Upcoming Scholarship And Grants Opportunities For Africans



    ImpactAFRICA Data-driven Journalism Fund Contest 2016 for stories on water/sanitation issues (Fully Funded to Newsrooms in the US

    LEAP Africa’s Social Innovators Programme 2016/2017 for Young Change Agents in Nigeria.
    UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme 2016 for CSOs & Govt. Officials (Funded)
    African Union Regional Youth Consultation on Project 2016 Year of Human Rights
    Innoventures Startup Reactor Accelerator Programme 2016 for Egyptian Startups (10,000 Euros Cash Prize)
    Global Peter Drucker Challenge Essay Contest 2016 (1,000 Euro Prize plus Funded Trip to the 2016 Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna, Austria)
    Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships 2016 for Graduate Study in Germany
    South African Breweries (SAB) KickStart's 2016 Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme for South Africans.
    Teach A Man To Fish Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education ($USD30,000 Prize)
    United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Young Leaders Initiative 2016.


    Bank of Industry (BOI's) N10 Billion Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) Programme 2016 for Nigerians - Round 2.


2016 World Bank Group Recruitment Drive for Sub Saharan African Professionals (Massive Recruitment for Africans to Work at the World Bank).

The World Bank Group continues its commitment to hiring Sub-Saharan African professionals and announces its latest recruitment mission to again attract highly qualified Sub-Saharan African professionals who are looking for an exciting career, where their effort will contribute to the institution's goal of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.


2016/2017 Harvard Academy Scholars Program for Postgraduate Study at Harvard University, USA (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: October 1st 2016

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western countries or regions.


Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarships 2016 for African Writers ( £45,000 Grant)

 The Scholarships are open to anyone writing in the English language who was born in Africa or both of whose parents were born in Africa.


Call for Participants: Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2016 - Malta (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: August 1st 2016 at 23:59 CET (Brussels) time.

The Global Cultural Leadership Programme is a programme designed to develop and strengthen cultural leadership skills of young practitioners emerging on the international scene.


UNESCO international Conference 2016 on Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education, New Delhi INDIA (FULLY FUNDED)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 August 2016, 17:00 (IST).


CORAF/WECARD Youth Empowerment for Agripreneurship in West Africa Project 2016

Application Deadline: July 24, 2016 (23:59 UTC)

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank are inviting young agricultural entrepreneurs to submit applications for the Empowering Youths for Agripreneurship in West Africa Project.

Merck Accelerator Africa September 2016 Program for Healthcare Startups (Funded to Silicon Valley).

Application Deadline: July 25th 2016
When: Sep 12-Dec 9 (13 weeks)
Merck Accelerator Africa offers a three-month program, where your Start-up will benefit from experienced mentors, a robust training program and the backing of a leading Science and Technology company.


Trust Women Scholarship Programme 2016 to attend the Trust Women Conference in London.

Application Deadline Extended: July 20th  2016.
The Trust Women Scholarship is part of the Trust Women Conference, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on 30 November and 01 December 2016in London, United Kingdom.


Vodacom Discover Graduate Programme 2017 for Young South Africans.
Application Deadline: 30th August 2016, 9:59:00 PM


YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa (Cohort 12 & 13) Leadership Program 2016, Nairobi Kenya (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: July 18th 2016

The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is looking for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 35 from Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, DRC, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda who are ready to embrace leadership and work hard to transform their countries.


Global Entrepreneurship Network Startup Open 2016 Competition for Entrepreneurs Worldwide (All Expense Paid Trip to  Johannesburg, South Africa)

Application Deadline: September 30th 2016

Startup Open is a global competition that is open to entrepreneurs from any industry with a new business that has yet to raise any outside capital from angel investors, venture capital firms or other formal sources of seed funding.


DStv Eutelsat Star Awards 2016 Essay & Poster Contest for Young Africans (Fully Funded to Paris,France & South Africa)

Submission Deadline: 07 November 2016


Slush 2016 Global Impact Accelerator Program for Startups Worldwide (Fully Funded to Finland)

Application Deadline: 31st July 2016.

Slush Global Impact Accelerator is a program created in collaboration with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and multiple partners globally. The purpose is to create a leading global program to support startups that are looking to solve some of the most pressing global challenges and contributing to the discussion on impact investing


Tubingen-South Africa Program 2017 - Cultural & Language Exchange Program for South Africans to Study in Germany (Fully Funded).

Application Deadline: 23 September 2016

The Tübingen - South Africa Program is a cultural and language exchange program for South African students aiming to expose them to German culture and language


Ashoka UBS Social Innovators program 2016 for Social Entrepreneurs (Funded to Summit in London & Switzerland plus USD 130,000+ Prize/Region)

Application Deadline: 31st August 2016  23.59 Central European Summer Time

You are invited to apply to become the UBS Social Innovator 2016 in one of three regions, Switzerland (our home market), Europe Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific.


WCF International Youth Forum 2016 in Bali, Indonesia (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: Saturday, July 30, 2016 (GMT +7)

Youth Culture for Social Transformation and Equality” Bali, 9-14 October 2016

The International Youth Forum (IYF) will be held in Bali for six days, from 9-14 October 2016, parallel and in conjunction with the World Culture Forum (WCF).


UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Research Paper Competition 2016 (Fully Funded to UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna, Austria)

UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Research Paper Competition is open to young people around the world (born between 1986 and 1993), who are interested in addressing the role of industry 4.0 in achieving a sustainable future.


UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Time Capsule Competition 2016 (Fully Funded to UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna, Austria)

Application Deadline: 15 October 2016, by 00:00 CET (GMT+1)

UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Time Capsule Competition is open to creative young people around the world (born between 1991 and 1998), who are interested in addressing the issue of sustainability for a more inclusive future.


Republic of South Africa Parliament Internships 2016 for Unemployed South African Graduates

Application Deadline: July 22nd 2016 at 16h30


Phillips Graduate Internship Programme 2017 for Young South Africans.

Application Deadline: July 27th 2016


Clements Worldwide 8th Annual Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS) Contest 2016 (US$USD 10,000 Prize)

Clements Worldwide will award US$ 10,000.00 in scholarship funds to the winners of this year’s contest.


2016 Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) : 11th Annual CGAP Photo Contest Financial Inclusion Through Your Lens

Application Deadline: September 7th 2016

11th Annual CGAP Photo Contest Financial Inclusion Through Your Lens
  Now in its 11th year, the CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of microfinance and financial inclusion efforts around the world.

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