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Application Deadline: 30 October 2019

The 2019 scholarship grants aim to enhance the academic experience of 36 veterinary students (2nd and 3rd year from EU Veterinary Faculties across Europe) taking into account their diversity and financial needs.

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), founded in 1975, is an umbrella organisation
of veterinary organisations in Europe. The FVE represents 47 veterinary organisations from 40
European countries and includes four sections, each representing a key group in the
veterinary profession
The European veterinary profession, embodied by FVE, strives to enhance animal health,
animal welfare, public health and the protection of the environment by promoting the
veterinary profession. Together with its members, FVE aims to support veterinarians in
delivering their professional responsibilities to the best possible standard, and that this
expertise is recognized and valued by society.
Veterinarians play a vital part in society. And FVE plays a vital part in making sure
veterinarians can do their jobs well – for everyone’s benefit.
MSD Animal Health/FVE – 2019 Veterinary Student Scholarship
Program
MSD Animal Health1 and FVE2 are proud to demonstrate their dedication to veterinary
students by providing $5,000 scholarships for a total of USD$ 180,000.00 to be awarded to
thirty-six (36) European veterinary students from the 2
nd or 3rd year (studying veterinary
medicine in a Veterinary Establishment member of the European Association of
Establishments for Veterinary Education – EAEVE3
). The aim is that this grant will enhance
their academic experience taking into account merit with some consideration to financial
needs and diversity.
Eligibility Requirements
• Not been recipients of any previous MSD Animal Health/FVE scholarship;
• Second- and Third-year veterinary students;

• Currently enrolled at a recognized veterinary establishment in their country (a
veterinary establishment accredited or approved by the European Association of
Establishments for Veterinary Education – EAEVE4
);
• Citizen of a European country.

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of FVE

Application Deadline: August 30th

EURORDIS launched the training with the aim of deepening patient representatives’ understanding of how pre-clinical research translates into real benefits for rare disease patients.

The training equips participants with knowledge and skills so they are empowered to effectively participate in discussions with the researchers, policy makers and companies responsible for research or research infrastructures.

Expert speakers and researchers from across Europe deliver the face-to-face training sessions.

The first edition of the face-to-face training of the EURORDIS Winter School was held in March 2018 in Paris.  It covered topics including the history of genetics, diagnostics, new technologies in gene therapy, and drug repurposing and included laboratory visits.

For More Information:

Visit the official Webpage of EURORDIS Winter School

Application Deadline: Saturday, August 1, 2019

Arts Council Tokyo (ACT) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government are carrying out various cultural programs ahead of Tokyo 2020 as Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL to bring excitement to this once in a life time event. As part of this effort, Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant will provide support to variety of projects delivered by cultural/artistic organizations to enrich the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL program line-up. The selected projects will be awarded maximum 20 million JPY and will be part of the official programs of Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL leading up to 2020.

One of the 4 categories “Overseas Artistic Creation in Tokyo” will provide support to projects in Tokyo that encourage the creation of new art (including collaborative work) by artists residing abroad as well as overseas artists. This category intends to bring opportunities for the citizens of Tokyo to experience new and diverse works of art from around the world.

We aim to accelerate our support to projects which generate wide opportunities for the public to engage with the cultural programs and create legacies of arts and culture for future generations leading up to the year 2020 and beyond. We look forward to receiving many applications from across the globe.

■ Eligible Applicants
Applicants should be organizations based (have an address) in Japan. Overseas organizations are required to collaborate with local partners. Individuals are ineligible.

■ Eligible Art Forms and Disciplines
Music, play, dance, visual arts, photography, literature, media art (video, comic, animation, game, etc.), traditional arts, performing art, lifestyles and culture (tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy, food etc.), fashion, architecture, any other form of art/collaboration across these artforms and disciplines etc. The combined form of various artistic activities (such as festivals) are also accepted.

For More information

Visit the official website of Art Tokyo Council

Application Deadline: 24th July 2019

Opportunity Description

The British Council invites young digital creatives to take part in the third edition of ColabNowNow in partnership with Maputo Fast Forward and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festivals.

ColabNowNow will select 11 digital artists from Africa and the UK to develop cutting edge digital artworks through collaborative artmaking and storytelling. Applicants will apply with proposed projects which will then be developed with artistic and technical facilitators. Together they will create a collaborative exhibition to be launched on 11 October 2019 at the opening of the Maputo Fast Forward festival.
ColabNowNow has been developed by the British Council as a space for the leading minds in digital art in Africa and the UK to connect, collaborate and learn from each other in a safe, supportive and enabling environment. Do you think you have what it takes?

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

  • Are you a daring artist or storyteller working in a digital medium and living in Africa or the UK?
  • Are you open to collaborating with other artists/storytellers?
  • Do you want a chance to see your collaborative work shown across Africa, the UK and extensively online?
  • Artists can include but are not limited to: visual/graphic artists, architects, technical artists, programmers/coders, music/sound artists, performers, and animators.
  • Storytellers can include but are not limited to: writers, photographers, filmmakers, videographers, bloggers and vloggers.

For more information

visit the official webpage of colabnow

Application Deadline: 19 Aug 2019, 16:00

The Enterprise Fellowships programme supports creative and entrepreneurial engineers who have an exceptional innovation that they plan to develop further. We equip you with the confidence, skills, experience and networks you need to bring your innovation to market.

