The Maypole Fund

Proposals Due 30.1 2020. Imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects by/for women sought in the focus areas of: (1) anti-militarism; (2) action against the arms trade; (3) action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; (4) creating a culture of peace and nonviolence and the prevention of conflict and war; and (5) action to support disarmament policies, processes and related initiatives. Small grants of up to £750 available. Criteria Young women’s groups/individuals and lesbian groups/individuals; Activities or projects not yet started; Women who do not have …

Mercer | Mettl Scholarship for Emerging Leaders

Apply By 15.12 2019. Scholarship designed to assist young leaders who show an exceptional flair for leadership and have the mettle to be dynamic business leaders of tomorrow. Three (3) USD $2000 scholarships will be awarded. The scholarship will be disbursed via the financial aid officer or any equivalent authority in the form of tuition fees, books, hostel fee, etc. The winner will be featured on the company’s blog and social media accounts. Eligibility Minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent scale. Students …

Next Generation Women Leaders [McKinsey & Company]

Apply by 11.11 2019. Scholarship designed to recognize talent and support students who would like to maximize their own potential. Open to current students working towards a Bachelors, Masters or PhD, from any discipline or background; who self-identify as female; and who are outside of North America and Africa. Recipients are selected by McKinsey offices and practices. Applicants should choose up to two locations they have ties to (e.g. have lived in the country and speak the local language) or a practice/industry in which they …

Kectil Colleagues 2020 Program

Applications close 31.10 2019. The program nurtures, networks, and mentors youth in developing countries who have the potential to be leaders and make a positive difference in their communities, countries, and the world. Open to young people (ages 17-26) in least developed and developing countries, who have demonstrated a talent and passion for leadership, scholarship or innovation. Participants must be proficient in English and have access to a computer and the internet. Program Elements: (1) year-long Web-based Program; (2) Developing Youth Leadership Conference (Atlanta, Georgia, …

Innovator for Social Justice Prize [Grinnell College]

Nominations Close 7.10 2019. The prize honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Nominees may be nationals of any country, and do not need to be affiliated with Grinnell College. Candidates may be a single individual or a team of two people working together as primary project innovators. Each nominee must have earned a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) between 2004 and 2020. Nominators must be able to demonstrate that the …

2020 Youth Leadership Network [Eisenhower Fellowships]

Applications Close 20.9 2019. Program aimed at youth aged 18 to 25 years to complement the existing Fellow network of dynamic, mid-career change agents. Like Eisenhower Fellows, Eisenhower Youth Leaders represent all countries and regions in the EF network, including the United States. Nominating committees help find and select promising young men and women with demonstrated leadership qualities. All Eisenhower Fellows are currently expected to engage with the global EF network, including a commitment to mentoring as part of post-fellowship service to their communities. Interested …

Future For Nature Awards 2020

Applications Close 15.9 2019. Annual award honors three young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists. Open to candidates (ages 35 and under), from around the world, who have achieved substantial and long-term benefit to the conservation status of one or more animal and/or plant species (or for a specific population of one or more animal and/or plant species). Candidates must have demonstrated commitment, determination, creativity, innovation, passion for conservation work, leadership, entrepreneurship, and determination to continue in their conservation work. The Award aims to stimulate the …

Three Dot Dash Global Teen Leaders 2020

Due Date: 13.9 2019. Three Dot Dash is a social entrepreneur incubator and accelerator designed to amplify the work of young people (ages 13-19) making an extraordinary impact on basic human needs around the world. The program identifies and curates Global Teen Leaders (GTLs); hosts an annual game-changing Just Peace Summit; pairs each GTL with an extraordinary Mentor for one year; collaborates with innovative partners on cutting edge content; and fosters and sustains a connected and engaged global network of peers, mentors, industry leaders, and …

Youth Activist Forum: Engaging the OSCE to Address Racism and Xenophobia

Applications Close 20.8 2019. Hosted by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, 23-25 September 2019, in Warsaw, Poland. The training will bring together a group of approximately 20–25 youth activists from across the OSCE region who are actively engaged in addressing anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, intolerance and discrimination. Participants will receive training on how to efficiently and effectively advocate in contemporary international fora and an opportunity to put their skills into practice during the HDIM. Open to youth activists, residing in any of …

Atlas Corps Fellowship for Global Leaders

The fellowship is a 12-18 month placement in the United States for the world’s top social change leaders. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations to develop leadership skills and learn effective practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities with other Fellows. Phase 1 Applications (January and April placements) due 15.8 2019. Open to candidates (ages 35 and younger) with (a) two or more years of relevant experience; (b) bachelor’s degree or equivalent; (c) English proficiency (oral, writing, reading); …