Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) Investigation Support Scheme 2022/2023 (up to €50,000)

Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) Investigation Support Scheme 2022/2023 (up to €50,000)

Deadline: October 13, 2022

Applications are open for the IJ4EU Investigation Support Scheme 2022/2023. IJ4EU’s Investigation Support Scheme provides financial support to cross-border journalistic teams working on investigations of public interest in Europe.

The European Journalism Centre, together with the International Press Institute (IPI) and the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), launched the Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) Fund, providing a total sum of €1 million in grant funding for cross-border investigative journalism in Europe.

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Apply for the Accountability Incubator Programme 2023

Apply for the Accountability Incubator Programme 2023

Deadline: October 14, 2022

Applications are invited for the Accountability Incubator Programme 2023. The 2023 Accountability Incubator is looking for the very best ideas from young people for accountability, participation and open government. The Incubator is Accountability Lab’s flagship programme for young change-makers to build sustainable, effective tools for change.

This year they are looking for ideas under the theme of “Global Challenges, Local Solutions”. Your project would need to fall under one of four sub-themes including participation, inclusion, digital governance or environmental accountability.

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Global Tech Connect UK Fintech Bootcamp 2022

Global Tech Connect UK Fintech Bootcamp 2022

Deadline: October 28, 2022

Applications are open for the Global Tech Connect UK Fintech Bootcamp 2022. The Bootcamp is a multi-session programme exploring the UK fintech landscape and its commercial opportunities.

The core programme is delivered online, from November 22-24, and they also welcome you to join them in London, from November 28-29, for in-person business development meetings, networking and pitching to selected VC and corporate partners. UK Fintech Bootcamp 2022 is provided free of charge.

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World Nomads Content Creator Scholarship 2022 (worth up to $5,000)

World Nomads Content Creator Scholarship 2022 (worth up to $5,000)

Deadline: October 16, 2022

Applications for the World Nomads Content Creator Scholarship 2022 are now open. Dream of getting paid to travel and create content? This is your chance to kick-start your career as a travel content creator.

World Nomads is looking for four aspiring creators to send on a travel assignment, plus level up their content with coaching from travel creators Nomadasaurus and prizes from Sony, RØDE and Bright Trip.

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EJ4Climate Environmental Justice and Climate Resilience Grant Programme 2022 (up to $200,000 CAD)

EJ4Climate Environmental Justice and Climate Resilience Grant Programme 2022 (up to $200,000 CAD)

Deadline: November 11, 2022

Applications are open for the EJ4Climate Environmental Justice and Climate Resilience Grant Programme 2022. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) established this grant programme in 2021 to fund projects that target underserved and vulnerable communities, and Indigenous communities, in Canada, Mexico, and the United States, to prepare them for climate-related impacts.

The EJ4Climate Grant Programme provides funding directly to community-based organizations and seeks to support environmental justice by facilitating the involvement and empowerment of communities searching for solutions and the development of partnerships to address their environmental and human health vulnerabilities, including those due to climate change impacts.

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MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship 2023 (€3,000 grant)

MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship 2023 (€3,000 grant)

Deadline: October 3, 2022

Applications are open for the MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship 2023. The MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship enables journalists with several years of experience to spend three months at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. The time and duration of the stay (between January and December 2023) are agreed individually.

MPIL Journalists in Residence are free to pursue their own research.

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21 Jobs at International Organisations for Young Professionals Currently open – September 23, 2022

21 Jobs at International Organisations for Young Professionals Currently open – September 23, 2022

1. Grants Management Specialist

USADF is hiring a Grants Management Specialist to work in its Program Division. Specialists are assigned to work in USADF’s Washington office with designated Country Field Teams. Occasional travel to monitor activities in assigned countries is expected.
Click here for details | Deadline: September 27

2. Attorney-Advisor (General) (Bilingual)

The U.S. African Development Foundation is in search of an Attorney-Advisor to provide legal and policy advice to the Board of Directors, the President and CEO (P/CEO), and staff of USADF.

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Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) Knowledge into Use Awards 2022 (Win $5,000)

Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) Knowledge into Use Awards 2022 (Win $5,000)

Deadline: October 20, 2022

Applications are open for the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) Knowledge into Use Awards 2022. GRP in collaboration with the Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and the International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), through The Resilience Knowledge Coalition, is launching the “knowledge into use” awards in the lead-up to the Resilience Hub at COP27.

The Knowledge into Use awards are for innovative and creative ways of facilitating the use of resilience knowledge.

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LeadNext Ambassadors for a Global Future Programme 2023

LeadNext Ambassadors for a Global Future Programme 2023

Deadline: October 31, 2022

Applications are open for the LeadNext Ambassadors for a Global Future Programme 2023. LeadNext builds a vibrant network of future leaders aged 18-25 from across Asia and the United States and supports their growth, impact, and capacity to address today’s greatest challenges.

With the profound structural changes that will transform geopolitics, global governance, the global economic order, and social landscape over the next decade, a new generation of globally minded leaders is imperative.

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Leaders Programme 2023-2026 (CHF 10,000 seed-funding)

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Leaders Programme 2023-2026 (CHF 10,000 seed-funding)

Deadline: October 20, 2022

Applications are open for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Leaders Programme 2023-2026. The programme aims to support young people in the development and implementation of social projects that use sport to solve issues in their communities.

The IOC Young Leaders programme is delivered over four years to give participants sufficient time to go through the phases of developing a social business/project that provides a localised sport-based solution to a pressing challenge in their respective communities.

