Deadline: February 2, 2015
Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.
In her honor, Google is proud to honor Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google hopes to encourage wom...
Deadline: February 11, 2015
Every year the Robert S. McNamara (RSM) Program provides grants of up to $25,000 to PhD candidates from developing countries to conduct innovative, development-related, PhD research under the supervision of a research advisor at a host institution abroad.
Fellows must commit to return to their home country when their fellowship ends to complete their PhD and to work. Preference is given to lecturers and researchers who are employed in academic or research institutions in their home country and are currently enrolled in...
Deadline: January 29, 2015
The Commonwealth Foundation awards grants for projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation. In addition to awarding grants to civil society organization (CSOs), the grants programme will broker knowledge and ideas. It will support innovation, share replicable and sustainable models, and promote good practices across the participatory governance sector.
Participatory governance is about how the state, the market and civil society interact to eff...
Deadline: March 2, 2015
The Drugs, Security and Democracy (DSD) Program fellowship is designed to support short-term research that contributes to the literature on drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean on topics and countries that are central to drug policy discussions in the region and beyond.
The competition is open to applicants conducting research in Latin America or the Caribbean who are fully embedded in and committed to the region, and whose research focus has a clear and central connection to the field of drugs and to formul...
Deadline: February 10, 2015
The TechWomen program is an excellent opportunity for IFP alumnae from Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, the Palestinian Territories, and South Africa who are emerging leaders in their chosen professional track through their work experience, volunteer experience, community activities, and education.
The mission of TechWomen is to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by providing them access and opportunity to ad...
Deadlines: December 19, 2014
The Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution seeks to help build expertise on girls’ education policies and programs in developing countries. This program is designed to offer guest scholars from developing countries the opportunity to pursue their own independent research on global education issues with a specific focus on girls’ education. Echidna scholars will also be supported to develop and implement a plan to share their expertise with their home institution to furth...
Deadlines: December 1, 2014 and May 1, 2015
The Bellagio Center Resident Fellows Program offers academic writing, arts and literary arts, and practitioners a serene setting conducive to focused, goal-oriented work, and the unparalleled opportunity to establish new connections with fellow residents from a stimulating array of disciplines and geographies. The Bellagio community generates new knowledge to solve some of the most complex issues facing our world and creates art that inspires reflect...
Deadline: February 3, 2015
Global Health Corps provides a yearlong paid fellowship for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity at existing health organizations and government agencies. Fellows are currently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and the United States.
GHC recruits placement organizations that are doing excellent work in improving healthcare access and health outcomes in impoverished communities. Placement organizations range from small grassroots org...
Deadline: January 5, 2015
Echoing Green manages three distinct Fellowship Programs that may be of interest to IFP Alumni:
The Global Fellowship is our twenty-five year-old program for smart leaders who are deeply connected to the needs and potential solutions that may work best for their communities. Any emerging social entrepreneur from any part of the world working to disrupt the status quo may apply.
The Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship invests in emerging leaders dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys ...
Einsenhower Fellowships offers two opportunities that may be of special interest to IFP Alumni:
2015 Women's Leadership Program
Deadline: November 14, 2014
For the second time in its history, EF will hold a Women’s Leadership Program. The Women’s Leadership Program (WLP) will promote women in leadership roles across all industries and sectors by providing strong networking and professional development opportunities. WLP participants will make a commitment to mentor and empower women in their countries and regions to ...
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