To date, we’ve supported nearly 100 individuals to launch 75 companies. which have gone on to attract over £80 million in additional funding and create over 400 jobs.

The Fellowship is a prize awarded to the most promising engineering and technology entrepreneurs, and applications will be open twice a year.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Researchers wishing to spinout a company from a university or research institute
  • Recent graduates wishing to create a company
  • International PhD students already based in the UK wishing to spinout or startup here

Please see the guidance notes for the full eligibility criteria.

What do we provide?

  • Between £50,000 – £60,000 equity-free funding towards your salary and business costs
  • Expert mentoring
  • 12 training days and additional learning opportunities
  • PR and marketing support
  • Access to our co-working and meeting space, the Taylor Centre, in central London

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Royal Academy of Engineering

Application Deadline: 25th July 2019

The Arts Council announces an Open Call to the artists and arts organisations of Ireland to create collaborative ground breaking projects of ambition, impact and scale that encourage discourse, provocation or response to place and identity as part of contemporary Ireland.

Open Call is a programme for artists and arts organisations to develop and shift their practice and profile work on a national scale, creating high profile arts central to people’s lives.

The purpose of the award is to support projects which:

  • Are brave in the pursuit of creative risk taking and seek to develop the ambition of the artist
  • Encourage discourse, provocation or response to place and identity as part of contemporary Ireland.
  • Evidence collaborative practices between artforms and artform practice areas (cross artform)
  • Demonstrate the pursuit of /open up opportunities for making work/collaborating in new territories of arts practice.
  • Extend the reach and impact of a project, with a fresh and dynamic approach to public engagement. In this context, public engagement may refer to participants and/or audiences
  • Establishes and evidences effect project partnerships, which may include high profile international dimensions and collaborators in terms of public visibility and resource-based partnerships

The Open Call application process will take place in three phases:

  • Phase 1: Expression of Interest — Project proposals will be assessed by the Arts Council executive and a shortlist of candidate projects will be drawn up and invited to submit further information for phase 2.
  • Phase 2: Detailed Project proposal — those whose proposals have been shortlisted will be invited to submit more details of what they propose for an International Jury. A reduced final shortlist will be selected by the International Jury for interview for phase 3
  • Phase 3: Presentation and Interview — Those candidates selected will be asked to attend an interview and make a presentation for the International Jury. (The jury will remain the same for phases 2 & 3)

For more information

Visit the official website of The Arts Council

Application Deadline: September 13, 2019

LONGMONT, Colorado (June 17, 2019) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) and The Henry Luce Foundation (Luce) have partnered to launch the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship. The fellowship is a 12-month, self-directed enrichment program designed to support the growth, development, knowledge, and networks of Indigenous knowledge holders and knowledge makers.

First Nations is now accepting applications for the inaugural year of the program. In 2020, First Nations will award 10 fellowships of $50,000 each to outstanding Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in either reservation and/or urban settings.

This fellowship is intended to support Native knowledge holders and knowledge makers as they advance their work and significantly move forward their field in ways that will ultimately lead to broad, transformative impacts for Indigenous communities.  It is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, traditional and contemporary arts and more.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a member of a federal- or state-recognized Native American or Alaska Native tribe or community; or demonstrate significant and long-standing engagement with and commitment to an Indigenous community in the U.S.
  • Be engaged in the development or perpetuation of knowledge in their field.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be U.S. citizens.


Applicants may self-apply or nominate another individual. First Nations recognizes that some individuals may not apply for this fellowship on their own. First Nations understands that some individuals might be uncomfortable identifying themselves as knowledge keepers, cultural producers, intellectual leaders, etc. within their own communities. We ask for assistance identifying those individuals and encourage their family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, and others to work with potential candidates to submit an application on their behalf.

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship. 2019

Application Deadline: 10 July 2019

The British Council in Pakistan and Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has recently launched a joint programme Pak-UK Education Gateway, which aims to enhance partnership between the higher education sectors of Pakistan and the UK. Key areas of collaboration under this umbrella framework are: innovative and collaborative research, higher education leadership, quality assurance and standard setting, distance learning, international mobility and transnational education.

Pak-UK Education Gateway builds on existing collaborations between the UK and Pakistan that the British Council and Higher Education Commission has facilitated over last fifteen years: from knowledge exchange and leadership development programmes, to student and teacher training, scholarships and research collaborations.

This programme will support the ambitions set by the HEC in Vision 2025, the document charting out targets for the upcoming years: increase gross HE enrolment by 15 per cent, PhD faculty by 40 per cent, the number of universities to 300 and a total enrolment to 7.1 million.

The British Council in collaboration with the HEC has so far facilitated partnerships between 160 Pakistani universities and 65 UK institutions, including 160 research links involving over 1000 researchers from both countries contributing to sustainable development goals and institutional capacity building.

In 2018, British Council and HEC organised six roundtables in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bath, Belfast and Cardiff from January to August, which were very well attended by the UK higher education sector. The delegation from Pakistan interacted with more than 100 UK Higher Education representatives from 40 institutions and UK bodies. The positive response from both sectors demonstrates willingness to develop long term strategic relationships between these two countries.

After the success of the roadshows, Government of Pakistan through HEC has therefore decided to invite interested institutions and apex bodies to visit Pakistan.

This visit will enable universities from both countries to take discussions to the next level. British Council is managing the inward mission of UK Vice Chancellors to Pakistan. The dates of this visit are in the month of November 2018.

