Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships 2019/2020

Application Deadline: Friday, September 14, 2018. About Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) works with governments, academic institutions and other partners to improve governance and transform public sector performance. This pioneering initiative brings proven private sector innovation, leadership and funding in a private-public partnership to attract, inspire and support future leaders …

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UNICEF Office of Research: Visiting Research Fellowship, Florence, Italy

Deadline: 24 July, 2018. UNICEF’s Office of Research (OoR) is currently seeking applications for an African researcher to engage in joint research with staff under the auspices of the Transfer Project. The Transfer Project is a multi-country research initiative on the impacts of cash transfer programs in sub Saharan Africa. Extensive data are collected to …

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Call for application: The “Emerging African Innovation Leaders” program

Deadline: 26 July,2018 The African Innovation Brokers learning activity is part of the Emerging African Innovation Leaders Program and addresses a group of African innovation leaders who are expected to spur the transition to the Next Production Revolution (NPR) in their countries. It is organised in different sessions with different teaching mix. The sessions are …

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Open Call for the 5th Crystal Ruth Bell Residency – Nourish (Fully Funded to Travel to Beijing)

Application Deadline: July 17th 2018. For the fifth edition of the their Residency, Crystal Ruth Bell is inviting people to apply for a fully-funded residency at Red Gate in Beijing for the months of November and December 2018. Crystal Ruth Bell Residency is  calling for people of all types of creative practices, of all passports, ages, gender-identities, abilities, and …

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2018 Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award for young leaders – Funded to attend One Young World Summit in The Hague

Application Deadline: 25th July 2018 For the third year running One Young World is teaming up with Mary Robinson to support young leaders behind innovative and impactful climate justice initiatives that are preserving the earth for future generations. The impact of climate change is not a distant threat, its effects are being felt right now by millions …

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2018 Ian Parry Scholarship Prize for Young Photojournalists

Application Deadline: July 28th 2018 Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years of age. Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor, and Ian’s friends and family created the Ian Parry Scholarship in order to build something positive from such …

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The Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize (Worth USD$50,000)

Application Deadline: August 15th 2018 The Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize champions a dynamic vision for financial inclusion. By capitalizing on the fast-moving digital world, innovation can facilitate a forward-looking and efficient sector. AFIIP is created to reward such innovations which can increase the outreach and reduce the costs of financial services to better serve low-income …

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LEAP Fellowship Program for Kenyan Students (Funding for USIU-Africa education)

Deadline: June 30, 2018 Do you need help in financing your USIU-Africa education? The Lending for Education in Africa Partnership (LEAP) Program is a fellowship program designed to provide aspiring students with affordable financing to pursue quality higher education, as well as to support program participants (LEAP Fellows) throughout their studies at USIU-Africa, and in their …

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2018 WorldLabs Elevating Ideas Competition (Worth £50,000 and Funded to Travel to Elevating Ideas London)

Deadline: September 3, 2018 APPLY NOW The World Alliance Laboratories Ltd invites entries for the Elevating Ideas Competition 2018. Got a bright idea? They can help you elevate it with £50,000! WorldLabs’ mission is to elevate the next generation of innovators by providing the funding, resources and network needed to thrive! Too many promising entrepreneurial projects fall by …

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Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Study at University of Cape Town (UCT) 2019

  Deadline: August 31, 2018 The call for applications for Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at University of Cape Town (UCT) in the 2019 academic year is now open. The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to provide 338 scholarships over 10 years to academically talented yet economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa for study at …

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