Research and Training opportunities Repertory No. 05/MARCH/20

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 next to each opportunity).

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A. Calls for proposal/Appels à projet
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Research fields Duration Budget Link to announcement
19-Mar-20 Call for joint proposals for Tailor-Made Training (TMT) – Orange Knowledge Programme Call for proposals Nuffic – The Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education All Any   75000 €
30-Mar-20 Support to Doctoral schools, Re-building scholarly infrastructures and academic communities in the Humanities in African Universities Call for proposals Council for the Development of Social science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) All Social sciences Unavailable
31-Mar-20 Future Food Fellowship – Appel à projets 2020 Call for proposals Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) & Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Zurich (ETHZ) Junior Staff Agriculture, Computer science Unavailable
01-Apr-20 Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme – closing gender gaps over the life-course 2020 Call for proposals European Commission All Law 3933 million euros
15-Apr-20 Common Fund for Commodities: Funding Innovation to Support Commodity Development Activities Call for proposals Common Fund for Commodities All Economics, Environment, Social sciences Depend on the project Unavailable
15-Apr-20 Rolex Awards for Enterprise Call for proposals Rolex All (18 years and above) Science and health, applied technology, exploration, cultural heritage and the environment. 200000 Swiss Francs
01-May-20 HEINEKEN Africa Foundation Proposals to Improve Health Situation in Sub-Saharan Africa Call for proposals HEINEKEN Africa Foundation All Health sciences 3-5 years 500000
15-May-20 Sida, santé et développement: genre et VIH Call for proposals Fondation de France All Health sciences Unavailable
15-Jun-20 U.S. Agency for International Development – Health, Ecosystems and Agriculture for Resilient, Thriving Societies Call for proposals USAID All Agriculture, Economics, Medicine 1 000000 – 10000000 $
Open Climate and Clean Energy Projects and Businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Call for proposals PFAN All Environment Unavailable
Open David and Lucile Packard Foundation – Conservation and Science Call for proposals David and Lucile Packard Foundation All Agriculture 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 55000 $
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, etc.
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Research fields Duration Budget Link to announcement
16-Mar-20 Technovation Girls Competition 2020 for Global Problem Solvers Competition Technovation Girls Students Computer science 10000$
16-Mar-20 TWAS Awards Award The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) All Agriculture, Mathematics, Medicine, Social Sciences 10 000 $
23-Mar-20 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) 2020 Competition Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences Junior Staff Agriculture 5000 $
25-Mar-20 Dalarna University International Students Scholarships Study scholarship Dalarna University Junior Staff Any Depend on the program Unavailable
25-Mar-20 Recrutement d’un consultant cabinet pour la réalisation des études sur l’agriculture climatiquement et nutritionnellement intelligente (production végétale, production animale et la pêche) Consultance Programme National de Développement de l’Agriculture (PNDA) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Agriculture 5 ans
26-Mar-20 Fortis Fellowship for Outstanding 2nd Year University Students Research fellowship Fortis Society Students Any 3 years Unavailable
26-Mar-20 Harambee Guadalupe Scholarships 2020 for African Women Research fellowship Harambee Senior Staff, Junior Staff (Women) Agriculture 1-6 months
31-Mar-20 7th Continental Essay Competition Competition Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) Junior staff, Students Social sciences, Law A year 200-1000$
31-Mar-20 Chinese Academy of Sciences – PhD and Master Fellowships in China 2020 Study scholarship Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Junior Staff, Students Agriculture
31-Mar-20 China-Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS-CARI) 2020 Fellowship Program Fellowship Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Junior Staff, Senior Staff Economics 15 July 2020 – 31 January 2021 2000 $- 9000 $
31-Mar-20 Colloque International –            Agenda 2030 et industrie pharmaceutique, approche croisée Conference Chaire Pierre FABRE – Ethique et Santé (Institut Catholique de Toulouse) & Fédération Internationale des Universités Catholiques (FIUC) Senior Staff, Junior Staff Medicine 18-19 June 2020
31-Mar-20 Développement du corps professoral junior Research Fellowship Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne Senior Staff Architecture 4 – 5 years
31-Mar-20 FIG Foundation Academic Research Grants Research fellowship International Federation of Surveyons Senior Staff Agriculture 4 years 40000$
31-Mar-20 King Baudouin African Development Prize Competition King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) Senior Staff, Junior Staff Any 200000$
31-Mar-20 MCF @ RUFORUM Scholarships 2020/2021 Study scholarship RUFORUM & MasterCard Foundation Junior Staff, Students Agriculture, Environment 2 years
31-Mar-20 PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries Research fellowship Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Senior Staff Agricultural, Computer science, Medicine 4 years
31-Mar-20 University College Cork MSc Food Security Scholarships Study scholarship University College Cork, Ireland Junior Staff Agriculture 12 months 1 000 €/month
01-Apr-20 Africa International PGR Scholarships Study scholarship Kings College London Junior Staff Computer science, Law, Medicine 17 009 £
01-Apr-20 Call for Applications for an Evidence Leadership Award for AAS Fellows, Affiliates & Grantees Award African Academy of Sciences (AAS) & African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Any
01-Apr-20 The 2020 Microsoft Research EMEA PhD Award Research fellowship Microsoft Junior Staff Computer science A year 15 000 $
01-Apr-20 Nordic Africa Institute Guest Researchers Scholarship Program Research fellowship Nordic Africa Institute Senior Staff Social sciences 60-90 days
2-Apr-20 Horizon Impact Award Award European Commission All Any 10 000 €
10-Apr-20 The University of Louvain (UCLouvain) PhD scholarships 2020 Study scholarship UCLouvain Junior Staff Any 36 months
15-Apr-20 AIMS NEI Fellowship Program 2020 for Women in Climate Change Science Fellowship African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Senior Staff (Women) Environment 35 000 $
15-Apr-20 AIMS African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) Fully-funded Program 2020 for African Students Study scholarship African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Junior Staff, Students Computer science 1 year
15-Apr-20 EPFL Excellence Fellowships Study scholarship EPFL Junior Staff, Students Any 1-2 years 24000-32000 CHF
15-Apr-20 Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program for African Students Study scholarship Google Junior Staff Computer science
22-Apr-20 Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et Ituri Study scholarship London Business School Students Various A year unavailable
Round 1: 25-Apr-20                        Round 2: 25-Jun-20                                  Round 3: 15-Jul-20 University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship for African Students Study scholarship University of Lincoln Junior Staff Any Not specified 5000 £
30-Apr-20 2020 Gender Institute: Call for Director, Resource Persons and Laureates Conference Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Social sciences 15-26 June 2020
30-Apr-20 Call for Nominations: World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leader Program 2021 Award The Forum of Young Global Leaders Junior Staff Economics
30-Apr-20 Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management and Human Resources Development Conference International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) All Social sciences, Computer science 15-19 June 2020
30-Apr-20 Dubai International Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development Competition Dubai Municipality & UN-HABITAT All Any
30-Apr-20 Full Tuition fee Graduate School Development Trust scholarship for African students Study scholarship Loughborough University Junior Staff, Students Any A year Unavailable
30-Apr-20 Xiamen University China call for PhD and Masters scholarship Study scholarship Xiamen University China Junior staff and Students Economics, International Relations, Finance, Mathematics, Chemistry, Environmental Science 2-4 years Unavailable
01-May-20 University of Twente Scholarships (UTS) Study scholarship University of Twente Junior Staff, Students Computer science, Medicine 2 years 3000-25000 €
01-May-20 University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships Study scholarship University of Sussex Junior Staff, Students Law A year 50% reduction of tuition fee
11-May-20 TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme 2020/2021 for Researchers in Developing Countries Fellowship The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Junior Staff Agriculture, Medicine, Sciences, Mathematics 4 years
15-May-20 2020 Democratic Governance Institute: Call for Laureates Conference Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Social sciences 13-24 July 2020
15-May-20 DAAD German Research Chair at AIMS Rwanda 2020 for Postdoctoral Researchers Research fellowship African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Senior Staff Mathematics 4 years 560000 €
31-May-20 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Competition Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) Senior Staff, Junior Staff Agriculture 100 000 $
18-Jun-20 2nd World Congress On Infectious Diseases & Vaccines – Theme: “Prism of Possibilities to Prevent Infectious Diseases” Conference Gavin Conference All Medicine 22-23 July 2020 899-999 $
30-Jun-20 2020 Al-Sumait Prize ” Education” Competition Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) All Any 1000000 $
30-Jun-20 Matsumae Research Fellowship for Natural science, Engineering and Medicinie 2021 Research fellowship Matsumae International Foundation Senior Staff Agriculture, Medicine
Oct to Jan of each year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Study scholarship European Commission Junior staff and Students Various 12-24 months Unavailable
Ongoing World Economic Forum – Spring Internship 2020 Training World Economic Forum Students Any 4 months
Open 1er COLLOQUE AUF-Afrique Centrale et Grands lacs : Comment construire une coopération efficace et durable entre l’université et le monde socio-économique ? Conference Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) All Any 10-11 March 2020
Open Macquarie University Africa Development Scholarship Study scholarship Macquarie University Australia Junior Staff, Students Any 5000 $ AUD/year
Open Women in Tech Africa 2020 Conference Women in Tech Africa All Computer science 18-19 March 2020
 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$
 All year round University of Toronto President’s Scholars of Excellence Program for International Undergraduate Students Study scholarship University of Toronto Students Any A year 10000 $