Africa Initiative seeks grant applications

Africa Initiative seeks grant applications

Washington University’s Africa Initiative invites applications to its grant program, which aims to advance research and education collaborations between Washington University faculty members and scholars at academic or professional partners based in Africa. The deadline is Dec. 30.

Women’s Society accepting student proposals for funding

The Women’s Society of Washington University funding committee invites undergraduate students to submit funding requests for projects that support educational, cultural and community outreach efforts. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 20.

Applications open for Global Impact Award

Applications are open for the Global Impact Award competition, which awards up to $50,000 to Washington University students, postdoctoral researchers and recent alumni whose ventures are scalable and sustainable with a broad impact. 

Electronics recycling drives, bulb swaps planned

The Office of Sustainability is holding electronics recycling drives and lightbulb swaps. They will take place Oct. 29 on the Medical Campus and Nov. 5 on the Danforth Campus. 

Nominations open for Ethic of Service Award

The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and engagement with the St. Louis region. Honorees include alumni, employees, retirees, students and volunteers. The nomination deadline is Nov. 1.

Take part in people’s ecochallenge this month

The Office of Sustainability invites members of the university community to take part in the people’s ecochallenge Oct. 7-28. Join the WashU team and take individual actions in areas such as waste, energy, health and justice.