Research and Training opportunities Repertory No. 19/OCTOBER/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 proposals/Appels à projets
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Research fields Duration Budget Link to announcement
23-Oct-20 Terms of Reference: Baseline, cultural norms, endline surveys and mid-term evaluation   Consultancy for Governance Project DR Congo Consultancy CAFOD LEAD, CEGEC, etc. Governance 3 years To be determined by the applicant
23-Oct-20 Dorothy Temple Cross Tuberculosis International Collaboration Grant Call for proposal Medical Research Foundation Senior staff Health sciences 12 months £30,000
23-Oct-20 Conference Grant Call for proposal Spencer Foundation All Social Sciences (Education) Not specified 50000$
31-Oct-20 Etude sur les impacts des dynamiques des conflits / des tensions liées au COVID-19 et les rapports de confiance entre les communautés Consultancy International Alert CEGEC, CERDHO, ISPR Peace studies & Social sciences 30 days To be determined by the applicant
03-Nov-20 Spencer Foundation small grant Program 2020/2021 for education Call for proposal Spencer Foundation All Social Sciences 1-2 years 50000$
25-Nov-20 Appel à Microprojets étudiants 2021 Call for proposal ARES Student groups All 15 000 €
30-Nov-20 Call for research projects for development and training projects for the South Call for proposal ARES All All 3-5  years 350000-500000€
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
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 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 Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness 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, etc.
Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Fields Duration Budget Link to announcement
19-Oct-20 Call for Applications – Short Term Course on Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Building African Entrepreneurial Universities in the Context of Responsible Innovations and Sustainable Development) Online training United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and AAU University leaders (Deans, Members of the management, Directors of Research centers, etc.) All 6 weeks Not specified
28-Oct-20 Global Infectious Disease Research Training (GID) Training Forgaty Institutional Center All Health Sciences 6-36 months Not specified
28-Oct-20 US Department of state Co;;unity solutions progra; 2021-2022 Fellowship US department of State Junior staff Energy, Environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability and Gender\ 4 months Not specified
30-Oct-20 Modules francophones de formation à distance 2020-2021 sur « Genre : concepts et approches » Training RESUFF et AUF All (Women) Gender 5 months 650€
31-Oct-20 Two (2) PhD students call: Molecular Biology/Genetics and Metabolomics of Chemical Ecology of Pests. Study Scholarship International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Junior staff Molecular Biology/Genetics and the second in metabolomics of chemical ecology of pests 36 Months Not specified
31-Oct-20 La Trobe University Graduate Research Scholarship (LTGRS) Study scholarship La Trobe University Junior Staff 3.5 years 28092 $
03-Nov-20 Chevening Scholarships Study scholarship British Government Junior Staff All 12 months Not specified
10-Nov-20 National Agricultural Research Organization – Makerere University Third Joint Scientific conference Conference NARO & Makerere University Junior Staff, Senior Staff, Students Agriculture 10-13 November 2020 150-250 $
15-Nov-20 AAUW International Fellowship for Women – Masters & Doctoral program in USA Study scholarship, Research fellowship AAUW (American Association of University Women) Junior Staff, Senior Staff  (Women) All 2 years 18000-30000 $
25-Nov-20 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE) Continental Award 2020 Edition Award African Union Senior staff and Junior Staff Life and earth sciences, Basic sciences, technology and innovation, NA  100000$ & 20000$
Round 1: 30-Nov-20        Round 2: 11-Jan-21 The Olam International in partnership with Agropolis Fondation – Prize for Innovation in Food Security 2021 Award Olam & Agropolis Fondation Senior Staff Agriculture Not specified 75000 $
15-Dec-20 Swiss Government Excellence scholarships – Foreign students to study in Switzerland Study scholarship Swiss government Junior Staff All 12-36 months 1920 CHF/month
15-Dec-20 The MEDfOR Programme Study scholarship The Erasmus Mundus Programme Junior staff Forestry and Sustainability 2 years NA
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
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 $
31-Dec-20 MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship Study scholarship MPOWER Junior staff STEM NA 3000$
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
5-Feb-2021 Masters et stages de spécialisation en Belgique Study scholarship ARES Junior staff Various 12 months 1150/Month
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
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
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 Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for International Students Study scholarship Macquarie University All Engineering, Environment, Social Sciences 10000 $ (AUD)
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
Open UNICAF scholarship for Online Courses Study scholarship Unicaf University Junior Staff, Students Computer Science, Law, Medicine Depends on the degree 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$
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 $