Applications for the 2021-2022 Fulbright Foreign Student Program are now open. This world-renowned program offers scholarships to South Africans interested in pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree at any accredited tertiary institution in the United States. The scholarships cover the full cost of tuition and living expenses in the United States for up to 2 years.
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Applications for the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program are now open!
As you may know, the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program connects passionate young advocates with the platforms, the people, and the resources to amplify their influence to advance gender equality. To date, the program has supported 700 young advocates from 138 countries who are on the front lines of advancing gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women.
This year, Women Deliver will select 300 young advocates who are taking a stand for gender equality and drive positive change in their communities, countries, and around the world. We are accepting applications from 3 February to 13 March 2020 and welcome applicants between the ages of 15-28 from diverse backgrounds and all levels of experience. MORE
Obama Foundation Scholars program
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program seeks to support dynamic, collaborative, rising leaders from around the world in an innovative one-year academic and leadership experience. MORE
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduates with financial need for study abroad, including students from diverse backgrounds and students going to non-traditional study abroad destinations. Established under the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, Gilman Scholarships provide up to $5,000 for American students to pursue overseas study for college credit.
Critical Need Languages
Students studying critical need languages are eligible for up to $3,000 in additional funding as part of the Gilman Critical Need Language Supplement program. Those critical need languages include:
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University seeks rising leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria:
- Have a proven commitment to service and leadership within a community, region or country outside the United States, coupled with a demonstrated commitment to return to these communities following their completion of the program and apply their enhanced training, skills and connections on a long-term basis for the benefit of these communities
- Are emerging leaders who have made meaningful contributions to their field and are now at a “tipping point” in their careers
- Are fluent in English (verbal, written and spoken)
- Have the ability and inclination to positively shape the future of their community
- Have a demonstrated commitment to humility, integrity, inclusivity, stewardship, fearlessness, imagination and teamwork
A complete application, submitted entirely online, includes the following materials:
Complete online application form
Access the online application form.
The résumé/curriculum vitae should be a chronological listing of employment and educational history, academic endeavors and other significant activities. Applicants should include any awards, publications or other achievements they have received.
Cartier Awards 2019 edition – Apply now!
The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is an annual international business plan competition that aims to identify, support and encourage businesses led by women entrepreneurs.
Created in 2006 by Cartier in partnership with INSEAD Business School and McKinsey & Company, the Cartier Awards selects 21 finalists from 7 regions:
THE MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA
FAR EAST ASIA
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Mariam K. Chamberlain Award (graduate student’s dissertation award)
ICRW is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Mariam K. Chamberlain Award, which honors the legacy of Dr. Mariam K. Chamberlain, a visionary who founded Re:Gender – formerly the National Council for Research on Women – in 1981. The $10,000 award will support a first-generation doctoral student, as they work on a dissertation under the close supervision of a senior dissertation advisor over one academic year. Of the award total, the student will receive $8,500, and the advisor will receive $1,500. Continue reading
REACH Call for Proposals: Call 5
This is the fifth call for proposals for activities to be financed under the REACH Trust Fund and second REACH for Reading proposal request. A total of up to US$4million (up to US$500,000 per proposal) is available under the Knowledge, Learning, and Innovation (KLI) stream, and will be competitively awarded. MORE
Looking for research funding?
PEER is a competitive grants program that invites scientists in developing countries, partnered with USG-supported collaborators, to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics with strong potential development impacts. This innovative program is designed to leverage the investments other USG-supported agencies have made in scientific research and training while supporting the initiatives of developing country scientists. Learn more…
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. Offered by IIE in collaboration with the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), the program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY). Over the past four years, the program has funded 274 Fellowships at 102 African universities. The program exemplifies CCNY’s enduring commitment to higher education in Africa. IIE manages and administers the program, including applications, project requests and fellowships. USIU-Africa provides strategic direction through the Advisory Council. MORE