Please write to them if you require further information about the project: PAK-UKGateway@britishcouncil.org.pk

For more information

Visit the official webpage of Pak-UK Education Gateway

Application Deadline: 5pm, Friday 19th July 2019

The Lynne Gagliano Writer’s Award will support a young writer aged 18 – 25, to undertake a paid writing assignment and create a new piece of work with the Royal Court Theatre.

The recipient of this award will be attached to the Royal Court for a year (40 days between January 2020 and December 2020), be assigned a mentor, receive free theatre tickets and engage with Royal Court Participation projects.

This award is open to writers of all levels of experience aged 18-25. The Royal Court are specifically looking for writers who perceive that there are barriers to getting their work developed and produced in theatre due to class, disability, education, ethnicity, gender identity, geography or any other barrier.

The ethos of the Lynne Gagliano Writer’s Award is based on the founding principles of Young Court as envisioned by Lynne Gagliano, who was the Head of the Royal Court’s Young Court, and a continuation of her invaluable legacy. In summer 2016 Lynne died suddenly. Having led the Royal Court’s work for and with young people since 2008, her vision placed writing excellence at the heart and her values gave young people the agency necessary, to ensure their voices were heard and their opinions were counted throughout the organisation.

For more information

Visit the official website of Royal court theatre

Application Deadline: August 1, 2019

On October 7, 2019, the Women Startup Challenge Europe HealthTech will showcase 10 of the best early-stage, women-led healthtech startups from across Europe, and those in the US with a presence in Europe (i.e. your product or app being available, an office, partnership, etc).  The program is supported by Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS and cohosted by the Office of the Mayor of Paris.

The Women Startup Challenge Program will be held at City Hall in Paris, France. Prizes include $50,000 as an equity-free cash grant, one-on-one mentoring with investors, among other critical startup services

Launched in partnership with Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Women Startup Challenge is on a mission to close the funding gap and shakeup a culture and economy that’s made it exceedingly difficult for women to launch startups and raise capital. We provide funding, mentoring, and other resources for women who are creating the most innovative tech companies to help scale their products.

The 10 finalists will pitch our distinguished jury of investors on 7 October in Paris. Our distinguished jury has included investors from Mozilla, GV (Google Ventures), Techstars, Illuminate Ventures, OneRagtime, Techstars, and more.

How to Apply

Healthtech startups can apply online to be selected as one of 10 finalists chosen to win the $50,000 equity-free cash grant at Hôtel de Ville in Paris on 7 October, 2019.

Criteria

  • Your startup must be focused on healthtech.
  • Your healthtech startup must be based in Europe, or the US with a presence in Europe.  (Note: A presence in Europe could include your product or app being available, an office, partnership, etc.)
  • Your tech venture must be at the prototype stage or have already launched. You cannot be in concept stage.
  • Your applications must be submitted in English. All finalists pitches must be done in English.
  • Your startup must incorporate technology into the approach of your product, which allows the company to rapidly and massively scale in a manner that traditional, independent small businesses cannot. Please note that using tech (i.e. hosting a blog, selling products on your website, or using social media in your marketing) does not qualify as using tech to scale on a mass level nationally and globally.
  • Fast growing with degrees of innovation and technology.
  • You’ve raised between €0-€2.1M from combined sources.
  • You are a technical founder or you have a technical cofounder. Note: If you are not a technical cofounder and you don’t have a technical cofounder, please email us and tell us more about your setup.
  • You are a woman-led startup – defined as at least having at least one woman founder or cofounder on the team. Note: Women Who Tech uses an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female”, and we welcome transwomen, genderqueer women, and non-binary people who identify, have identified, or have been identified as female or woman.
  • All ideas must be original work or an improvement upon an existing idea without infringements.

For more information:

Visit the official website of Women Startup 

Application Deadline: 17 July

The Open Access Award supports activities that build audiences and promote creative and artistic excellence across the Black Country.

Whether you’re a professional artist, performer or community group who have never experienced an arts activity before, this could be for you.

Open Access is open to individuals, groups and organisations in Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Open Access is a flexible award to support the seed of a great idea through to the growth of a great project.

If it builds audiences, connects local people with professional artists and brings great performance, art and creativity to the Black Country, open access could help you make it happen.

How To Apply:
To apply download and read through the guidance notes before writing your application as it explains the next steps in how to complete your application.

If you are applying for a Seed Award, up to £500, apply by letter.

If you are applying for a Growth Award, for amounts from £501-£2,000, download an application form.

All applicants will need to download and complete a monitoring form and submit this along with their Seed or Growth application. 

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Creative black country open Access Award

Application Deadline: Ongoing

We give money to theatre writers in order to afford them the time and the space to write.

You can be a writer who’s only had one play professionally produced, a writer who’s had dozens of successes or a writer who’s somewhere in between – if you’re struggling to pay the bills, then we can help.

We only support writers resident in the British Isles.

If you are a writer, please write us a letter no longer than one and a half pages long, telling us:

  •  A little about what you have written before
  • A little about what you are writing now, which should include details of the specific project for which you need the time and space and why you need money in order to be able to write (e.g. to pay the rent,  buy a laptop,  cover what would normally be your salary from temping…etc.)
  • If you would like to include up to a page of brief attributed press quotes for previous productions, that is helpful, but certainly not essential.  Please don’t send us full reviews or scripts.
  • If you need money to cover production costs or a workshop or a reading or to pay for a dramaturg, please don’t write to us.
  • If you are a director or a producer writing on behalf of a writer, please don’t write to us.
  • Please only write to us if you are a writer who needs the time and the space to write.

