Weekly Opportunities’ Summary 17TH AUG 2022 – OUR WEEKLY OPPORTUNITIES SUMMARY IS HERE – DOWNLOAD PDF
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- The Abel Visiting Scholar Program – $5000 Grant
The Abel Visiting Scholar Program is designed to allow mathematicians who are based professionally in underdeveloped nations to spend a month working with an international research partner. Applications for stays longer than one month must show proof of funding from the host institution to cover living expenses past the first month.
- The 5th Youth Capacity Building Workshop – Fully Funded
Submit An Application For The 5th Youth Capacity Building Workshop.
A specialized institution of the African Union, the International Center for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (African Union CIEFFA) was founded for the promotion and support of gender equality in education on the continent
- The cohort for Innovate Africa’s assistive technology is here
Application deadline is August 15, 2022 for The cohort for Innovate Africa’s assistive technology.
Who are we looking for?
Startups with a focus on innovation that are enhancing access to assistive technology through digital means or providing digital assistive technology solutions for use in a variety of areas, including education, healthcare, livelihoods, and others.
innovative, quick problem-solvers with a focus on execution
Authentic founder with a mission (s)
Teams with a problem-solving, continuous learning, and empathy culture
Teams that are well-organized and have clear ownership, commitment, duties, and accountability (systems, processes and resources)
- 2022 AgroHack Challenge upto 1m Naira in funding
The AgroHack Challenge is looking for creative solutions along the whole agricultural value chain. To give many young Nigerians new chances, these initiatives would be expedited
- SDG Challenge 2022
Deadline: 22nd September 2022
Applications for the SDG Challenge 2022 are now accepting sustainable solutions. Submit your application today to compete for a €1 million grand prize.
- SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme 2022
Apply now for the SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme and take your business to new heights.
The Programme commits to supporting entrepreneurs to build viable, growing and sustainable businesses that can create jobs. We are looking for entrepreneurs committed to boosting their growth and achieving new levels of success.
- KEPSA SMEs Accelerator Program – Cohort 3
The SMEs Accelerator Program– Cohort 3 is an initiative by KEPSA with support from the Embassy of Ireland in Kenya, to support SMEs in quickly increasing the value of their businesses. It will involve intensive training and mentorship sessions to bolster their current strategies, accelerate their growth, and help them pivot or adjust their strategy due to new information about their target market.
- GISR MENA Youth for Climate Action 2022 (up to $62,000 Grant)
Deadline: August 19, 2022
Organizations are invited to submit applications for a regional GISR MENA Youth for Climate Action grant competition.
mPharma Women in Software Engineering (WiSE) Internship Program
Deadline: August 17 2022
- mPharma is currently accepting applications for the 2022 Women in Software Engineering (WiSE) Internship Program, apply now
Women in Software Engineering (WiSE) Internship Program is a flagship 12-month virtual internship program that will offer real-world engineering and technology product development experience including basic designing, coding, documentation, et cetera. Each intern will be matched to a manager and a mentor throughout the program.
- Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship 2023 (US$10,000 award)
Deadline: November 15, 2022
The 2023 Amelia Earhart Fellowship application is now available, apply now!
In the aerospace sector globally, women make up about 25% of the workforce. Zonta International presents the Amelia Earhart Fellowship as part of its aim to ensure that women have equal access to all resources and represented in positions of decision-making on an equal basis with men.
- Apple Founders’ Entrepreneurial Camp
Applications are now open. Apply for Apple Founders’ Entrepreneurial Camp by August 24, 2022
What is included;
The immersive technology lab at Apple Entrepreneur Camp also offers direction, instruction, and assistance. The following is provided free of charge to chosen organizations:
- The International Woolmark Prize for Fashion Stars 2023 – AUD $200000
The International Woolmark Prize is the most esteemed talent development prize in the world for up-and-coming fashion stars hoping to create a bright future for the sector. Are you going to win The International Woolmark Prize for Fashion Stars 2023 – AUD $200000 next?
Deadline August, 19 2022
- Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards 2023
Apply now for the Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards 2023
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in identified careers in the agriculture, land reform and rural development sector for the 2023 academic year.
- Lets not forget to apply for the Bic ….
Are you a student? Are you an entrepreneur are you someone who is creative.
