Non-AGNES funding Opportunities


DAAD Funding Opoortunity:

The Application deadline is February 22, 2018.

(1)    Deadline for The Call for Application for A Proposal Writing Course for Research Grants is around the corner: 12.02.2018. So please act quickly. This Call is open for young PhD holders (i.e. beginning or middle stages of their research careers) from Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with an affiliation to an academic institution in any of these countries.

Details on how to apply and what exactly is on offer can be found in the attached documents.

2018 01 ProGRANT Call Namibia

 (2)    The Call for Application for the Leibniz – DAAD Research Fellowships deadline: 08.03.2018, is open for all (except German nationals, or if you have spent the last 6 months or more living in Germany) who have completed their PhD or equivalent qualification in 2016 or later (applications may be submitted before completion of the PhD but the thesis must be passed before you take up the fellowship in September 2018 or January 2019).

2018 Announcement DAAD Leibniz Research Fellowships

       Details on how to apply and what exactly is on offer can be found in the attached documents.


Three Fellowship Opportunities for African Doctoral Candidates

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote the next generation of social science researchers in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

The Application deadline is November 17, 2017.



Deutsche Welle (DW) advert:

The head of the journalistic training program at Germany’s international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle has forwarded the following advertisement.
We are looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster. Candidates should have journalism experience or be passionate about technology/IT, economics or the sciences. We are looking for open-minded people full of creative ideas. The DW editorial traineeship is paid, with a gross starting salary of approx. 1,600 Euros per month. As full-time employees, DW trainees are automatically eligible for German public health insurance. As our trainees move to Germany from abroad, we assist them at every step of the visa process. The traineeship leads to employment in one of our departments in Bonn or Berlin.
Applications are open between December 1, 2017 and January 29, 2018. Applications can only be submitted via the online system.
Here is a link with all the information about the traineeship: 


PhD and post doc:

Please see adverts for a new centre in Germany that is recruiting for 9 post-docs and 16 PhD students!! More information can be found in the PDFs…

CRC transregio,

CO3 PhD,

CO3 Postdoc


Humboldt Fellowships:

New call for applications for International Climate Protection Fellowships

Prospective leaders from transition and developing countries can now apply to the International Climate Protection Fellowship programme. Applications may be submitted until 1 March 2018.Up to 20 young climate experts from non-European transition or developing countries who already have initial professional and leadership experience in this field will be funded in the next round. Applicants focus on issues relating to the scientific, engineering, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change. Together with a host, they will work in Germany for a year on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection. The fellowships, which are funded under the International Climate Protection Initiative by the Federal Environment Ministry, will begin on 1 March 2019.Here is the link with more information on how to apply.


Fellowships for Postdoctoral research in Germany via the Humboldt Foundation

Georg Forster Research Fellowship = Top opportunities for researchers from developing countries.

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers = Top opportunities for all researchers.