We support musical book writers and lyricists as well as writers of straight plays.  We also support writers who write theatre for families and young people.  We do not support writers who write solely for media other than theatre.  We do not support composers.

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Peggy Ramsay Grant

Application Deadline: 14 JUNE

Leeds Playhouse is offering young people aged 16 – 21 the opportunity to visit Japan and collaborate with a group of Japanese young people to make a brand new international piece of theatre.

To See You, At Last is an exciting new project that will see 8 young people in Leeds and 8 young people in Tokyo collaborate on a new piece of theatre exploring connections and reunions.

Working with theatre-makers Alexander Ferris (UK) and Go Fujii (Japan) in partnership with our friends at ala Public Arts Centre, Kani, this is a very special opportunity. If you are a passionate young person who enjoys making theatre, meeting new people and having new experiences, book your place on one of our selection workshops.

In addition to the selection workshop, please also complete an application form and a Video Postcard.

The project is due to run here in Leeds from 29 June to 27 July, with the trip to Kani in Japan fro 1 August to 14 August. More information about the dates is available in the downloadable application form.

For more information:

Visit the official website of JAPAN/UK YOUTH EXCHANGE

Application Deadline: June 24th

We are looking for co-created commission proposals from artists or companies to work with residents at a Lewisham Homes Independent Living scheme for over 60s.

Commissioned projects will take place between July 2019 and October 2019 and we would expect artists to deliver 12 weekly sessions within this period.

The chosen project will focus on our performative processionwhich will open the 21st Century Tea Dance in the borough’s first ever Festival of Creative Ageing, a three week creative festival produced by the Albany, Entelechy Arts and Lewisham Council which celebrates the transformative power of the arts in our lives as we age.

Meet Me At… is an award-winning program of activities for isolated older people in the borough of Lewisham, produced by Entelechy Arts and the Albany. Since 2013 we have run a range of creative projects for older people in the borough of Lewisham: from day-trips and dance-classes to singing, sculpting, circus and photography.

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of the Albany

Application deadline: 24 JUNE

Northern artists are invited to enter the new Venues North Edinburgh Festival Fringe Award – with a £3,500 cash prize.

Venues North is excited to announce this inaugural award to celebrate new theatre and performance work made in the North of England.

The Venues North award will provide one company performing at the festival with a £3,500 prize and a tailored package of support in kind provided by member venues.

Venues North

Venues North is a network of more than 40 venues based in the North of England who share a commitment to supporting artists making new work. Our aim is to work together as venues to get work made in the North seen more widely regionally, nationally and internationally.

We define ‘new work’ as new theatre and performance, usually devised work or new writing, or work that explores the boundaries of theatrical form.

Entry guidelines

Eligibility

To be eligible for the awards, the core artists must:

· be living and making work in the North of England, as defined by Arts Council England area boundaries
· have a production running at Edinburgh Fringe 2019 between 2-16 August for a minimum of 10 performances

Companies that are part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio are not eligible to enter.

Venues North will select one award recipient, who will receive:

· £3,500 cash
· A tailored package of support in kind, which can include support to tour the show in the North of England, based around the needs of the artist
· Fundraising advice, guidance and advocacy from the Venues North network

Selection criteria

The Venues North judges are looking for work that:

• Meets the definition of ‘new work’ detailed above
• Is ambitious, exciting and relevant to audiences
• Has a distinctive voice that reflects the people that made the work
• Responds to the world around us, and provides opportunities for new thoughts and conversations
• Has carefully considered the experience it offers audiences
• Makes a contribution to the work already available to programmers and audiences


Selection process

Artists and companies are invited to submit an award entry, either using the form below or in an alternative format, by 10am on Mon 24 June.

A large group of Venues North members will review the entries and draw up a shortlist, which will be published on Fri 12 July. A smaller panel, made up of Venues North members, will then see the shortlisted shows at the Festival between 2-16 August, before convening at a selection meeting to select the recipient. The award will be announced on Sat 17 Aug.

How to enter

Please download the entry form (here) and send it to artist.development@arconline.co.uk by 10am on Mon 24 June. Please note that late entries cannot be considered.

Entries may be submitted in alternative formats but will need to include the information requested on the entry form. If you need the entry form in a different format, please let us know (01642 665405 or email artist.development@arconline.co.uk).

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Edinburgh Festival Fringe Award

Application Deadline: 31 JULY

Proposals are sought from Oxford researchers in any Division to develop new, and contribute to existing, research collaborations with theatres and theatre-makers in Oxfordshire.

The Theatres Seed Fund is a new internal grant scheme that will support research, knowledge exchange, and public engagement through collaborative projects between researchers and Oxfordshire theatres and theatre-makers.

The objectives for this fund are to:

  • Develop new, and consolidate existing, research collaborations.
  • Provide a ladder of engagement, enabling researchers to trial ideas and develop collaborative projects which may be continued after the end of initial seed funding.

Grants of up to £3,000 per application are available to enable researchers to develop and deliver collaborative projects with Oxfordshire theatres and theatre-makers. These projects can be stand-alone, or used as proof-of-concept for larger-scale projects and funding applications.

The total amount of funding remaining is c. £10,000.

