The Ford Foundation The Konrad Adenauer Foundation Mac Arthur Foundation The Rockefeller Foundation International Foundation for Science The Henry Frank Guggenheim Foundation The Spencer Foundation The American Scandinavian Foundation Aga Khan Foundation The Threshold Foundation National Endowment for Humanities Fellowships The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Japan – IDB Scholarship Program Robert S. Mc Namara Fellowship Program The World Bank Joint Japan Graduate Scholarship Program Interamerican Agency for Cooperation and Developpment OAS Special Caribbean Fellowship Program OAS-Short-Term specialized Training The European Commission Program The European Comission Trainingship Program Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation King Baudouin Foundation Friedrich Ebert Foundation FEF-Doctoral Research Fellowship Dartmouth College Center for the Humanities The Aspen Institute The DAAD-AICGS Short-Term Grant The Robert Bosch Foundation African Development Bank Institute The Soros Foundation UNESCO Program Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 15 15 17 22 28 29 30 32 34 36 37 43 45 48 49 51 52 53 55 57 61 63 65 65 66 67 68 68 69 69 70



American Association of University Women (AAUW) World Wildlife Fund American Philosophical Society ITTO – Fellowship Program IUCN Program Eisenhower Fellowships International Peace Scholarship Fund The Africa America Institute AMIDEAST-Program Lutheran Peace Fellowship Baptist Peace Fellowship Buddhist Peace Fellowship Fulbright Scholarships The United States Institute for Peace DAAD Program The Canadian Bureau for International Education Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) Finland International Development Cooperation Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) The Australian Government’s Overseas Aid Program IDRC-Program The R. Brown Fellowship Program Japan Society for the Promotion of Science The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Microsoft Education Apple Learning Program Herman Kahn Fellowships

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The Konrad Adenauer Foundation This Foundation is related to the Christian Democratic movement. It is guided by the same principles that inspired Adenauer's work. For whom: The Konrad Adenauer Foundation grants scholarships to gifted students. Candidates are required to display political interest and societal commitment as well as receptiveness towards Christian Democratic values. Application is open to German students and graduates from all branches of study as well as to qualified foreign students and graduates who are resident in the Federal Republic of Germany. Field of study: The Konrad Adenauer Foundation offers political education, conducts scientific factfinding research for political projects, grants scholarships to gifted individuals, researches the history of Christian Democracy, and supports and encourages European unification, international understanding, and development cooperation. Other important information: The annual budget amounts to aprox. Euro 100 million. The Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP) The Ford Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide For whom: The Ford Foundation’s International Fellowships Program (IFP) provides fellowships to 3500 students from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Russia to pursue up to three years of master’s or doctoral studies. U.S. nationals are not eligible, although Fellows may study in the U.S. Field of study: It provides opportunities for advanced FOUNDATIONS study to exceptional individuals who will use this education to become leaders in their respective fields, furthering development in their own countries and greater economic and social justice worldwide. Fellows may enroll in masters or doctoral programs (Headquarters) 320 East 43rd Street New York, NY 10017 USA (212) 573-5000 fax: (212) 351-3677 officecommunications@fordfound.org www.fordfound.org Susan V. Berresford President Barry D. Gaberman Senior Vice President Dianne I. DeMaria Executive Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. HA Begabtenförderung und Kultur Rathausallee 12 53757 St. Augustin Tel: +49-2241 246-0 Telefax: +049-02241 246-573 Zentrale-bk@kas.de

Procedure For further information visit the foundation’s website.

Because local requirements vary widely among countries, applicants should carefully follow the specific application guidelines provided in its web site. All applications must be submitted to the appropriate IFP in the country or region where the applicant resides. IFP International Partners

and may pursue any academic discipline or field of study that is consistent with the interests and goals of the Ford Foundation. The Foundation currently works in: Asset Building and Community Development

Children, Youth and Families
Sexuality and Reproductive Health Work-Force Development Development Finance and Economic Security Environment and Development Community Development Education, Media, Arts and Culture Education Reform Higher Education and Scholarship Religion, Society and Culture Media Arts and Culture Peace and Social Justice Human Rights International Cooperation Governance Civil Society Where: at any university of the choice of the beneficiaries anywhere in the world. How long: The Program provides support for up to three years of formal graduate-level study leading to a masters or doctoral degree. The level and duration of awards are determined as part of the selection process.

Assistant to Vice President Verna E. Gray Assistant to President Rodica Mischiu Executive Assistant Sadako Ogata Scholar in Residence Robert Oppegard Manager, Grants

Administration, Budget and Finance

determine application deadlines and selection schedules in their region or country. Applications are reviewed and final selections decided by panels composed of practitioners and scholars from various fields of work and study. Fellows are chosen on the basis of their leadership potential and commitment to community or national service, as well as for academic excellence. Once selected, fellows may enroll in an appropriate university program anywhere in the world, including their country of residence.

The MacArthur Foundation Supports groups and individuals foster lasting Other important information: Investing $280 million over ten years through 2010. For whom: Individuals and groups, in and outside of the US. 140 S. Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60603-5285. USA Information on applying for grants can be found in the section How to Apply

improvement in the human condition.

Field of study: The Foundation seeks the development of healthy individuals and effective communities; peace within and among nations. It pursues this mission by supporting research, policy development, dissemination, education and training, and practice through the following programs: 1) Program on Human and Community Development. 2) Program on Global Security and Sustainability 3) General Program. 4) MacArthur Fellows Program. Other Important Details: In its grant-making, the Foundation recognizes the critical importance of three specific global issues - International Peace and Security; Conservation and Sustainable Development; and Population and Reproductive Health. A fourth area, Global Challenges, focuses on human rights and on the consequences of economic globalization. The Global Security and Sustainability Program has offices in Mexico, India, and Nigeria, which focus primarily on issues of population and reproductive health and human rights.

(312) 726-8000/5922
Fax: (312) 920-6258 Jonathan F. Fanton President Mitchel B. Wallerstein Vice President Carmen L. Barroso Director, Population & Reproductive Health Kennette M. Benedict Director, International Peace and Security Mary R. Page Director, Global Challenges Michael Wright Director, Conservation and Sustainable Development 4answers@macfound.org www.macfdn.org

for Grants (www.macfdn.org/progra ms/apply.htm). The first step in applying for a grant is to submit a one-page summary and a two- to three-page letter of inquiry. Please do not send the letter of inquiry by fax. Send it by mail to the Office of Grants Management at the Foundation's Chicago address or by e-mail to LOI@macfound.org. Letters of inquiry about population projects in Brazil, India, Mexico, or Nigeria should be sent to the MacArthur office in that country. Letters about work related to Russia may be sent to the Moscow office or the Chicago office. The Global Health, Pacific Northwest Giving, and Community Access to Technology (CAT) programs will consider grant requests in the form of a Letter of Inquiry. Pacific Northwest Giving

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Is dedicated to reduce financial obstacles that prevent deserving students from fulfilling their potential.

For Whom: The Foundation is proactive in its funding, awarding the majority of its grants to organizations selected by program teams. African Americans, American Indians/Alaska natives, Asian Pacific Americans, and Hispanic Americans. There are scholarship programs especially for lowincome groups, such as the Washington State Achievers Scholarship Program, Gates Cambridge Scholars Program, and the Gates Millennium Scholars Program.

Sylvia Mathews Executive Vice President PO Box 23350 Seattle, WA 98102 Tel.: (206) 709-3140 info@gatesfoundation.org www.gatesfoundation.org


The last one is applicable for undergraduate as well as graduate study. Field of study: The main programs are following described: - Global Health - Education - Libraries - Community Access to Technology How long: Initiating and completing undergraduate and graduate programs. W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants To help people help themselves through the practical application of knowledge and resources to improve their quality of life and that of future generations. Was founded to address community, national and international concerns in the fields of Peace & World Order, Population, and the Environment. Field of study: Since the Foundation was established, its United States programming has centered on health, education, and agriculture. Over time, the Foundation may adjust or redirect its grant making based on the changing needs of society. Other important information: During the past fiscal year, September 1, 2000, through August 31, 2001, the Foundation made total grant expenditures of $196,651,171 to 1,023 of its 2,606 active projects. New commitments to 684 projects made up $136,259,138 of the total expenditures. For whom: No grants are awarded to individuals. Priority is given to projects which have more than local application, are replicable, and are likely to be taken over and managed by a long-term funding source. In all program areas, the Foundation has a special interest in providing support for minorities. The Foundation strives to accomplish its goal by supporting outstanding graduate students who are committed to careers in the program areas of interest to the Foundation within the developing world. Compton

Sylvia Mathews Executive Vice President

Although the majority of programs funded by the foundation are selected proactively, the foundation will accept a two-page Letter of Inquiry from taxexempt, non-profit organizations based in Washington and Oregon states.

Latin American applicants contact: Mark Carnesi, mdc@wwkf.org Tel. 616-968-2030 Southern African applicants contact: Mark Dempsey, mpd@wkkf.org Tel. 616-968-2757 http://www.wkkf.org 535 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD, SUITE 160 MENLO PARK, CA 94025 Phone: (650) 328-0101 Fax: (650) 328-0171 info@ComptonFoundation.org www.comptonfoundation.org

Funds are dispersed according to the interests of the Foundation. There are no deadlines for application indicated.

The Compton Foundation, Inc.

Proposals should be brief (3-4 pages), and should describe: the organization making the request the goals and objectives of the designated project, including specific outcomes the means by


Fellows are chosen by selected university-based programs working in partnership with the Foundation. Field of study: The Foundation is concerned first and foremost with the prevention of war, and the amelioration of world conditions that tend to cause conflict. Primary among these conditions are the increasing pressures and destabilizing effects of excessive population growth, the alarming depletion of the earth's natural resources, the steady deterioration of the world's environment and the tenuous status of human rights. To address these problems the Compton Foundation focuses most of its grant-making in the areas of Peace & World Order, Population, and the Environment, with special emphasis on projects that explore the interconnections between these three categories. When: There are no cut-off dates for discretionary grants, which usually range in size from $200 to $10,000. The Foundation provides support for Education primarily at the post-secondary level to a small number of selected institutions and programs. Where: Grants are awarded to developing countries, especially Mexico and others in Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa. How long: If appropriate and warranted, a project may FOUNDATIONS receive more than one year of support. Other important information: The goal of the Compton Foundation's is to contribute to the capacity of developing countries, to improve policies and programs related to Peace, Population, Sustainable Development and/or the Environment.

James R. Compton, President Ms. Edith Eddy, Executive Director

which the project's effectiveness will be measured a one-half to one page update of previous work supported by the Foundation Each of the following attachments should be limited to one side of one page: Proposal Outline Form qualifications of key people list of Board members with affiliations project budget; including revenue sources organizational budget, including revenue sources, for year in which project will be carried out statement of assets and liabilities statement of revenue and expenditures (preferably audited) names and contact information for 3-5 references


a copy of the organization's current IRS tax exemption letter

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation, Inc.

To assist in the conservation of natural resources, the production and distribution of food, and the improvement and promotion of health in the developing world.

For whom: Non-profit organizations. Field of study: Through grants to support research and through targeted grants to help solve specific problems, the Foundation helps build capacity within developing countries. The Foundation supports special projects and programs of nonprofit organizations in three primary fields of interest: conservation, food and health. The Foundation is especially interested in supporting projects which lead to the transfer of responsibility to the citizens of developing countries for managing and solving their own problems and developing the capacity of local organizations. Preference will be given to projects, including research projects, in areas that tend to be under-funded. The Foundation concentrates its grantmaking on research, technical assistance and training projects of benefit to the Third World; favors grants for pilot projects and special programs that have a potential for replication; prefers to support projects that employ and/or train personnel; and favors research concerning problems of importance to the developing world When: Concept papers may be submitted at any time, but must be received in the office by November 1 and May 1 in order to be reviewed for the April and October meetings of the Foundation. All applications will be acknowledged as soon as possible by e-mail, and

Conservation, Food, and Health Foundation c/o Prentice Zinn, Administrator Grants Management Associates 77 Summer Street, Suite 800 Boston, Massachusetts, 021101006 USA Tel 617 - 426 – 7172 Fax 617 - 426 – 5441 cfhf@grantsmanagement.com www.grantsmanagement.com/cfh guide.html

The Foundation has adopted a two-phase application system composed of a short concept paper, followed by a limited number of full proposals at our invitation. Full proposals requested have a fair chance of success. One copy of a short concept paper should be submitted by following the Foundation's concept paper application format, which is available through the office or on Grants Management Associate's web site. The concept paper should be no longer than one typed, double-sided page, plus a preliminary budget of no more than one page. The concept paper must be submitted in English, and the budget information must


applicants will be informed of the foundation's decision regarding the concept paper within 45 days of the submittal deadline. This time frame is designed to give each applicant who is invited to submit a full proposal adequate time to prepare the full proposal. Applicants should submit only one application per review cycle. Where: The geographic focus of the Foundation is the developing world. Preference will be given to organizations located in developing countries or to developed country organizations whose activities are of direct and immediate benefit. How long: Although most grants are made on a oneyear basis, support may be granted on a conditional basis over several years. Other important information: There is no policy concerning a minimum or maximum grant size. The average grant is approximately $10,000, and grants exceeding $25,000 are rarely awarded. The Foundation is very willing to cooperate with other funding sources with compatible interests to support a joint project or to provide matching funds. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation The purpose of the Foundation is to aid and promote charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes as may be in the furtherance of the public welfare or For whom: Under the broad charter, the Foundation currently makes grants on a selective basis to institutions in higher education; in cultural affairs and the performing arts; in population; in conservation and the environment; and in public affairs. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or to local organizations. 140 East 62nd Street New York, NY 10021 (212) 838-8400 www.mellon.org/about.html Hanna H. Gray, Chairman William G. Bowen, President Harriet Zuckerman, Senior Vice President Mary Patterson McPherson,

be translated into U.S. dollars.


Field of study: Within these fields, the Foundation directs most of its grantmaking to particular areas of interest.

No special forms for application are required. Ordinarily, a short letter setting forth the need, the nature, and the amount of the request and the justification for it, together with evidence of suitable classification by the Internal Revenue Service and any supplementary exhibits

tend to promote the well-doing or well-being of mankind."

When: Applications are reviewed throughout the year.

Vice President

an applicant may wish to submit, are sufficient to permit consideration by the staff. Only rarely is a grant made in response to an unsolicited proposal outside defined areas of interest, and prospective applicants are encouraged to explore their ideas informally with Foundation staff (preferably in writing) before submitting formal proposals.

The Rockefeller Foundation

It is a knowledge-based global foundation with a commitment to enrich and sustain the lives and livelihoods of poor and excluded people throughout the world.

For whom: The Foundation is a proactive grantmaker. Field of study: The Foundation works through four themes, or subject areas of work: - Creativity and Culture, - Food Security, - Health Equity and - Working Communities. A cross-theme addresses issues that connect the themes and their constituencies, and identifies ways to strengthen the linkages between themes. In addition, the Foundation funds a number of programs that are new or FOUNDATIONS exploratory in nature. When: Letters of inquiry will be considered as they are received throughout the year. How long: Depending upon the project.

420 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018 (212) 852-8461 (212) 852-8278 James Orr III Chairman and Chief Executive Officer United Asset Management Corporation Boston, Massachusetts Antonia Hernandez President and General Counsel Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Los Angeles, California

Organizations should send a short letter of inquiry addressed to the director of the subject area of interest. Inquiries can also be sent electronically to the email addresses listed after each description. Letters of inquiry should briefly describe the purpose of the project for which funds are being requested; the issues the proposed project will address; information about the organization; estimated budget and

global@rockfound.org Other important details: The Foundation continues to emphasize the creation and support of global partnerships, alliances and collaboratives to effect positive change in the daily lives of poor people. The Foundation will continue to join forces with governments, industry, other foundations and nongovernmental organizations to ensure that poor people are included in decisions that affect their lives. www.rockfound.org

period for which funds are being requested; and qualification of key personnel involved in the project. Please do not send attachments. Inquiries take from six to eight weeks for review. Organizations submitting inquiries that are of interest to the Foundation may be asked to submit a proposal. No standard application form is used Applications should be sent to: doen@doen.nl Once the Foundation receives the application, it will send the concerned organization an acknowledgment of receipt within two weeks. Next, the foundation considers whether the application conforms to the general policy principles and fits within the specific policy of the field concerned. Within two

DOEN Foundation (The Netherlands)

To make the world an equitable, livable and more enjoyable place.

