ICE WaRM Scholarships
The International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) provides a national focus and international gateway to Australia's education, training and research expertise in water. Operating as WaterEd Australia and based in Adelaide, the Centre was established in 2004 as an Australian Government initiative, with the support of the South Australian Government.
The International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) is building international recognition as Australia’s centre for leadership and innovation in collaborative approaches to water resources management, through its growing partnerships both in Australia and internationally. ICE WaRM facilitates collaboration in water-related research, education and training opportunities for international scholars wanting to advance their careers.
ICE WaRM offers a scholarship programme to attract high quality international students to education and training in water resources management, delivered by ICE WaRM partner institutions.
CRS-International Development Fellows Program
The CRS International Development Fellows Program is intended to give people who are interested in a career in international relief and development an opportunity to increase their overseas experience and gain broad exposure to CRS programs. Each year, CRS has approximately 20 placements with our country programs (based overseas). Assignments are for one year.
Specific job responsibilities vary greatly from one country to another depending on the country program's focus (Agriculture, Health, Peacebuilding, Education, Microfinance, social assistance or a combination of these). The goal of the IDFP is to place Fellows in positions where they can draw on their previous education and work experience, while broadening their skills. Many of our fellowships lead to regular positions with Catholic Relief Services.
International Drug Abuse Research Training Fellowships
The International Program coordinates National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) collaborative activities with scientists and government agencies in other countries and with international organizations. NIDA is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the principal biomedical and behavioral research agency of the U.S. Government. NIH is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program supports a variety of training fellowships and research exchanges for all levels of scientists interested in drug abuse research.
• Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars
• INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship
• INVEST/Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Drug Abuse Research Fellowship
• NIDA–International AIDS Society (IAS) Research Fellowship
• Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellows
• Midcareer Training
• NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellowship
• Senior Researcher Opportunities
• Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Award (DISCA)
• Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Award
• NIDA–International AIDS Society (IAS) Research Fellowship
Lorenzo Natali Prize
Created in 1992 by the European Commission, the Lorenzo Natali Prize rewards journalists committed to Human Rights, Democracy and Development. Originally reserved for print and online press, the Lorenzo Natali Prize has opened in 2008 to radio and television journalists.
To organize the Lorenzo Natali Prize, the European Commission works with some of the most prestigious world press associations:
Symantec Graduate Fellowships
Symantec will award Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowships to outstanding Ph.D. and M.S. students who meet the eligibility criteria listed below. A key goal of the program is to fund innovative research that has real-world value, in areas of Symantec’s business interests in information security, availability, and integrity.
Fellowship participants also gain first hand research and development experience through guidance and mentorship from a top scientist of Symantec Research Labs during the fellowship period. Each participant is also encouraged to spend a summer working with their mentor at Symantec on a research project in their area of interest.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowships
Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong's institutions.
Those who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in Hong Kong institutions funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC), irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is pleased to announce the launch of the third round of its fellowship programme, whose objective is to contribute to building capacity for addressing climate change in Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention, particularly in small island developing States and least developed countries.
The objective of the fellowship programme is to contribute to building capacity for addressing climate change in non-Annex I Parties, in particular small island developing States (SIDS) and least developed countries (LDCs) Parties, through the development of local professional expertise by:
• Supporting innovative analytical work on climate change in the context of sustainable development;
• Promoting a network of experts who can bring creative and innovative options to bear on questions of climate change;
• Encouraging the leadership potential of young and promising professionals in their fields.
EC Call for proposals on EIDHR - Support to Human Rights Defenders
The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR1) was adopted by the European Parliament and the Council on 20 December 2006 and entered into force on 1 January 2007. This thematic instrument is the European Union's main financing instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights in its external relations.
The general objectives of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights are to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law as well as to the respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, within the framework of the European Union’s policy on development cooperation with third countries and consistently with the EU’s foreign policy as a whole.
ILO-Decent Work Research Prize
The ILO’s International Institute for Labour Studies has created a research prize to annually reward outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge on the ILO’s central goal of decent work for all.
Prize winners are selected by a five member jury consisting of eminent personalities with an international reputation and proven expertise in labour and social policy issues.
This prize will be awarded during the next ILO Governing Body (to be held in November 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland) before a global audience of government, employer and worker delegates and media representatives. The winner will be invited to give a social policy lecture. There will be a financial award of USD 10,000, and the winner will be made Honorary Fellow of the International Institute for Labour Studies (www.ilo.org/inst) for 2010-11.
Fall 2011 EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship
The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides Master's and Doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S. to participate in educational and research programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai‘i. Through East-West Center affiliation, awardees become part of a growing network of students and alumni forging the shape and substance of the world's most vibrant region.
Center fellowships are provided for degree study at the University of Hawai‘i and participation in the Center's international and intercultural programs. The Center and the University of Hawai‘i, located in a unique island setting with a distinctive multicultural heritage, offer premier resources for studies on Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S.
The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship invites applications from:
• Citizens or permanent residents of the United States
• Citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia
MS/PhD scholarships at SEARCA
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) was established by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) in 1966 primarily "to provide to the participating countries high quality graduate study in agriculture; promote, undertake, and coordinate research programs related to the needs and problems of the Southeast Asian region; and disseminate the findings of agricultural research and experimentation."
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) invites applications for its graduate scholarship (MS and PhD) in agriculture and related fields (including biological sciences, social sciences, economics and statistics, forestry and fisheries, environmental sciences, agro-industrial technology and engineering, biochemistry, and development management).
USAID Funding for Global Programs to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence
Funding Opportunity Announcement for global programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) in refugee and conflict-affected populations, including research and assessments to strengthen GBV prevention and response interventions among populations of concern.
Funding Opportunity Announcement for global programs to better prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) in refugee and conflict-affected populations, focusing on capacity-building, research and assessments to strengthen GBV prevention and response interventions among PRM populations of concern.
Proposals should aim to strengthen the broader international community’s response rather than building the capacity of a specific or single organization. Proposals for GBV prevention and response programs in specific locations should be submitted through the appropriate regional and/or country specific funding opportunity announcement rather than through this announcement.