The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships 2019

Deadline : 1 March, 2019   Eligibility Criteria The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships are open to individuals who: • Are native to one of the mainly developing countries of Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), Latin America and the Caribbean. For 2019 only, the Fund will not accept applications from the countries of […]

Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2019

Deadline : 31 January, 2019 About DRIF The 7th edition of the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (formerly Internet Freedom Forum- IFF) will hold from April 23 – 25, 2019 in Lagos Nigeria. The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum has gained a reputation as an important platform where conversations on digital policy in Africa are shaped, […]

Data Science Fellowship Opportunity 2019

Deadline: 21 January, 2019 Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming […]

The United Nations Democracy Fund- Society Project Funding 2019

Deadline : 15 January, 2019 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations to apply for funding projects to advance and support democracy. Project grants range between US$100,000 and US$300,000. Projects that are two years long are accepted. Project proposals must fall under one of the following main areas: gender equality; community activism; rule of law […]

NRF Postgraduate bursaries (PhD and LLM) 2018

Deadline: 20 November, 2018 The NRF funded South African Research Chair in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’, based at the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, invites further applications for postgraduate bursaries (PhD and LLM) in the broad field of equality, law, rights and social justice to commence in January/February 2019. Applications are […]

ILFA Flagship Secondment Programme (IFSP) 2019

Deadline: Application is on-going This is an annual international secondment programme where lawyers practising in various African jurisdictions are selected and sponsored on a 3-month secondment at highly reputed international law firms and corporations based in London, Paris, Lisbon and Dubai.  Additionally, the programme provides an academic enrichment series that incorporates training modules on various […]

I4C SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE (SIC) 2018

Deadline:11 September 2018 I4C- Hub Afrique is launching the WE-Account Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) 2018, as part of its response to the widespread and worsening trends affecting civil society on the African continent. We are looking to support ideas related to technology, policy, research, or advocacy that will produce long-term change and deepen social impact […]

2019 Berkman Klein Center & the MIT Media Lab’s Assembly Program

Application Deadline: September 2, 2018. Assembly gathers a small cohort of technologists, managers, policymakers, and other professionals to confront emerging problems related to the ethics and governance of artificial intelligence. Over four months, participants engage in a design-thinking process, a course led by Harvard and MIT faculty, and a collaborative development period to explore hard […]