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Youth Futures Programme - Contributions of Young People to the UN’s 2030 Agenda

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on December 3, 2019
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The British Academy´s “Youth Futures Programme” aims to examine the contributions of young people to the UN’s 2030 Agenda, bringing a youth lens to the global sustainable development challenges.

This programme supports research which demonstrates an interdisciplinary approach yielding new conceptual understanding, developing ground-breaking research and energising innovative collaborations in the humanities and social sciences related to one or more of the 3 sub-themes: Creativity; Categories; Livelihood & Work.

Principal Investigators must be:
1) based in the UK; however, equitable international collaboration is strongly expected to be detailed in any application;
2) of postdoctoral or above status (or have equivalent research experience) and hold an established role that will last at least the duration of the grant funded by the British Academy.

Coollaboration with institutions and partners in the Global South are encouraged.

All projects must start on 20 March 2020.

Utilize This Offer

Only proposals which aim to support the economic development and welfare of countries on the OECD DAC list will be supported.

Projects must be 21 months in duration, with a maximum value of £300,000 (offered at 100% FEC).

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 04, 2019
Nov 04, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Anita Shrestha
Nov 04, 2019
Nov 04, 2019