British Council ColabNowNow Open Call for African Digital Creatives 2019

Applications open till 24 July The British Council invites young digital creatives to take part in the third edition of ColabNowNow in partnership with Maputo Fast Forward and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festivals. WHO THEY ARE LOOKING FOR? Are you a daring artist or storyteller working in a digital medium and living in Africa or […]

Nigerian Economic Summit Group Essay Contest 2019- For Nigerian Undergraduates

Deadline: July 24, 2019 “Trust is the social glue that holds families, communities, organizations and societies together; without it, reaching any agreement can become a fraught negotiation.” – Peggy (Rockefeller) Dulany, Synergos1 With a global shift towards ‘inclusive’ economic growth, it is argued that economic prosperity and business success cannot be adequately explained by abundance of natural […]

SAFE Leadership Challenge (SLC) for Secondary School Students and Teachers 2019

Application deadline-May 31, 2019 Applications are now invited for 2019 SAFE Leadership Challenge (SLC) for secondary school students and teachers. This is an initiative of the Sozo Networks Africa that aims to develop young social innovators with the desire to create lasting impact in their immediate community. The challenge seeks to inspire students to improve […]

Powering Opportunities Partnership – Call for Expression of Interest for Productive Energy Use action research projects in sub-Saharan Africa 2019

Deadline : 28 February, 2019 Competition description This program is aimed at demonstrating how the off-grid sector can stimulate local jobs and create local economic value in sub-Saharan Africa. The Powering Opportunities Partnerships (POP) is one of the constituent projects of TEA’s Supporting Clean Energy Partnershipsprogramme. POP aims to demonstrate how the off-grid energy sector can […]

British Council Future News Worldwide for Young Media Practitioners 2019

Application deadline is 12.00 (noon) GMT on 21 March 2019. Are you the future of journalism? Applications are open if you’re a writer, blogger, vlogger, photographer, radio journalist or work in any other kind of media   They are looking for 100 of the world’s most talented, motivated and passionate student journalists to attend an intensive […]

The 2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program

Deadline : 11 February, 2019 In partnership with Afrika Youth Movement (AYM), Afresist presents the Afresist Youth Leadership Program (AYLP), a new training programme rooted in the belief that African youth can be everyday pan-Africanists, everyday leaders, everyday activists. While various leadership programs targeting African youth do exist, most times there is either little or no […]

The Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019

Deadline : 6 February, 2019 The Yale Young African Scholars Program is designed for African secondary school students who wish to pursue tertiary education and make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent. A typical YYAS participant has: Excellent academic records Demonstrated leadership potential Strong written and verbal communication skills A desire and ability […]

Prestige Scholarships 2019

Deadline : 1 March, 2019 Their highest awards are prestige scholarships: the Chancellor’s Scholarship, the Richard Lewar Entrance Scholarship, the Carleton University Scholarship of Excellence, the Carleton University SHAD Scholarship, the Riordon Scholarship, and the Collins Prestige Scholarship. You will be considered for a prestige scholarship only if you are entering Carleton directly from high […]