YUVA and iNTELLYJELLY to collaborate on Holistic Empowering Education

On this Sunday 5th of May 2019, Krishna Athal, YUVA’s Executive Director, and YUVA representatives met Mr Animesh Tiwari, Editor at iNTELLYJELLY, to discuss potential areas of collaboration.

iNTELLYJELLY produces power-packed monthly magazines for kids aged 4 to 12 years. iNTELLYJELLY believes that emphasis on Holistic Empowering Education is a need for every child in today’s world and is not intended to only complement school-based learning process but also endeavours to enhance Human Development Index/HDI.

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150 Young Leaders for World Village Conference 2016 – Indonesia

150 selected international young leaders are invited to participate in the World Village Conference in Purwakarta, Indonesia. WVC 2016 is an event to celebrate village ecosystem, packed with inspiring speakers, skill-building programme and a variety of exciting opportunities.

The participants will get involved in workshops and discussion with international prominent speakers, home-stay and knowledge sharing with the locals in Purwakarta, and networking dinner with industry and business stakeholders.

Eligibility

Applicants must be between 17-30 years old, have experience in village development and can include:

  • University students around the world who have understanding on village-based economy, agriculture, culture-based economy or any field related to village-industry.
  • NGO representatives who have experience or deep enthusiasm on village development and village-based industry.
  • Researchers or academicians who have knowledge and can add value on developing village economy while preserving its culture.
  • Business owners or professionals who are interested in investing in Purwakarta village industry.

Applicants must also be members of (or affiliated with) non-government and non-for-profit youth-ed organisations, networks, initiatives or movements (led by youth for the benefit of youth) and have the ability to consult with and reach a wider group of young people, audience or network.

A fluent understanding of English is required, and all applicants must hold an international passport valid until at least November 30, 2016.

Financial support

Purwakarta Regency will cover:

  • Hotel, meals, and accommodation.
  • Transportation from and to airport and the venue in Purwakarta.

How to apply

Fill in the application form online, which requires your details, a CV and an essay.

The essay topic should be on “Village Industries”, along with the reasons to participate in the programme, implementation methodology of their ideas, and commitment to build Village Industries in their country.

For more information, visit the official page of the World Village Conference.

Deadline: May 22, 2016 (or until spaces run out)

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants to the United States

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants provide support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980.

These grants enable scholars outside the United States to consult resources that are only available within the United States. Grant funding is available for short-term travel that gives scholars:

  • An opportunity to discover new source material;
  • Experience works of art first-hand in museums and private collections;
  • Make contact with scholars, artists, curators, and art dealers;
  • Consult local archives and library collections;
  • Establish professional networks for future research.

Deadlines

Applications are due January 15, 2016. Awards will be announced in May 2016.

Eligibility & Application Information

The foundation only accepts proposals from doctoral students and postdoctoral and senior scholars outside the United States.

Grant requirements:

  • Travel should be undertaken within one calendar year after the announcement of the selection results.
  • Final report must be submitted within three months of completion of travel. It should include a description of the travel undertaken as a result of the grant, an assessment of the research accomplished, and a financial report detailing grant expenditures.
  • Recipients must acknowledge the support of TFAA in any publication that results from research conducted during the grant.

Download the Research Travel Grant application.

Zhang "Sunny" Mengyang, a PhD candidate at China's Tsinghua University, received a travel grant to the US to conduct research for his dissertation on the Harlem Renaissance.
Zhang “Sunny” Mengyang, a PhD candidate at China’s Tsinghua University, received a travel grant to the US to conduct research for his dissertation on the Harlem Renaissance.

Information about Funding

Nine to thirteen grants are awarded annually as follows:

  • Up to $6,000 per grant for doctoral students from Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand;
  • Up to $7,000 per grant for doctoral students from Asia, Africa, and South America; and
  • Up to $9,000 per grant for all postdoctoral and senior scholars.
  • Up to 5 grants are specifically dedicated to scholars from Asia, Africa, and South America.

Grant funds will be disbursed in two installments. The first installment (80% of the total grant) is paid before the recipient’s departure to the United States. The second installment (up to 20% of the total grant) is paid to the recipient after receipt of the final report.

Funds can be used for related transportation, lodging, meals, and research fees and expenses. They cannot be used for the purchase of computers or other equipment.

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