For whom: Provides funding to organizations and projects. Foundation DOEN supports small and large projects, programs and organizations. In the execution process, self-activity of the persons and organizations behind the initiatives is paramount. Field of study: - Sustainable Development, - Human Rights, - Nature and Environment, - Sports and Welfare and - Art and Culture To accomplish its objective it provides financial support to various organizations active in the areas of nature and the environment, development cooperation and human rights, sports and welfare and art and culture. Foundation DOEN specially focuses on initiatives with FOUNDATIONS a strong business as well as social component, and places heavy emphasis on sustainability and innovation. Other important information: A business like

Van Eeghenstraat 70 Amsterdam or Postbus 75621 1070 AP Amsterdam Tel: (+3120) 5737333 fax: (+3120) 5737370 doen@doen.nl www.doen.org

approach to funding often proves to benefit those requesting help more in the long run. This has led to new types of funding: credits and participations. These financing instruments promote the entrepreneurial spirit of the recipients and thus serve Foundation DOEN’s objectives. In 2001 Foundation DOEN spent 30 million guilders on Nature and Environment, Sustainable Development and Human Rights.

months it decides whether the application is accepted for consideration. If the findings of the examination are positive, the application shall be forwarded to the management and staff of Foundation DOEN with a recommendation for approval. If the project is approved directly, the next step in the procedure is to draft a financing agreement. The board of Foundation DOEN convenes every quarter. To have the application presented to the board of the foundation, submit it at least two months in advance.

The Dr. Scholl Foundation It is a private, independent grant-making foundation created for charitable purposes. For whom: No grants are made to individuals. Field of study: Application for grants are considered in the following areas: • Private education including elementary, secondary, college and university level. • General charitable programs, including grants to hospitals, programs for children, developmentally disabled, and senior citizens. • Civic, cultural, social services, health care, economic and religious institutions. These categories are set forth generally and are not intended to limit the interest of the Foundation to other worthwhile projects. When: Deadline: March 1. Where: There are no geographic limits on the Foundation's scope of operations. 1033 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 230 Northbrook, Illinois 60062 Tel: 847-256-5255 Fax (847) 559-7430 www.drschollfoundation.com/ind ex.htm The Foundation operates on an annual basis. An application form, which is required, must be obtained by written request. The application form, together with the related materials specified in the instructions must be received in our office by 4 p.m. March 1st to be considered for a current year grant. Applications can be submitted after November 1st of the prior year. All applications are acknowledged. Only one application per organization will be considered each year. Prospective grantees are notified in November and, if approved, grant payments are made in December.

The InterAmerican Foundation (IAF) The Dante B. Fascell InterAmerican Fellowship Generates information for the solution of development problems, concurrent to expanding the cadre of development scholars throughout the Americas. Promotes equitable, responsive, and participatory selfhelp development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

For whom: Leaders in Latin America or the Caribbean. Applicants may be managers of NGO’s, and developmental or technical professionlas. How long: Maximum of 12 months. Other important information: Employment in
private organizations does not have to be suspended during the fellowship period.

Department 555 901 Stuart Street, 10th Floor Rosslyn, VA 22203 USA Tel.: (703) 841 3800 Tel.: (703) 527 3529 info@iaf.gov

Candidates may apply directly or be nominated.

The InterAmerican Foundation (IAF)

For whom: The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is an independent agency of the United States government that provides grants to nongovernmental and community-based organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IAF primarily funds partnerships among grassroots and nonprofit organizations, businesses and local governments. Field of study: The initiatives are for innovative, sustainable and participatory self-help programs, directed at improving the quality of life of poor people and strengthening participation, accountability and democratic practices.

901 Stuart Street, 10th Floor Arlington, Va 22203 703.306.4301 703.306.4365 info@iaf.gov David Valenzuela, President dvalenzuela@iaf.gov Blanca Suárez, Grant Program Coordinator bsuarez@iaf.gov 70 Pine Street, 14th Floor. New York, NY 10270 Florence A. Davis, President grants@starrfoundation.org fdncenter.org/grantmaker/starr

No application procedure is indicated.

The Starr Foundation

It makes grants in a number of areas, including education, medicine and healthcare, public policy, human needs, culture and the

For whom: Education has traditionally been the largest area of giving for the Foundation, because of Mr. Starr's personal interest in providing scholarships to students. Applications for a scholarship fund are accepted from schools on an invitation-only basis. The Foundation does not award individual scholarships outside of its programs. In keeping with Mr. Starr's international perspective and AIG's international origins, the Foundation has funded a

The Foundation does not have guidelines for grant seekers. There is no formal application, but the Foundation prefers to receive a cover letter setting forth the terms of

environment. number of exchange programs over the years to encourage the education of U.S. students abroad and students from many other countries in the U.S. Field of study: The Foundation funds organizations that provide need-based financial aid to students seeking to attend secondary and post-secondary schools. The Foundation has concentrated its giving in the area of public policy on international relations and the promotion of democratic institutions around the world. When: No deadlines. The Foundation board meets regularly during the year and considers applications on a rolling basis. How long: Applications for multi-year grants, for general operating support and for capacity-building are accepted. the grant proposal, a budget for the particular project for which funding is sought, the grant seeker's latest audited financial statements, a list of other major financial supporters and a list of the grant seeker's board members. In addition, the applicant should include details of its overall administrative expenses. The Foundation's Form 990-PF is available for viewing online, which can be downloaded free of charge at fdncenter.org/grantmaker /starr/990pf_1999.pdf Greenville Foundation 283 Second Street East Sonoma, CA 95476 Tel (707) 938-9377 Virginia Hubbell, Administrator Anne Fitzgerald Program Specialist for Environment and International programs. Julie Kenny Drezner Program Specialist for Human and Social The application process begins with a brief Letter of Inquiry, which consists of the grant application Cover Sheet and a two to three page narrative project description. Applicants will be notified by mail of the Foundation's interest in receiving a full proposal. The Narrative Project

The Greenville Foundation

To encourage and fund unique, innovative and other needed non-profit programs in an effort to address problems facing the local and global human community.

For whom: Applicants must be nonprofit organizations. Organizations that have received a grant are eligible to reapply at the conclusion of the grant period only if a final report on the previous grant has already been submitted to the Foundation. Field of study: The Greenville Foundation normally provides support for special projects, not for general operations. Current funding interests are: education, environment, human and social issues. When: The Foundation has two grant cycles per year. Letters of Inquiry must be received in the Foundation office by 5:00 P.M. Pacific time on or before April 1st

or October 1st. If the deadline falls on a weekend, the due date is the next business day. Early submissions are encouraged. Faxed or e-mailed proposals cannot be accepted. How long: Grants are given for one year. Other important details: Grants for international programs will be made only through U.S.-based or affiliated nonprofit organizations Grant amounts generally range from $5 000 to $25 000. A typical grant is $15 000. Grants are given to individuals for a specific research project, which must fall within the IFS Research Areas. Well-defined criteria for eligibility, such as age, education, employment, and nationality are used to select individuals for support. The IFS programme of supporting activities includes arranging scientific contacts and organizing workshops and regional meetings. Supplementary travel grants may be awarded to enable the grantee to attend scientific meetings. Field of study: The IFS Research Areas are: - Aquatic Resources, - Animal Production, - Crop Science, - Forestry/Agroforestry, - Food Science and - Natural Products. When: IFS support is primarily financial and in the form of a research grant in the amount of up to USD 12,000, which may be renewed twice. Each grant is for Issues program. fdncenter.org/grantmaker/grnville Description: Prepare a two to three page (maximum) detailed description of the project for which funds are asked for. What are the qualifications of the project leadership?

International Foundation for Science (IFS) (Sweden)

IFS contributes towards strengthening the capacity of developing countries to conduct relevant and high quality research on the sustainable management of biological resources. This will involve the study of physical, chemical, and biological processes, as well as relevant social and economic aspects, important in the conservation,

Grev Turegatan 19, SE-114 38 Stockholm, Sweden +46 8 545 818 00 +46 8 545 818 01 info@ifs.se Dr. Jacques Gaillard, Acting Director Tel: +46 8 545 818 09 jacques.gaillard@ifs.se www.ifs.se

To apply for an IFS Research Grant an IFS Application Form must be obtained. The applicant for an IFS Research Grant must satisify the following critera: • be a scientist and a citizen of a developing country • have at least a MSc or equivalent degree • be under 40 years of age (30 for Chinese applicants) • be working at a university or research institution in a developing country (the institution is expected to provide

production, and renewable utilisation of the natural resources base. one research period, normally not less than one year nor more than three years. salaries and basic research facilities) • will do research in one of the IFS Research Areas and do the research in a developing country.

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (HFG)

Supports research on violence, aggression, and dominance.

For whom: The foundation awards research grants to individuals for individual projects and does not award grants to institutions for institutional programs. Field of study: The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance. It places a priority on the study of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world and also encourages related research projects in neuroscience, genetics, animal behavior, the social sciences, history, criminology, and the humanities which illuminate modern human problems. When: Applications must be received by August 1, for a decision in December. How long: The foundation ordinarily makes awards in the range of $15 000 to $30 000 a year for periods of one or two years. Other important details: The original proposal should contain the budget for the entire period of the project — not to exceed three years in any case— and requests for support in future years will be limited to the amount projected for that year. All awards, however, are for

527 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022 tel (212) 644-4907 fax (212) 644-5110 www.hfg.org/html.pages/grants.h tm

Submit FOUR copies of a typewritten application in English. Please note: The forms for items A, B, and J (below) must be either downloaded or requested from the foundation. A. Title Page B. Abstract C. Personnel D. Budget E. Budget Justification F. Research Plan G. Other Support

one-year terms initially. Further funding of projects tentatively approved for more than one year will require annual applications for continuation and will depend upon evidence of satisfactory progress and an account of expenditures during the previous year. For whom: Organizations only. Field of study: The Foundation awards grants to organizations and activities that contribute significantly to a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. For example, grants have supported educational, humanitarian, public affairs, civil rights, and Palestinian-Israeli reconciliation activities, as well as small-scale economic projects that meet the needs of victims of the current conflict.

Foundation for Middle East Peace

Is dedicated to promote through various activities, a just solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict that brings peace and security to both peoples.

1761 N St. NW Washington, DC 20036 tel: 202-835-3650 fax: 202-835-3651 Ambassador Philip C. Wilcox, Jr., President pcwilcox@fmep.org

The Spencer Foundation

Committed to supporting highquality investigation of education through its research programs and to strengthening and renewing the educational research community through its fellowship and training programs and related activities.

For whom: Individuals and Organizations Field of study: This foundation possess several grant programs: • Research Grants • Fellowship Awards • Institutional Initiatives • Other Awards In general it finances education, but the grants could be directed to any discipline. Other important information: Since 1962, the Foundation has made grants totaling approximately $250 million.

875 North Michigan Ave. Suite 3930 Chicago, IL 60611-1803 President: Ellen Condliffe Lagemann Tel.: 312-274-6519 pres@spencer.org Vice President: Paul D. Goren Tel.: 312-274-6517 vicepres@spencer.org Tel.: 312-274-6536 Fax: 312-337-0282 information@spencer.org www.spencer.org

The application procedure varies according to every program.

Lindbergh Foundation (Lindbergh Grants Program) Awards grants annually to individuals whose proposed projects represent a significant contribution toward the achievement of a better balance between technology and our human and natural environment. For whom: Citizens of all countries. Field of study: Aviation/aerospace; agriculture; conservation of natural resources; exploration; health, including biomedical research, health and population sciences, and adaptive technology; waste minimization and management; and education, including humanities/education, the arts, and intercultural communication. When: Deadline June 10 Other important information: It is the policy of the board to give priority to those projects which best address the issue of balance regardless of category and to give grants to individuals, not to affiliated institutions for institutional programs. For whom: Groups and individuals. Field of study: Research, policy development, dissemination, education and training. Other important information: The Foundation makes grants through four programs: - Program on Human and Community Development - Program on Global Security and Sustainability - General Program - MacArthur Fellows Program The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Office of Grants Management 140 S. Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60603-5285 USA Phone: (312) 726-8000 Fax: (312) 920-6258 TDD: (312) 920-6285 Submit a one-page summary and a twoto three-page letter of inquiry. Do not send the letter of inquiry by fax. Send it by mail to the Office of Grants Management at the Foundation's Chicago address or by e-mail to LOI@macfound.org. Address: 2150 Third Avenue North, Suite 310 Anoka, MN 55303-2200 Telephone: 763-576-1596 Fax: 763-576-1664
http://www.lindberghfoundation. org/ For further information visit the foundation’s website.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Office of Grants Management, Research, and Information

Dedicated to help groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition.

The Carthage Foundation For whom: The Foundation confines most of its grant awards to programs that will address public policy questions concerned with national and international FOUNDATIONS issues. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals. Field of study: National and International Policy Aspects When: The Foundation normally considers grants at quarterly meetings. However, requests may be submitted at any time and will be acted upon as expeditiously as possible. Where: There are no geographical restrictions. One Oxford Centre 301 Grant Street, Suite 3900 Pittsburgh, PA 15219-6401 Tel (412) 392-2900 Michael W. Gleba, Treasurer www.scaife.com Initial inquiries to the Foundation should be in letter form signed by the organization's President, or authorized representative, and have the approval of the Board of Directors. The letter should include a concise description and budget for the specific purpose for which funds are requested. Additional information must include the organization's current annual budget, latest audited financial statement, and annual report. Contact ASF’s cooperating organizations for specific information.

The AmericanScandinavian Foundation (ASF)

It promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. It identifies organizations in its fields of interest and

For whom: Limited number of awards (usually at the graduate level) for Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs in the United States. Citizenship: Scandinavia. Field of study: Educational and cultural aspects. Other important information: Each year, the ASF awards more than $500,000 in fellowships and grants to individual students, scholars and professionals.

58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 Tel: 212-879-9779 Fax: 212-249-3444 www.amscan.org

Mertz Gilmore Foundation

For whom: the Foundation does not accept proposals for: • Individuals • Endowments, annual fund appeals or fundraising

218 East 18th Street New York, NY 10003-3694 Tel 212 475-1137

Please submit an inquiry letter of no more than two pages describing the mission of the

partners with them to determine the most appropriate support. Recognizing that one size does not fit all, the Foundation makes general operating, project, challenge, and capacitybuilding grants, often over a multi-year period. Stewardship Foundation It provides resources to Christ-centered organizations. events Conferences, workshops Sectarian religious concerns Scholarships, fellowships, research, loans, or travel Film or media projects Publications organization and the purpose of the request..

• • • • •

Fax 212 777-5226 info@mertzgilmore.org www.mertzgilmore.org Mona Younis, IHR Program Officer myounis@mertzgilmore.org

Field of study: The Foundation currently makes grants in seven programmatic areas: International Human Rights Immigrant Rights in the United States Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States Israel and Palestine Dance in New York City New York City Human and Built Environment Energy

For whom: The poor, the marginalized, the disadvantaged and those who lack faith in Jesus Christ. Field of study: Supports Christian leadership, poverty, reconciliation and justice, relational evangelism and cultural engagement. Where: Supports projects in the Puget Sound region, The Pacific Northwest, the United States and the Developing World. How long: Generally one year. Multiple year requests are considered only when subject to annual review.

P.O. Box 1278 Tacoma, WA 98401-1278 Tel (253) 620-1340 Fax (253) 572-2721 info@stewarshipfdn.org www.stewarshipfdn.org Cary A. Paine, Executive Director Amy Alva, Grants Coordinator

Submit a letter of inquiry to the Stewardship Foundation (one or two pages long). It should include the following information: • A description of the organization and the nature of its work, as well as a brief summary of its achievements, particularly as they relate the problem or issue to be addressed. • A statement of the problem or need

you plan to address and an explanation of how it wil be addressed. Include a brief description of anticipatd achievements or outcomes. • The time frame for the proposed activities. • Estimated cost for the project or activity and the amount requested from the Foundation. Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) AKF is a private nondenominational development agency committed to promoting health, education and rural development, primarily in lowincome countries of Asia and Africa. For whom: The Foundation accepts applications from countries where it has branches, which can help with processing applications and interviewing applicants. Applicants must have an outstanding academic record, genuine financial need, and seek admission to an internationally recognized institution. Field of study: The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master's level courses but is also willing to consider applications for PhD programmes, when doctoral degrees are necessary for the career objectives of the student. Requests will also be considered for travel and study awards for PhD students doing their research in Third 1-3 Avenue de la Paix 1202 Geneva 2 Switzerland Tel. 909.7200 Fax: 909.7291 www.akdn.org www.genevabriefingbook.com/ch apters/akf.html Application forms are available from the Aga Khan Foundation offices. The application procedures of AKF's International Scholarship Programme are decentralised. Students may obtain application forms from Aga Khan Development Network representatives in their country of current residence. Forms are available as of January 1st each year from AKF branches and affiliates or local Aga Khan

World countries on topics judged to be of interest to the FOUNDATIONS Aga Khan Development Network. Applications for short-term courses are not considered; neither are applications from students already in mid-course. When: Deadline for submission of applications is March 31st. Where: Developing countries in Asia and Africa. Other important details: In 1999, AKF funded 120 projects in 13 countries at a cost of $US 88.9 million. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant: 50% loan basis through a competitive application process. The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only. The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships. Applicants are requested to make every effort to obtain funding from other sources as well, so that the amount requested from the Foundation can be reduced to a minimum.

