Call for applications: The Sixth African School on Internet Governance 2018

Deadline: 16 June, 2018 Are you a current or potential leader in internet governance forums and debates in Africa? Do you want to deepen your understanding of the “multistakeholder” approach to internet-related policy making? Whether you are a policy maker, a researcher, a regulator, an engineer, a journalist, an entrepreneur or a gender equality and …

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OTF: Community Lab

The Community Lab provides services that empower the community to become stronger and vibrant by focusing on cultivating deeper trust relationships, improving knowledge share and collaboration, and supporting and diversifying the next generation of leaders. Goals of the Community Lab: Building Community Networks By its nature, the Internet Freedom community is global and cross-cultural. They help …

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Commonwealth Scholarships in low and middle income countries 2018

Deadline: 13 June, 2018. These Commonwealth Master's Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by member universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth. The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master's degree …

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OTF Award: Rapid Response Fund

Deadline: Application is on-going The Rapid Response Fund aims to facilitate the digital emergency response community to resolve threats in a timely and comprehensive manner for individuals, communities, and organizations whose free expression has recently been repressed. To resolve digital emergencies, OTF offers both direct financial support as well as technical services from trusted partners …

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OTF Core Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: 1 July, 2018. The Core Infrastructure Fund supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Ideal applications for this fund focus on supporting: Key developers or organizers so they can work full time on crucial …

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Postgraduate Training Scholarships in Implementation Science for 2019 Academic Year

Application deadline: 31 July 2018 BACKGROUND The University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), hosted at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for a full scholarship supported by TDR to undertake the full-time …

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University of Dundee PhD Scholarship Programme 2018 : Exploring the impact of protracted refugee displacement & disrupted intergenerational relations on the secure and healthy futures of older people in Uganda and DRC

Deadline: 8 June, 2018 Project Description Overview UNHCR (2017) identified that globally there are over 16 million refugees. The context of displacement is becoming protracted, due to continued instability, and also more complex, in terms of why people are seeking refuge and the condition of high poverty levels in countries hosting refugees. This creates important …

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Irish Research Council Laureate Award PhD scholarships

Deadline: 11 June, 2018. Three Department of History staff members - Dr Isabella Jackson, Dr Immo Warntjes, Dr Francis Ludlow - have been awarded prestigious Irish Research Council (IRC) Laureate Awards, which include funding for PhD students in the following areas: IFCE: The Irish Foundation of Carolingian Europe – the case of calendrical science (computus) …

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The Japan Africa Scholarship (JADS) Program

Deadline: Application is on-going. The Japan Africa Scholarship (JADS) Program – capacity building in energy sector through skills development for sustainable development– is a joint initiative by the AfDB and Japan that aims at providing two-year scholarship awards to highly achieving African graduate students to enable them to undergo post-graduate studies (i.e. a two-year Master’s …

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APCA MSc and PhD palliative care scholarships for Africa-based healthcare professionals 2018.

Deadline: 14 September, 2018. These scholarships, one MSc and one PhD, will enable students who for financial reasons would otherwise be unable to do so, to attend these highly acclaimed courses. Impact The MSc and PhD in Palliative Care have made a global impact on the volume of high quality research used to inform clinical …

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