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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Clean Water in Armenia

posted May 20, 2016, 2:01 AM by Site Manager

USAID-Yerevan will fund the project Participatory Utilization and Resource Efficiency of Water (PURE-Water) to improve the quality and use efficiency of water resources in the Ararat Valley. Activities will focus on the participation of Armenian civil society in policy development and small-scale pilot projects for integrated water management. Eligibility for grants extends to local organizations registered in Armenia. Funding Opportunity RFA-111-16-000004. The application deadline is 13 July 2016. Link

French Institute for Development Research (IRD) -- Research Collaboration France with Middle East

posted May 9, 2016, 7:57 AM by Site Manager

IRD and partner organizations announce a call for joint research projects between France and Egypt. The program is also open to research participation from Jordan and Lebanon. The thematic areas include water and water technology; renewable energy and green technology; environment; agriculture and livestock production; and others. The funding is €60 thousand per project over two years. The application deadline is 30 June 2016. Link 

United Nations University -- Masters in Integrated Drylands Management 2016-2017

posted May 9, 2016, 7:55 AM by Site Manager

The UNU's Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (UNU-INWEH) offers an MSc program jointly with several partner institutions. The program is designed to enhance the capacity of developing countries to manage their drylands resources, and to provide young professionals with an international perspective on resource management in drylands. Upon completion of the course work and approval of the research proposal, students carry out their field research in coordination with one of the partner organizations. On a competitive basis, the program offers a limited number of fellowships to qualified candidates from developing countries. The application deadline is 30 June 2016. Link

International Water Center -- International Masters Scholarships 2017

posted May 9, 2016, 7:44 AM by Site Manager

Australia's International Water Center announces funding for three international candidates accepted into the Master of Integrated Water Management. Two scholarships will cover full tuition and living expenses (Type A Scholarship), and a third will cover full tuition (Type B Scholarship). Applications are invited from eligible countries in Asia-Pacific; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; the Middle East; Europe; and North America. Note: Eligible countries for Type A are different from Type B. The application deadline is 01 August 2016. Link

FEMSA Foundation -- Sustainable Development of Water Resources in Latin America

posted May 9, 2016, 7:27 AM by Site Manager

The Foundation makes grants for sustainable development of water resources in Latin America. Grant recipients for community water projects include government agencies, development NGOs, foundations and institutes, and other nonprofit organizations. To propose projects, applicants should contact the Foundation via its email address or telephone. Link

U.S. Department of State -- Reducing Mercury Use in Andean Gold Mining

posted May 2, 2016, 6:17 AM by Site Manager

The U.S. State Department plans to award up to US$145 thousand for 18 months to design and test mobile training centers to reduce mercury use in small-scale gold processing in Bolivia and Peru. Eligibility for funding extends to higher educational institutions and research centers in the USA that have established relationships with regional institutions and/or organizations. The closing date for applications is 13 June 2016. Link

CRDF Global -- Saudi and U.S. Research Collaboration

posted May 2, 2016, 6:04 AM by Site Manager

CRDF Global announces the 2016 Visiting Scholar Fellowship Program at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. U.S. researchers will travel to Saudi Arabia for one semester (Spring 2017 or earlier) to participate in collaborative research with a KAUST research center. The research centers include themes in clean energy, Red Sea research, solar and photovoltaics engineering, water desalination and re-use, and several others. The application deadline is 15 June 2016. Link

UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education -- Masters Fellowships and Short Courses for Water Professionals from Small Island Developing Countries

posted May 2, 2016, 5:50 AM by Site Manager

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs is partnering with the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education to fund masters degrees and short courses at Delft University of Technology for water professionals from Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The project aims to strengthen the capacity of professionals and decision makers to improve water management in SIDS, and to better address challenges such as coping with climate change. The application deadline for SIDS Fellowships for the 2016-2018 MSc Specializations is 01 July 2016. Additionally, UNESCO-IHE aims to enroll at least 50 water professionals and decision makers in short courses to build their expertise in relevant topics, with application deadlines on 15 June 2016, 12 October 2016, and 03 January 2017. Link

Woodard & Curran Foundation -- Grants for Clean Water

posted May 2, 2016, 5:46 AM by Site Manager

The Woodard & Curran Foundation announces grants to address the problem of water scarcity in the USA (Track 1), and that use technology to address water issues relating to climate change (Track 2). Track 2 offers funding of US$100 thousand over three years for projects located anywhere in the world. Eligibility for funding (Track 1 and Track 2) extends to nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations in the USA. The deadline for letters of intent is 01 July 2016. Link

Middle East Desalination Research Center -- Water Research Fellowships 2016

posted Apr 22, 2016, 6:05 AM by Site Manager

The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) works on solutions to fresh water scarcity by supporting research, training, knowledge exchange, and capacity building. MEDRC announces the 2016 Water Research Fellowship Program in collaboration with the Palestinian Water Authority and Jordan's Ministry of Water and Irrigation. Successful candidates will receive US$3,000 to US$ 6,500 towards tuition fees, living expenses, and research costs in eligible masters degree programs at participating universities in Jordan, the West Bank, and Gaza. The application deadline is 05 May 2016. Link

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