{CODATA-International} Bonn/Germany: Six fully-funded PhD positions in Data Science and Data Engineering

Deadline: Application is on-going The new Chair »Data Science and Data Engineering« (Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Müller) is looking for Six Research Associates/ PhD Candidates The six open PhD positions will complement their current research team with new research topics in Graph Mining (two positions) Anomaly Detection (two positions) Predictive Analytics (two positions) The Bonn-Aachen International Center …

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UNCDF Grants for Development 2018 of a Mobile Application for Financial Education in West Africa

Application Deadline: July 10th 2018 at 17.00 GMT UNCDF is seeking applications from qualified technical partners (e.g. The partner firm or organization will be tasked to develop a platform which meets the contextual needs of the four (4) YouthStart Expansion countries (The Gambia, Guinea, Niger and Senegal). The application should be designed for trainers at …

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2018-2019 Funded Digital Earth Fellowship for artists and designers in Africa

Application Deadline: 25 July 2018, 23.59 (CET) Digital Earth is a 6 month-long fellowship for artists and designers based in Africa or Asia, working across a variety of media, who would like to investigate the current technological reality. It is a unique research support programme, which supports experienced artists to reflect, research, experiment and produce work. The fellowship …

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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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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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Yellow Inaugural three month program for Storytellers

What is Yellow? Snap Inc. Presents: Yellow. Yellow is excited about the future of storytelling and the creators who will push the artistic boundaries of what's possible with mobile content. Yellow will help you shorten the time it takes to turn your brilliant idea into reality. Each year Yellow will choose a small group of …

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RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund

Deadline: 29 June, 2018. The RIPE NCC has supported a range of projects and innovative ideas over its 25-year history, and we are now formalising these efforts through the RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund. We know there's no shortage of brilliant minds in the Internet technical community working on groundbreaking projects, but securing funding to …

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Call for applications: The Sixth African School on Internet Governance 2018

Deadline: 16 June, 2018 Are you a current or potential leader in internet governance forums and debates in Africa? Do you want to deepen your understanding of the “multistakeholder” approach to internet-related policy making? Whether you are a policy maker, a researcher, a regulator, an engineer, a journalist, an entrepreneur or a gender equality and …

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APT Grants 2018: Supporting Pluggable Transports

Deadline: June 15, 2018 Internews seeks to promote improved anti-censorship capabilities with a small grants fund to support both pluggable transport developers and circumvention tool/secure communication app developers who may find their systems blocked. The following activities are eligible for funding: Implementation of new transports (transports must conform to the 2.x spec and provide a self-assessment based …

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