A new funding opportunity has been announced by The Indigenous Bicultural Exchange Fund (IBEX)! Their 2017 competition is now accepting applications for events/exchanges falling between March 15th and September 15th, 2017.

IBEX offers funding for attending a global bicultural event/exchange or a meeting of international significance which impacts an applicants’ home territory or region; and supports indigenous peoples and local communities to have a voice in policies and forums that concern bicultural diversity globally.

Eligibility Requirements
The applicant must be Indigenous or a member of local traditional community.
The applicant must select an event or meeting of interest to attend.
Additional preference will be given to: women, youth and first time travelers.
Funding is not available for those applying to an academic program.

Award Benefits
Maximum of $5,000.00 awarded funding (flexibility on budget submission).
Award recipients are chosen by a competitive selection process and must use the awards to defray costs, which include:
International Airfare
Conference Fees
Local Transportation
Visa Fees
Travel Insurance

Application Details
Application Deadline: February 16, 2017
To apply go to: www.iie.org/ibexapply or click here to access the application. If you would like to request a PDF copy of the application form, email IBEX@iie.org.
Questions may be directed to: IBEX@iie.org
For more information please visit www.iie.org/IBEX