Education Services and Boards. Completed applications should be returned to the institution from which the form was obtained, or to the address typed on the front of the form. All applications must be submitted on original (not photocopied) forms obtained from an AKF or AKES office. Applicants should be prepared to be interviewed by local Scholarship Committees. Interview reports are sent with the applications to Geneva for the final selection. The annual Scholarship Selection Meeting takes place in late June and the Aga Khan Foundation notifies all students of the outcome of their application in the first week of July First-time applicants or previous grantees looking for support for new projects should submit a letter of inquiry describing their project

General Service Foundation (GSF)

The Foundation seeks to address the root causes of conflict, and to promote peaceful and stable

For whom: Within the broad objectives, the Foundation will give priority to projects with regional or national import. Field of study: - International Peace,

411 East Main ST. Suite 205 Aspen, Co 81611 2953 Tel (303) 920 68 34 Fax (303) 920-4578

communities primarily in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.


Reproductive Health and Human Rights, FOUNDATIONS and Resources.

When: Letters of inquiry must be received on or before the deadlines (February 1st for the spring meeting and September 1st for the fall.) Where: Supports projects primarily in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Lani Shaw Executive Director; Program Officer, Reproductive Health and Rights and Resources lani@generalservice.org Bill Repplinger Controller bill@generalservice.org Julie Richardson Program Officer, International Peace; Program Associate, julie@generalservice.org www.generalservice.org

prior to sending a formal proposal. Letters of inquiry should be no more than four pages and should include the following: • a brief statement of the issues to be addressed under the proposed project, the history and goals of your organization, and your organization's involvement with these issues. • a brief summary of the project and anticipated outcomes • the approximate starting date and duration of the proposed activities • the total amount of funding needed, the amount requested from the Foundation, a budget, and information about other sources of support • a copy of Federal Income Tax 501 (c)(3) Exemption Letter To apply submit: A twopage Letter of Inquiry,

Threshold Foundation

It seeks to build a more just, caring

For whom: Threshold provides a place where people with a commitment to social change and an interest in

Foundation Administrator P.O. Box 29903

and sustainable world as a legacy for all.

their own emotional, psychological, and spiritual FOUNDATIONS development can come together to scheme, dream, learn, work, play and see what happens. It serves the social change movement through collaborating with and funding innovative American and international nonprofit organizations and individuals working towards social justice, environmental sustainability, humane economic systems and peaceful coexistence. Field of study: - Social justice - Sustainability - Human economic System - Peaceful coexistence - Policy & Systemic Change, - Coexistence & Community, - New Visions for Culture & Society . When: Two-page Letter of Inquiry due January. If selected, full proposals due February. Other important details: Threshold funds general operating expenses as well as special projects. It does not give emergency or discretionary funding. Although the average size of Threshold grants is between $15,000 and $25,000, grants have historically ranged between $1,000 and $50,000.

San Francisco, CA 94129-0903

which describes the work of the organization you work for. The following guidelines should help, please address each of the following points: mission, grant, purpose, constituency, leadership, diversity, strategy, networking/collaboration, goals and accomplishments.

National Endowment for the Humanities Division of

Provides opportunities for individuals to pursue advanced study

For whom: Individuals, such as university teachers. U.S. citizens, native residents of U.S. jurisdictions, or foreign nationals who have resided in the United States or its jurisdictions for at least three years immediately preceding the application

1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room 318 Washington, DC 20506 Telephone: 202-606-8200 Fax: 202-606-8204

For further information visit the organization’s website.

Research and Education Fellowships

and research that will enhance their capacities as teachers, scholars, or interpreters of humanities and that will enable them to make significant contributions to thought and knowledge in humanities.

deadline When: Deadline: May 1



Field of study: Humanities. How long: Six to eight months or nine to twelve months. Other important information: There are two programs of NEH Fellowships. Fellowships for University Teachers are intended for faculty and staff members of Ph.D.-granting universities and of postgraduate professional schools. Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars are intended for faculty and staff members of two-year and four-year colleges and universities that do not grant the Ph.D., individuals affiliated with institutions other than colleges and universities, and scholars and writers working independently. For whom: Foreign scholars who may reside in any country and conduct research in any academic field. Candidates may be nominated at any time by eminent German scholars; applications from candidates are not accepted. Candidates must be full or associate professors, or equivalent, with internationally recognized research records. Field of study: Any academic field. When: March, June/July and November. 1012 14th Street NW, Suite 301 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: 202-783-1907 Fax: 202-783-1908
For further information contact the foundaiton’s.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Humboldt Research Award for Foreign Scholars

Where: German research institutions.


How long: Between four and 12 months. Other important information: The total value of the award will vary between DM20,000 and DM150,000. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) The program is designed to provide an opportunity to learn about international public policy, to demonstrate the value of science and technology in addressing societal problems, and to contribute to the more effective application of scientific and technical knowledge in foreign affairs and international development programs within the U.S. For whom: The fellow must demonstrate exceptional competence in science or engineering, usually at the doctoral level. In addition, candidates must have some knowledge, experience, and or interest in the application of scientific knowledge to the solution of international affairs and development problems. Only for U.S. Citizens. Field of study: sustainable development with emphasis upon economic growth, the environment, population and health, and the development of democracy (this includes biodiversity, forestry, natural resources, and other fields). When: January 15. How long: 1 year. Possible renewal for an additional year. Other important information: The AAAS Science, Engineering, and Diplomacy Fellows Program provides funding for fellows to spend 1 year with one of several bureaus of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) or the State Department on scientific and technical Applicants must fill out a formal application form. Information required includes: a letter of intent; letters of reference; a statement that describes why the fellowship is desired, how the candidate meets qualifications, http://www.fs.fed.us/people/gf/ what issues are of interest, what role the gf1.htm#AAAS candidate envisions as a fellow, how the candidate foresees it affecting their career, and what issues the candidate would like to work on and the research approach; a full curriculum vitae; a certification of accuracy; and a complete application cover form. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Directorate of Science and Policy Programs 1333 H St. N.W. Washington, DC 20005 USA Tel: (202) 326-6600 FAX: (202) 289-4950


issues in international development (USAID) or FOUNDATIONS policy (State Department). For whom: Universities, colleges, academic consortia, nonprofit institutions, and small businesses in the United States. Field of study: Education in science and engineering. Other important information: Funding opportunities are divided into broad program areas: • Biology • Computer and Information Sciences • Crosscutting Programs • Education • Engineering • Geosciences • International • Math, Physical Sciences • Polar Research • Science Statistics • Social, Behavioral Sciences No address available. http://www.nsf.gov/home/gran ts.htm

For further information contact the association. For further information visit the foundations website.

The National Science Foundation (NSF)

Funds research and education in science and engineering.

Turner Foundation

Committed to preventing damage to the natural systems - water, air, and land - on which all life depends.

For whom: A broad range of organizations, and approaches, including advocacy, organizing, public education, and hands-on conservation work. Field of study: areas of the environment and population and focuses on four main components: - Protection of water and reduction of toxic impacts on the environment.

Turner Foundation, Inc. One CNN Center Suite 1090 South Tower Atlanta, GA 30303 Tel: 404-681-9900 Fax: 404-681-0172 Website: www.turnerfoundation.org

For further information visit the foundation’s website.



Protection of the atmosphere and other FOUNDATIONS natural resources by promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy and improved transportation policies and practices. Protection of biodiversity through habitat preservation. The development and implementation of sound, equitable practices and policies designed to reduce population growth rates.

Email: turnerfi@turnerfoundation.org

Partners of the Americas (Fellowship in International Development)

Seeks to foster inter-American cooperation and friendship through mutually beneficial agricultural, educational, training, health, cultural, and natural ressources projects. Promotes international, interdisciplinar y and futureoriented projects at the

For whom: Individuals and organizations from all of America and the Caribbean Field of study: agriculture, education, health, culture, natural ressources. Where: All of America and the Caribbean How long: 2 ½ years.

Local Partners Chapter: Maryland Ms. Heleni M. Pedersoly President, Maryland Partners Chapter 9408 Presly Place Lanham, MD 20706 USA Tel. (809) 429 2603

For further information contact the foundation.

The Aventis Foundation

Other important information: Each of the organization's 60 "partnerships" links a state or region of the U.S. with an area in Latin America or the Caribbean and represents an indigenous bilateral organization. Field of study: Art and culture, social, political, economic or social and scientific projects. Other important information: Promotes particularly higher education and training at universities, the foundation integrates

http://www.partners.net/old/in dex.html

Aventis Foundation Industriepark Höchst D-65926 Frankfurt am Main http://www.aventisfoundation.org/

Applications for sponsorship should be submitted in writing and do not require any special forms.

interfaces between culture, science, business, politics and society The AVINA Foundation Works in partnership with civil society and business leaders in their initiatives toward sustainable development in Ibero-America.

three special funds, each one having its own endowment: FOUNDATIONS - Study Fund - Karl-Winnacker-Fund - Rolf-Sammet-Fund

For further information visit the foundation's website.

For whom: civil society and private sector leaders whose organizations and companies may be of very different size, shape and different fields. Where: The foundation develops most of their partnerships, projects, and initiatives in Latin America

AVINA Foundation, Switzerland P.O. Box 1474 8640 Hurden, Switzerland

Other important information: The foundation seeks partners with leaders to support projects and initiatives that work toward www.avina.com sustainable development in a range of areas, including (but not limited to): • Formal and non-formal education and training • Citizen participation and grassroots social involvement • Eco-efficiency and effective management of natural resources • Economic and community development • Corporate social responsibility

Tel.: +41 (55) 415 1111 Fax: +41 (55) 415 1150 Email: foundation@avina.net

The foundation does not accept direct applications for funding; it has a structured process by which potential projects and initiatives are identified.

The Wallace Alexander Gerboede Foundation Funds innovative programs and projects offering potential for significant social impact. For whom: No scholarships or grants are provided to individuals. Field of study: Arts, culture, environment, population issues, reproductive rights, citizen participation and citizenship development, communities, strength of the philanthropic process and the nonprofit sector, media, and other special projects. A letter of inquiry should be sent with a short description of the project, proposed budget, and Tel.: (415) 391 0911 confirmation of www.fs.fed.us/people/gf/gf1.htm appropriate IRS taxexempt status. For further information visit the foundation’s website. Jean-Paul-St. 12 It is possible to D-53173 Bonn download all the Germany necessary application documents directly Tel.: (+49) 0228-833-0 from the net Fax: (+49) 0228-833-199 (www.humboldtfoundation.de/en/progr Prof. Dr. Wolfangang amme/bewerbung.htm) Fruehwald, President Details on the Dr. Manfred Osten, Secretary application procedure General vary according to every program. centserv@avh.de An application for the Research Awards is not www.humboldtfoundation.de/en/kontakt.htm possible. The awards are granted on the basis of nomination. 470 Columbus Avenue, No. 209 San Francisco, CA 94133-3930 USA

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

For whom: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants research fellowships and research awards to highly qualified scholars and scientists of all nationalities not resident in Germany, enabling them to undertake periods of research in Germany, as well as research fellowships to highly qualified German scholars, enabling them to spend periods of research at the institutes of former Humboldt guest-researchers abroad. All countries are included. Field of study: - Fellowships for applicants outside Germany: These fellowship programmes are intended for persons of all nationalities who are not resident in Germany. - Fellowships for applicants in Germany: These fellowship programmes are intended for persons who are resident in Germany. - Research Awards:

Research Awards may be given to outstanding and internationally recognized scholars of all disciplines and nationalities.


Name of the Organization InterAmerican Development Bank (Japan-IDB Scholarship Program)

Objective Its primary objective is to help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Program Description (Requirements) For whom: The Inter-American Development Bank, with funding from the Government of Japan, has established a scholarship program for students from the Bank's borrowing member countries Field of study: To pursue graduate studies in development-related fields, such as Social Sciences, Business, Public Administration or other development-related technical disciplines. Scholarship recipients may attend accredited Institutions offering Master's Programs, located in any of the member countries. The Japan-IDB Scholarship Program has the following sub-programs: Northern Hemisphere Program and Southern Hemisphere Program. When Application forms are distributed in midJanuary. Deadlines: - Northern Hemisphere – May 15 -Southern Hemisphere- Jan. 15 Other important details: The scholarship provides benefits covering full tuition, university medical and accident insurance, an installation allowance, a monthly subsistence allowance, a book allowance, and economy class travel. The scholarship is effective as of the start of the academic year and does not cover any expenses during the summer.

Contact Information 1300 New York Avenue, NWStop W0602 Washington, DC 20577 Tel 202-623-2025 Fax 202-623-3096 www.iadb.org/int/eng/japan_s cholarship.htm

Application Procedure
Interested candidates may obtain applications from Headquarters in Washington, D.C. or from Country Offices of the Bank, only during the period indicated in each Sub-Program Or download in: www.iadb.org/int/eng/jap an_scholarship.htm


InterAmerican Development Bank (Regional Programs) Its primary objective is to help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean For whom: Provides assistance and advisory support to public and private regional institutions in matters pertaining to technical cooperation. Citizenship: From Latin American countries Field of study: The following scholarship programs are funded by the IDB Regional Technical Cooperation. However, the administration of every program is the responsibility of the Universities of the Region, therefore, they should be contacted directly for information about the application process. Programs: Programa Regional de Capacitación en Manejo del Medio Ambiente y Conservación de Recursos Naturales CIDIAT (Regional Program of Training in Environmental Management and Natural Resource Conservation) Programa de Capacitación en Políticas de la Universidad de los Andes UNIANDES (Training Program in Policy of the Andes University) Programa de Apoyo a la Maestría de Especialización en Análisis de Políticas Públicas y Gestión Gubernamental - IESA (Support Program to the Master’s in Public Policy Análisis and Government Initiative) Programa de Postgrado en Economía con Mención en Políticas Sociales ILADES (Postgraduate Program in Economics with mention on Social Policies) Programa Regional de Postgrado de 1300 New York Avenue, NWStop W0602 Washington, DC 20577 Tel: 202-623-2025 Fax: 202-623-3096 www.iadb.org/int/rtc/spanish/b ecas.htm Procedure and deadline varies according to every program.

Capacitación e Investigación en Políticas Públicas -- Instituto Torcuato Di Tella Programa Interamericano de Macroeconomía Aplicada - PIMA II (Regional Program of Postgraduate, Training and Research in Public Policies – Torcuato Di-Tella Institute Inter American Program of Applied Macroeconomics – PIMAII) Programa de Especialización en Políticas Económicas y Sociales Universidad de Tucumán (Specialization Program in Economic and Social Policies – University of Tucuman) The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology

To promote the agricultural sector's increase in competitivity while protecting natural resources and reducing poverty in the region, through the generation of agricultural technologies with international public goods characteristics, and by facilitating the

For whom: Research projects are developed and implemented by national research organizations (research institutes, universities, NGOs, and private organizations) and international and regional research centers working in association with national research entities. Field of study: Research priorities are identified by developing studies in consultations with experts, evaluating economic as well as environmental impact, and potential distribution of benefits. Priority research areas are agreed upon by the Board of Directors. Where: FONTAGRO is a consortium to promote strategic agricultural research of relevance for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, with direct participation of the countries of the region in priority setting and funding of research projects.

Technical-Administrative Secretariat Inter-American Development Bank 1300 New York Avenue NW, Stop W0510 Washington, DC 20577 Tel (202) 623-3876 Fax (202) 623-3968 www.fontagro.org fontagro@iadb.org Edgardo Moscardi Executive Secretary (202-6232873) edgardom@iadb.org Carolina Ortega - Program & Budget Administrator (202623-3876) carolinaor@iadb.org

The financial resources of FONTAGRO are, basically, the contributions of the member countries to an endowment fund with a target of US$200 million, whose income finances regional and strategic research projects on a nonreimbursable basis. The projects are selected on a competitive basis, in accordance with the objectives of the Fund and its priority research

exchange of scientific knowledge. areas defined in the Medium Term Plan, and evaluated by economic, technical, institutional, and environmental criteria established in the Operations Manual. Further information can be downloaded.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

The mission of the Fund is to reduce poverty and improve living standards through sustainable development and investment in people.

