Research and Training opportunities Repertory No. 23/DECEMBER/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).

For more information, please contact the International cooperation service at cooperation@ucbukavu.ac.cd

A. Calls for proposals/Appels à projets
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Research fields Duration Budget Link to announcement
21-Dec-20 New African Plant Nutrition Research Fund Opens Initial Call for Proposals Call for proposal The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Senior staff Agriculture Up to 3 years $50,000 USD per year for up to three years is typical for projects https://www.apni.net/2020/11/06/new-african-plant-nutrition-research-fund-opens-call-for-proposals/?utm_source=RUFORUM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=0c7ca76b0c-RUFORUM+Weekly+-+Vol.3+No.25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-0c7ca76b0c-347019303&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-0c7ca76b0c-347019303&mc_cid=0c7ca76b0c&mc_eid=c1c2638311
06-Jan-21 Integrating Tradition and Technology for Fermented Foods for Maternal Nutrition-Global challenge Call for proposal Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation Senior staff Health sciences, food sciences, etc. Not specified  Not specified https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/integrating-tradition-and-technology-fermented-foods-maternal-nutrition
10-Jan-21 Appel à projet: Soutien aux aires protégées du patrimoine autochtone et communautaire (APAC) face à la pandémie de la Covid-19 en RD Congo Call for proposal UNDP-Fonds pour l’environnement mondial: Programme de petites subventions, Initiatitive internationale de soutien aux APACs All Various 18 months 50000$ https://www.mediacongo.net//appel-societe-28944_projet_sgp_appel_a_projets.html
26-Jan-21 Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Research and innovation in support of the European Green Deal (H2020-LC-GD-2020) Call for proposal European Commission, Horizon 2020 Framework Programme Senior staff Enviornment & agriculture Not specified 28000000€ https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/lc-gd-6-1-2020;freeTextSearchKeyword=;typeCodes=1;statusCodes=-,31094502;programCode=null;programDivisionCode=null;focusAreaCode=null;crossCuttingPriorityCode=null;callCode=Default;sortQuery=submissionStatus;orderBy=asc;onlyTenders=false;topicListKey=topicSearchTablePageState?utm_source=RUFORUM%20Mailing%20List&utm_campaign=ea8ca76c5c-RUFORUM%20Weekly%20-%20Vol.3%20No.25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-ea8ca76c5c-347019303&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-ea8ca76c5c-347019303&mc_cid=ea8ca76c5c&mc_eid=c1c2638311
07-Feb-21 Challenge Campus 2030, 2ème édition : Imaginez l’université durable de demain Appel à projet UNRIC et l’AUF Students and Junior staff Vie étudiante, Le campus en ville, Nouveaux enjeux de formation NA Nost specified https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/challenge-campus-2030-edition-2-imaginez-luniversite-durable-de-demain/
31-Mar-21 NIHR Global Health Research Centres (research and innovation) Call for proposal UK Government (Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office) Senior staff (ERSP and Faculty of Medicine) Health sciences (Non communicable deseqses) 5 years £10 million (1M/grant) https://www.gov.uk/international-development-funding/nihr-global-health-research-centres-research-and-innovation?utm_source=0a8b1536-443b-45a9-93f5-53516838d586&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily&utm_source=RUFORUM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=0c7ca76b0c-RUFORUM+Weekly+-+Vol.3+No.25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-0c7ca76b0c-347019303&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-0c7ca76b0c-347019303&mc_cid=0c7ca76b0c&mc_eid=c1c2638311
31-Mar-21 Precall for 2021 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) Award RUFORUM Junior Staff and Students Food and agribusiness, Incubations, ICTs, Health, Engineering, Natural resources, and Meteorology, among others NA To be communicated in october https://ruforum.wordpress.com/2020/07/16/pre-call-announcement-for-2021-ruforum-young-african-entrepreneurs-competition/
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 $ https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=327042
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 https://www.rdc.emb-japan.go.jp/embassy/Info%20generalL.pdf
Open Open Call for Research Proposals Call for proposal African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Junior Staff Economics Not specified Not specified https://aercafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Call-for-Thematic-Research-Proposals-.pdf
Open Administrative Supplement Call for proposals National Institutes of Health (NIH) – NIAID All Medicine 2 years Not limited https://www.niaid.nih.gov/grants-contracts/response-covid-2019-outbreak
Open Climate and Clean Energy Projects and Businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Call for proposals PFAN All Environment Not specified Unavailable https://pfan.net/submit-a-proposal/
Open COVID-19 Solutions Fund Call for proposals Mozilla All Computer science Not specified 50000 $ https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/03/31/moss-launches-covid-19-solutions-fund/
Open David and Lucile Packard Foundation – Conservation and Science Call for proposals David and Lucile Packard Foundation All Agriculture Not specified 20000 – 500000 $ https://www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/for-grantseekers/
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 $ http://www.fao.org/in-action/eu-fao-flegt-programme/available-assistance/direct-assistance/en/
Open IGC special call on coronavirus Call for proposals International Growth Centre (IGC) All Economics Not specified 20000 £ https://www.theigc.org/special-call-on-coronavirus/
Open RAPID Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Call for proposals National Science Foundation (NSF) All Any Not specified 200000 $ https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20052/nsf20052.jsp
Open Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness Call for proposals Merck KGaA (Germany) All Computer science, Medicine 3 years 1500000 € https://www.emdgroup.com/en/research/open-innovation/2020-research-grants/research-grant-pandemic-preparedness.html.html
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€ http://www.funds4africa.org/fondation-danielle-mitterrand/
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 https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-initiative-for-eastern-africa
