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Funding Opportunity
02 Aug 2012

3rd GYAC Forum & 15th IACC Competition

Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network Competition Send us your application for a chance to take part in the 3rd Voices Against Corruption Forum and the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Brasília, Brazil, from November 5-10, 2012! The Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network, supported by the World Bank Institute, is holding its 3rd global forum and co-sponsoring the 15th IACC with Transparency International. Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in these game-changing ...

Funding Opportunity
25 Jul 2012

University of Greenwich - Postgraduate Research Studentship

Applications are invited for three, three-year, full-time postgraduate research studentships. The topics of study will be drawn from a list of 14 possible topics, all of which are related to current research areas in five research groups at the university of Greenwich. The successful candidate will be based in a research group and their research will contribute significantly to the research capabilities of that group. The five groups are: Work and Employment Research Unit; Public Services ...

Funding Opportunity
24 Jul 2012

IPCC Scholarship Programme

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chance (IPCC) has opened a call for applications for the second round of awards under the IPCC Scholarship Programme. The IPCC Scholarship Programme aims to build capacity in the understanding and management of climate change in developing countries by providing opportunities for young scientists from developing countries to undertake studies that would not be possible without funding under the programme. Applicants must be post-graduate students under the ...

Funding Opportunity
12 Jul 2012

IPE (International Political Economy) Distinguished International Senior Scholar Award

Nominations are sought for the IPE section Distinguished Senior Scholar. Deadline: August 15, 2012. The DSS Award was created to recognize senior scholars of exceptional merit whose influence and intellectual works will likely continue to impact the field for years to come. Nominations should include a short narrative & current cv. The committee is especially interested in scholars who have a history of attending ISA (International Sociological Association) meetings, as we do not have the ...

Funding Opportunity
19 Jun 2012

New Grant Window: The Transparency and Accountability Program

In this grant round, the Transparency and Accountability Program(TAP) will support up to ten organizations to design and implement a Community Score Card (CSC) project that focuses on improving how money is being spent and how services are being delivered in the health and education sectors in their countries. The overall goal of each supported project will be to improve the effectiveness of public spending and service delivery in a health or education sub-sector or program so that government ...

Funding Opportunity
25 Apr 2012

The 2012 CIVICUS Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards

The 2012 CIVICUS Nelson Mandela Graça Machel Innovation Awards are aimed at providing seed funding for innovative ideas emerging from organisations or groups of organisations from Latin America and the Caribbean who were participants at the CIVICUS World Assembly in Montreal, Canada, in 2011. CIVICUS wants the World Assembly to be a true learning process for all the participants which encourages them to take actions forward. If you have been inspired by the 2011 World Assembly programme to ...

Funding Opportunity
22 Feb 2012

Inter-American Development Bank Visiting Research Scholar Program

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is now accepting applications for its newly established Visiting Research Scholars Program. The program will support the creation of policy-oriented and operationally-relevant knowledge in the fields of public sector, governance and capacity building, with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB is looking for candidates with experience and interest in one or more the following topics: 1) Governance and corruption; 2) Institutional ...

Funding Opportunity
22 Feb 2012

Call for Applications for Workshop Fellows: Local Communities and the State in Africa

The American Political Science Association (APSA) and the University of Botswana are pleased to announce a call for applications from individuals who would like to participate in a workshop on "Local Communities and the State in Africa" with a focus on field research methods. The two-week workshop will be held from July 15 to 27 at the University of Botswana in Gaborone. The organizers, with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will cover all the costs of participation (including ...

Funding Opportunity
21 Feb 2012

CODESRIA Call for Proposals: Comparative Research Networks 2012

Within the framework of its strategy for building comparative knowledge on Africa produced from within the African continent, the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites proposals from researchers based in African universities and centres of research for the constitution of Comparative Research Networks (CRNs) to undertake studies on or around any of the themes identified as priority research themes within the framework of the Council’s strategic plan ...

Funding Opportunity
16 Feb 2012

International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy 2012

The International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy (IACSA) is an intensive ten-day programme designed for familiarizing participants with contemporary insight in selected areas of corruption theory and anti-corruption practice. Apart from lectures, IACSA also includes roundtable discussions and opportunities for the exchange of experiences, with the overall goal of helping bridge the gap between theory and practice. IACSA aims to foster a culture of the reflective practitioner, while also ...