The Theatres Seed Fund contact is Dr Hannah Coleman Manktelow (Connecting Researchers and Oxfordshire Theatres Project Officer – hannah.manktelow@humanities.ox.ac.uk).

For more Inquiries about the scheme (e.g. eligibility, activities and projects, costing, contracts and partners) visit the official Webpage of TORCH Theatres

Application Deadline: 31 July.

Clarion Housing Group formed three years ago following a merger of Circle Housing Group and Affinity Sutton, which was founded after Sutton’s death in 1900. The housing association is today the largest in the UK, managing 125,000 homes across 170 local authorities.

Sutton was born in the City of London in 1833 and created Sutton Carriers, the country’s first door-to-door parcel service. He bequeathed his entire fortune to a range of charitable projects including providing much-needed public housing across the capital.

The two awards celebrate excellence in social entrepreneurship and social housing design. The first prize focuses on concepts, services or products intended to make a positive social impact on a community while the second seeks a ‘groundbreaking’ concept for the benefit of social housing residents or a mixed-tenure community.

Judges include Miller, Academy of Urbanism director Biljana Savic, Social Enterprise UK chief executive Peter Holbrook, and Peter Fortune, Clarion Housing Association Board member and deputy leader of the London Borough of Bromley. The winners of each category will receive £20,000 to further develop their concept or idea that will benefit a community.

For more information:

Visit the official website webpage of the William Sutton Prize

Application Deadline: 15 June 2019 

The Heinrich Böll Foundation, the Green European Foundation and the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) are calling for applications to participate in the 7th Congress of Young Europeans! The Congress will take place in Marseille, France, from 4th to 7th September 2019.

The main theme of this year’s Congress is “How to fight for climate and democracy”. How can young people with ideas and ideals at hand contribute to social and political change? What can we learn from movements like Fridays for Future? Which tools do successful activists use? How can we build and connect a movement?

During the three-day Congress, selected participants will have the opportunity to come together and participate in different panels and workshops focusing on these questions.

How to Apply

  • Are you already involved in a movement, NGO, or similar activity?
  • Are you interested in sharing and expanding your vision, knowledge and ideas?
  • Are you between 18 and 30 years old?
  • Are you interested in sharing and discussing ideas in a transnational environment?

Apply now to the Congress of Young Europeans and become part of a young and innovative European network!

The organisers will cover the the travel and accomodation costs for all selected participants of the Marseille Congress of Young Europeans.

The number of available spaces is limited.

The working language of the Congress is English.

Please apply via the application form found here: APPLY!

For more Information:

visit the official webpage of green european foundation

Application Deadline: July 10


The Council of Europe Youth Department and the National Youth Council of Russia are co-organising the X International Youth Camp “Dialogue” to be held from 3 to 9 August 2019 (including arrival and departure days) at the Tourist-cultural centre “Ethnomir” (Kaluga region, Russian Federation).

The Dialogue Camp will bring together more than 200 youth leaders and youth workers from a wide range of ethnic, religious and cultural background from Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States countries and different regions of the Russian Federation. The focus of the camp in 2019 will be the development of competences of youth workers and exchange of practices of youth NGOs working in the area of intercultural dialogue in order to emphasise the role of youth NGOs in promoting the culture of peace and preventing extremism, discrimination and exclusion in the society.

The camp is a part of the 2019 Programme of activities of the Framework Programme on co-operation between the Council of Europe and the Russian Federation in the youth field.

All interested candidates from the states party to the European Cultural Convention (other than the Russian Federation) are invited to apply by 3 pm (CET) on 25 June 2019 by filling in the online application form available at https://youthapplications.coe.int/Application-forms

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Council of Europe

Application Deadline: 5 pm CET on 17 June


We’re getting ready for One Young World 2019, 22-25 October in London!

Are you 30 or under, working for an EBAA member and ready to represent business aviation at a global forum for young leaders?

Then you’re in the right place!

At One Young World 2019, you’ll travel to London with EBAA* to represent both the European business aviation industry and your company at a prominent global forum dedicated to young leaders, progressive industries and forward-thinking organisations from around the world!

You’ll take part in dedicated workshops and social media activities, attend lectures and workshops, and learn from industry leaders about how the EBAA ambassadors can make a real change in business aviation and beyond.

To apply, please submit a max 500 word-response OR a short video (max 5 min.) answering in English the questions:

  • What does Business Aviation mean to you?
  • In what ways do you think young professionals can impact the industry in both the short and long term?
  • What lessons are you most interested in learning from young leaders from other countries and sectors?

In addition, please provide the following information: NameCompany and RoleEmail addressWork phone numberMobile number.

All entries should be submitted by 5 pm CET on 17 June to Stratcomm@ebaa.org.

To qualify, your company must also endorse your submission by having a company representative sign your entry (providing their name, company role, email address and handwritten signature).

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of ONE YOUNG WORLD 2019!


Application Deadline: June 2nd 2019

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 – 2020 Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship. The purpose of the Fellowship is to support aspiring journalists from countries lacking media freedom and independence to pursue their profession in support of pluralism. It is inspired by former Czech President Václav Havel’s belief in the transformational role of journalism in challenging tyranny and oppression.

The Fellowship is a joint initiative of RFE/RL and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic aimed at strengthening media independence in Eastern Partnership countries and the Russian Federation. It is generously supported by the Dagmar and Václav Havel Foundation VIZE97.

