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Fellowships, GRANTS & other applications

Updated: Apr 28, 2021

Following our mission to connect people with concrete opportunities, we'd like to present you with a curated list with Scholarship and grant opportunities in the field of climate change and sustainability worldwide. This session is updated on a weekly basis, therefore you're always welcome to check them again. The opportunities are organised by deadline and location.

Open Society-U.S.’s | Latin America Program

Deadline: Rolling basis

About the Fellowship: The Latin America Program of the Open Society Foundations focuses its funding on accountability and transparency, drug policy, human rights, citizen security, and homicide reduction. Apply here.

Deadline: 30 April, 2021.

About: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize seeks to identify, support, and elevate innovators who are spearheading transformative early-stage projects in the fields of social justice, the environment, and heritage conservation. In 2021, we will award up to ten Prizes, each including a cash award of $150,000 over three years, plus $25,000 in technical assistance funds, for a total award of $175,000. Awardees also receive guidance through the Fund and its resource network, providing tools and training that can help turn innovative ideas into life-changing social impacts. Learn more.

ICSD 2021 Call for Abstracts

Deadline: 1 May, 2021.

About: The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Ninth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 20-21 September, 2021 virtually. If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit an abstract as directed below. The conference is also open to observers (i.e. non-presenters). Simply register on the conference website to join us. Registration will open in April 2021.

The Impact Shakers Awards

Deadline: 1 May, 2021.

About: A new competition has launched to award European startups who are making a positive impact on society and the environment. Created by Impact Shakers, an organisation supporting impact entrepreneurship, an international jury will award winners across twelve categories, from food to energy, gender equality and peace. Learn more.

Nobel Week Dialogue

Deadline: 5 May, 2021.

About: Fueled by a common belief that in order to change the world you need to experience it, EF College Study and The Forum on Education Abroad have created a first-of-its-kind, high-impact student scholarship program, in collaboration with EF’s educational partner the Nobel Prize Museum. This interdisciplinary program, which combines an online project-based course, an international field study in Sweden, and attendance at the 2021 Nobel Week Dialogue, is dedicated to including students from diverse backgrounds. Future leaders from all over the world are invited to apply. Apply here.

Deadline: 12 May, 2021.

About: Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy is accepting applications through May 12th for the next class of ten world-changing startups. They're looking for startups protecting land and water, providing sustainable food and water, and enabling nature-based solutions to climate change. If you know of anyone that fits that description encourages them to fill out an application. Selected startups will receive up to $120K in funding, participation in the 3-month intensive accelerator, and ongoing mentorship from the networks at Techstars and The Nature Conservancy.

Deadline: 31 May, 2021

About: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington DC, USA, and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy, are seeking candidates to participate in the seventh annual summer course on science diplomacy to be held from 30 August to 3 September 2021. Apply here.

Protagoniza Aí

Deadline: 02 Jun, 2021

About (PT): Nós do Grupo Cia de Talentos, em parceria com a Faculdade Descomplica, estamos oferecendo 1.000 bolsas de pós-graduação e MBA 100% gratuitas com capacitação profissional para pessoas que pertençam aos seguintes grupos: LGBTQ+, Vulnerabilidade Socioecônomica, PCDs, Étnico-Racial e 50+. Chegou a hora de você protagonizar novas histórias, com novos olhares para a nossa sociedade.


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