For whom: To enable women from eligible developing countries who are currently enrolled in a U.S. institution and are residing in the U.S. at the time of application to attend a U.S. Institution. Citizenship: Developing countries' women only. Field of study: They must be interested in issues that relate to women and/or children and be planning on returning to her country within two years of the date on which the grant is made. They must also demonstrate financial need. When: Deadline February 1 Where: U.S. Institutions.

The World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Room I 1-172 Washington, DC 20433 Tel: 202-473-8751 Fax: 202-676-0419 www.worldbank.org

Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program

This Program supports development through innovative research. The Program focuses on issues critical to

For whom: Citizenship: Developing countries. Field of study: The Program annually awards fellowships to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in areas of socioeconomic development, on one of the topics specified by the Program for that year, under the sponsorship of a collaborating institution.

1818 H Street, NW Room I 1-172 Washington, DC 20433 Tel 202-473-8751 Fax: 202-676-0419 www.worldbank.org/wbi/schol arships/McHomePage2.html

By the deadline all relevant documents must have been received in the Program Office in Washington, D.C. Any applications received after this date will not be considered.

improving the lives of the most vulnerable people in the developing world. When: Deadline February 1. Where: Fellows must conduct their research in their country of residence. How long: They extend for 12 months and cannot be renewed. Other important information: The interest from this endowment allows the Program to award 15 or 16 fellowships each year. Fellowships total US$ 7 500 and are intended to cover the cost of the research and its dissemination (not tuition for post-graduate studies). All applications must be submitted with the required documentation on the correct application forms. Forms every cycle will be available from all World Bank Resident Missions and from the McNamara Fellowships Program office at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC, beginning April 2000. Or by downloading at www.worldbank.org/w bi/scholarships/mcnam ara/DeadLineInfoCol.h tml Application forms for the Program are available in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese from the JJ/WBGSP Secretariat from late November through March. The application can also be downloaded. Applications sent by

The World Bank Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 1818 H Street, NW Washington,

The objective of the scholarship program is to help create an international community of highly-trained professionals working in the field of

For whom: Funding for graduate study for citizens of a World Bank member nation with at least two years’, but preferably four to five years’ work experience in a field related to development. Applicants who have never pursued graduate study in the U.S. are generally preferred. The award pays full tuition, fees, living expenses, books, travel language training. The programs give priority to: countries that are currently eligible to borrow from the World Bank. Citizenship: World Bank member countries.

1818 H Street, NW Room I 1-172 Washington, DC 20433 Fax: 202-676-0962 www.worldbank.org/wbi/schol arships

DC 20433 economic and social development, and build indigenous capacity for research in developing countries. fax or e-mail are not accepted. Applicants interested in applying for one of the Partnership Programs must apply directly to the partner university.

Field of study: economic and social development. When: Deadline: February 1. Notification is made by the end of June of each year. How long: The maximum period of funding in all JJ/WBGSP programs is two years. Awards are given for one year at a time and may be extended to a second consecutive year if the scholar is maintaining satisfactory academic performance. Other important information: The scholarship programs provide annual awards to cover the cost of completing a master's degree or its equivalent. For whom: Fellowships are awarded to citizens or permanent residents of the OAS member states Field of study: Varies according to every program. Where: Program are tenable in any of the member countries of the OAS, except in the country of origin or permanent residency of the candidate.

Organization of the American States (InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development)

As one of its strategic objectives, the Agency has implemented a multi-focused plan to increase fellowships and training opportunities and to expand access to knowledge through greater use of information technology.

1889 “F” Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 USA Tel: 202-458-3000 Fax: 202-458-3897 www.oas.org Cesar Gaviria, Secretary General



Fulfill an application form. Application date varies according to the program.

Benefits: May include payment or waiver of tuition, living allowance, air travel, book allowance For further information or and health insurance. Benefits vary according to the assistance, candidates should different programs. contact the National Liaison Office (ONE) of their country Other important details: Every year, the Agency of origin, the appropriate provides several hundred fellowships for graduate Office of the General studies and research, scholarships for Secretariat of the OAS or undergraduate studies at universities through the contact the Educational Portal region and awards for specialized, short-term

training at educational institutions and training centers in member and observer states. of the Americas. For information on Leo Rowe Fund loans, the contact address is rowefund@oas.org.
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InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development (The Regular Training Program (PRA))

The objective of the PRA is to promote the economic, social, scientific and cultural development of the OASMember States in order to achieve a stronger bond and better understanding among the peoples of the Americas through the advanced training of its citizens in the priority areas requested by the countries.

For whom: The fellowships are awarded to individuals and not to institutions. Specifically, citizens or permanent residents of OAS member States who hold a university degree and who meet the requirements to pursue advanced studies or research in the field chosen, are eligible to request a fellowship under this program. Field of study: The PRA is designed to promote the economic, social, scientific, and cultural development. The fellowships are awarded, with the exception of the medical sciences and related areas, and introductory language studies, for: • advanced study at the graduate level and • graduate research. Where: Studies may be undertaken in any of the member States of the Organization of American States, with the exception of the country of which the candidate is a citizen or permanent resident. How long: up to two years. Fellowships normally begin with the commencement of the academic year. Fellowships are granted initially for periods of up to twelve months. Fellowships may be extended upon request for a second period not greater than the initial period. In no case more than two years.

Complete an application form. National Liaison Offices (ONEs) are requested to send the completed application forms to the InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) in Washington, DC. by no later than March 1st. The deadline for presentation of applications to the National Liaison Office (ONE) differs from country to country and should therefore be confirmed with the relevant ONE in the applicant's country of origin. For citizens of the United States, applications must be presented to the Inter-

Tel: 202-458-3000 Fax: 202-458-3897
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Other important details: The award includes tuition, travel, living expenses, insurance, and books for the duration of the award. Benefits: A PRA fellowship provides some or all of the following benefits: - Round-trip air travel, economy class, between the point of residence and study site. - Monthly subsistence allowance which will vary according to the country of study. - Tuition costs, when pertinent, paid directly to the study center. - A limited annual allowance for books and study materials. - Health insurance. American Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) in Washington, DC., by no later than January 15th of each year. No fellowships will be awarded retroactively, and no benefits will be provided to the family of the fellowship holder. The candidate must make the necessary contact to secure admission to the university or study center. Present an application form. National Liaison Offices (ONEs) are requested to send the completed application forms to the InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) in Washington, DC. by no later than April 15.

Organization of American States InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development Special Caribbean

To meet specific needs of training and development of human resources in the Englishspeaking Caribbean member States.

For whom: Be a citizen or permanent resident of any of the English-speaking Caribbean member States. The applicant must be eligible to enter college or university in the junior or senior year. A letter/certificate of admission is required, as well as original copies of latest transcripts. Where applicants are already enrolled at the university, proof of registration and original copies of latest transcripts are required. Field of study: The Special Caribbean Fellowships Program is an instrument at the regional level for

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Fellowship Program the financing of studies leading to a Bachelor's degree at universities and other educational institutions in OAS member States. Fellowships of one or two years are for qualified candidates at the Junior or Senior level. Where: Studies may be undertaken in any of the member States of the Organization of American States, with the exception of the country of which the candidate is a citizen or permanent resident. How long: Fellowships normally begin with the commencement of the academic year. Fellowships are granted initially for periods of up to twelve months. Fellowships may be extended upon request for a second period not greater than the initial period. No fellowship may be extended for a total fellowship of more than two years. The deadline for presentation of applications to the National Liaison Office (ONE) differs from country to country and should therefore be confirmed with the relevant ONE in the applicant's country of origin. For citizens of the United States, applications must be presented to the InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) in Washington, DC., by no later than April 15th of each year. For citizens of all OAS member States, except the United States, application forms must be submitted to the National Liaison Office (ONE) of their country of origin or permanent residency. Application forms are

Organization of American States Short-term specialized training

For whom: Citizens or permanent residents of an Horizontal OAS member State who: Cooperation - Have experience or advanced studies in the field Program for of the specialized course to which they are Fellowships and applying. Training - Meet the requirements indicated in the course (CHBA) announcement. To promote - Candidates must be proficient in the language of horizontal instruction. technical cooperation Field of study: Awards for short-term specialized among all

1889 “F” Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 USA Tel: 202-458-3000 Fax: 202-458-3897 www.educoas.org/eng/home2. asp?url=/eng/becas/becas7.htm l

Member States, including the US and Canada. Courses of the Technical Areas (CEAT): The main objective of the program is to strengthen the institutions in the member states through specialized training of their human resources. Training is sponsored and organized jointly with the technical areas of the General Secretariat. training are provided under the following programs. - The Horizontal Cooperation Program for Fellowships and Training - Fellowships for the Special Training Program - Specialized Courses of the Technical Areas - International Law: The OAS Department of International Law organizes an annual course on International Law in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This course is aimed at professionals in the fields of Law and/or International Relations. - Romulo Gallegos Internship: Annually the OAS Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) sponsors several 10 months internships at its headquarters in Washington, DC. These paid internships are intended for lawyers with demonstrated professional interest in the field of human rights. - CIESPAL: The OAS Department of Public Information organizes an annual course on media (radio, TV, written press) in Quito, Ecuador. These courses are intended for Latin American and Caribbean journalists. When: The deadline for presentation of applications to the National Liaison Office differs from country to country and should therefore be confirmed in the applicant's country of origin. How long: Fellowships are granted for the duration of the courses. The dates are indicated in the course announcements. Generally, these fellowships have processed at the respective ONE and presented to the InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development in Washington, DC., through the official channels established by each government. ONEs are requested to submit application forms to the InterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and Development in Washington, DC., by the deadline specified in the course announcement. For citizens of the United States, applications must reach the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development in Washington, DC. by the deadline specified in the course announcement.

a short to medium duration, even if they are granted for regular post-graduate studies. No fellowships will be awarded retroactively, and no benefits will be provided to the family of the fellowship holder. europa.eu.int/comm/education/ programmes_en.html eac-info@cec.eu.int Tim Clarke Tim.Clarke@cec.eu.int For further information visit the comission's website.

The European Commission

To provide Multinational education, training and youth partnerships. Exchange schemes and opportunities to learn abroad.

For whom: It is open to everyone concerned with education - from individual school classes, teachers, parents and students to managers, university rectors, professional organisations, experts and government ministers - and with training in all forms, at all ages. Field of study: EU funding programmes for education, training and youth. The funding programmes are managed on a largely decentralised basis, with national agencies in all participating countries. Socrates is the European programme for education. The first phase of the Socrates programme was for five years (1995-1999). The programme has been renewed and the second phase will run for seven years (2000-2006). Socrates has a budget of 1 850 € million for the seven-year period. Socrates consists of eight components: Comenius: school education Erasmus: higher education Grundtvig: adult education and other education pathways Lingua: learning and teaching of European languages

Minerva: information and communication technologies in education Observation and innovation of education systems and policies Joint actions with other European programmes Leonardo da Vinci is the action programme for implementing the European Community's vocational training policy, supporting and supplementing action taken by the Member States. The total budget for Leonardo da Vinci is 1.15 billion € over seven years (2000-2006). Tempus is the trans-European programme of cooperation in higher education, established in 1990. EU/USA cooperation. An official agreement was reached in October 1995 to set up a cooperation programme between the European Community and the United States of America in the area of higher education and vocational training. This programme will be renewed for the period 2001-2005. EU/Canada cooperation. An official agreement was reached in October 1995 to set up a cooperation programme between the European Community and Canada in the area of higher education and vocational training. This programme will be renewed for the period 20012005. -

The European Commission Trainingship Program The program seeks to promote understanding by encouraging European citizens, be they young or adult, to meet and learn from each other. For whom: for young university graduates from the member states of the European Union and to a number of nationals from non-member countries. Field of study: It is difficult to give an exact description of the type of work given to trainees (stagiaires) but it would normally be equivalent to that given to junior executive-grade officials e.g. writing minutes of meetings, research on a particular topic, assessment of economic, financial and technical co-operation projects or programs, examination of state aid or infringement cases etc. When: from 1 March and 1 October each year. How long: The European Commission offers two five-month periods of in-service training. Other important details: The educational requirements are the following: - possession of a University degree or equivalent at the time of applying (compulsory); - age limit: 30 or under by the closing date for applications; - linguistic requirements: a thorough knowledge of one Community language and a satisfactory knowledge of one other Community language. 107, Via del Serafico For whom: Research Grants are given to regional Rome 00142 or international research institutions within and Italy outside of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Tel (396)54592328 Fax (396)504-3463 Field of study: Training Grants aim to strengthen Rue de la Loi 200/Wetstraat 200 B-1049 Bruxelles/Brussel/Belgique Tel (32-2) 299-1111 europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/educa tion_culture/index_en.htm Applications are to be made via the Internet from the beginning of July 2002. The website address for applications is europa.eu.int/comm/sta ges. Please note that for the March 2003 training period the on-line application form will be available in English only. Applicants will be able to fill in certain sections in a different language, but may only use Latin characters. All candidates are informed in writing by the Traineeships Office of the outcome of the pre-selection phase.

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Research grants to enable the rural poor to overcome their poverty.

A proposal may include, to the maximum degree possible, the following: - summary of

The development and dissemination of sustainable agricultural technologies of direct relevance to IFAD's target groups is a major objective of the grant programme. capacities to ensure the sustainability of development activities. They emphasize management training for poverty alleviation and respond to the specific needs of those working with rural poor populations. Assessment Grants are provided for proactive assessment of projects having significant environmental implications. The Fund's Environmental Assessment (EA) process provides a framework for addressing environmental and natural-resource management issues.
IFAD/NGO Extended Cooperation Programme (ECP) Grants support NGOs in activities related to

www.ifad.org Mr. Lennart Båge from Sweden is the President Ladislao Rubio, Responsible Officer Latin America and the Caribbean l.rubio@ifad.org



UGARTE DE PENAMONTENEGRO RAQUEL (396)54592328 r.ugarte@ifad.org


technology development and institutional innovation. Other important details: The Fund will accord high priority to activities that strengthen the technical and institutional capacity essential for agricultural and rural development. In this context, the Fund will, mainly as a part of its lending operations, and after taking into account the technical assistance operations of other agencies, finance technical assistance with several purposes:





proposed project; institutional profile of the NGO; rationale and objectives of proposed project and justification for NGO ECP grant; link(s) to IFAD projects, strategy and concerns; project area and target group (if applicable); description of proposed activities and their duration; expected outcomes, benefits and beneficiaries; nature of innovation and learning involved; implementation arrangements (roles and responsibilities and services/functions to be performed by the NGO(s) concerned); monitoring and evaluation arrangements;

- description of participating institutions (if applicable) and their respective roles and responsibilities; - project costs (by activity) and allocation of the grant into cost categories; - financing plan; - procurement arrangements, if appropriate; - disbursements (including specification of tranches); - supervision and reporting; - accounting and auditing arrangements; - appendices, including a list of goods and services to be financed under the project. Consultative Group on International To contribute to food security and poverty The CGIAR's research focuses on crop productivity, forestry and agroforestry, water management, aquaculture, and livestock. CGIAR Secretariat The World Bank MSN G6-601 The CGIAR decided to initiate the regular Challenge Program

Agricultural Research (CGIAR) eradication in developing countries through research, partnerships, capacity building, and policy support, promoting sustainable agricultural development based on the environmentall y sound management of natural resources. 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC 20433 USA (202) 473-8951 (CP) process by calling for ideas (Phase I : idea generation). In addition, the CGIAR will accelerate, on a pilot and one-time only basis, up to three CPs in 2002 so that the System can explore ways of improving CP design and implementation. Regular Challenge Program Proposals: Call for Ideas Process and Guidelines for Developing and Implementing Challenge Programs - List of Ideas Submitted for CGIAR Challenge Programs. First Batch - Ideas/Concept Notes Endorsed by the CGIAR for PreProposal Development - Interim Science

(202) 473-8110 Ian Jo, Chairman cgiar@cgiar.org


Council's Assessment of Challenge Programs Concept Notes - Call for PreProposals - Timeline for First Batch of Ideas/Proposals Pilot Challenge Program Proposals: - Concept Note - Full Pre-Proposal - Concept note - Full Pre-Proposal - Concept Note - Full Pre-Proposal Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation Designed to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. For whom: Undergraduate and junior level students at two and four year colleges and universities who are properly nominated by accredited institutions, recognized by the Department of Education may apply. U.S. citizens or nationals, resident aliens (must provide additional documentation), college sophomores and juniors will benefit. Be a U.S. citizen, national or resident alien (resident aliens must include a letter of the nominee's intent to become a U.S. citizen and a photocopy of the Alien Registration Card) Field of study: Mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering. Headquarters Office: Gerald J. Smith, President, 6225 Brandon Avenue, Suite 315, Springfield, VA 22150-2519. Telephone: (703) 756- 6012. E-Mail: goldh2o@erols.com. http://www.cfda.gov/public/vi ewprog.asp?progid=1098 Colleges and universities are invited to appoint a Goldwater Scholarship Faculty Representative to manage the selection and nomination of up to four (two for two year schools) students. Standard nomination forms will be provided.