The program will help prepare the selected Fellows to be standard-bearers of their profession and leaders in their communities, on-line, on air, and in the world.

Summary

Fellowships are for a term of approximately eight months. Fellows will spend six months at RFE/RL’s headquarters in Prague, where they will be placed with an appropriate language service to receive daily, on-the-job training and mentoring while working alongside RFE/RL’s seasoned professionals. For two weeks before the term in Prague, Fellows may be assigned to a local RFE/RL bureau to gain an understanding of RFE/RL’s local role and editorial practices and meet local staff. After Prague, Fellows will return to the bureau for the final month of the program.

A monthly stipend at the bureau and in Prague, housing, insurance, and travel arrangements to and from Prague shall be provided.

The main components of the program are:

  1. Professional mentoring alongside RFE/RL’s seasoned professionals.
  2. Training and development of journalistic skills on traditional, multi-media, and digital platforms.
  3. Participation in the daily editorial discussions that inform a professional and independent press.
  4. Independent work on a personal project.
  5. Understanding of the mission and practice of a professional, free, and independent media.

The Fellowship also features workshops on journalistic practices and tools; discussions with government officials, civic leaders, and regional analysts; visits to local media and news agencies in Prague; and professional development opportunities in the Czech Republic and abroad.

Fellows will be expected to represent themselves and the Fellowship, in English, in public events and discussions relating to media freedom in their country.

The Fellowship accepts applications from journalists in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation, to be assigned for the term of the Fellowship to one of those language services.

In addition, applicants may apply specifically to be assigned for the term of the Fellowship to Current Time, the 24/7 Russian-language digital and TV network.

Application Instructions

Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis. Eligible applicants will be from an Eastern Partnership country or the Russian Federation; have a minimum of two years’ experience working as a journalist in their native language; have a demonstrated commitment to journalism as a profession and RFE/RL’s mission; and be proficient in English.

Applicants for a Fellowship position with Current Time must demonstrate native-level fluency in Russian, strong writing skills, and some TV and digital experience. They must indicate their wish to be assigned to Current Time in their application materials.

A complete application includes the following materials:

  • Personal statement
  • 3 work samples
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae, including current contact information
  • Letter to Václav Havel

In addition, please let us know how you learned about the Fellowship (e.g., RFE/RL’s website, Facebook, a professional or academic reference, etc.).

For more information and application:
Visit the official webpage of Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship

Application Deadline: 15 September 2019.

he DKFZ Postdoctoral Fellowships represent the most prestigious and competitive Postdoc recruitment process at the DKFZ. It is intended to recruit highly talented and motivated young scientist, who wish to work at the forefront of cancer research in any of basic or translational cancer research labs at the DKFZ.

This program offers up to 10 fellowships per year and provides interdisciplinary training and research opportunities in state-of-the-art research facilities for excellent young scientists, no longer than 2 years past graduation, with a background in biology as well as in physics, mathematics, bioinformatics and other fields.

Eligibility

  • A qualification equivalent to a PhD or MD is a prerequisite for all applications.
  • Candidates should document their successful previous research endeavors with publications.
  • The candidates should be at an early stage of their career, having held a PhD for no longer than 2 years.
  • The fellowship is not open for internal candidates, unless they have been recruited not longer than 6 months before the application deadline.

Selection criteria

The most important selection criterion is academic quality, demonstrated by outstanding publications. Other criteria that will be considered during the selection process include research prizes and awards, demonstration of mobility or sucessful application for research funding.

DKFZ Postdoc salaries are competitive by national standards and are negotiated and confirmed during the recruitment phase should a fellowship be offered.

The fellowships are initially offered for a duration of two years.

Personal Career Development

The DKFZ is committed to open new avenues for personal career development. Therefore, the institute actively supports its scientists by providing advanced training tailored to their specific needs.

dedicated Career Service is available to inform about future career opportunities. The team provides personal coaching and advises postdocs on formulating their personal career strategy

For more Information:

Visit the official Webpage of DKFZ Postdoctoral Fellowships

Application Deadline: July 15

The German non-profit organization IJP (International Journalists’ Programmes) would like to announce its second special fellowship for journalists interested in reporting in the field of climate and energy.

The bursary offers this opportunity for up to ten journalists from Germany, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania with a passion for climate and energy topics.

Journalists, who are granted the climate & energy bursary, will receive a deeper and more detailed insight into the field and get the opportunity to work and specialize topically and internationally alike. They are also welcome to pursue transnational research on a common topic during their fellowship.

Journalists from Germany, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania can apply for this exchange program.

The International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) offers a fellowship for journalists interested in reporting in the field of climate and energy. The program will take place between October and December.

After attending an introductory conference, selected journalists from Germany will work for six to eight weeks at one of IJP’s partner media organizations and report for their own countries, while journalists from those countries will spend their time in a media in Germany. 

Each participant will receive EUR3,800, which is expected to cover most travel, accommodation and living expenses.

For more Information and application details :

Visit IJnet Fellowship for Journalists website

Application Deadline: 14 June 2019

The Irish Research Council-European Space Agency Traineeship is a scheme organised jointly by the Council and the ESA. The Council fully funds science, engineering and technology graduates to undertake traineeships in ESA centres across Europe. Trainees have the opportunity to gain practical experience in earth observation, astrophysics, technology development, laboratory skills, optics, radiation, physics, engineering, materials, spacecraft tracking and operations, and sensors for real time monitoring.  Nominees must be of Irish or ESA member state nationality*, resident for three of the past five years in Ireland, provide evidence of completion of a master’s degree in an eligible Irish HEI no later than September 30, 2019. The call is competitive and the final decision on granting the traineeship is made by the ESA.

