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January 2019

  • 16: Deadline to apply for the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, an opportunity launched by Johnson & Johnson to receive USD 50,000 in funding and mentorship. the Challenge focuses on six categories -- Mental Health, Packaging Innovations, Botanical Solutions, Health Worker Support, Digital Health Tools and Essential Surgical Care. To learn more click here.
  • 27: Deadline to submit applications for the Fellowships for Threatened Scholars offered by IIE. The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) provides fellowships for professors, researchers, and public intellectuals who face threats to their lives and careers in their home countries. Information on eligibility can be found here. Details on how to apply can be found here. To host an IIE-SRF scholar. To learn more about how to host an IIE-SRF scholar visit Contact to learn how to refer a threatened scholar in need of assistance.

May 2019

  • 15: Deadline to submit videos for the 3rd ISDE Video Competition, organized by the International Society of Digital Earth (ISDE), who will announce the winner in September, 2019, at Florence, Italy, during the 11th ISDE Symposium “Digital Earth in a Transformed Society”. The video should present the author’s CV and her/his the goals and objectives for contributing to the International Society for Digital Earth in order to encourage a societal transformation towards sustainability, resilience to natural disasters, etc. For more details click here.


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