Thank you for the great interest in our program for the call of 2023!
The call is now closed.

Unfortunately, we won't be able to notify everyone personally about the outcome this year.
We will notify the successful applicants latest by mid-October 2023.
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(+ CV and pass photo)
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Nomination criteria

Great candidates are:  

  • showing potential and ambition towards becoming a leader in her/his/their field of work.
  • working with or linked to local communities, community based organisations or civil society organizations.
  • fully embracing the idea of sustainable development, gender equality and climate justice.
  • having a strong background in and commitment to working on environmental and sustainable development issues.
  • showing potential and ambition to be innovative and creative.

The grant can be applied for a wide range of activities, depending on the individuals’ need and interest. Most grantees request funding for advancing either their knowledge, and skills through courses, training or expanding their experience through internships, exposure and exchange travels, participation in conferences, high level meetings etc. It is crucial the activities requested are exclusively for personal development and should not be part of a larger organisational project.

Individuals from these countries cannot participate:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.

Contact us

Daan Robben, Coordinator JWH Initiative
Nobelstraat 4; 3512 EN, Utrecht, the Netherlands
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Our 2023 call is now closed. Thank you for all your interest!