B. Study scholarships, Internships, Conferences, etc.
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Fields Duration Budget Link to announcement
4-Jan-21 Five PhD positions for ERC project on Humanitarian Governance in Colombia, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), climate related displacement, and humanitarian ethics Scholarship European Research Council , the Humanitarian Governance research project Junior staff Social sciences, Law humanitarian 4 years €2395—€3061 per month https://www.academictransfer.com/en/296083/five-phd-positions-for-erc-project-on-humanitarian-governance-in-colombia-ethiopia-democratic-republic-of-congo-drc-climate-related-displacement-and-humanitarian-ethics/
22-Dec-20 Olusegun Obasanjo prize for Scientific discovery and/or Technological innovation 2020 Prize African Academy of Science Senior staff Biotechnology, Energy, Information and communication technologies, and
Material sciences.
NA 5,000$ https://www.aasciences.africa/calls/olusegun-obasanjo-prize-scientific-discovery-andor-technological-innovation-2020
31-Dec-20 Round 6 IMMANA Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research Research fellowship IMMANA Junior staff (holding PhD) Health, Agriculture & nutrition 12 months Not specified https://immana.lcirah.ac.uk/immana-fellowships?utm_source=RUFORUM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=2825fb560e-RUFORUM+Weekly+-+Vol.3+No.25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-2825fb560e-347019303&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-2825fb560e-347019303&mc_cid=2825fb560e&mc_eid=c1c2638311
31-Dec-20 Fully Funded Erasmus Mundus Scholarship in Europe Study scholarship European Commission Junior Staff All 12-36 months 1100-1200 Euros per month https://scholarshipunion.com/scholarships/fully-funded-erasmus-mundus-scholarship-in-europe-2818?fbclid=IwAR3rzno1QTw3mcX9gmegeR1DMGGG8DHWIKbuWRR6fgQbN59TSIGOWFZ-MEM
31-Dec-20 International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) International Humanitarian Law Prize for African Academics Award International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Law Not specified 1000 $ https://www.icrc.org/en/document/international-humanitarian-law-prize-african-academics-2020
31-Dec-20 MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship Study scholarship MPOWER Junior staff STEM NA 3000$ https://www.mpowerfinancing.com/scholarships/women-in-stem/?utm_source=RUFORUM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=fff23d2be3-RUFORUM+Weekly+-+Vol.3+No.25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-fff23d2be3-347019303&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-fff23d2be3-347019303&mc_cid=fff23d2be3&mc_eid=c1c2638311
10/1/2021 Bourse doctorale mixte: « Patrimoine transformateur: la restitution numérique comme outil de consolidation communautaire et de consolidation de la paix en République démocratique du Congo. » Doctoral scholarship Musée royale de l’afrique centrale Junior staff Social sciences 48 months Not specified https://www.africamuseum.be/sites/default/files/media/jobs/bourse_MRAC-UNIUELE_Afrisurge.pdf
1/2/2021 APN Individual Research Fellowships
Supporting independent African research and its integration into regional and global policy communities
Research fellowship The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Senior staff Social sciences, Law, Economics and Health sciences 6 months 15000$ https://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/apn-research-fellowships/
15-Jan-21 Masters et stages de spécialisation en Belgique Training ARES Junior staff Health, Agriculture and Information and Technology 6 months 83 €/day for stays lasting 8 to 17 days
1400 €/month for stays lasting 18 days to 1 month (set amount)
1400 €/month for stays lasting 1 to 6 months, prorated to the number of days
https://www.ares-ac.be/en/cooperation-au-developpement/scholarships/masters-and-training-programmes-in-belgium#03-application-form
15-Jan-20 Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) Study scholarship University of Amsterdam Junior staff All 1 year Not specified https://gsh.uva.nl/fees-funding/scholarships/amsterdam-merit-scholarship/ams-scholarships-for-students-humanities.html
15-Jan-201 Clinton Global initiative University 2021 Fellowship Clinton Global Initiative University Students (Undergrqduate and post graduate) Environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health Not specified Not specified https://www.clintonfoundation.org/clinton-global-initiative/meetings/cgi-university/programs/apply?utm_source=RUFORUM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=ea8ca76c5c-RUFORUM+Weekly+-+Vol.3+No.25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-ea8ca76c5c-347019303&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-ea8ca76c5c-347019303&mc_cid=ea8ca76c5c&mc_eid=c1c2638311
5/2/2021 Programme de renforcement des capacités organisationnelles par l’octroi de Bourses (PRECOB) Doctoral scholarship ENABEL Junior scholarship Health sciences, Agriculture, Environment sciences, Law and information Tehcnology 48 moths Not specified https://www.mediacongo.net/emploi-societe-28890_enabel_appel_a_candidatures_bourses_doctorales_programme_de_renforcement_des_capacites_organisationnelles_par_l_octroi_de_bourses_precob.html
5-Feb-2021 Masters et stages de spécialisation en Belgique Study scholarship ARES Junior staff Various 12 months 1150/Month https://www.ares-ac.be/fr/cooperation-au-developpement/bourses/masters-et-stages-en-belgique#01-modalit%C3%A9s-d-introduction
