Shiffon Startup Competition 2017 for Entrepreneurs focused on Women Empowerment ($25,000 in Prizes & Mentorship)

January 11, 2017 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: January 18th 2017 Economic growth is inextricably linked to women’s participation in the workforce. In many corners of the globe, women have limited access to opportunities and financial resources to build a life of their own; Shiffon, a luxury jewelry design enterprise, combines business and social purpose to [Continue Reading]

Royal Academy of Engineering Higher Education Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa Programme 2017 for Sub-Saharan African Universities ( GBP £140,000 Grant)

January 10, 2017 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Higher Education Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa Programme – supported by the Anglo American Group Foundation and the UK Government through the Global Challenges Research Fund – was established by the Royal Academy of Engineering following the successful pilot scheme, Enriching Engineering Education Programme to [Continue Reading]

Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) Africa NCD Open Lab – Call for proposals from outstanding African Scientists (£100,000 )

December 28, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: 12th of January 2017 4pm GMT (UK time) GSK is pleased to announce a call for research proposals from outstanding African scientists based in research institutions or universities in Cameroon, Côte D’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, The Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda, Senegal or Tanzania. Awards offer up to two years [Continue Reading]

Commonwealth Foundation Grants Program 2017 for Civil Society Organizations (£30,000/Year Grant)

December 1, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: 17.00 GMT on 4 January 2017 The Commonwealth Foundation awards grants for sustainable development projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation. With more than 2.3 billion citizens, the Commonwealth provides a potentially huge pool of ideas for advancing societies. The Commonwealth Foundation’s grants help [Continue Reading]

Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards 2017/2018 for Women Technologists Worldwide ($1000.00 USD)

November 30, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: March 22, 2017. The Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awardshonor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping one another. The cash awards, funded by donations from the Systers Online Community and others, are intended as means for women established in technological fields to support women [Continue Reading]

UNOOSA Fellowship Programme for “Drop Tower Experiment Series” (DropTES) in Germany, 2017

November 29, 2016 237Opportunity 0

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is pleased to offer Fellowship Programme for “Drop Tower Experiment Series” (DropTES) to study in Germany. The DropTES Fellowship Programme is open to research teams from entities that are Member States of the United Nations. The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is [Continue Reading]