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Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, Conferences for Youth Innovation

A list of the latest, upcoming and past funding announcements, call for proposals, call for applications, requests for proposals from various local and international agenciesfor youth innovation.

UNAOC: Call for Applications for Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa 2019 Edition

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applications for 2019 edition of the Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa programme. The 2019 edition is funded by AEXCID (Agencia Extremeña de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo). The Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 2019 edition is designed to strengthen the skills of young women and men from the MENA region in tackling negative stereotypes, prejudice and xenophobia while … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Seeking Applications for Children and Youth Education Fund

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development is seeking applications for its Children and Youth Education Fund with an aim to improve access to higher and further education for students (including the full primary school cycle and up to the age of 25) who are affected by disability or disadvantage. Fund Objectives Education largely determines the opportunities afforded to people throughout their lives. … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 GBIF Young Researchers Award

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is seeking applications for its 2019 Young Researchers Awards with an aim to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s and doctoral studies rely on GBIF-mediated data. Award Information The 2019 programme will provide a pair of €5,000 prizes recognizing the work of two graduate students—preferably, one master’s and one PhD candidate—nominated by GBIF Participant … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative in Nigeria!

Applictions are open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) to develop a select group of young Nigerians into ethical and impactful leaders by connecting them with mentorship, networking, training and funding opportunities over the course of an intensive fellowship year. The CYFI fellowship is built around year-long social innovation projects that are designed by fellows and supported by the U.S. Consulate and private partners. Following successful completion of their projects, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Clean Energy Ministerial / Mission Innovation Youth Leaders Forum!

Applications are open for Clean Energy Ministerial / Mission Innovation Youth Leaders Forum that is a first of its kind opportunity for young people around the world. Participants will get to be part of two innovative Ministerial that are working to unite governmental action to deliver their sustainable future. Participants will be selected to engage their communities on clean energy and innovation and then participate in the Youth Forum program alongside the upcoming CEM/MI Ministerial held … [Read more...]

Rise Up Call for Applications: Youth Champions Initiative (YCI)

Rise Up has launched a third cohort of the Youth Champions Initiative, in partnership with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) is an exciting initiative that is advancing innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. Through YCI, Rise Up invests in young champions who are leading the sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice (SRHRJ) movement now and for the next generation. Following a competitive … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4!

Deadline: 5 January 2019 Applications are open for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. In 2017, during the United Nations General Assembly GBC-Education launched the Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative. Through the Initiative, the Coalition hopes to tackle to challenges … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Programme 2019!

Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is currently accepting applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Programme 2019 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential collaborations for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 African Youth Energy Innovator Program!

Deadline: 4 January 2019 Applications are open for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2019. Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers. Key Areas Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability of energy infrastructure, or meet a specific set of current and future demands? Environmental Sustainability: Does your innovation … [Read more...]

UNHCR: Call for Proposals for the “Youth Initiative Fund” 2019

Applicants are invited to submit proposals for the “Youth Initiative Fund” 2019 which was initiated by the Division of International Protection (UNFPA) in Geneva to support community based protection projects imagined, designed and led by young people. Since 2014, the YIF has supported more than 100 youth led projects globally that have addressed protection challenges including sexual and gender-based violence, peaceful coexistence, child protection and psychosocial wellbeing. The YIF is … [Read more...]