Participate right away in the BIC Art Master Africa 2022 Competition to make life easier and more enjoyable.
Create an artwork using any BIC Ball Pen and submit.
This contest is only open to residents of Africa and the Middle East.
The artwork must be prepared on at least A3 size paper/medium
BIC Art Master Africa 2022 Competition (up to $ 2000 Cash Prizes) https://youropportunitiesafrica.com/2022/07/19/bic-art-master-africa-2022-competition/
- MTN/Muson Music Scholars Program 2022/2023 Academic Year
Apply now for the MTN/Muson Music Scholars Program 2022/2023 Academic Year.
The diploma course is a full time 2 year course offering advanced training in music with the following majors: Piano, Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Classical Guitar, and Voice.
- Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists – IWMF 2022
The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, a groundbreaking financial initiative, enables the International Women’s Media Foundation to significantly increase its support for female journalists. The Howard G. Buffett Foundation donated $4 million to establish the Fund,
Deadline: August 20, 2022
- Apply now for the 2022 IMF Youth Fellowship Program!
The 2022 IMF Youth Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for young participants to become part of the global efforts to build forward better and join the IMF at the forefront of the response to the global economic challenges.
- GiddyUp Incubation Program 2022
Deadline: 19th August 2022
Apply now for the GiddyUp Incubation Program 2022 a 6-week hybrid program designed to support creatives & creators to solve prevailing problems in building sustainable and scalable businesses.
- World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) Emerging Producers Bursary Program 2022
Deadline: September 9, 2022
Apply now for the Emerging Producers Bursary Program. A program which offers up-and-coming producers and content creators working in science, history, wildlife and non-fiction media a range of support including accreditation and networking opportunities for Congress ’22, presented by the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP).
- Looking for funding, or the right partner to help your venture scale? Want to showcase your solution to the top investors, corporates, innovators and advisors in Africa and beyond? Applications are open to African tech start-ups hoping to pitch live on stage at the Africa Money & DeFi Summit in Accra.https://youropportunitiesafrica.com/2022/08/12/pitch-live-africa-money-defi-summit-west-africa/
- Apply now for the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowships Programme to Make exceptional connections, Shape your business and more so Accelerate your growth.
Enterprise Fellowships is a 12-month accelerator programme for creative and entrepreneurial engineers who have an impactful innovation ready to commercialise at the seed or pre-seed stage. Over the course of the year, we will equip you with the confidence, skills, experience and networks you need to bring your engineering product to market. https://youropportunitiesafrica.com/2022/08/12/royal-academy-of-engineering-enterprise-fellowships-programme/
- CWW Tech Africa Cohort 2.0
All African teenagers between the ages of 18 and 35 are welcome to apply for this program. The adolescents who participate in the program will gain technical, interpersonal, and entrepreneurial skills – CWW Tech Africa Cohort 2.0
- Reckitt WASH Accelerator Opportunity 2022
In collaboration with Yunus Social Business, the Reckitt Fight For Access Accelerator is now taking submissions from social entrepreneurs who are enhancing community access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene in order to improve health outcomes – Reckitt WASH Accelerator Opportunity 2022
- UNCTAD eTrade for Women Masterclass 2022
Are you a woman digital entrepreneur? Desiring to connect with likeminded entrepreneurs and be part of a community of inspiring women, apply now for eTrade for Women Masterclass 2022 an opportunity for Africa’s Development.
- The PREP Academy Peace Scholarship Award 2022($1,500 Award)
The PREP Academy in partnership with Peace Tournament is currently accepting applications for the Peace Scholarship Award 2022, Apply now.
The PREP Academy is a community based non-profit organization that inspires and prepares African Nova Scotian students for college and university.
- USGEAA/ PAS /U.S. Consulate General Lagos Small Grant Programme ($1000 grant each)
You can now submit an application for the $1,000 per project Small Grants Programme.
The United States Government Exchange Alumni Association (USGEAA) in partnership with the U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section (PAS) presents a small grant opportunity of $100,000 for 100 alumni members to execute a project of interest within some thematic area.
- Faith Counts Film your Faith Contest 2022 – $20,000 prize
Deadline:September 19, 2022
- Do you think faith can help people overcome the often challenging realities of daily life? Submit an application for the Film your Faith Contest to dive in and explore.