Traineeships begin in October of each year. Traineeships last for one year with the view to extend for a second year pending on performance and agreement by all parties. Trainees will be based at ESA stations throughout Europe, as described in the “IRC-ESA traineeship opportunities” document and “IRC-ESA Traineeship call for nominations”.

What we offer

The Irish Research Council-European Space Agency Traineeship will consist of the following:

  • a monthly stipend of €2,160;
  • a one-off relocation reimbursement of €2,160, payable after the first month;
  • annual health, accident, risk and travel insurance that covers the trainee for the duration of their traineeship;
  • trainees may take annual leave up to a total of 30 working days, in addition to the official holidays of the host country;

How to nominate

Research Offices should select up to five talented master’s graduates for nomination. Only graduates nominated by the Research Office should be granted access to the online nomination system. The link to the online system should only be shared with nominees by the Research Office.

Please refer to the 2019 IRC-ESA traineeship Call for Nominations document when the call is open.

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of European Space Agency

Application Deadline: JUNE 12, 2019

L’Oréal USA’s Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards is seeking female leaders who have the vision and discipline to transform the beauty industry. 

Apply or nominate a NEXT Generation superstar by June 12, 2019.

As the world’s largest beauty company, L’Oréal USA is committed to providing resources to support and elevate the profile of female-led companies with technology at the core. We want to work with founders and executives who are creating new technology and interfaces, media platforms, beauty services, retail experiences and digitally native brands to address the needs of the modern beauty consumer. 

Why you should Apply:

Three L’Oréal Women in Digital NEXT Generation winners will be selected by a panel of esteemed judges to be awarded $25K grants each, networking and mentorship opportunities, and the opportunity to pitch L’Oréal executives and partners in NYC!

All applicants will receive ongoing support via the L’Oréal Women in Digital Community on Alice, including collaborations, expert mentorship, and resource sharing

Application Criteria:

The L’Oréal Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards is seeking female leaders who have the vision and discipline to transform the beauty industry. We want to work with founders and executives who are creating new technology and interfaces, media platforms, beauty services, retail experiences and digitally native brands to address the needs of the modern beauty consumer. Early-stage (beyond paper napkin ideas) companies are welcome to apply. Unfortunately, there are some female-run businesses that just don’t meet L’Oréal Women in Digital’s criteria. This includes real estate projects, agencies, television or radio programs, films, theater or art productions, as well as companies represented by brokers of any kind

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of L’Oréal USA NEXT Generation Awards

Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

The Award is open to any organisation or person involved in Natura 2000, including public and local authorities, businesses, NGOs, land owners, educational institutions and individuals. The application period runs from today until 30 September. The Award Ceremony will take place around 21 May 2020, next year’s Natura 2000 Day. The Award is given out in six categories: Conservation; Socio-Economic Benefits; Communication; Reconciling Interests/Perceptions and Cross-Border Cooperation and Networking as well as a European Citizens’ Award. Introduced for the first time in 2015, the Citizens’ Award provides the general public with an opportunity to vote for their favourite project. So far over 100 000 votes were cast between 2015 and 2018.

About Natura 2000

Natura 2000 is the European Union network of protected areas. It consists of an enormous variety of different sites across the continent, aiming to assure the long-term survival of Europe’s most valuable and threatened species, safeguarding them for future generations. It provides a wide range of products and services beneficial to society and the economy.

The Natura 2000 network is founded on two pioneering pieces of EU legislation – the 1979 Birds Directive and the 1992 Habitats Directive – and plays an essential role in halting biodiversity loss in the EU. Today the network, one of the EU’s outstanding achievements, consists of over 27 500 terrestrial and marine sites, covering around 18.6 % of Europe’s land and over 9.5 % of the surrounding seas, across nine biogeographic regions.

The Natura 2000 network works to ensure the long-term survival of Europe’s most valuable and threatened species and habitats, and is the centrepiece of the EU’s nature and biodiversity policy. It is currently made up of over 27,800 sites. In total, it covers almost a fifth of Europe’s land area and almost 10% of the EU marine areas, maksee moring it the largest coordinated network of conservation areas anywhere in the world.

Yet, despite its scale and the wealth of benefits it provides, many Europeans have still not heard of Natura 2000. This is why, in 2014, the European Commission launched the annual European Natura 2000 Award. The aim of the award is to demonstrate what the network is, what it does to preserve Europe’s biodiversity, and how it benefits us all.

How does the Natura 2000 Award work?

Any organisation or individual can apply for an Award, so long as their work is directly linked to one or more Natura 2000 sites.  Applicants must fill in a simple online application form and submit it before the deadline on 30 September 2019.
More information on the application process

All eligible applications are assessed by an independent team of evaluators, resulting in a list of finalists (see more information about the evaluation process).  A high-level Jury will decide on five winners, one for each of the categories. From the finalists, the public will also choose their winner: the Citizens’ Award. In the 2018 Award, over 50,000 citizens voted!

All finalists are invited to the Award Ceremony in Brussels, to be held in May 2020, and the six winners will receive a trophy and a small financial prize.  Winners will also receive financial support to organize a promotional event in their country to promote their win and to raise awareness about their achievements on a local and national level.

So why not apply now and get the recognition you deserve!

APPLY NOW!

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Natura 2000

Application Deadline: July 15

EYA is a movement of young innovators who never stop learning, questioning and improving the world we live in. EYA organizes several activities and events throughout the year: its flagship initiatives, the EYA contest and the Festival (Winners Event), coding events (e.g. SHacks (Social Hackathons), Game Jams), theYouth for Innovation programsmentorship programs and more!

Do you want to become part of the EYA network and get active?

We would be happy to have you involved in the future! There are many different options and we are ready to discuss ideas & possibilities with you individually!

Who can participate in the EYA Contest and become Winner?

People who fulfil the following criteria are eligible to participate in the competition:

  • Creative minds under the age of 33
  • living in one of the member states of the European Union, Council of Europe, or Union for the Mediterranean, Belarus or Kosovo
  • who have produced an outstanding, innovative digital project to improve society (ex. website, app, wearable device, digital installation)
  • and submitted it to the EYA database until July 15, 2019
  • in one of the EYA categories.

Check out the full contest rules here.

For Information and Application details:

Visit the official website of European Youth Awards

Application Deadline: 26th August 2019

The yher Accelerator Program is a powerful opportunity for passionate female impact entrepreneurs in South Asia who are at the early stages of building businesses and organisations that exist to change their communities, with a preference for those who are improving the lives of people in South Asia.

If you are successful in your application, you will be training alongside some exceptional entrepreneurs. If you put forward an honest and authentic application and are selected, you will do great. If you haven’t, you may quickly find yourself out of your depth!

That said, remember that we are looking for early stage ventures – we don’t expect you to have perfect answers to all the questions here just yet!

We recommend preparing your answers in a separate document and then pasting them into this application form so you don’t lose your work if your computer crashes or the power goes out! 

ARE YOU A FEMALE FOUNDER THAT-

– has already launched a business that is making a difference in your community or in the lives of the women and girls (by improving education, health, homes or creating good jobs)?

– wants to scale your venture to impact many more people?

– is on a clear path to revenue?

PROGRAM DATES:

18th-24th October 2019

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of yher South Asia 2019 Accelerator Program

Application Deadline: 13 April 2020

At educations.com, we believe that students who study abroad become the next generation of globally-minded leaders – and we want more of you to do it!

That’s why we’re offering a scholarship of up to €5000 to help cover your tuition fees and get you one step closer to your next great adventure.

The scholarship will be awarded for the fall/autumn semester of 2020 and is open to
students from any country who will be studying a master’s degree abroad at a European university or school.


Eligibility

To apply for this scholarship:

  • You must have applied (or will apply) to a university or school within Europe
  • You must have applied (or will apply) for a master’s-level degree starting in the Fall/Autumn semester in 2020
  • The degree program must be studied within Europe (not online or in another country)
  • You must meet the entry requirements for the university or school, including:
    • Hold a valid undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree
    • Meet language requirements for the program
  • You must hold or be eligible to apply for a relevant study visa (if applicable)
  • You must be studying abroad in a country that you were not born in or currently reside in (unless currently studying).

Our ideal candidate

Are you the next globally-minded leader?

If you’re planning to take the leap to study abroad, we already know you have a
courageous and adventurous spirit. What else are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Globally-minded and interested in other cultures
  • Motivated and inspired to positively change the world
  • High academic achiever with consistently outstanding grades to prove it
  • Involved in extra-curricular groups and activities
  • Excited to begin your adventure and share your story with the world!

For more information:

Visit the official webpage of Education.com

Application Deadline: 03 June,2019

The School is designed to offer two weeks “full immersion”  in user charges regulation of local public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities) and is mainly addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, PhD and graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies.

 The course lasts two weeks and is articulated in three parts:
 – theoretical module
 – industry analysis
 – case studies (with a virtual regulatory final report prepared by attendants)

 For further information, please have a look to the programme

Applications are open for the free international summer school. The School is designed to offer two weeks “full immersion”  in user charges regulation of local public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities) and is mainly addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, PhD and graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies.

Moreover, The Turin School of Local Regulation is a network initiative that intends to offer international high-level research, education and capacity-building experience. Further, The Summer School adopts a policy-oriented approach, with the aim of spreading the culture and instruments of regulation and regulatory reform at the local level, connecting academic research with local policy-makers, public officials, professionals, local regulatory agencies, NGOs, consumers’ associations, chambers of commerce.

The course lasts two weeks and also, is articulated in three parts:
– Firstly, it is articulated by a theoretical module
– Then, industry analysis
– Finally, case studies (with a virtual regulatory final report prepared by attendants)

Benefits

  • Selected participants can benefit from very low registration fees; Further,  free registration from non-OECD countries.
  • Also, registration includes 2-week free accommodation in Turin.

Selection criteria

Curricula are evaluated on the basis of three main criteria:

  • the relevance of applicant’s studies and professional experience / Further, current job position to the topics of the Summer School programme
  • Additionally, the balanced geographical distribution of selected participants (OECD / non-OECD members; distribution per continent; additionally, the inclusion of applicants from Countries non represented in the previous editions)
  • a balanced distribution of educational background (e.g. economics; environmental engineering; law; also, public administration; 

For more information:

visit the official webpage of Turin School of Regulation