The Google AI Residency Program 

Deadline-January 8th, 2018. Open to- Candidates from all over the world The Google AI Residency Program (formerly known as the Google Brain Residency Program) is a 12-month role designed to advance your career in machine learning research. Residents will work alongside distinguished scientists from various Research teams. The goal of the residency is to help residents become productive and …

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Yale Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program

Application deadline-December 6, 2017.  Applications to the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program are accepted from across sectors and around the world.  Each class of Fellows is a unique group: geographically balanced, and representative of a wide range of professions, talents, and perspectives.  The program runs annually from mid-August to mid-December.  Fellows are expected to …

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THET Africa Grants Programme 2017–2019

Application deadline- 12 November 2017 Funded by Johnson & Johnson and managed by THET, the Africa Grants Programme (AGP) began in 2016 and provides funding to seven health partnerships across Africa. THET has previously worked with Johnson & Johnson to manage the Strengthening Surgical Capacity programme. Projects under this scheme focused on reducing morbidity and mortality …

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Climate Law and Governance Essay Competition 2017

Deadline-15 of October 2017 Are you interested in researching the legal and governance challenges posed by climate change? Do you have ideas for how legal and institutional instruments can contribute to addressing the challenges posed by climate change? Then enter the 2017 Climate Law and Governance Essay Competition! This annual essay competition is held by …

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Elizabeth R Media Fund: Commonwealth Digital Challenge

Deadline- Midnight GMT on Friday, November 3rd, 2017. The Elizabeth R Media Fund is launching a new competition aimed at providing young and aspiring media managers from the Commonwealth with the skills and tools necessary to help their organisations face the digital challenges in their countries. The event will also act as a spur to …

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United4Food Competition for Nigerian Students

Deadline-October 1 2017 The #United4Food campaign  and Sound Sultan Launches Creative Mind Competition For Nigerian Students. They seeks to engage and empower youths in the advocacy for food security using the power of creativity and social media. You can call them food security ninjas. They have three messages we want to pass across to people. …

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CODESRIA Call for paper and expression of interest -The Relationship between Journalism and Foreign Aid

Deadline-November 1 2017 Objectives Since the end of the Second World War foreign aid has been substantially directed at disseminating a model of journalism practice and education aligned with the interests of donor nations. This one-day symposium will examine the contemporary and complex relationship between aid and journalism and the role of foreign aid/development assistance, along with …

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World Bank Group Youth Summit 2017: Technology and Innovation for Impact

Scholarships and Opportunities

Application Deadline:29th September 2017

Do you have an idea that has the potential to solve a problem or need by taking advantage of the transformative potential of the digital revolution and the technological advances of our times? Does your idea positively impact your community, your country, and/or society at large? If yes, then apply for theYouthSummit 2017 Competition!

The World Bank Group (WBG) is seeking applications for its Youth Summit 2017 with an aim to inspire and create a dialogue on innovative ways to address some of the problems and needs that have also been created by this “technology revolution”, and that hinder sustainable development.

The purpose of this competition is to challenge young people to take advantage of today’s rapid changing technology and solve the problems that matter to them most by crafting their own solutions so that they can build the future they want.

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Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2018

This programme offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a research master’s or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline, at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland. In addition, a number of targeted scholarships are offered in collaboration with our strategic funding partners. Scholarship Covers a stipend of €16,000 per annum a contribution to fees, …

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MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at University of British Columbia 2018/2019

Deadline: November 15, 2017 The University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to be partnering with The MasterCard Foundation to foster the next generation of African leaders. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC will provide 112 academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people from Sub-Saharan Africa with access to quality and relevant university education …

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