Grants and Awards
BMCE Bank of Africa — African Entrepreneurship Award 2018. Submissions are invited from for-profit businesses managed by Africans who are at least 18 years old.
Deadline: 30 April 2018
GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018. Two prizes will be awarded, with at least one awarded to a person from a country not listed as a country with a developed economy. Deadline: 30 April 2018
The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD.
Deadline: 3 May 2018
TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Individuals). Awarded to promising high-level research projects in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics carried out by individual scientists.
Deadline: 11 May 2018
TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups). Awarded to promising high-level research projects in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics carried out by research units.
Deadline: 11 May 2018
2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition invites young PhD and postdoc researchers to submit a research project to improve the sustainability of the food system.
Deadline: 14 June 2018
WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme. Supports young scientists to present research results at various fora.
Applications for travel grants can be submitted anytime
Nestlé Foundation grants for research in human nutrition in low-income and lower middle-income countries. Support includes grants for Masters and PhD projects.
Applications accepted all year round.
Scholarships and courses
18 Funded PhD Positions in cancer research (German Cancer Research Center. Heidelberg).
Application Deadline: May 31 2018
Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded PhD position in Organic Synthesis and DNA Nanotechnology
Application Deadline: May 01, 2018
Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme 2018 Call for Scholarship Applications For Female Applicants Only For Masters and PhD Programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) meetings and courses
Israeli Agency for International Development (MASHAV) professional courses in early 2018. Subject areas include agriculture, energy and education. A limited number of scholarships available.
HarvardX. Free online courses from Harvard University including data analysis, statistics and genomics.
New e-learning courses from FAO: E-learning to meet the needs of agriculture and food security professionals