With the Film your Faith Contest, pull out your phone, grab your camera gear, tap record, and show us in 2 minutes or less how the hope of faith is changing lives, relationships, and communities around you for the better.
- Gatefield Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship 2022
Deadline: 22 August 2022
Gatefield Impact is inviting applications from Nigerian journalists for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship. An initiative of Gatefield Impact, a recipient of the Healthy Food Advocacy Fund.
- Women’s World Banking Fintech Innovation Challenge 2023
Deadline: September 15, 2022
The 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge is inviting applications from fintechs pioneering innovative financial solutions that break the persistent challenges in serving the low-income women’s market.Join the only woman-centered Fintech Innovation Challenge and contribute to the technology innovation that will close the gender gap in financial services.
- Full Ride Scholarship in the United States in 2023?
List of Top National Universities Offering Full Scholarships,
- Fully funded 2023/2024 Scholarships in Germany -DAAD
Deadline: Varies per Program
With desire to educate Professionals for Sustainable Development, DAAD is welcoming applications for its different Fully funded 2023/2024 Scholarships in Germany.
With its development oriented postgraduate study programmes, DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all.
- Macquarie University Scholarships 2023 in Australia (fully funded) https://youropportunitiesafrica.com/2022/07/18/macquarie-university-scholarships-2023-in-australia-fully-funded/
- Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) 2023 Internship Programme
Apply now for the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) 2023 Internship Programme. An excellent opportunity for graduates wanting to obtain an internship programme contract with a well-established, reputable and more so rapidly growing company where they will receive excellent training and experience
- Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) Scholarship 2023 (fully funded)
Deadline: January 20th 2023.
Applications for the Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) Scholarship 2023 are currently open, apply now!
The Ashinaga Africa Initiative is an international leadership program that cultivates the next generation of leaders to contribute to the development of sub-Saharan Africa dot it provides access to full financial support to study at university abroad (equivalent to an undergraduate degree), including tuition, room, travel costs and other necessary fees.
- Granada Writers in Residence Programme 2022
Deadline: September 1, 2022
A new international Granada Writers in Residence Program is being launched by Granada UNESCO City of Literature, which is supported by Granada City Council’s Department for the Arts, in collaboration with the University of Granada (through its University Extension Unit, International Development Unit, and Social Responsibility, Equality and Inclusion Unit).
- APPLY FOR THE IMPACT CHALLENGE
Through training, healthy competition, empowerment, award presentations, and mentorship, this challenge seeks to develop Game Changers and Thought Leaders in a variety of aspects of Nigerian society – APPLY FOR THE IMPACT CHALLENGE FOR YOUNG NIGERIANS
Deadline : 10th November 2022
For young Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 45, it is a learning, developing, and life-building activity.
- The 13th annual Carmignac Photojournalism Award – euros 50000
The winner, chosen by an international jury, is awarded a grant of €50,000, enabling them to write a 6-month field report with assistance from the Carmignac Foundation, which also funds a traveling exhibition and the publication of a monographic book after their return.
- University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Programme 2023/2024
One of the most effective ways to contribute to the continent’s growth and continued excellence is to strengthen African universities. Applications for the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Programme are now being accepted based on that. Apply now!
- Mandela Washington Fellowship 2023 – YALI
Deadline: September 13, 2022
Apply now for the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2023 to be a part of the next generation of African leaders!
The Mandela Washington Fellowship 2023 will bring up to 700 young leaders to the United States in the summer of 2023 for a comprehensive executive-style program designed to build skills and empower Fellows to lead in their respective sectors and communities.
- Innovating Education In Africa $ 100000 in funding (call for submissions)
Those who apply successfully will gain from one or more of the following:
Get grants of up to $100,000 to improve the integration of innovations with public education systems while gathering proof of their efficacy.
Publication in the Africa Education Innovations Handbook 2022 as part of the promotion of innovation to AU Member States and Development Partners.
Certificate of appreciation from the African Union’s Commissioner for Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation.
- DijitoNaMimi 2022 Fellowship Program
Deadline: 29th August 2022.
Are you a young Tanzanian? Apply right away for the DijitoNaMimi 2022 Fellowship Program to be part of our 4 months Fellowship Program that will be split into 8 face to face (4hrs long) gatherings and the rest will be held online.