When: Deadline February 1st Other important information: Applicants must be enrolled, matriculated in a degree program at an accredited U.S. college, pursuing a Bachelor's degree as a full-time student during the forthcoming academic year, maintaining a "B" average, ranked in the upper fourth of his or her class, and have selected a field of study that will permit admission to a graduate or professional program in preparation for a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $0 to $7,500; $6,650. Japan Foundation Promotes cultural exchange between Japan and other countries. carries out a broad variety of culturalexchange programs with personnel exchange as their basic premise, ranging from such academic For whom: U.S. institutions and U.S. citizens and citizens of any country who reside in the U.S. with permanent resident status. ODA (Official Development Assistance)-recipient countries Field of study: Academic pursuits as Japanese studies and Japanese-language education to arts, publication, audio-visual media, sports, and general life culture. 4th floor, Akasaka 1-chome Mori Bldg. 1-11-28 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan Tel. 03-5562-4422 Fax. 03-5562-4423 E-Mail. ace@acejapan.or.jp Programs to which individuals can apply are limited. Be informed that some programs are open only to applicants from Japan. Contact the Japan http://www.jpf.go.jp/index.htm Foundation office in your country, or, if the l Japan Foundation has no office in your country, the nearest diplomatic mission of Japan. Completed applications should be submitted to the same

pursuits as Japanese studies and Japaneselanguage education to arts, publication, audio-visual media, sports, and general life culture. place. There are differences concerning the method of application and deadlines. Refer to the CGP's program guidelines for further information.

King Baudouin Foundation

Supports initiatives for improving the living conditions of the population, taking into account economic, social, scientific, and cultural factors. Fight against poverty and social injustice is a key theme

For whom: Associations, organisations, partnerships and (networks of) individuals who are committed to serving society. Other important information: Overall subjects are:

Rue Brederodestraat, 21 1000 Brussels Belgium Tel.: 32 2 511 18 40 Fax: 32 2 511 52 21 www.kbs-frb.be/

For further information visit the foundaiton's website.


developing activities at the local, regional, Region, Community and federal level - reinforcing the European dimension in order to become a European foundation in Belgium - paying special attention to cultural and gender diversity - investing in well thought-out knowledge management and smooth communication

Max Bell Foundation Supports projects that reflect their mission and strategic priority in the following program areas: Health, supporting projects that promote good health in the broadest sense; Education, supporting innovative projects to benefit Canada's education institutions. To respond to the needs of communities around the world in which Bechtel has major offices or projects.
For whom: Only for charitable purposes to

organizations which have been issued a registered charity number under the Income Tax Act of Canada. Field of study: Health, education, communication. When: Open

Suite 1230, 639 Fifth Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2P 0M9 CANADA Telephone: 403-215-7310 Fax: 403-215-7319 http://www.maxbell.org/

Letters of intent are accepted throughout the year

The Bechtel Foundation

For whom: Grant recipients are typically youth and educational programs, particularly those that focus on math and science education, and selected colleges and universities, where the funds are directed toward the engineering and business programs. In addition, the Foundation supports local United Way campaigns. Field of study: Math and science education. Other important information:

Bechtel Foundation P.O. Box 193965 San Francisco, CA 941193965 E:mail: foundtn@bechtel.com http://www.bechtel.com/bechf oun.html

The Foundation does not require a special application form. A one- or two-page letter and a few pages of backup material are usually sufficient.

The Foundation does not provide grants to:

Individuals Fraternal, social, or religious organizations media productions Fellowships, internships, or residencies Endowed or named chairs at educational or research institutions - Catalogs and publications - Conferences and events. Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Postdoctoral/ Young Scholar Fellowships) Provides the opportunity to conduct independent research in the Federal Republic of Germany to young scholars who have already accumulated experience in teaching and/or research.
For whom: Applicants should be U.S. citizens holding the Ph.D. or equivalent degree in political science, sociology, history, or economics. They should have at least two years of experience in research and/or teaching an appropriate knowledge of the German language. Field of study: Priority consideration will be given

1155 15th Street NW, Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: 202-331-1819 Fax: 202-331-1837 http://www.fesdc.org/ http://www.fes.de/

For further information contact the foundation.

to applicants who wish to carry out studies on politically relevant subjects, particularly those involving a comparative approach (United StatesFederal Republic).
When: Deadline: February 28 How long: The Fellowships provide a stipend of

Euro 850 per month for the five to twelve-month term of appointment, as well as round-trip airfare, domestic travel expenses, an allowance for luggage costs, health insurance, and books. Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Doctoral Doctoral Research Fellowships provide
For whom: Applicants must be Ph.D. candidates at

a U.S. university who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation who are U. S. citizens and have a knowledge of

1155 15th Street NW, Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: 202-331-1819

For further information contact the foundation.

Research Fellowships) doctoral candidates with an opportunity to conduct dissertation research in the Federal Republic of Germany. German adequate for their research purposes. Dissertation scholars working in the areas of sociohistorical studies, studies in contemporary history, or current political problems (including comparative studies) will be given special consideration.
When: Deadline: February 28 How long: Fellowships provide a monthly stipend

Fax: 202-331-1837 http://www.fesdc.org/ http://www.fes.de/

of Euro 650 for the five to twelve-month term of appointment, as well as round-trip airfare, domestic travel expenses, an allowance for luggage costs, health insurance, and books.

Dartmouth College, Center for the Humanities (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships)

Allows fellows to pursue their research while gaining preprofessional experience as teachers and department members in a leading liberal arts college.

For whom: Young scholar/teachers in the vanguard of current research. Field of study: Education and resarch. How long: Two years in a particular department or

6201 Wentworth Halo, Room 114 Hanover, NH 03755-3526

For further information contact the college.

interdisciplinary program. Fellows will teach two courses in each year of their residency.
Other important information:

Fellows receive a stipend of $40,800 plus benefits, a research allowance of $1,500, and a first-year computer allowance of $3,500.
For whom: The foundation awards grants only to

The Bradley Foundation, Inc.

Aims to encourage projects that focus on

organizations and institutions. It favors projects which are not normally financed by public tax funds and will consider requests from religious

Post Office Box 510860 Milwaukee, WI 53203-0153 Telephone: 414-291-9915 Fax: 414-291-9991

Preliminary proposal guidelines are available from the Foundation upon request. Initial

cultivating a renewed, healthier, and more vigorous sense of citizenship among the American people, and among peoples of other nations, as well. Offers grants to support research on philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, including hospitals, universities, human service agencies, arts organizations, advocacy groups, and other taxexempt entities. organizations and institutions if the resulting impact of the project is not primarily denominational.
Field of study: Cultivating a renewed, healthier, and more vigorous sense of citizenship.


contact with the Foundation should be made by letter of inquiry. If the Foundation determines the project to be within its program interests the applicant will be invited to submit a formal proposal.

The Aspen Institute

For whom: Researchers currently engaged in the study of the nonprofit sector, and scholars grounded in academic disciplines (e.g., economics, political science, sociology, law, public policy, history, management, etc.,) who are new to nonprofit research. Field of study: - Nonprofits, philanthropy, and public policy, including studies of the impact of government spending on nonprofits, philanthropy, and the people they serve, and privatization and contracting issues. - Foundations – including studies of foundation leadership, strategies, and impact. - Doctoral dissertation research – including studies that examine a broad range of nonprofit and philanthropic activities in the U.S. and other countries. When: October 1, 2002.

Nonprofit Sector Research Fund One Dupont Circle, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: 202-736-5838 Fax: 202-293-0525 http://www.nonprofitresearch. org/

Application guidelines can be downloaded at: http://www.nonprofitre search.org/newsletter15 25/newsletter_show.ht m?doc_id=69881 For further information e-mail the institute: nsrf@aspeninstitute.or g.

The DAADAICGS Short-Term Grant Designed to encourage research and promote study of cultural, political, historical, economic, and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an interand multidisciplinar y perspective.
For whom: Ph.D. candidates, recent Ph.D.s and

junior faculty members currently affiliated with an accredited institution of higher education are invited to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or Canada or must be permanent residents of these countries.
Field of study: When: April 15 Where: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. How long: One-month residency. Other important information:

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 420 Washington, DC 20036-2217 Telephone: 202-332-9312 Fax: 202-265-9531 http://www.aicgs.org/index.sht ml

For further information visit the organization's website at: http://www.aicgs.org/in dex.shtml

The grant provides a stipend of $2,500 to offset expenses during the residency. The Robert Bosch Foundation (Scholars Program) Research Scholars Program in Comparative Public Policy and Institutions
For whom: The program is designed for postdoctoral through newly-tenured scholars. Fellowships are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the U.S. and German citizens. When: Deadline: March 31, September 30. Where: The Institute in Washington, DC How long: Usually six months. Other important information: The Research

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 420 Washington, DC 20036-2217 Telephone: 202-332-9312 Fax: 202-265-9531 http://www.aicgs.org/index.sht ml

For further information visit the organization's website at: http://www.aicgs.org/in dex.shtml

Scholars Program in Comparative Public Policy and Institutions offers two in-residence fellowships,

one each for candidates working at American and German institutions, tenable at the Institute in Washington, DC. The awards are at stipends of $2,500 to $3,500 per month. African Development Bank African Development Institute
Is the financial development institution of Africa, dedicated to combating poverty and improving the lives of people of the continent and engaged in the task of mobilizing resources towards the economic and social progress of its Regional Member Countries

For whom: For nationals of a regional member country of the African Development Bank. Eligible candidates must be under 40, have at least two (preferably three to five) years of professional experience in a field related to economic development. Strong candidates in the private sector will also be considered. Field of study: Poverty, economic development, social issues.

01 B.P 1387 Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Alhaji B. Tukur Executive President Fax: (225) 21-70-14 www.afdb.org

Application procedure and deadline varies.

The Soros Foundation

Aimed at supporting the development of an open society. Issues of global significane and programs that benefit countries where no national foundations

For whom: For graduate students at master's level in the U.S. and citizens of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia and also gives grants to local organizations or foreign organizations working with local groups. Other important information: The program provides full scholarships to participants, including university tuition, fees, room, board, health insurance, monthly stipend, book allowance, and international and domestic travel.

Mr. Aryeh Neier President Ms. Deborah Harding Vicep President for National Foundations Tel: 212 - 548 06 00 Fax: 212 - 548 46 79 www.soros.org

Contact the society for specific details.

exist. Special interest in landmine projects. To contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Program

For whom: Post-graduate students. Applicants must have exceptional merit, and have demonstrated that they possess outstanding potential to contribute to the social, cultural and/or economic development of their country to be considered for a UNESCO fellowships. Field of study: The fields of study within UNESCO’s competence are those related to Education, Natural Sciences, Social Science and Humanities, Culture, Communication, Information and Informatics.
UNESCO 2. The Regular Programme 3. The Participation Programme 4. Extra-budgetary Projects

7, place de Fontenoy 75352 PARIS 07 SP France Tel 33 1 45 68 10 00 Fax 33 1 45 67 16 90 Koichiro Matsuura DirectorGeneral www.unesco.org

All applications must be channelled through the National Commission for UNESCO of the candidate’s country. It is very important to note that the UNESCO Secretariat cannot accept requests from individuals.

When: it varies according to the program. Where: Not specified How long: it varies according to the program. Other important information: UNESCO is not a funding agency nor is it a research institute. Training is supported by in close cooperation with Member States, through a variety of modalities: consultations, surveys, exhibitions, films, videos, international and regional conferences, research grants, fellowships, study and travel grants,

religion, by the Charter of the United Nations
LASPAU: Academic and Professional Programs for the Americas Nonprofit organization affiliated with Harvard University that designs, develops, and implements academic and professional exchange programs on behalf of individuals and institutions in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean The Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) aims to build a dynamic and highly qualified corps of conservation leaders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

publications, documentation, and equipment.

For whom: Programs in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean Field of study: Since 1964, LASPAU has administered scholarship and loan programs for a wide variety of sponsoring agencies, such as Fulbright and OAS. However, the organization itself does not offer scholarships, fellowships, or loans. Interested parties should apply directly to funding agencies and may contact those agencies to request information on criteria for eligibility and other application-related information.

25 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138-6095 Tel: 617-495-5255 Fax: 617-495-8990 www.laspau.harvard.edu Judith Adler, Senior Program Officer (617) 495-0366, judith_adler@harvard.edu Timothy R. Allen, Director, External Relations and Program Development (617) 495-0565, tim_allen@harvard.edu

LASPAU does not offer funding but does administer the funding received from a variety of sponsor agencies. Therefore, the application procedure varies according to every program.

World Wildlife Fund The Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN)

For whom: The Education for Nature Program (EFN) is designed to help individuals from WWF focal countries and regions to study or train within or near their home country. If overseas study is proposed, the application must clearly state this. Individuals with a minimum of two years work experience in conservation activities or two years enrollment in a conservation-related academic program are eligible to apply for Russell E. Train Scholarships and Fellowships. People who have received a scholarship or fellowship from EFN and are still enrolled in the same degree program are eligible to reapply. Eligibility criteria may vary

Education for Nature Program 1250 24th Street, NW Washington, DC 20037-1132 Tel: 202-778-9608 Fax: 202-862-8324 www.wwfus.org

Submit a completed application form (available from your local WWF office) along with supporting documents to the ecoregional host office (click here to see a list of host office contact information) by the application deadline. When submitting your application, please be sure that your name is on

slightly among ecoregions. Check with your local WWF office or write to efn@wwfus.org for more details. WWF staff members are not eligible for Russell E. Train Scholarships and Fellowships. Field of study: The EFN strongly encourages applicants to do studies that are multidisciplinary and combine the study of natural resources science with social sciences and/or policy studies. each page of the application. Do not staple your application. Be sure to keep a copy of your application for your own records. Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline for the ecoregion to which you are applying. Guidelines and deadlines vary slightly among ecoregions. Check with your local WWF office or send a message to efn@wwfus.org for more details. ITTO fellowship awardees may not again apply for an award Applications are appraised by a Fellowship Selection Panel, which meets during the Sessions of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) in May and November each year.

Where: Study can be at the undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral level and can take place anywhere in the world. International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) Fellowship Programme (FREEZAILA H Fellowship Fund) To develop human resources and enhance professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry, tropical timber industries and related disciplines For whom: Nationals of ITTO member countries Field of study: The eligible activities are the followings: • Participation in short term training courses, training internships at industries, research and educational institutions, study tours, lecture/demonstration tours and international/regional conferences • Technical document preparation, publication and dissemination, such as manuals and monographs • Small grants for post graduate studies When: Deadlines: March 13 and September 4, 2002. Where: Only nationals of ITTO member countries. Other important information: The maximum amount for a fellowship award is US$ 10 thousand. The Executive Director Pacifico-Yokohama 5 F, 1-1-1, Minato-Mirai, Nishi-ku Yokohama 220-0012 Japan Tel (8145) 223-1110 Fax (8145) 223-1111 itto@itto.or.jp www.itto.or.jp

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) The aim is to promote the authority of science from developing countries and foster opportunities for scholarly exchange. For whom: Individuals from developing countries. Field of study: Through a grant from the Ford Foundation, the IUCN Sustainable Use Team offered small grants to promote scholarly contributions from individuals from developing countries in the field of sustainable use of biological systems. 1630 Connecticut Avenue, NW Third Floor, Washington, DC 20009 USA Tel: 1 703 768 6369 Fax: 1 202 387 4823 Mr. Leif E. Christoffersen lchristoffersen@iucnus.org The programme ran until the end of June 2002. In 2002, priority was given to proposals that addressed the complex connections between people and nature, exploring the concept of sustainability; small grants were provided to support participation at scholarly/technical meetings. Further iformation can be downloaded.

The Africa America Institute

To contribute to the development of vibrant civil societies, capable and responsive leadership in Africa through global partnerships to increase higher education, skills building and professional training opportunities for Africans.

