Fellowships, Scholarships, Grants and Talent Programmes

Fellowships, Scholarships, Grants and Talent Programmes are offered by a number of UN or affiliated entities. We try to consolidate these opportunities into the below list.

The main purpose of UN fellowships, scholarships, grants and talent programmes are to provide financial and/or educational support to individuals who demonstrate exceptional abilities or potential in a particular field.


Ciné-ONU screening of “Raise the Bar” to mark the International Day of the Girl Child

9 October - To mark the International Day of the Girl Child, the United Nations, the European Week of Action for Girls' Coalition, the Embassy of Iceland and the European Commission present "Raise the Bar", by Gudjon Ragnarsson.

A Girl from Mogadishu

To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the United Nations and the British Embassy present ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’. The film was followed by a panel discussion, in the presence of the film Director Mary McGuckian. Synopsis A powerful...

Box For Life

To mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, Ciné ONU invites you to an online screening of “Box For Life” by Uri Borreda This is the story of a boy who smuggled Jewish...

I am Belmaya

To mark the 16 days of activism, the United Nations and the British Embassy in Brussels screened: 'I am Belmaya' In the patriarchal society of Nepal, where girls are taught to keep their mouths shut, Belmaya embarks on a transformational...


To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations screened: #SalePute. 73% of women in the world have suffered cyber violence. Through their film, ‘#Salepute’, journalists Florence Hainaut and Myriam Leroy tell viewers an...

When Tomatoes Met Wagner

To mark World Food Day, the United Nations invites you to “When Tomatoes Met Wagner” In a dying farming village in central Greece, two cousins and five women decide to do things differently. With a little help from Wagner, Christopher...

A Thousand Cuts

As part of the Social Media 4 Peace initiative, the United Nations screened A Thousand Cuts The film tells the story of Maria Ressa, journalist and co-founder of the online news site Rappler in the Philippines and her investigative journalism fighting for truth and democracy against social...