Research and Training opportunities Repertory No. 04/MARCH/21

We are publishing here a bi-monthly repertory of call for proposals, study scholarships, conferences, short-term training and contests as well as internship opportunities notified to the UCB community (lecturers, researchers, students, etc.). The Catholic University of Bukavu cannot be held responsible of these opportunities but rather institutions which published them (see the link attached to each opportunity).

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A. Calls for proposals/Appels à projets
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Research fields Duration Budget
01-Apr-21 Organic Farming Innovation Award 2021 award OFIA all agronomy not specified grant prize: $10000
science prize: $5000
08-Apr-21 consultance pour accompagner la CNSSAP dans la mise en place du système de management anti-corruption selon la norme ISO 37001 version 2016 Consultancy PRRAP/IDA research centers economics 6 Months not specified
09-Apr-21 google org impact challenge for woman and girls call for proposal Google Research centers economics, social sciences not specified between 300000 and 2000000$
09-Apr-21 opportunité de formation et d’echange pour 50 jeunes engagés Formation OIF students, senior staff all not specified not specified
09-Apr-21 Covid19 socio economics and educatio imact study call for proposal World vision research centers economics not specified
18-Apr-21 appel à propositions de rechercbe de l’UNESCO pour la bourse de recherche sur les routes de la soie 2021 research grant UNESCO senior staff all not spécified 10 000£
25-Apr-21 10th international scientific conference on architecture and civil engeneering ArCivE2021 conference Verna free university all architecture not specified not specified
30-Apr-21 United Nations Global Climate Action Awards 2021 Call for Applications UN all environment not specified not specified
08-May-21 constitution d’un groupe de 10 universités francophones qui s’engagent pour l’Egalité Femmes-Hommes call for applictaion AUF senior staff law, social sciences not specified
12-May-21 TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Award call for nomination TWAS (professor OMAR) all substainable area not specified 4000 $
04-Jun-21 un prestataire VIH-SIDA du Fonds pour la Paix et la Stabilisation « FCP III », Cycle 1 Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et Ituri Cooperation Allemande/BMZ Research centers (ERSP) Medecine not specified not spécified
15-Jun-21 Prix Ibn Khaldoun Senghor 2021 | Organisation internationale de la francophonie prix OIF researcher sciences hulaines et sciences sociales not specified 10 000 euros
16-Jun-21 Resilient ecosystem call for proposal MIT Solve all environnemental sciences, agronomy not specified $1000 to 10000
16-Jun-21 Health security and pandemics challenge call for proposal MIT Solve research centers Medecine not specified $1000 to 10000
16-Jun-21 Digital inclusion challenge challenge Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve all computer science not specified $1000 to 10000
16-Jun-21 solution for Equitable classroum challenge MIT Solve all law, economics not specified $1000 to 10000
15-Jul-21 Science & SciLifeLab prize for young scientists prize AAAS senior staff medecine, biology, environment up to 40000$
31-Dec-21 Appel d’offres permanent : Soutien aux mobilités académiques et scientifiques 2021 call for application AUF all all up to 4 months not specified
14 april 2021 TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Individuals) Call for proposal Szedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Italian government Junior staff Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics 24 months USD 15,000.
14 april 2021 TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups) Call for proposal Szedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Italian government Research centers (CREGER) Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics 24 months USD 30,000.
11-May-21 Foundational Literacy for Improved Educational Resilience (FLIER) Agency for International Development DRC Call for proposals USAID All All Depends on the project 38000000 $
Ouvert toute l’année Aide Non-Remboursable des Petits Projets Locaux (APL) Appui Institutionnel Ambassade du Japon en RDC HPGRB/Ferme de Kavumu, Etc. All 12 months Max 90000$ Max
Open Open Call for Research Proposals Call for proposal African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Junior Staff Economics Not specified Not specified
Open Administrative Supplement Call for proposals National Institutes of Health (NIH) – NIAID All Medicine 2 years Not limited
Open Climate and Clean Energy Projects and Businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Call for proposals PFAN All Environment Not specified Unavailable
Open COVID-19 Solutions Fund Call for proposals Mozilla All Computer science Not specified 50000 $
Open David and Lucile Packard Foundation – Conservation and Science Call for proposals David and Lucile Packard Foundation All Agriculture Not specified 20000 – 500000 $
Open Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FLEGT Direct Assistance Grants Call for proposals EU’s Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) All Agriculture Not specified 55000 $
Open IGC special call on coronavirus Call for proposals International Growth Centre (IGC) All Economics Not specified 20000 £
Open RAPID Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Call for proposals National Science Foundation (NSF) All Any Not specified 200000 $
Open Global challenge for hummanity Call for proposals Merck KGaA (Germany) All Computer science, Medicine 3 years 1500000 €
Ouvert toute l’année Appel Fondation Dannielle Mitterand Appel à propositions Fondation Danielle Mitterand Faculté de sciences sociales, CERDHO, ISPR, etc. Sensibilisation, Information, Renfocerment de capacité 6-18 months 8000 – 12000€
All year round The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa invites applications from pro-democracy organizations in the region. Call for proposals Open Society Foundation Faculté de Droit; sciences sociales, CERDHO, ISPR, ERSP, CEGEC. etc. Democratic governance and rule of law, Economic governance, Health and rights, Equality and non-discrimination Depending on the proposal Based on the proposal