For whom: For African master or doctoral students who wish to study in the U.S. Instead of awarding scholarships or grants to individuals AAI works in close relationship with foundations, corporations, government agencies, multilateral institutions and universities to offer specially tailored educational and exchange opportunities for Africans and study opportunities for a smaller number of Americans in Africa. Field of study: Some of its programs are listed below: • Advanced training for leadership and skills project (ATLAS) • Global training for development (GTD) • Rural Social Sciences Scholarship fund • Africa center for strategic studies (ACSS) • Nigeria NGO training project • Namibian government scholarship and training program (NGST) • Effective management and leadership skills for NGOs in Nigeria

833 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 Tel: 212-949-5666 Fax: 212-350-2900 www.aaionline.org Nora McLean President


Name of the Organization
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

It is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States.

Program Requirements
For whom: Each year the Endowment offers up to ten one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. No one will be considered who has started graduate studies. All nationalities. Field of study: Through research, publishing, convening, creating new institutions and international networks, endowment associates shape fresh policy approaches. Their interests span geographic regions and the relations among governments, business, international organizations and civil society, focusing on the economic, political, and technological forces driving global change. When: The Carnegie Endowment’s deadline is January 15th. However, most schools set an earlier deadline (some as early as November) to receive and review applications. Consult your university for application deadlines and details on the school’s application process. Where: Due to personal interview requirements, all participating universities are located in the U.S. How long: one year fellowships Other important details: Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment's senior associates.

Contact Information
1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington D.C. 20036-2103 Phone: 202.483.7600 Fax 202.483.1840 info@ceip.org www.ceip.org President: Jessica T. Mathews William H. Donaldson Former Chairman of the Board CEO, President & Chairman, Aetna Inc. Gregory B. Craig Vice Chairman of the Board Partner, Williams & Connelly Lynne Sport, Coordinator of the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program, at jrfellowinfo@ceip.org

Application Procedure
The Carnegie Endowment generally sends information to participating universities by the second week of October each year. Information is updated annually as essay topics change from year to year. Individuals are encouraged to ask your career placement office to contact Lynne Sport at jrfellowinfo@ceip.org to find out which school may participate. The Junior Fellows Program is competitive and, as such, the Carnegie Endowment relies on participating universities to nominate uniquely qualified students. No applications are accepted directly from students. Students should consult their university on the nomination process.

Carnegie Corporation of New York It seeks to carry out Carnegie's vision of philanthropy, which should aim to do real and permanent good in this world. For whom: grants must benefit the people of the United States, although up to 7.4 percent of the funds may be used for the same purpose in countries that are or have been members of the British Commonwealth, with a current emphasis on Commonwealth Africa. Field of study: The foundation’s programs are: - Education, - International Peace and Security, - International Development and - Strengthening U.S. Democracy. Other important details: The trustees set the overall policies of the foundation and have final authority to approve all grants above $50,000 recommended by the program staff. Grants of $25,000 or less, called discretionary grants, are made upon the approval of the president and are reported to the board; larger discretionary grants, those between $25,000 and $50,000, are also reviewed by a Corporation-wide group, which makes recommendations to the president. 437 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022 USA Tel: (212) 371-3200 Fax: (212) 754-4073 Grant decisions are based primarily on the information provided by grantseekers in the Corporation's own detailed proposal formats. Grantseekers who would like to approach the foundation with a preliminary request for funding are encouraged to submit a letter of inquiry. If the project described in the letter fits the foundation's guidelines, the sender will be contacted and asked to submit a proposal in the Corporation's format. If still unsure about the appropriateness of the submission, please call Kathleen Whittemore at (212) 207-6236 for further assistance. American Association of University Women (AAUW) AAUW Educational To promote education and equity for women and girls For whom: The AAUW Educational Foundation, the largest source of funding exclusively for graduate women in the world, supports aspiring scholars around the globe, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented. 1111 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Tel: 800-326-AAUW 202/728-7602 To qualify for a fellowship or grant, applicants must demonstrate scholarly or professional excellence as identified in the program criteria.

Foundation The Foundation strongly encourages women from all underrepresented groups to apply. In principle and in practice, the AAUW Educational Foundation values and supports diversity. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class. Citizenship: Any. Fields of study: Applications for funding will be linked to the following programs: - American Fellowships - Career Development Grants - Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Fellowships - International Fellowships - Selected Professions Fellowships The Foundation supports scholars pursuing a vast spectrum of academic research; public school teachers promoting girls’ achievement in math, science, and technology; and community activists helping to improve the lives of women and girls through education. Funding also assists women at critical stages of their careers, as well as those preparing for professions underrepresented by women and women of color. In addition, special funding is available for a college/university scholar-in-residence to research issues of gender and equity. Where: worldwide How long: it varies according to every program. Other important details: The AAUW Educational foundation@aauw.org www.aauw.org Preference is given to women whose civic, community, or professional work shows a commitment to advancing the lives of women and girls. Eligibility criteria and applications for fellowships and grants may be downloaded from this site.

Mary Ellen Smyth President

Foundation provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development for women, and to foster equity and positive societal change. It will in 2002-03 distribute more than $ 4 million in fellowships, grants, and awards. For whom: The IFUW offers a limited number of fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study and training. These fellowships and grants are open only to women graduates who are members of the International Federation. Field of study: The awards are intended to help finance short graduate and post-graduate study, research and training projects and to serve as complimentary funds for longer programs. Priority in awarding fellowships is given to research relevant to the programme and objectives of IFUW. Many IFUW federations and associations also offer national fellowships programmes. When: Currently the Fellowships Competition is held every two years. Application packages are available beginning in March 1. Deadlines for members applying through one of IFUW’s 66 national affiliates vary by country, but will normally fall between September 1 and October 1. The deadline for independent members and international individual members is November 1. Other important details: Preference will be given to candidates whose research, study or training is to be undertaken in a country other than the one in which the applicant received her education or in which she habitually resides.

International Federation of University Women (IFUW)

To promote international friendship, cooperation and peace.

Headquarters 8 rue de l'Ancien-Port CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland Tel (+41) 22 731 23 80 Fax (+41) 22 738 04 40 info@ifuw.org www.ifuw.org President: Professor Reiko Aoki, Japan Vice-Presidents: Ati Chris Blom, The Netherlands Louise Croot, New Zealand Griselda Kenyon, Great Britain Murielle Joye, Switzerland Committee for the Award of International Fellowships Sheba Skirball, Israel, Convener Dr Dorothy Collin, Australia Dr Katharina von Salis, Switzerland Rumma Shyam Sunder, India Kathleen Laurila, USA

Members of IFUW’s 71 national federations and associations must obtain the application package from and apply through their respective national headquarters. See the NFA section for addresses. The preliminary screening for national members will take place at the national level. Each federation and association may choose up to three candidates for consideration in the final selection round. IFUW Independent Members and International Individual Members must apply direct to IFUW Headquarters in Geneva, where the preliminary screening for individual members will take place.

American Philosophical Society It promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach. For whom: Applicants may be residents of the United States, or American citizens resident abroad. Foreign nationals are eligible to apply for projects to be carried out in the United States. Grants are made to individuals; institutions are not eligible to apply. Field of study: The APS sponsors five research grant programs. A large general program is complemented by specialized ones. When: October 1 Decisions are reached in January; notification by February. December 1 Decisions are reached in March; notification by April

Secretary General

Murielle Joye, Switzerland 104 South Fifth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-3387 Tel (215) 440-3400 Fax: 215-440-3436 www.amphilsoc.org

Information, directions, and forms are available here as PDF files. If electronic access is denied, write for forms; include the following information: Indication of eligibility for the program Nature of the research (e.g., archival, laboratory, fieldwork, etc.) Proposed use of the grant funds (travel, purchase of microfilm, etc.) Questions concerning the eligibility of a project or the use of funds are accepted at 215-440-3429 or via email to eroach@amphilsoc.org, for all programs except the Library Resident Research Fellowships (215-440-3443).

Eisenhower Fellowships

To promote international understanding and productivity

For whom: Candidates are identified and recommended by in-country nominating committees composed of Eisenhower Fellows and other eminent citizens. Final selection is made by the Philadelphia-

256 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Phone: (215) 546-1738 | Fax: (215) 546-4567 |

Multi Nation Program Applications for the Multi Nation program are made directly to the

through the exchange of information, ideas, and perspectives among emerging leaders throughout the world.

based selection committee. ike@eisenhowerfellowships.org The Single Nation/Single Area Program brings to the United States approximately fifteen emerging leaders Adrian Basora, President FILANTROPIC SOCIETIES in fields important to the future of their country. Field of study: The Multi Nation program provides a custom-designed program for each participant. Eisenhower Fellowship brings Fellows together for seminars at the beginning and end of each program, laying the foundation for life-long international friendships and contacts. Ten to fifteen USA Eisenhower Fellows travel annually for individualized programs in countries where their professions can be enriched by the persons, organizations, and institutions encountered there. Where: Countries for the Multi Nation program are chosen to ensure geographic diversity and on the basis of their alumni population, sponsor interest, and their capacity to contribute to the worldwide Eisenhower network. Single Nation Program: Typically involve visits to 15 states and 80 individual appointments. How long: Multination Program: two months of coast-to-coast travel. Single nation program: eightweek. Each Fellow will spend four weeks or more pursuing a program.

nominating committee in each participating country. Applications are not accepted in Philadelphia. Single Nation Program Applications for the Single Nation program are made directly to the nominating committee in the participating country. Applications are not accepted in Philadelphia. USA Program To apply for the USA Program, see the instructions below for specific application links. For Philadelphia area applicants, please click here to download an application. For New England applicants, an application is not available at this time. For Agricultural Fellowship – an application will be available in early July. Please revisit this site at that time to download an application. For Research Triangle applicants – Please email or call Jessica Hartl at jhartl@eisenhowerfellow

The General Electric Fund (GE Fund)

The GE Fund, the philanthropic foundation of the General Electric Company, invests in improving educational quality and access and in strengthening community organizations in GE communities around the world.

3135 Easton Turnpike For whom: GE Fund international grants build the Fairfield, CT 06431 USA capacity of communities, schools and universities to FILANTROPIC SOCIETIES Information Line: 203-373-3216 educate the citizens and workforce of the future. Fax: 203-373-3029 gefund@corporate.ge.com Field of study: The GE Fund grant initiatives include the following grants: Joyce Hergenhan • Education President • International • Matching Gifts William J. Conaty Higher Education grants are given to educational Chairperson institutions to strengthen teaching, broaden access to education, and improve educational quality. Target fields: Management and business, finance, engineering, technology, and the sciences. The public policy grants support education for decision-makers on four critical global issues: the environment, international trade, workforce development and the non-profit sector.

ships.org or 215-5462773. For all its grant programs, the GE Fund solicits proposals from selected institutions and organizations, and unsolicited proposals are very unlikely to receive funding. Please see "Applying for a Grant" for overall proposal guidelines and process.

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund

It is a program, which provides grants-in-aid for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

For whom: Developing countries. Women only When: The eligibility material may be requested at any time, but the completed material will be accepted back in the International Peace Scholarship Office, P.E.O. Executive Office only after August 15, and before the deadline of December 15. Where: Study in the United States or Canada Other important information: Awardees may not be U.S. or Canadian citizens. Applicants must return to her home country to pursue her professional career immediately after completing her degree.

P.E.O. Executive Offices 3700 Grand Ave. Des Moines, Iowa 50312 Tel: 515-255-3153 Fax: 515-255-3820

An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study and working toward a graduate degree in the college or university of her choice in the United States or Canada. Eligibility must be established before application material is sent to applicants.

The Pew Charitable Trusts

To encourage and support citizen participation in addressing critical issues and effecting social change.

For whom: The Trusts make grants only to 2005 Market Street, Suite 1700 organizations classified as tax-exempt under section Philadelphia, PA 19103-7077 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Trusts do FILANTROPIC not make grants to individuals or to for-profit SOCIETIES Tel 215.575.9050 organizations. Fax: 215.575.4939 Field of study: The Pew Charitable Trusts support nonprofit activities in the areas of culture, education, the environment, health and human services, public policy and religion. The Programs are: 1. The Culture program. Director: Marian A. Godfrey 2. The Education program. Director: Susan K. Urahn 3. The Environment program aims to promote policies and practices that protect the global atmosphere and preserve healthy forest and marine ecosystems. Director: Joshua S. Reichert 4. The Health and Human Services program. Director: Maureen K. Byrnes 5. The mission of the Public Policy program is to strengthen democratic life in America. Director: Michael X. Delli Carpini 6. The Religion program. Director: Luis E. Lugo 7. The Venture Fund. Director: Donald Kimelman info@pewtrusts.com www.pewtrusts.com Rebecca W. Rimel, President & Chief Executive Officer 215.575.4700 eomail@pewtrusts.com

Submit a brief letter of inquiry, preferably less than three pages long. The Trusts will respond to all specific letters of inquiry but not to general solicitations for funds. The letter of inquiry should include the following information: Who: A description of your organization and the nature of its work, as well as a brief summary of your organization's achievements, particularly as they relate to the problem or issue to be addressed. What and How: A statement of the problem or need you plan to address and an explanation of how it will be addressed. Include a brief description of anticipated achievements or outcomes. When: The time frame for the proposed activities. How much: Estimated cost for the project or activity and the amount requested from the Trusts.

Stewart R. Mott Charitable Trust

Awards made to support the philosophy that the struggle for limited resources due to overpopulation and unfair distribution is an immediate threat to the survival of the planet.

515 Madison Ave., Ste.720 For whom: Giving on a national and international New York, NY 10022 basis. Generally, no support for local, regional, or ethnic-specific organizations. No grants to Tel individuals; limitedFILANTROPICart projects, giving for media and SOCIETIES (212) 421 5200 Fax (212) 421 5236 travel, cultural exchange programs, conferences, and direct services. www.nng.org Field of study: The trust’s philanthropic focus sponsors organizations active in the following areas Offices: of national and international advocacy: Steve Cheifetz 1) peace foreigh policy and prevention of nuclear Bess Salgado war; 2) population issues, family planning, and Trustees: reproductive rights; Julie Burton 3) government reform and accountability; and Stewart R. Mott 4) civil rights; civil liberties, and human rights. Kappy J. Wells

Application forms are not required. Initial approach: 2-3 page proposal. Copies of proposal: 1.

AmericaMideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST)

It promotes understanding and cooperation between Americans and the people of the Middle East and North Africa through education, information, and development assistance programs.

For whom: Citizenship: Middle East Field of study: Amideast possesses several scholarship programs: • Cyprus-America Scholarship Program • Fulbright Foreign Student Program • And, Israeli-Arab Scholarship Program Other important information: With headquarters in Washington, DC and ten offices in the region, AMIDEAST is the oldest and largest organization providing training services for professionals in the Middle East and North Africa. AMIDEAST does not offer funding but does administer the Fulbright program in certain regions of

1730 M Street, NW Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20036-4505 Tel: 202-776-9600 Fax: 202-776-7000 www.amideast.org

Lutheran Peace Fellowship

To respond to the Gospel call to be peacemakers and justice seekers.

the world. 1710 11th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Field of study: Lutheran Peace Fellowship offers amongst others: tel 206/720-0313 • peace workshops lpf@ecunet.org • (an average of 100 workshops a year on such topics as Christian Nonviolence, Hunger and members.tripod.com/~lutheran_pea Conflict, The Biblical Basis of Peacemaking, FILANTROPIC and our SOCIETIESce/end6bro6.htm Conflict Transformation Skills, celebrated weekend or all-day leadership workshop, • support for local activities and projects in the congregation, classroom, and chapter • an informative and influential newsletter

Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America (BPFNA)

The purpose of this organization is to unite and enable Baptist Christians to make peace in our warring world. We are called by God to the Gospel of Peace.

BPFNA is a network of individuals and congregations, affiliated with more than two dozen different Baptist conventions throughout Canada, the U.S., Puerto Rico and Mexico. The vast majority of the Fund money comes from the contributions of individuals and congregations.

Ken Sehested, Executive Director LeDayne McLeese Polaski, Managing Director Jane Esdale, Development Director Dan Buttry, Gavel Fund Program Director 4800 Wedgewood Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210 – Tel 704/521-6051 Fax 704/521-6 www.bpfna.org bpf@bpf.org www.bpf.org Trena Cleland (Secretary) Roger Dorris

Visit website for further information.

Buddhist Peace Fellowship (BPF)

Its mission is to serve as a catalyst and agent for socially engaged Buddhism.

