientific collaboration focused on infectious and non-communicable diseases of relevance to local, national, or global health.

 

Grants are worth up to USD 7,500 each for up to three months.

- Maximum award: USD 7,500

- Closing date: None

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https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2053614

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Education grants

Sight and Life, CH

- These support students or young professionals in their nutrition or public health studies at the bachelor’s, master’s or PhD level.

- Maximum award: Not known

- Closing date: None

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https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2054038

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Paul Baran Young Scholars Award

Marconi Society, US

- This recognises young scientists and engineers who have demonstrated exceptional capabilities and potential in the field of information and telecommunications science. Nomination is open to scholars from anywhere in the world.

Awards are worth USD 5,000.

- Maximum award: USD 5,000

- Closing date: 30 Jun 18 (recurring)

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1109192

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Bert M Glaser award for innovative research in retina

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, US

- This recognises an early-career investigator for the discovery of a new drug or technique, or for the understanding of a mechanism of disease, that has had an impact on the study and treatment of a retinal disease or condition.

 The award is worth USD 10,0000.

- Maximum award: USD 10,000

- Closing date: 01 Sep 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2052432

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Levi Watkins innovation and leadership development scholarship

Thoracic Surgery Foundation, US

- This supports travel to a host institution to acquire additional clinical, translational or leadership training to enhance skills and practice in an area of innovation or surgical significance. Awards are worth up to USD 5,000.

- Maximum award: USD 5,000

- Closing date: 15 Sep 18 (recurring)

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1945118

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Bo Gregersen award for best practice

European Association for International Education, EUR

- This award recognises individuals or groups who have made an innovative contribution, in the form of projects, systems, programmes or procedures, to the field of international higher education. The prize is worth €1,000.

- Maximum award: €1,000

- Closing date: 03 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1180984

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Tony Adams award for excellence in research

European Association for International Education, EUR

- This award recognises a master’s thesis, PhD thesis, article or paper that demonstrates innovativeness, influence and impact on theory of internationalization of higher education and importance to the practice of international education.

- Maximum award: Not known

- Closing date: 03 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1180986

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Helmholtz international fellow award

Helmholtz Association, DE

- This aims to intensify existing cooperation between Helmholtz centres and international research institutes and to further strengthen the links between Helmholtz researchers and colleagues abroad. Up to ten awards, worth €20,000 each, are available.

- Maximum award: €20,000

- Closing date: 10 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1430382

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Research and training grant

Federation of European Microbiological Societies, EUR

- This grant supports early career scientists in pursuing research and training at a European host institution. Grants are worth up to €4,000 each and cover travel and living costs.

- Maximum award: €4,000

- Closing date: 01 Jul 18 (recurring)

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https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/248489

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Pathways towards sustainable African urban development – call for pre-proposals

International Council for Science, INT

- This supports research that will explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa.

 Up to 11 grants, worth up to €90,000 each over two years, are available.

- Maximum award: €90,000

- Closing date: 14 May 18 (recurring)

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1841668

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Excellence award

ESOMAR – World Association of Opinion and Marketing Research Professionals, INT

- This recognises outstanding achievement in contributing to the market research  industry at an international level. The prize is worth €10,000.

- Maximum award: €10,000

- Closing date: 01 Jun 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/256285

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