2023 GCSP Global Leadership Scholarship for Developing Countries

GCSP Global Leadership Scholarship for Female Peace & Security Practitioners from Developing Countries 2023; Are you a female mid-career professional working on peace and security issues in a national ministry, IO, NGO, civil society or academic institution? Are you a citizen in a lesser developed country? The GCSP’s Leadership in International Security Course is offering a scholarship to build your knowledge, skills and network within an inspiring, multidisciplinary and multicultural environment!

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)’s executive education offerings provide solutions to global challenges by combining the knowledge of leaders, insights of experts and experience of practitioners.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2023

Eligible Countries: Developing countries

To be Taken at (Country): Geneva, Switzerland

Type: Scholarship

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: This scholarship is intended to cover accommodation and living expenses in Geneva throughout the eight-month course.

Duration of Award: 09 October 2023 – 30 May 2024

2023 Canon Student Development Programme for University Students; Advance your career and take the next step to become a pro photographer with the Canon Student Development Programme.

The programme offers students across Europe, the Middle East and Africa an incredible opportunity to meet leading experts, attend key industry events, and have their portfolios professionally assessed.

Application Deadline: 16th April 2023

Eligible Countries: All

Type: Training

To be Taken at (Country): Various places in Europe.

Number of Awards: 250

Value of Award:

  • Mentorships1: 00 students, selected by editors from top media agencies including AFP, EPA and Reuters will receive 1-2-1 mentorships.
  • Exclusive workshop: Up to 30 students will be invited to a career-defining workshop in Girona, Spain and attend Visa pour l’Image, the international festival of photojournalism in Perpignan, France.
  • Hamburg Portfolio Review: 5 students will be offered an exclusive place at the Hamburg Portfolio Review.
  • Prestigious prizes: The final 5 will receive up to €9k worth of Canon kit and a €2k grant.

2024 University Of Oxford-CSAE Short-Term Fellowships for African Scholars; The Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford is awarding a fellowship opportunity to African citizens currently pursuing a career in Economics.

The CSAE Visiting Fellowship scheme supports a residency in Oxford from January to March, including flights, accommodation, and a small stipend.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2023  (12 noon, BST). 

Eligible Countries: All African countries

Type: Fellowship (Academic)

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The fellowship supports a two month residency in Oxford, including flights, accommodation and a small stipend. The fellowship will take place from January to March 2024.

Duration of Program: 2 months

AREF Women in Research Essential Grant Writing Skills Program – 2023; The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) works to strengthen the health research capacity of scientists in Africa who are engaged in tackling the continent’s significant health challenges. It recognizes the need to support a diverse community of scientists across Africa, therefore, this call is specifically open to female biomedical/health researchers.

Application Deadline: May 12, 2023

Type: Grant

Value of Award: The Programme’s aim is to enable talented women early-career health and health-related researchers to build skills to develop their own research and fellowship proposals of the quality required to win competitive international, regional and national funding.

The program will cover:

  • Developing and expressing your unique research niche
  • Formulating a compelling research question
  • Understanding funders’ requirements
  • Writing in plain English
  • Writing the different sections of a proposal
  • Key parts of a typical Case for Support / Project Description
  • Planning your proposed project and budget
  • Principles of managing and collaborating with a team
  • Understanding and practicing peer review

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