B. Study scholarships, Internships, Conferences, Nominations, etc.
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Fields Duration Budget
14-Apr-21 Phd scolarship  at KwaZulu Natal University phD scolarship HEARD senior staff medecine R540000
15-Apr-21 Health economic and HIV/AIDS research division phd scolarship for African scholars phD scolarship University of Kwazulu-Natal senior staff Medecine 3 years R540, 000
15-Apr-21 Trinity challenge prize Massashuschetts institute of technology all Medecine not specified £10 M
18-Apr-21 MEDEA master programme 2021-2022 Master scholarship University of Pavia junior staff Energy and Environmental
Management and Economics
10 months 25 000 £
20-Apr-21 Programme UM6P/EPFL EXAF 100 Doctorats pour l’afrique phd scholarship Université polytechnique Mohamed VI & Ecole polytechnique federale de lausanne senior staff all up to 54 months 80000frqns suisses
21-Apr-21 Google PhD fellowship Program phD scolarship Google senior staff Computer sciences 3Yearss 30000$
28-Apr-21 appel à candidature pour la bourse de l’université de Turin post graduate scholarship Université de Turin junior staff Various 2 years 9000 euros /year
30-Apr-21 ETH Zurich Engeneering for Development Doctoral scholarship PhD scolarship Suiss federal institute of technology zurich senior staff computer sciences 3 years CHF 175’000
CHF 166’800 of salary/3years
31-May-21 Bourse Argelander 2021 pour les doctorants des unniversités du Sud phd scolarship université de Bonn senion staff all 3-12 mois bourse:1500£/month
Allocation de recherche: up to 300£/month
ongoing macquarie cive-chancellor’s international scholarship under graduate/postgraduate scholarship Macquarie university junior staff architecture up to 10000AUD
01-mai-21 University of Twente scholarship Master scolarship University ot Twente junior staff computer science,medecine, law, environnemental science, economics 2 years 3000 to 2200/year
06-May-21 Conference Grants Conference Spencer foundation Senior staff Education Not specified Up to 50000$
15-mai-21 Peace Fellowships Master scholarship Rotary foundation junior staff social sciences 15 to 24 months not specified
April 30, 2021(HOGENT University of Applied Sciences and Arts) Master Mind scholarship of flemish gouvernment to international students Master Scholarship  Flemish Ministry of Education junior staff Economics, computer science, law, ecole des langues, medecine, 1 or 2 years 8200 €/year
October each year TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training Fellowship The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Junior Staff Sciences 3-12 months Not specified
Oct to Jan of each year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Study scholarship European Commission Junior staff, Students Various 12-24 months Unavailable
Ongoing 1st IASSIST AFRICA REGIONAL WORKSHOP Conference International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology Junior Staff, Senior Staff Computer Science, Social Science 21-23 October 2020 Not specified
Ongoing African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) Africa Thesis Award 2020 Award African Studies Centre Leiden Junior Staff Economics, Social Science Not specified 500 €
Ongoing World Economic Forum – Spring Internship 2020 Training World Economic Forum Students Any 4 months Not specified
Open CDD Call for Fellowship Applications Fellowship Centre for Democracy & Development (Centre pour la démocratie et le développement) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Computer science, Law 6-12 months Not specified
Open Macquarie University Africa Development Scholarship Study scholarship Macquarie University Australia Junior Staff, Students Any Not specified 5000 $ AUD/year
Open Russel Sage Foundation Research Small Grants Research fellowship Russel Sage Foundation (RSF) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Social Science Not specified Not specified
All year round EDUFI Doctoral Fellowships in Finland Fellowship EDUFI Senior Staff Any 3-12 months 1500 €/month
All year round Masters in Economics – Africa, Americas and South/South East Asia Excellence Scholarships Study scholarship University of Leeds Junior Staff, Students Economics A year Full-fee
All year round Nestlé Foundation grants Study Scholarship and Research Grant Nestlé Foundation Junior Staff, Students Human nutrition in low-income and lower middle-income countries 2-4 years 20000 – 100000$
All year round Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany For Former DAAD In-Region/In-Country Scholarship Holders from Sub-Saharan Africa Postdoctoral fellowship DAAD Senior Staff Economics, Medicine, Law, Social science 2-6 months 2000$