For whom: Through a worldwide network of members, BPF strives to bring peace where there is conflict, to promote communication and cooperation among Buddhist sanghas, and to alleviate suffering wherever possible. BPF members work to promote democracy and

For further information contact BPF.

Rev. Noriaki Fujimori Ruben Habito Field of study: Buddhist Peace Fellowship's openMushim Ikeda-Nash hearted engagement with the world is expressed Lauren Leslie through expanding programs in the United States and Lee Lewis (Vice President) Asia. Through BPF, Buddhists of many different Lee Lipp FILANTROPIC SOCIETIESRobert Lyons (Treasurer) traditions are developing individual and group responses to socially conditioned suffering. Fleet Maull C.S. Soong Where: particularly focusing on Bangladesh, Burma, Terry Stein (President) Vietnam, and Tibet. Clay Taylor Aran Watson human rights around the globe


Name of the Organization Council for International Exchange of Scholars USIA [Fullbright Scholarships] Fulbright Scholar Program

Objective To conduct research, teach, or study abroad in a wide array of academic disciplines and specialties.

Program Requirements For whom: Senior faculty, professionals, teachers, and independent scholars in the U.S.. U.S. citizenship is required. A Doctoral degree is required, unless otherwise specified. Field of study: Cultures, foster mutual understanding, and promote academic and professional development. When: deadline of August 1. How long: Normally 2 to 12 months.

Contact Information Fulbright Scholar Program Council for International Exchange of Scholars 3007 Tilden St. N.W. P. O. Box GBRO Washington, DC 20008-3009 USA Tel: (202) 686-7868 FAX: (202) 362-3442

Application Procedure Contact the Program Manager for the Fulbright Scholar Program at the address provided.

The Fulbright Program

"The Fulbright Program aims to bring more knowledge, more reason, and more compassion into world affairs and thereby to increase the chance that nations will learn at last to live in peace

For whom: The Fulbright Program provides grants for Graduate Students, Scholars and Professionals, and Teachers and Administrators from the U.S. and other countries. Field of study: economy, culture and politics. Where: Currently, the Program operates in 140 countries, including 51 countries with binational Fulbright Commissions and Foundations. How long: Normally, one academic year of study or research.

Office of Academic Exchange Programs Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs U.S. Department of State, SA-44 301 4th Street, S.W., Room 234 Washington, D.C. 20547 Tel 202/619-4360 Fax: 202/401-5914

To begin the application process, contact the Fulbright Commission in your country by visiting its website. If there is no commission in the country, contact the American Embassy.

Application academic@pd.state.gov procedures for Fulbright grants to exchanges.state.gov/education/fu study or teach vary

and friendship."

BILATERAL AGENCIES lbright/ Other important information: The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. The flagshipinternational educational program sponsored by the U.S. Government, is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries...”
Benefits: These grants generally provide roundtrip transportation; language or orientation courses; tuition; book and research allowances; maintenance for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country; and supplemental health and accident insurance. Fulbright full grants are payable in local currency or U.S. dollars, depending on the country of assignment. For whom: Through its Strategic Objective for Basic Education, the Center helps nations to develop comprehensive policies for improved learning environments and universal completion of basic education. A special focus of the basic education objective is to improve opportunities for girls, underserved and disadvantaged populations. The USAID does not provide individual scholarships. Field of study: Varies according to the specific objectives in the region or country. Each USAIDfunded activity must meet a specific USAID strategic objective. A web site, and the individual USAID office in the country provide assistance.

from country to country. Fulbright Commissions or the American Embassies administer the program, with the assistance of local educational authorities and institutions.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

The objective is Human Capacity Building through Education and Training.

U.S. Agency for International Development Information Center Ronald Reagan Building Washington, D.C. 20523-1000 Tel 202-712-4810 FAX: 202-216-3524 www.usaid.gov

Application procedure depends on the specific program.

In some cases, specific USAID activities may include some training in order to achieve a specific goal or objective. This may or may not be the case in your home country. For whom: The Institute provides grant support to nonprofit organizations and individuals both to U.S. citizens and foreigners including the following: post-secondary, community, secondary education; public and private education, research, and libraries. Although the Institute can provide grant support to individuals, it prefers that an institutional affiliation be established. Where: Inquiries about support for dissertation research should be directed to the Institute's Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace. Field of study: The Institute of Peace has two principal grantmaking components -- unsolicited grants and solicited programs. In the Unsolicited Grant program, any project that fits within the Institute's general mandate of international conflict management is eligible. There are no content or disciplinary restrictions. In the Solicited Grant program, the Institute designates specific topics or themes of special interest to the Institute. The Institute invites proposals for projects that will: (1) carry out basic and applied research on the causes of war and other international conflicts;

United States Institute for Peace

It offers financial support for research, education and training, and the dissemination of information on international peace and conflict resolution.

Grant Program 1200 17th Street NW -- Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036-3011 Tel (202) 429-3842 Fax (202) 429-6063 grant_program@usip.org Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace 1200 17th Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036-3011 Voice: 202.457-1700 Fax: 202.429.6063 jrprogram@usip.org

All projects must be submitted on an application form which can be downloaded from the institutes' web site. The deadline will not be extended for individuals who are unable to download the file online. Download Unsolicited Grant Instructions and Application (www.usip.org/grants/ Unsolicited_Grants.ht ml) Download Solicited Grant Instructions and Application (www.usip.org/grants/s g2002.html)

BILATERAL AGENCIES on the ways in which conflicts have been or can be prevented, contained, or terminated; and on the condition and character of peace among states and peoples; (2) develop curricula and texts for high school through post-graduate study and to conduct teacher-training institutes, workshops, and seminars on the causes of war, the processes of peacemaking, and the conditions of peace; (3) conduct training, symposia, and continuing education programs for practitioners, policymakers, policy implementers, and the public that will develop their skills in international conflict management and war avoidance; (4) undertakes public information efforts, including development of video and radio projects, speakers' programs, community forums, debates, and the creation of complementary print or audiovisual materials to enhance public awareness of peacemaking and its complexities; (5) increase information on international peace and conflict resolution and to enhance access to this.
When: Application date March 1. How long: Most grants are one to two years in duration. Other important details: Most awards are of $ 25 000 to $ 45 000, although larger grants are also awarded. The amount of any grant is based

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

The DAAD is an intermediary organization for the implementation of foreign cultural policy, German higher education policy and development cooperation measures

BILATERAL AGENCIES on the proposed budget and on negotiations with successful applicants. www.daad.de For whom: More than 200 programmes and projects offer students, scholars, scientists and Information in Costa Rica: researchers from home and abroad opportunities Servicio Alemán de Intercambio with which they can turn their wish to complete a Académico study or research stay at a German or foreign c/o CONARE, Apdo.374 university or college. 2050 San Pedro Montes de Oca, Costa Rica Field of study: German higher education policy focuses on the internationalization of research, Tel (506) 296 8231 teaching and studies as a prime objective. Fax (506) 296 8276 Furthermore, the DAAD has taken on an intermediary role within Europe on matters of daad@conare.ac.cr education policy - especially with regard to the European Union's exchange and mobility www.conare.ac.cr/daad/index. programs. htm How long: A maximum of four years.
Other important information: In its capacity as the largest German support organization in the field of international academic co-operation, the DAAD, with considerable public funds at its disposal, simultaneously fulfills responsibilities in foreign cultural and academic policy, development co-operation policy and national higher education policy. For whom: Citizens of a developing or transitional country who work either in a governmental, semi-governmental or non-profitmaking organization, or a private enterprise.

The primary selection criteria are the applicant's academic achievements and qualifications, as well as the quality of the project in question.
There are different places around the world the application should be directed to. Information where to apply is given on the pages dealing with the scholarship one wishes to apply for!

Deutsche Stiftung für internationale Entwicklung

Acts on behalf of the Federal German Government, supports the

Tulpenfeld 5 D-53113 Bonn Germany Tel.: (0049) 228 – 2434 936

For further information contact the foundation or visit it’s website.

(DSE) German Foundation for International Development

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America and the transition countries in Europe in their efforts to achieve sustainable development based on the judicious use of resources and human dignity. Fellowships for Canadians to study, research and work abroad in order to build their international competence and to enhance Canada’s participation in the world economy.

BILATERAL AGENCIES Fax.: (0049) 228 – 2434 999 Field of study: Education, public health, public e-mail: veelbehr@dse.de administration, international economic, financial and social policy, promotion of industrial www.dse.de occupations, agriculture, food security, rural development, the environment, and journalism. Engelbert Veelbehr Policy Unit of the Executive Where: In Germany and abroad. Office
How long: Depends on the program.

For whom: Allows Canadians to study abroad in order to build their international competence, and further Canada's participation in the world economy. Application is open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada who hold at least one university degree, or are in the final year of a degree program. College graduates (postsecondary level) holding a recognized bachelor’s degree are also eligible. The latest degree must have been awarded no longer than five years from the date of application. Applicants must have achieved high academic standing. Field of study: Fellowships are open to all disciplines of study, and are intended for study abroad in credit or non-credit programs. Fellowships are intended for study in formal

Internationalist Fellowships Canadian Bureau for International Education 220 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 1100 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1Z9 Tel (613) 237-4820, x234 Fax: (613) 237-1073 Grazyna Beaudoin 613/237-4820 x247 Fax: 613/237-1073 Gbeaudoin@cbie.ca www.cbie.ca/bombardier.html To receive documentation please

Candidates must complete and forward to CBIE by the deadline indicated an application form along with supporting documents as outlined in the Guidelines of the program.

BILATERAL AGENCIES contact: postsecondary programs abroad. Consisting of taught courses, lectures or seminars, the international study program may also be J. Armand Bombardier SMelanson@cbie.ca combined with a period of research or work (internship).
When: Applications are considered in an annual competition. For the academic year 2002/03, the closing date for applications is March 1, 2002. This date may change in the future.

Where: Studies may be undertaken anywhere in the world outside Canada, and may include more than one location. Priority will be given to overseas programs. How long: The program abroad must be of one academic year (a minimum of eight consecutive months) including at least four months of taught courses. Other important information: There are 25 of $10 000 fellowships awarded each year. It is planned that 125 fellowships will be allocated over five annual competitions. Fellowships are valued at $ 10 000 and are nonrenewable. Other awards may be held concurrently.

Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) The fellowship program

Contributes to the human capital formation in the receptive countries as development aid.

For whom: For foreigners not to be a resident in Spain. For Spanish people, not to be a resident in the country for which the scholarship is required.

www.becasmae.com www.aeci.org

The appliation is through internet at www.becasmae.com After the admission of the application, the required documentation and the print copy should be delivered to the Spanish Embassy in the country of origen for foreigners and at the AECI for Spanish people. The requirements are if the applicant is foreigner not to be a Spanish resident and if the applicant is Spanish not to be a resident of the proposed country study.


Field of study: The scholarships are divided in four programs: 1) Short duration ( 1-3 months) for foreigners, language and culture studies for professionals, for students and professors, for summer courses in Spanish Universities, and for research. 2) Medium and long term duration (1 year and renewable for one more year) for foreigners, posgraduate and specialization studies for doctoral programs, doctoral thesis, pos-doctoral studies, master degree, specialization programs, and others in Spanish Universities and superior study centers. 3) For Spanish People: studies abroad for linguistic specialization and superior studies. 4) Renovation for former AECI scholarship beneficiaries. When: once a year from January 31 to March 31. Where: all countries.

Finland International Development Cooperation

Finland’s policy towards developing countries is a part of its foreign policy. International development cooperation, is one of the tools of the development policy.

For whom: Finnish institutions and individuals. Where: developing countries.

Other important details: Development policy aims according to Finland's Policy on Relations with Developing Countries (15 Oct 1998): - Promotion of global security - Reduction of widespread poverty - Promotion of human rights and democracy tel. +358 9 1605 6370, 1605 BILATERAL AGENCIES 6349 - Prevention of global environmental fax +358 9 1605 6375 problems - Promotion of economic dialogue kyoinfo@formin.fi The different sectors of foreign policy are attended to coherently, and security policy, trade global.finland.fi policy and international development cooperation Ritva Jolkkonen need to pursue objectives which are in harmony Director General with each other.
(09) 16056166 Ritva.Jolkkonen@formin.fi

Ministry for Foreign Affairs Department for International Development Cooperation Information Unit Kanavakatu 4 a 00160 Helsinki (Postal address: P.O.Box 176, FIN-00161 Helsinki)

Download application form from website.

Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)

Its overall goal is to raise the standard of living of poorer groups of people in the world.

Field of study: Sida’s task is to create conditions conducive to change and to socially, economically and environmentally sustainable development. Peace and security. The prevention of conflicts and catastrophes areis an important part of the program. Sida uses its grant program for Minor Field Studies (MFS) to give Swedish students the opportunity to procure knowledge on developing countries and development issues. This programme also aims to give students, lecturers

105 25 Stockholm Tel: +46-8-698 50 00 Fax: +46-8-20 88 64 info@sida.se www.sida.se

For further information contact the agency.

and institutions at universities and colleges the opportunity to establish contact with institutions and organisations in developing countries. Other important information: The Swedish Parliament has adopted the following six specific objectives in order to achieve this overall goal: - Economic growth - Economic and political independence - Economic and social equality - Democratic BILATERAL AGENCIES development in society - The long term sustainable use of natural resources and protection of the environment - Equality between men and women For whom: Institutions around the world. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Field of study: SDC is organized and funded by Eigerstrasse 73 the Swiss government and operates by financing CH - 3003 Bern programs both directly and in partnership with Switzerland other agencies to countries around the world. info@deza.admin.ch SDC provides services through direct operations, by supporting the programs of multilateral www.sdc-gov.ch organizations, and by co-financing and making financial contributions to the programs of both Swiss and international private assistance agencies.

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

To fight poverty through participatory programs, creating sustainable improvements in peoples’ lives by involving them in the process. Its main intentions are to improve access The areas of work are the following: to education - Foreign policy and basic health - Development policy care, to promote - Education environmental - Flora, Fauna, Agriculture

health, to encourage economic and governmental autonomy, and to improve equity in labor.


History Society Trade Industry, Engineering Communications Domestic Politics Culture, Religion, Languages Medicine, health, psychology Nature, Environment Law BILATERAL AGENCIES Traffic Economy

Canadian Development Agency (CIDA)

CIDA supports sustainable development activities in order to reduce poverty and to contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.

Where: Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Asia For whom: Institutions in developing countries. Field of study: Canada's Official Development Assistance (ODA) program concentrates resources on the following six priorities: - Gender Equality - Infrastructure services - Basic human needs - Human rights, democracy, and good governance - Private sector development - Environment Over the next five years, CIDA will strengthen its programming in four areas of social development: health and nutrition, basic education, HIV/AIDS, and child protection.

200 Promenade du Portage Hull, Quebec K1A 0G4 Tel: (819) 997-5006 free: 1-800-230-6349 Fax: (819) 953-6088

Visit the agencies website for further information.

info@acdi-cida.gc.ca www.acdi-cida.gc.ca

Other important information: Working with partners in the private and public sectors in developing countries, and with international organizations and agencies.

The Australian Government’s Overseas Aid Program

The Australian Government's overseas aid program aims to increase access to and the quality of education and training for people in partner countries. The program provides selective assistance in distance eduction, higher education and institutional strengthening. Scholarship Program Objective To provide to

For whom: Australian Regional Development Scholarships (ARDS) provide opportunities to students from developing countries.

62 Northbourne Avenue Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

Field of study: Australian Regional Development Postal Address Scholarship students study a wide range of disciplines GPO Box 887 BILATERAL AGENCIES at selected education institutions outside Australia. Canberra ACT 2601

Enquiries about scholarships should be made with the Australian Diplomatic Mission

The scholarship numbers and fields of study for each country are determined annually as part of Australia’s bilateral development assistance program with that country. Some countries may limit the level of study (technical, undergraduate or postgraduate) and give priority to certain fields of study to better meet development needs. Country specific information is available from the Australian Diplomatic Mission in the country of citizenship. Where: The scholarships are to study at selected education institutions outside Australia. Currently Australian Regional Development Scholarships are offered to people from the Pacific to study at Pacific tertiary institutions in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia,

Australia Tel +61 2 6206 4000 Fax +61 2 6206 4880 www.ausaid.gov.au/about/conta ct.cfm info@ausaid.gov.au Aid Advisory Council Members Mr Lynn Arnold, Chief Executive Officer, World Vision Australia Mr Kim Bredhauer, Managing Director, GRM International Pty Ltd Professor Ron Duncan, Professor of Economics and Executive Director of the

Applicants considering studying for particular professions should note that they are expected to complete their practical training in their own country. Only under exceptional circumstances do scholarships include a practical training period required for professional registration.

people of developing countries training which facilitates their contribution to the economic and social advancement of their country.

