Climate change master’s scholarships at UCT 2016

The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) invites applications for two scholarships to fund the completion of the MSc/MPhil degree specializing in Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the University of Cape Town in 2016.

Roberto Cimetta Fund: Open Call for Travel Grants

The Roberto Cimetta Fund is launching the second 2015 open call for travel grants from 1st to 30th April 2015. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-Arab geographical region can apply in Arabic, English or French. Priority is given to mobility from the South and East of these regions.

The open call concerns two separate mobility funds: the RCF/Valletta 2018 Fund, and the RCF/Conseil Général Bouches-du-Rhône Fund. This call is therefore open for travel related to specific criteria of Valletta 2018 (indicated on RCF’s website), as well as travel from or to the Bouches-du-Rhône and from the cooperation zones of this county (indicated on RCF’s website).

Call for Proposals: UNESCO International Fund for the Promotion of Culture

Are you an artist or creator? An NGO or a non-profit private or public body, whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture and artistic creation? If your project is compliant with the criteria indicated in the Operational Guidelines of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC), you can submit your project application and be considered in order to benefit from the financial support of the Fund.

Urban Youth Fund: Call for Applications for Grants

UN-Habitat is calling for applications for the Urban Youth Fund. In its seventh year, the Fund provides grants to projects led by young people aged 15-32 years who are piloting innovative approaches to employment, good urban governance, shelter, secure tenure and risk rehabilitation.

ASMEA – 2015 Research Grants

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Research Grants Programs. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.

Post Grad and Post Doc Research Funding: Spatial Change and City Planning

Funding for postgrad researchers in urban sustainability and resilience; marginalisation and exclusion; innovation; transnationalism; and local ethnographies.

Ray Pahl Fellowship in Urban Studies, 2015

The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), a charity associated with the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, wishes to appoint a post-doctoral Research Fellow, for the calendar year 2015. The Fellowship will be based in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town for the full twelve months. … Continued

Call for applications: UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund mentorship programme

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has kicked off a new and exciting opportunity for people who want to mentor youth-led organizations from around the world and help them to become active citizens in their communities and bring about global change. The UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund is dedicated to empowering global youth by providing … Continued

FUNDING: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Urban Policy and Planning, Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School (deadline May 26)

Postdoctoral Research Associate The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs invites outstanding researchers to apply for an anticipated opening as a Postdoctoral Research Associate (Requisition #1400246) . The Postdoctoral Research Associate will support the Woodrow Wilson School’s programs in urban policy and planning, and build ties with the new Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, … Continued

Know your city: Information for transformation. Cities Alliance now accepting applications for Catalytic Fund (CATF)

Eligibility One of the partnership’s three main business lines, CATF grants support projects that catalyse city transformation and enhance innovation and learning. Proposed projects must: Meet the objectives of the CATF and fall within the scope of the Cities Alliance Charter. Be implemented in countries on the OECD DAC List of Aid Recipients. If this … Continued