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ALX Launchpad Program 2018 for High-potentials Changemakers

Deadline: August 10, 2018 Applications are open for the ALX Launchpad Program 2018. The ALX Launchpad empowers recent university graduates with leadership skills, entrepreneurial experience and connections to a powerful network of potential employers and investors. ALX is your platform to launch a career of impact and purpose or incubate your own venture. The six-month ALX …

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APSA Challenge Science and Technology – Ethiopia 2018 for Young African Scientists and Entrepreneurs

Deadline: July 31, 2018 The APSA Challenge Science and Technology – Ethiopia 2018: Technologies and Innovations for Sustainable Development is open for entries. The purpose of this competition is to promote research and innovation in science and technology (S&T) as well as entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Africa. The competition is organized by the Association for the Promotion of Sciences …

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WorldLabs Elevating Ideas Competition (Win £50,000 and a trip to Elevating Ideas London)

Deadline: September 3, 2018 Got a bright idea? WorldLabs can help you elevate it with £50,000! Worldlabs’ mission is to help ideas develop and grow by providing the funding, tools and connections needed to thrive. They give you the ability to showcase your idea, find valuable collaborators and gather the supporters you need to elevate your …

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Scholarships for Master’s in Human Rights & Democratisation in Africa 2018 at the Centre for Human Rights

Deadline: July 31, 2018 Applications for the LLM/MPhil in Human Rights & Democratisation in Africa are now open. This is a prestigious one-year intensive course where 25-30 exceptional individuals spend 6 months in Pretoria and 6 months at one of the 13 partner universities all over Africa. They are taught by eminent lecturers in the …

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The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education 2018 (Win $15,000 USD)

Deadline: August 14, 2018 The Saville Foundation is accepting applications for the Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education 2018. The Pan African Awards is an annual competition that seeks out the very best organisations who are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education in Africa. In Africa, the continent home to the …

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L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards 2019

Deadline: July 13, 2018 The L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards 2019 is open. UNESCO and the L’Oréal Corporate Foundation seek to recognize women researchers who, through the scope of their work, have contributed to overcoming today’s global challenges. Faced with global challenges such as the acceleration of new technologies, aging populations or the threat to biodiversity, UNESCO …

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AIMS Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science 2018 for African Scientists

Deadline: July 30, 2018 The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS NEI) invites early career African academics of postdoctoral standing to apply for the AIMS Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science. The Small Research Grants supports projects that would address these and other related issues, and contribute to the development of ‘greener’ …

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The Platform Nigeria Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) 2018

Deadline: July 13, 2018 Applications are open for the The Platform Nigeria Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) 2018 taking place 5-9 September 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria. The Young Professionals Bootcamp is a 5-day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training, inspire innovation, drive success in the marketplace and ultimately lead to transformation …

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UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme 2018 (US$10,000 Award)

Deadline: November 30, 2018 Are you a researcher? Are you 40 or younger? Apply to the UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme, an initiative financed by the Government of Japan. The aim of the fellowships is to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO. UNESCO designed the project “UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research …

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Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship to study at Stanford Graduate School of Business 2018/19

Deadline: September 18, 2018 Applications are open for the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship 2018. The Stanford GSB is excited to contribute to the region’s human and economic development by educating leaders committed to making an impact on the continent. The Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $170,000) for citizens …

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