28-Feb-21 Scholarships for trainings (ITP) Training VLIR-UOS Junior staff Various (see call) 90 days (max) 1400€/month for more than 18 days and 83/day for less https://www.vliruos.be/en/scholarships/scholarships_in_flanders/scholarships_for_trainings_(itp)/11
01-Mar-21 Scholarships for master programmes (ICP) Study scholarship VLIR-UOS Junior staff Various (see call) 1-2 years 1 150 €/month https://www.vliruos.be/en/scholarships/scholarships_in_flanders/scholarships_for_master_programmes_(icp)/114
01-Mar-21 Bourses de la Coopération au Dévelopement Study scholarship ULB Junior staff All 4 years 2033,06 €/month http://infofin.ulb.ac.be/?AC=400&VP=1&PID=3153
01-Mar-21 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellowship 2021 Fellowship Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior staff Evironement (Climate change) 1  year 2670€ monthly https://opportunitydesk.org/2020/09/21/alexander-von-humboldt-foundation-international-climate-protection-fellowship-2021/
11-Mar-21 Global minds doctoral scholarships programme Study scholarship KU Leuven Junior staff Various 4 years (Sandwich) Not specified https://www.kuleuven.be/english/international/development-cooperation/funding-possibilities/research-possibilities/phdcalls
11-Mar-21 PhD scholarship for researchers from the South Study scholarship KU Leuven Junior staff Various 4 years Not specified https://www.kuleuven.be/onderzoek/gedocumenteerd/index_en.html#details/b9b62cba54d6ee535d63bf93f97b6c5e2edfafe7
11-Mar-21 Marc Vervenne Fund PhD Scholarships Study scholarship KU Leuven Junior staff Various 4 years (Sandwich) Not specified https://www.kuleuven.be/english/international/development-cooperation/funding-possibilities/research-possibilities/mvf
31-Mar-21 Call for papers for 2021 Triennial Conference Scientific Sessions Conference RUFORUM Junior and Senior staff Agriculture, Agri Business, Rurql Economics 2 days Not specified https://ruforum.wordpress.com/2020/08/17/call-for-papers-for-2021-triennial-conference-scientific-sessions/
06-May-21 Conference Grants Conference grant Spencer foundation Senior staff Education Not specified Up to 50000$ https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/conference-grants
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 https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-fellowships-research-and-advanced-training
Oct to Jan of each year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Study scholarship European Commission Junior staff, Students Various 12-24 months Unavailable https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/opportunities/individuals/students/erasmus-mundus-joint-master-degrees_en
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 http://iassistafrica.org/?p=60
Ongoing African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) Africa Thesis Award 2020 Award African Studies Centre Leiden Junior Staff Economics, Social Science Not specified 500 € https://www.ascleiden.nl/content/africa-thesis-award
Ongoing Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for International Students Study scholarship Macquarie University All Engineering, Environment, Social Sciences 10000 $ (AUD) https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/vice-chancellors-international-scholarship
Ongoing World Economic Forum – Spring Internship 2020 Training World Economic Forum Students Any 4 months Not specified https://ldn.tbe.taleo.net/ldn01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=WORLD&cws=40&rid=2186
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 https://www.cddwestafrica.org/cdd-call-for-fellowship-applications/
Open Macquarie University Africa Development Scholarship Study scholarship Macquarie University Australia Junior Staff, Students Any Not specified 5000 $ AUD/year https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/macquarie-university-africa-development-scholarship
Open Russel Sage Foundation Research Small Grants Research fellowship Russel Sage Foundation (RSF) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Social Science Not specified Not specified https://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/small-grants
Open UNICAF scholarship for Online Courses Study scholarship Unicaf University Junior Staff, Students Computer Science, Law, Medicine Depends on the degree Not specified https://apply.unicaf.org/unicaf-multipartner/uu-uos-ljmu/Africa?utm_source=GlobalDMP-Africa-Afterschoolafrica&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=GlobalDMP-Africa-Afterschoolafrica-05-20-newsletter
All year round EDUFI Doctoral Fellowships in Finland Fellowship EDUFI Senior Staff Any 3-12 months 1500 €/month https://www.oph.fi/en/development/edufi-fellowship
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 https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/820/masters-in-economics-africa-americas-and-south-south-east-asia-excellence-scholarships
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$ http://www.nestlefoundation.org/e/research.html?
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$ https://www.daad.or.ke/en/find-funding/scholarship-database/3/?origin=64&status=2&type=a&q&subjectgroup&onlydaad=0&language=en&pg=3&detail_to_show=57191484&show_tab=applicationprocess
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 $ https://future.utoronto.ca/scholarships/presidents-scholars-of-excellence-program/