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East Africa Emerging Public Interest Advocates Programme 2022 (Fully-funded)

East Africa Emerging Public Interest Advocates Programme 2022 (Fully-funded)

Deadline: October 31, 2022

Applications for the East Africa Emerging Public Interest Advocates Programme (EAEPIAP) 2022 are now open. The EAEPIAP for young legal professionals is a flagship fellowship programme by the Center for Strategic Litigation that empowers young advocates through rigorous skills-based training and practical experience in public interest litigation.

The goal of the programme is to build the next generation of public interest advocates in East Africa who share a commitment to and passion for promoting democratic values.

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship Programme 2023/2024 to study in the United Kingdom (Fully-funded)

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Programme 2023/2024 to study in the United Kingdom (Fully-funded)

Deadline: October 12, 2022 (US Citizens) / January 5, 2022 (Other Applicants)

Applications are open for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program 2023/2024 to study in the United Kingdom. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university.

Each year Gates Cambridge offers 80 full-cost scholarships to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship 2023-2024 (up to $165,000)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship 2023-2024 (up to $165,000)

Deadline: November 7, 2022

Applications are open for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship 2023-2024. The RWJF Health Policy Fellows programme provides a comprehensive learning experience at the intersection of health, science, and policy in Washington, D.C.

It is an outstanding opportunity for exceptional midcareer health professionals and behavioral/social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Fellows participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that leadership experience to improve health equity, healthcare, and health policy.

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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme 2023-2025 (up to $100,000 CAD)

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme 2023-2025 (up to $100,000 CAD)

Deadline: October 25, 2022

Applications are open for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme 2023-2025. CIFAR invites exceptional early-career researchers from across the natural, biomedical and social sciences and the humanities to join one of their interdisciplinary research programmes that address some of the most important questions facing science and humanity.

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars programme accelerates the development of the next generation of research leaders and positions them to heighten their impact in academia and beyond.

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United People Global (UPG) Sustainability Leadership Class of 2023

United People Global (UPG) Sustainability Leadership Class of 2023

Deadline: December 31, 2022

Applications are open for the UPG Sustainability Leadership Class of 2023. UPG Sustainability Leadership is a movement that mobilises individuals and organisations to support positive citizen leadership on sustainability.

It is a movement that encourages and enables citizens at all levels to take positive action. A movement inspired by the UPG’s commitment to do what we can with what we have, rather than wait for someone else to act.

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Aquarium of the Pacific African American Scholar Programme 2022 ($10,000 award)

Aquarium of the Pacific African American Scholar Programme 2022 ($10,000 award)

Deadline: November 25, 2022

Applications are open for the Aquarium of the Pacific African American Scholar Programme 2022. The programme provides financial support and community engagement to talented African American students pursuing marine science fields of study related to the work of the Aquarium.

Through the award and engagement experience, the Aquarium hopes to lower barriers by providing both financial support for academic endeavors, and community support through networking opportunities.

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Apply to join Sandbox Elsewhere Hub – Cohort 2022

Apply to join Sandbox Elsewhere Hub – Cohort 2022

Deadline: September 25, 2022

Sandbox is now accepting applications into its Sandbox Elsewhere Hub Cohort 2022. They are looking for engaged and engaging people to celebrate the challenges and the magic of belonging nowhere and everywhere.

In general, Sandbox is an ideal space if you are interested in getting out of your standard routine. This means something different to each person: Sandbox can be a space for personal growth, a community of peers who share their enthusiasm for the issues that move you, or an excuse to spend time with new people in your life.

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Alicia Patterson Fellowships 2022 for Journalists in the U.S. (Funded)

Alicia Patterson Fellowships 2022 for Journalists in the U.S. (Funded)

Deadline: November 1, 2022

Applications for the Alicia Patterson Fellowships 2022 are now open. The Alicia Patterson Foundation Programme was established in 1965 in memory of Alicia Patterson, who was editor and publisher of Newsday for nearly 23 years before her death in 1963.

One-year and six month grants are awarded to working journalists to pursue independent projects of significant interest and to write articles based on their investigations for The APF Reporter, a web published magazine by the Foundation and available on the web.

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Tarbell Fellowship 2023 for Early-career Journalists (up to $50,000)

Tarbell Fellowship 2023 for Early-career Journalists (up to $50,000)

Deadline: October 9, 2022

Applications are open for the Tarbell Fellowship 2023. The Tarbell Fellowship is a one-year programme for early-career journalists intent on improving the world. The fellowship represents a unique opportunity to do great journalism, covering topics that could have a major impact on the lives of billions, such as global poverty and existential risks.

They believe that good journalism can change the world. Humanity faces a number of key challenges this century, including reducing catastrophic and existential risks, eradicating factory farming and ending global poverty.

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15 Job Opportunities at Leading Organisations currently Open – September 7, 2022

15 Job Opportunities at Leading Organisations currently Open – September 7, 2022

1. Deputy Director at the East-West Center

The Deputy Director assists the Vice President and Director of Research (VPDR) with overall administrative and intellectual leadership for the Research Program, ensuring its activities and funding proposals are compatible with the Center’s mission and objectives.
Click here for details | Deadline: Ongoing

2. East-West Center is hiring Program Assistant (Seminars)

The Program Assistant supports the Seminars team with the development, planning, execution and follow-up of its designated projects and activities.

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