Funding Opportunities

The Mountain Sentinels Collaborative Network invites applications for a Mountain Sentinels Fellowship Program.

Deadline to apply is 9 August 2020.

The long-standing Prix Schläfli is awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) to young scientists for excellent articles resulting from PhDs in Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, and Mathematics. 

Deadline to submit nominations is 31 October 2020.

The EGU Training Schools calls for meeting support requests for the 2021 term. 

Deadline to apply is 14 August 2020.

With its project funding scheme, the Swiss National Science Foundation enables researchers to independently conduct research projects with topics and goals of their own choice.

Deadline to apply is 1 October. 

The Global Programme Food Security of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is looking for innovative initiatives to contribute to food systems’ improvements and transformative and sustainable impacts on poor people. In order to do so the SDC launches four Calls for Proposals.

Deadline to submit is 28 August 2020.

The Swiss National Science Foundation's Doc.CH (HSS) is aimed at promising researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland. 

Deadline to submit a proposal is 10 September 2020.

Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to researchers of any nationality to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research and innovation in Europe (EU Member States and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries) and beyond. The scheme particularly supports the return and (re)integration of European researchers from outside Europe and those who have previously worked here, as well as researchers displaced by conflict outside the EU and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries. 

Deadline to apply is 9 September, 2020.

The European Commission calls for a "Human Factors, and Social, Societal, and Organisational Aspects For Disaster-Resilient Societies" grant inside the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme (H2020).

Deadline to apply is 27 August.

As part of its mission, the MRI provides funding contributions for synthesis workshops that bring together global change researchers to address specific topics of interest to the mountain research, policy and practitioner communities.

The deadline for proposals for this year’s call is 3 July 2020.

ERC Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements. Up to 2.5 million Euro are available for projects of up to 5 years duration.

Deadline to apply is 26 August 2020.

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