Apply Now: World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program

Application Deadline: November 19, 2017 The Africa Region of the World Bank Group (WBG) is announcing the third Africa Fellowship Program for Ph.D. students and recent graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. The program intends to attract young African talent to the World Bank Group workplace. About the Fellowship Fellows will spend a minimum of six …

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Apply: Inspire Africa​’s Train-the-Trainers Program for Young Business Leaders

Application Deadline: 23rd October, 2017 Inspire Africa​’s Train-the-Trainers is a program designed to empower young business leaders across Nigeria through partner facilitators/trainers. This program is proudly sponsored by the US Embassy Consulate (Lagos, Nigeria) with the aim of scaling the impact of the LIGS programs to benefit more entrepreneurs and create more jobs in Nigeria …

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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.

Subthemes

  • Transforming the…

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2018 Fellowships for Knowledge and Skills Training in the Netherlands

Deadline: 24 October 2017. The Hague Academy for Local Governance – an innovative, and practice-oriented training institution –  to offer short courses which qualify for (full) 2018 Nuffic NFP or MSP scholarships In July, The Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic) revised the criteria for scholarships and fellowships related to training courses …

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Apply: Obama Foundation Fellowship 

Application closes: Friday, October 6th @ 6:00pm CT The Obama Foundation Fellowship program seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, …

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: CLEANEDGE’S SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT CAMPAIGN, OYO STATE

Deadline: October 6, 2017 CleanEdge is a hybrid social enterprise dedicated to changing the harmful habits that affect the way we make, dispose of and think about waste. Interested in helping to save the planet? Interested in helping to save the environment? Are you passionate about climate change? Can you teach secondary school student in …

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