Fiji and Samoa. Australia also has a joint venture with Singapore offering scholarships to people from South East Asia to study in Singapore and Australia. Consideration is being given to expanding ARDS to other countries in the Asia Pacific Region.

National Centre for Development Studies, Australian National University

Danish Association for International Cooperation (MS)

MS is an NGO working to promote understanding and solidarity irrespective of borders, colour and party politics.

How long: The scholarships are offered for the minimum period that the individual could be expected to complete the academic program. Scholarships may include preparatoryAGENCIES BILATERAL programs (including English language tuition), which are normally limited to one year. Borgergade 14 Field of study: MS engages in development 1300 Copenhagen K within four fields: small-scale peasants and Tel + 45 7731 0000 agriculture; people's participation and local Tel +45 7731 0101 f development; environment; and democratic culture and development education. Furthermore, Fax + 45 7731 0111 the work of MS is directed towards an integrated Fax + 45 7731 0121 local development in geographic areas in order to ms@ms-dan.dk achieve greatest possible impact. ms.dk/uk/default.htm 250 Albert Street PO Box 8500 Ottawa , Ontario Canada K1G 3H9 tel (613) 236-6163 Fax (613) 238-7230 www.idrc.ca

For further information visit the associations' website.

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

To initiate, encourage, support, and conduct research into the problems of the developing regions of the world and into the means for applying and adapting

For whom: Researchers from the South. Field of study: IDRC funds research that is geared to alleviating poverty and promoting sustainable and equitable development. The support is directed to the work of scientists and researchers in the South.. IDRC favours multidisciplinary, participatory research where researchers from different

It is strongly recommended to contact an IDRC program officer. Alternatively, you may initiate contact by sending in a "project idea" in a one- to threepage letter. The standard IDRC

scientific, technical, and other knowledge to the economic and social advancement of those regions. Research projects may include funds for fellowships.

disciplines work with local people to devise solutions to local problems.


Gordon Smith, Chairman Three broad program areas define the scope of (613)238-2381 IDRC's programming: gsmith@idrc.ca - Social and Economic Equity - Environment and Natural Resource Management - Information and Communication Technologies for Development BILATERAL AGENCIES For whom: Students and young professionals from Central and Eastern Europe. Field of study: Educational Administration (M.A.) Environmental Policy/Management (M.A.) US Department of State Office of Academic Exchanges, ECA/A/E/EUR European Programs Branch, Room 238 301 4th Street, SW Washington, DC 20457

The Ron Brown Fellowship Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

proposal contains these elements: - Problem and justification - Objectives: - Methodology - Results and dissemination - Institution and personnel - Timetable and budget: - Evaluation Application deadlines vary from country to country. Contact IIE or Public Affairs Sections (PAS) at U.S. Embassies and Fulbright

Journalism/Communications (M.A.) Law (LL.M.) Public Administration/Public Policy How long: offers fully funded two-year degree programs at the Master's level Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) The JSPS is a governmental organization, established by way of a national law for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. For whom: To support young researchers and to promote international scientific cooperation Field of study: It operates under auspices of the ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (Monbusho). JSPS plays a key role in the administration of various scientific and academic programs. While working within the broad framework of government policies established to promote scientific advancement, JSPS carries out its program in a manner flexible to the needs of the participating scientists.

Tel: 202 - 619 44 20 Fax: 202 - 619 49 27 www.iie.org/pgms/ronbrown


1800 K Street NW, Suite 920, Washington, D.C. 20006 Tel (202) 659-8190, Fax (202) 659-8199 Yamato Bldg., 5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8471, Japan Tel+81-3-3263-1721 Fax +81-3-3222-1986, +81-33263-1854 (JSPS Fellow's Plaza) www.jsps.go.jp

For further information visit the society's website.

Director: Seishi Takeda seishi.takeda@jspsusa.org Deputy Director: Hideyuki Yamaguchi yama@jspsusa.org


Name of the Organization

Supports programs and initiatives with the potential to demonstrate improved and sustainable outcomes.

Program Requirements
For whom: Undergraduate and the graduate level, with many initiatives focused on increased participation of underrepresented populations. Colleges and universities worldwide, educators, university faculties and business communities. Field of study: Primarily in mathematics, science, and technology education. Other important information: Invests in science education programs to ensure science literacy, workforce preparation, and business and community sustainability For whom: students who exemplify their potential to become the leaders of tomorrow Field of study: support educational programs primarily within three main areas: higher education, classroom teaching and learning, and international education Other important information: National Scholars receive $20,000 each, and Regional Scholars $4,000, over a period of four years.

Contact Information
Office of Education Barley Mill Plaza 16/2150 P.O. Box 80016 Wilmington, DE 19880-0016 info@dupont.com. http://www.dupont.com/corp/soc ial/educational/index.html

Application Information
Requests must be submitted in writing and include a one to two page description of the organization and program to be funded, and explain how it relates to the mission, operating philosophy, and areas of support of the DuPont Community Involvement Program. For further information visit Coca Cola's website

The Coca Cola Scholars Foundation

Educational opportunities, scholarship awards, and enrichment programs for students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to making a difference in the world.

The Coca-Cola Foundation Post Office Box 1734 Atlanta, Georgia 30301 USA Phone: 404-676-2568 FAX: 404-676-8804 http://www.cocacolascholars.org

Microsoft Education Empowering students and teachers around the world to reach their full potential For whom: Students and teachers. Field of study: Professional development. highered@microsoft.com Other important information: Nearly $50 million in software licenses and online community-building tools are awarded to schools, colleges, and departments of education that partner with local school districts. The goal: Provide technology-related professional development opportunities to faculty members, prospective teachers, and practicing teachers http://www.microsoft.com/educa tion/?ID=InTeachersGrant For further information visit Microsoft's website

Apple Learning programs

Focuses on four areas of development: mastering fundamental skills, developing technology proficiency, preparing students with 21st century skills, and motivating students to higher levels of achievement

For whom: Schools and students. Field of study: Education, technology. When: Depends on the study program. Other important information: Apple offers different program packeges (U.S. Department of Education (Education Discretionary Grant Application Packages)), such as: - U.S. Department of Education Grants Forecast FY 2002 - Federal TRIO Programs The Federal TRIO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds - eSchool News Education Grants & Funding

Apple 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014 408.996.1010

For further information visit Apple's website.


eSchool News provides daily up-to-theminute grant programs, funding sources, and technology funding information. David and Lucile Packard Foundation Supports an array of nonprofit partners as they work to conserve the environment, address global population growth, solve problems through science, lift human experience through arts, and strengthen the nonprofit sector. Promotes the well-being of mankind by supporting selected activities of a charitable nature, as well as organizations For whom: supports universities, national institutions, community groups, youth agencies, family planning centers, and hospitals. Field of study: Conservation; Population; Science; Children, Families, and Communities; Arts; and Organizational Effectiveness and Philanthropy Other important information: . The Foundation provides national and international grants. General program grant awards totaled approximately $454 million in 2001, and the Foundation expects to make grants of approximately $250 million in 2002 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation 300 Second Street, Suite 200, Los Altos, California 94022 USA Tel.: (650) 948-7658 http://www.packard.org/ The foundation does not accept proposals to benefit specific individuals or that serve religious purposes. For further information visit the foundation's website.

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

For whom: The Foundation has a strong commitment to the voluntary, nonprofit sector. It will therefore assist efforts to improve the financial base and efficiency of organizations and institutions in this category. Field of study: Education, performing arts, population, environment, conflict resolution, family and community development.

2121 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Telephone: 650-234-4500 Fax: 650-234-4501 http://www.hewlett.org/ webmaster@hewlett.org

A letter of inquiry addressed to the Grants Administration Department. The letter must contain the following information to be considered: 1. Contact person name and title

or institutions engaged in such activities. Supports programs in education, performing arts, population, environment, conflict resolution, family and community development, and U.S.-Latin American relations Where: No geographic limit is stipulated in its charter Other important information: The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that comply with section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and does not provide funds to individuals. Normally the Foundation will not consider grants for basic research, capital construction funds, endowment, general fund-raising drives, or fundraising events. It does not make grants intended directly or indirectly to support candidates for political office or to influence legislation. Programs often require time to demonstrate their value, and the Foundation is therefore willing to consider proposals covering several years of support. For whom: Local communities and mutually beneficial partnerships for positive community change. Field of study: Includes employment and training opportunities as well as the improvement of local facilities and care for the environment. Community involvement, always geared to local needs, has taken many different forms. For example: Other important information: At this time, ChevronTexaco is not accepting grant proposals. The company will honor all existing 575 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Tel 415-894-7700 www.chevrontexaco.com comment@chevrontexaco.com 2. Organization name and address 3. Phone number 4. Fax number 5. E-mail address 6. Brief statement outlining the organization’s need for support The letter will not be considered unless all of the above information is provided.

Chevron Texaco Corporation

Partnerships between ChevronTexaco and local communities.

commitments to community partnership programs and grants made by Chevron, Texaco and Caltex. Currently, we are developing grant guidelines that will reflect the new company's program focus. Bank of America Foundation Focuses on helping children succeed. In pursuit of this goal, the foundation supports programs in early childhood development, economic and financial education and teacher development. For whom: For college or vocational schools to dependents of associates who have been employed by Bank of America for at least one year. Dependents of deceased, disabled or retired associates also are eligible. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, contributions to school and community, character, and financial need. Field of study: To build a diverse workforce and to broaden economic opportunities in communities. How long: Awards range from $500 to $5,000 for each year of full-time study. Awards may be renewed for up to an additional three years on the basis of satisfactory performance. For whom: The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations. Field of study: The foundation seeks NGOs, which concentrate on community development, education, arts and the environment. The Foundation seeks to enrich communities by providing access to arts, and encouraging the 31 West 52nd Street Mail Stop NYC01-1407 New York, NY 10019 Submission of proposals to: 130 Liberty Street, NYC02-1007 New York, NY 10006 Tel 212-250-7065 Applicants from Latin America being considered for funding will be asked to submit a signed and sworn affidavit, provided by Deutsche Bank. The Foundation may Tel. 888-488-9802 www.bankofamerica.com/found ation For further information contact the Bank.

Deutsche Bank America Foundation and Community Development Group

Deutsche Bank works in partnership with local nonprofit organizations to provide distressed communities and

disadvantaged individuals with opportunities for economic advancement. exchange of creative expression between diverse communities. In addition, the Bank relies on the talents of its personnel and the leadership of its management to leverage its financial commitments in addressing local needs. Grants programs: 1. Community Development 2. Education 3. Environment: 4. Arts Where: The Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation administers the philanthropic activities of Deutsche Bank within the United States, Latin America and Canada. How long: Varies according to the program. Other important information: Together with the Bank's Community Development Group, the Foundation carries out the firm's corporate citizenship commitments through a program of loans, investments and grants. The Hitachi Foundation Promotes social responsitbility through effective participation in global society. The foundation seeks too build For whom: Nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. The Foundation does not fund individuals. Other important information: Requests for Proposals define the goals, objectives and timetable for each Program Initiative. (See Guidelines for Grant Seekers). Program The Hitachi Foundation, 1509 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037-1073, Telephone: 202-457-0588. http://www.hitachi.org/ Fax 646-324-7229 Dorothy Brennan Tel 646-324-2909 dorothy.brennan@db.com Gary Hattem Tel 646-324-2901 Gary.S.Hattem@db.com accept unsolicited proposals from nonprofit organizations that meet the criteria outlined in its Foundation guidelines. Grant seekers should send a letter of intent, not to exceed 3 pages, to the Foundation. This letter should provide: 1) a brief statement of the organization's history, mission and objectives. 2) the purpose of the proposed project. 3) the amount and duration of the financial request. 4) the criteria by which the program will be evaluated

The Foundation issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs) annually. Each RFP specifies a substantive focus RFPs are posted on the web site and are available through our

the capacity of all Americans, particularly those undeserved by traditional institutions. Hudson Institute Herman Kahn Fellowships Analyzes and makes recommendatio ns about public policy for business and government executives, as well as for the public at large. Initiatives are multi-year. The Foundation Program Initiative grantees form learning communities striving to advance practice and knowledge in their fields. fax-on-demand system, (202) 457-0588 Option 1. We recommend organizations check The Foundation's web site on a quarterly basis for any updates Herman Kahn Fellowship Program Hudson Institute Herman Kahn Center 5395 Emerson Way Indianapolis, IN 46226 Web Address: http://www.hudson.org/ Applicants must have completed their coursework within the last five years and provide evidence that they have been formally admitted to candidacy for a Ph.D.

For whom: Fellowships are offered each year to support candidates who have completed their course work and have only their dissertation remaining. Field of study: Education, Domestic Political Economy, International Political Economy, Political Theory and Institutions or in National Security Studies. When: Deadline April 1st Other important information: An $18,000 stipend will be paid for a year. Selected fellows will be able to work on their doctorate 50% of the time with the remainder devoted to policyoriented research projects assigned by Hudson Institute in their general area of interest.

IBM Corporation IBM’s main focus is Education. IBM also provide smaller grants in the areas of Adult Education and Workforce Development, Arts and Culture, Communities in Need, and the Environment. Provides funding for national programs that meet the followoing objectives:

For whom: requests submitted by organizations which have a tax-exempt classification under Sections 170(c) or 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Field of study: Education, development, arts, culture, communities and the environment. When: Depends on program.

Intel Corporation

For whom: Community-based organizations and schools, students pursuing their PhD, students who are pursuing their master's degree, scholarships at universities and community colleges where Intel has a facility Field of study: Science, math and technical education When: Where: Multiple geographies, or community programs that are located in areas. How long:

Nonprofit organizations or educational institutions wishing to submit unsolicited proposals to IBM should make an initial inquiry in the form of a two-page letter. In the event that All other proposals: the proposal is of Vice President Corporate Community Relations interest to IBM, additional information IBM Corporation will be requested. New Orchard Road unsolicited proposals Armonk, New York 10504 are reviewed on an http://www.ibm.com/ibm/ibmgiv ongoing basis. es/grant/us_addrs.shtml 2200 Mission College Blvd. Applications for Santa Clara, California 95052 scholarships are made USA through the school Tel: 408-765-8080 departments at select Fax: 408-765-9904 universities and community colleges. Local projects: IBM Corporation Corporate Community Relations and Public Affairs 590 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022
Boeing World Headquarters 100 North Riverside Chicago, Illinois 60606 312-544-2000

Improve science, math and technical education • Improve the effective utilization of technology in


For further information visit the corporation’s website.

classroom teaching • Increase access to technology • Increase the number of women and minorities pursuing technical careers Funding considerations are generally given for innovative proposals relating to the following areas: Engeneer ing Business Technolo gy Maths Selected science, e.g. physics Faculty preparation and development Collaborative Other important information: provide funding through both Intel site Public Affairs offices, as well as support through the Intel Foundation in the form of grants.

Boeing Company Contributions Program

For whom: U.S. based IRS 501 (c) (3) qualified charitable or educational organization, or an accredited K-12 educational institution or foreign equivalent. Field of study: education, health and human services, arts and culture, and civic and environment.

Boeing World Headquarters 100 North Riverside Chicago, Illinois 60606 312-544-2000 http://www.boeing.com/compan yoffices/aboutus/community/gui delines.htm

For further information visit the company’s website.

academic programs Chevron Texaco Corporation Partnerships between ChevronTexaco and the local communities in which it operates are based on more than philanthropy. Only where both the business and the community make progress through mutual understanding and respect can either side hope to succeed.

For whom: It listen to the needs of the local community first and then engage in mutually beneficial partnerships where together they can become a greater force for positive community change. Field of study: This includes employment and training opportunities as well as the improvement of local facilities and care for the environment. Community involvement, always geared to local needs, has taken many different forms. For example: In Venezuela, we built 10 schools where 4,500 students are now receiving a higher quality education. In Angola, where many children have been displaced and orphaned by civil war, we support a center for the homeless that educates and trains young women for entry into the work force. Other important information: At this time, ChevronTexaco is not accepting grant proposals. The company will honor all existing commitments to community partnership programs and grants made by Chevron, Texaco and Caltex. Currently, we are developing grant guidelines that will reflect the new company's program focus. 575 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Tel 415-894-7700 www.chevrontexaco.com


For further inormation of funding sources it is recommended to visit the following web sites: www.ats.edu/faculty/allgrnts.htm www.montana.edu/wwwvr/funding-info/fellowship.html www.abalance.com/granted.html

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