Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for Doctoral Students.

Deadline: 1 Nov 2017 The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD). Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible …

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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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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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Ecobank Nigeria Fast-track Intensive Graduate Program (ENG-FIGP)

Application deadline- 31st of October, 2017. The ENG-FIGP is an intensive program designed to build the banks’ talent pool in order to raise a new generation of leaders for Ecobank. Candidates that undergo this program will upon completion be placed in positions aligned with their skills, experience and strengths at the entry point of functional …

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Nigerian Agip Oil Company Tertiary Scholarship Scheme / 2017 campaign

Deadline: September 29th, 2017. The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2016/2017 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective from 11th September to 29th September, 2017. Category of Awards Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities National Merit Award – …

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Australian Awards in Africa Scholarships 2017-Masters Level

Deadline;15 December 2017 Australia Awards Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university. The objective of the Awards is to provide high quality education and training to talented Africans who will be in a position, on their return home, to make an important contribution to national or regional development. Australia Awards Scholarships are currently being offered at Master degree level. Australia Awards Scholarships Scholarships …

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Habitat III Working Group Regional Focal Points Application

Application deadline: 6th September, 2017. Mission of the UN MGCY: The vision of the UNMGCY is the advanced participation of young people at all levels of governance: locally, nationally, regionally and globally. The UN MGCY seeks to promote the positions of children and youth in policy processes around a number of areas, especially in the …

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World Bank, SVRI – 2017 Call for Proposals for Innovations in Preventing Gender-Based Violence. 

Submission Deadline: October 6, 2017. Overview: The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) have launched a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing gender-based violence. The SVRI and the WBG are requesting proposals for innovative research and interventions or related activities that will contribute to the prevention and …

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Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship

​Application Deadline: 17th November, 2017 Overview The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program of the Social Science Research Council, launched in 2011, responds to an emerging dilemma within higher education in the global South caused by the extraordinary emphasis on increasing undergraduate enrollment without proportionate investment in faculty development.  The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to …

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Call for Applications: 16 days against Gender Based Violence 2017. 

Application Deadline: 12th September 2017. The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is putting out a call for proposals for activities to mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in 2017. To support the 2017 global campaign to end violence against women, AWDF will fund small sized women’s rights organisations on the African continent …

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