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The USF Seminar Series Awards aim to support the generation of internationally excellent research in all areas of urban studies.
The Urban Studies Foundation (USF) seeks to support up to twelve awards in the 2022 round of the scheme, in each case up to a maximum of £15,000 per award (or £20,000 for proposals containing eligible training elements, see terms).


  • Proposals must be for at least three events in one or more host institutions/venues globally.
  • Eligible types of events may include research seminars, colloquia, round-tables, and public talks. Any of which may have workshop and training components. Events may be in-person, virtual, or a mixture of both.
  • Proposals must be supported by at least one academic and/or non-profit organization (the primary host organization) who are willing and capable to receive and administer the total grant funding, without charging overheads (Global South institutions are exempt from this requirement, see terms below).
  • Events must be scheduled to begin within twelve months of the deadline for applications (i.e. start before December 1st 2023) and finish within twenty-four months (i.e. completed by 1st December 2024).
  • Up to three co-applicants may be named, but at least one applicant should be an academic, researcher, or educator working within the field of urban studies.

Submission deadline: 1st December 2022
For further information, please follow this link: 

Support for events is available to approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, public entities, non-governmental organisations and groups of such entities in order to better equip them to organise conferences, workshops and seminars.

Funding may also be granted for international conferences when the Norwegian applicant is the main organiser. The event must serve as a meeting place for disseminating research results, exchanging knowledge, expanding the knowledge base, and/or establishing new scientific collaboration. Funding is available for both physical and virtual events.


  • Applications will be accepted from approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, groups of companies, public entities, and organisations that have been issued an enterprise number under the Register of Business Enterprises.
  • Sole proprietorships and private persons are not eligible to apply for support for events.
  • Partners are not to be listed in the application under “Project partners”, but they may be mentioned in the project description.
  • Funding may be granted for international conferences when the Norwegian applicant is the main organiser.

Grant Amount
Funding scale: minimum NOK 25 000
Application deadline
Application deadline is Open-ended
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The Conference Grant Program provides support to scholars to organize small research conferences, focused symposia, or other forms of convenings around important issues in education research
This program is intended to bring together researchers, community members, practitioners, policymakers, and other important collaborators whose expertise, substantive knowledge and practice, theoretical insight, or methodological expertise can be engaged in ways that help to build upon and advance education research.

  • Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs applying for a conference grant must have an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession.
  • While graduate students may be part of the proposal, they may not be named the PI or Co-PI.
  • The PI must be affiliated with a college, university, school district, non-profit research facility, or non-profit cultural institution that is willing to serve as the administering organization if the grant is awarded.
  • The Spencer Foundation does not award grants directly to individuals.
  • Proposals are accepted from the U.S. and internationally, however, all proposals must be submitted in English and budgets must be proposed in U.S. Dollars.

Submission Deadline October 11, 2022.
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The TORCH International Partnership scheme aims to support and develop strategic partnerships between University of Oxford academics and international partners.


  • Principal applicants must be postholders holding a permanent research-based position in the Humanities. In the case of co-applicants, they do not need to meet the requirement of being a postholder.
  • International partners should be listed on the application form but will not submit the final application. International partners can be researchers or groups of researchers from foreign academic institutions (regardless of their nationality); museums, theatres and other cultural institutions; artists and writers affiliated to international educational or cultural institutions. There need not be an already existing formal collaboration between the University of Oxford and the proposed international partners.

Grants of up to £3,000 for projects are available, with funding over £3,000 available for large
cross-divisional projects
Submission deadline 21 October 2022
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5. CRDF GLOBAL - Alumni Training Grants: Countering WMD Threats by Protecting or Leveraging Emerging Technologies

CRDF Global is pleased to offer a training grant competition to alumni of previous emerging technology training who are citizens of Kenya, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, or India to support the development and implementation of local training to amplify awareness and share best practices for at least 25 participants from academic, private sector, or government institutions, specifically those facing demonstrated threats and vulnerabilities.

The training is required to address at least one of the following goals:

  1. Enhance capabilities of stakeholders to counter the misuse of emerging and advanced technologies with potential dual-use capabilities;
  2. Increase the ability of stakeholders to safeguard WMD-related data and materials by leveraging emerging technologies.


  • Training grant applicants must be nationals of Kenya, South Africa, India, Malaysia, or Singapore and alumni of previous training related to emerging technology.
  • Applicants from India must either have the FCRA Registration and account or provide documentation proving exemption.
  • Applicants may apply individually or as a team.
  • Institutional and/or managerial approval is required for applications to be considered for this competition.

Grants are a one-time, eight-month award of up to $8,000.
Submission Deadline Friday, October 28, 2022
Follow this link for detail: 

The British Academy is inviting proposals for Writing Workshops in developing countries. The intention of the Writing Workshops is to cultivate professional networks and mentorship and provide access for early career researchers in developing countries to the academic requirements of journals, including international journals, and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to publish in these journals.


  • The lead applicant must be based at a UK university or eligible research institute and be of postdoctoral or above status (or have equivalent research experience).
  • The lead applicant must either be in a permanent position at the institution or have a fixed-term position for the duration of the award.
  • Each application must have at least one co-applicant based in an ODA-eligible country.
  • All proposals must be ODA-eligible: only projects that have a primary objective that is directly and primarily relevant to the problems of developing countries may be counted as ODA-eligible. ODA eligibility is an essential criterion – projects will only be deemed eligible for funding if they can demonstrate that they satisfy ODA eligibility criteria.
  • All workshops must take place in ODA-eligible countries.

Awards are set at a maximum of £30,000. Funding must be used in the direct delivery of the workshops and can cover travel and related expenses, subsistence costs, clerical assistance and consumables, childcare support (including for participants), networking, meeting, and/or conference costs.
Submission deadline
The deadline for application is 9 November 2022
Further information can be accessed at this link: 

Wenner-Gren Foundation – Conference /workshop grants
Conferences are defined as public events that are comprised primarily of oral and poster presentations to a larger audience of anthropologists. Priority is given to major conferences sponsored by large international anthropological that serve as their annual or periodic meetings. The majority of the funds granted to such conferences is expected to be used towards expenses for international scholars who are making presentations at the conference and would not otherwise be able to attend. Workshops are defined as working meetings that focus on developing and debating topical issues in theoretical anthropology. Workshops involve a small
group of scholars who meet for a sufficient period of time to deal intensively with the topic. Priority is given to those workshops that devote the majority of time to discussion and debate rather than to the presentation of papers. It is expected that workshops will result in a publication.


  • The application must be made by a professional anthropologist who is the primary organizer of the proposed conference or workshop. A co-applicant can be specified on the application. Applications are not accepted from students without a co-applicant who has a doctorate and holds an established academic position.
  • Requests by individuals for grants to attend meetings are not accepted.
  • Current research grantees (Post-Ph.D. or International Collaborative) may apply for a conference or workshop grant before the completion of their research grant.
  • Applicants may submit simultaneous applications for a Conference or Workshop Grant and for a Post Ph.D. Research Grant.
  • Individuals cannot be Organizer or Co-Organizer on more than one grant application (Conference or Workshop) per season.

Conference and Workshop Grants are for amounts up to $20,000
Application deadlines
June 1 st and December 1 st .Decisions will be announced within 4-6 months of the deadline.
More information on the grant is available at: