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International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)


for more info see Open for applications, next deadline is November 5th 2013. Apply Now
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Eighty fellowships are awarded annually.  Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded...
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Open Call for Fellowship Applications The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University


The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened its annual call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for colleagues who wish to spend the 2014-2015 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of Berkman's community of pioneers, and who seek to deeply engage in the collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral exploration of some of the Internet's most interesting, challenging, and compelling issues.  Applications will be accepted through December 8, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

We invite...

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Applications open for the 2014-15 Knight Journalism Fellowships

 | Oct 1, 2013 | News & Notes
Knight Fellows' workshop at the Institute for the Future2013 Knight Fellows brainstorm during an Institute for the Future workshop about the future of media. photo: Samaruddin Stewart
Are you a journalist who has an innovative idea to help build a new future for journalism? Would you like to spend 10 months experimenting, testing and creating your idea, leveraging the many resources of Stanford University and...
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Come be a Nieman Visiting Fellow at Harvard (Application deadline: November 8)


Come be a Nieman Visiting Fellow at Harvard (Application deadline: November 8)

It’s a chance for “individuals interested in working on special research projects designed to advance journalism” to do so here at Harvard.
For 75 years, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard (of which Nieman Lab is a part) has been bringing journalists to Cambridge for year-long runs as a Nieman Fellow. But last year, we began a new kind of fellowship — a short-term Visiting Fellowship for...
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Call for Applications: Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)


ipa_banner_english1Overview of Innovation Prize for Africa

  The IPA is an initiative of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) started in 2011. IPA honours and encourages innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. Specifically, the award targets technological breakthroughs in such main concern areas as manufacturing and service industry, health and well-being,agriculture and agribusiness, environment, energy and water and ICTs. To date, there have been two rounds of competition. The IPA is focused on:  
  • Mobilizing leaders from all sectors...
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Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development 9th Edition (1435H- 2014

  Womens prize1434 Introduction The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development...
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Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Named in honor of NED’s principal founders, former president Ronald Reagan and the late congressman Dante Fascell, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is funded by the U.S. Congress to enable democratic practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote democratic change. Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows maintain full-time residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies, NED’s research arm located in Washington, D.C. Dedicated to international exchange, the program offers a collegial environment for fellows...
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World Bank Group Fellowship Program for Ph.D. Students of African Descent

Apply Now: The World Bank Group Fellowship Program

  • Ph.D. students of African descent, particularly women, are eligible to apply for the new World Bank Group Fellowship Program
  • World Bank Group Fellows will spend a minimum of six months getting hands-on experience at World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C.
  • Fellows will work on economic policy, technical assistance to countries, and lending for eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity
WASHINGTON, September 13, 2013 -- The Africa Region of the World Bank Group is launching the World Bank Group Fellowship Program for...
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Call for Applications: JWF Foundation, Grant Program for Innovative and Creative Peace Projects (worldwide)

Acknowledging the critical importance of supporting peacebuilding and conflict resolution initiatives, JWF is soliciting creative and innovative projects that aim to prevent and constructively respond conflicts around the world.

Funding Your Projects!

Peace Projects will provide funds for projects up to US$50,000.

Who can Apply?

Non-profit organizations and individuals (including but not limited to academicians, activists, artists, community organizers, educators, filmmakers, journalists, scholars, social workers, and students) from all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Which Projects are Eligible?

Peace Projects will award projects from a broad range of disciplines, skills...
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Rotary Peace Fellowship, Full Funding for Peace Leaders to Pursue a MA or Professional Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies

  The Rotary Peace Fellowship provides peace leaders with two options to pursue academic and practical training in peace and conflict resolution. Candidates can apply for either a master’s-level degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies at one of six Rotary Peace Centers.   Option One: Master’s Degree Option
  • “Building the leaders of tomorrow”
  • 15-24 months of Rotary-funded graduate study toward a master’s degree at one of our five Rotary Centers (University of Queensland, University of Bradford, Duke University/University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, International Christian...
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