Week ending March 29 2018

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Global innovation fund

Global Innovation Fund, INT

- Funding supports innovative, cost-effective solutions that address any major development challenge in any country or countries in the developing world. Funding may range from USD 50,000 to USD 15 million.

- Maximum award: USD 15,000,000

- Closing date: None

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1716530

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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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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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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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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
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
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)

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/248489
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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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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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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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Call for nominations: Stanley Corrsin award

American Physical Society, US

- This recognises a recent achievement, a particular discovery or an innovation in the field of fundamental fluid dynamics. The award includes USD 5,000.

- Maximum award: USD 5,000

- Closing date: 01 May 18 (recurring)

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1394375

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Call for proposals: Computational social science

Russell Sage Foundation, US

- *** The closing date for this opportunity has been brought forward. The previous deadline of 31 May has been brought forward to 24 May 2018. All other call details remain unchanged. This programme supports innovative social science research in behavioural economics, future of work, race, ethnicity and immigration and social inequality. Grants are worth up to USD 150,000. ***

- Maximum award: USD 150,000

- Closing date: 24 May 18

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1880388

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Call for proposals: Integrating biology and social science knowledge

Russell Sage Foundation, US

- *** The closing date for this opportunity has been brought forward. The previous deadline of 31 May has been brought forward to 24 May 2018. All other call details remain unchanged. This programme supports research that improves understanding of the interactive mechanisms by which environmental influences affect biological mechanisms, and vice versa. Grants are worth up to USD 150,000. ***

- Maximum award: USD 150,000

- Closing date: 24 May 18 (recurring)

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1880536

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