Funding Opportunity
01 Feb 2012

Call for Proposals: Central Eurasia Project

The Open Society Central Eurasia Project uses grantmaking to international and regional NGOs, academic institutions, think tanks and other structures to support their work, help build local capacity, bring international expertise to bear on the region, and promote cooperation between local activists and international civic movements. The ultimate goal of such activity is to strengthen civic leaders in the region and to construct support networks for them within international structures and ...

Funding Opportunity
30 Jan 2012

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Social Sciences, with a Focus on the Middle East

Applications are invited for a full-time position, with an initial contract of three years, starting in May 2012. The successful candidate will: work on the economy of the Middle East, preferably on the performance and characteristics of labour markets, and will investigate the links between employment and political developments; provide economics expertise to the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies and contribute to interdisciplinary research. Please see link for more details.

Funding Opportunity
19 Jan 2012

European University Institute - 160 Ph.D. Grants for Academic Year 2012-13

The EUI offers one of the world’s largest and most distinguished graduate programmes in Social Sciences. The 160 Grants will be awarded in the fields of: Economics, History & Civilization, Law and Political & Social Sciences. The European University Institute (EUI) currently hosts about 550 doctoral students from over 50 countries and selected among the finest universities in Europe and beyond. The EUI’s efficient mix of coursework, seminars and regular student supervision enables 80% of our ...

Funding Opportunity
17 Jan 2012

The Lab @ Safra Center for Ethics Fellowships

In 2010, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics led by director Lawrence Lessig launched a five-year research project to study the causes and consequences of institutional corruption. The project is being conducted by the Edmond J. Safra Research Lab. The aim of the Lab is to study institutional corruption with both an empirical and normative focus. The empirical research project will explore whether and when institutional corruption exists. The normative project will develop tools to address ...

Funding Opportunity
16 Jan 2012

DSA New Ideas Initiative

The DSA New Ideas Initiative is an exciting new funding opportunity for researchers to be awarded small-scale funding for exploring new ideas, collaborations and knowledge sharing within the international development sector. The Initiative is a component of the Development Studies Association's (DSA) Accountable Grant with the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The Initiative will award 5-8 small grants, not exceeding £8,000 each, to successful applicants, depending on the ...

Funding Opportunity
27 Jun 2011

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa - Fellowship in Peace, Security and Development

The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program offers fellowships to nurture the intellectual development and increase retention of early-career faculty in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The program assists fellows to develop research opportunities and skills, obtain doctoral degrees, and participate in robust research communities. Toward this end, the project features a thematic focus in order to renew basic research agendas addressing peace, security, and ...

Funding Opportunity
17 May 2011

African Climate Change Fellowship Program (ACCFP) - Call for applications

The Institute of Resource Assessment at the University of Dar Es Salaam (IRA-UDSM), in partnership with START and the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) program, has announced the May 2011 Call for Applications for the African Climate Change Fellowship Program (ACCFP). The ACCFP offers experiential learning, education, and research and training opportunities to African professionals, researchers, educators and graduate students to enhance their capabilities for advancing and applying ...

Funding Opportunity
27 Apr 2011

Call for Proposals: Open Society Fellowship

The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Institute and in the world. A fellowship project might identify a problem that has not previously been recognized, develop new policy ideas to address familiar problems, or offer a new advocacy ...

Core and Institutional Support to Policy Research Centers
27 Apr 2011

Core and Institutional Support to Policy Research Centers

The Think Tank Fund of the Open Society Foundations requests proposals from independent, nonpartisan multi-issue public policy centers working in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo, and Ukraine to promote inclusive policy change. "Inclusive policy change" refers to a policymaking process that is open, transparent, and responsive to the public interest. The Think Tank Fund aims to support policy centers ...

Funding Opportunity
12 Apr 2011

Transparency International Summer School on Integrity

The Transparency International Summer School on Integrity provides students with an opportunity to learn first-hand from professionals working in the anti-corruption field. Participants will learn about the causes of corruption and practical ways in which post-communist countries can become more transparent and accountable. For 2011 the course participation fee has been set at 250 Euro. The fee covers accommodation, meals, study material and extra-curricular activities. A limited number of ...

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