The Youth Argus

Opportunities

Funded African Graduate Fellowship in Cairo

Funded African Graduate Fellowship in Cairo
Fellowships
The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (nine credits or as required by the program) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC. WORTH The fellowship covers: Tuition fees Monthly stipend Student services and activities fee Medical service and health insurance fees A monthly housing allowance for non-residents of Cairo or accommodation in University Residences at AUC New Cairo ELIGIBILITY Non-Egyptian African nationals Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum overall rating of very good, an overal

AfDB Next African Global IT Leaders Program 2019

AfDB Next African Global IT Leaders Program 2019
Trainings
The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank is implementing the next African Global IT Leaders Programme under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Programme (KSP). The objective of the programme is to create across the African continent a critical mass of global IT experts: highly trained professionals in ICT. WORTH This two-year Masters degree programme in Information Technology provides integrated courses focused on the IT technologies and Korean business strategies. It also offers opportunities for networking with Korean IT industrial companies through classes and seminars; field trips to traditional sites to experience Korean culture and history; and on-site workshops at IT companies. ELIGIBILITY Applicants should add...

DATA4CHANGE Program 2019 for Journalists and Data Researchers

DATA4CHANGE Program 2019 for Journalists and Data Researchers
Trainings
Deadline: February 28, 2019 Do you have what it takes to join the new cohort of talented people who are passionate about data and design for social good?Apply now to attend this year’s DATA4CHANGE flagship event in Nairobi, Kenya. Since 2014, hundreds of people from all over the world have attended DATA4CHANGE events in London, Beirut, Amman and Kampala. The event is a 5-day design sprint where multidisciplinary teams consisting of the best local, regional and international talent in data, design, journalism and technology are teamed up with NGOs that collect data. Together, they create high-level prototypes of data-driven projects or campaigns aimed at solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. This year, all of the NGOs who attend are working on topics relating to digital r

The 6th Continental Essay Competition by National Standards Bodies

The 6th Continental Essay Competition by National Standards Bodies
Competitions
The African Organization for Standardization is inviting students in institutions of higher learning in Africa to submit their essays on the 6th Continental Essay Competition to their respective National Standards Bodies (NSBs). ARSO is an intergovernmental body, established by the African Union and UNECA in 1977 with the principal mandate to harmonize African Standards and conformity assessment procedures in order to reduce Technical Barriers to Trade and therefore promote intra-African and International Trade as well as enhance the industrialization of Africa. The 6th Continental Essay Competition The 6th Continental Essay Competition aims to have 3 categories of winners: the National, Regional and Continental. In this regard, ARSO requested all the National Standards Bodies in Afric...

Commonwealth Regional Youth Conference on Peace and Security 2019 in Malaysia (Fully Funded)

Commonwealth Regional Youth Conference on Peace and Security 2019 in Malaysia (Fully Funded)
Conference
Application Deadline: February 25, 2019 Applications to attend the Commonwealth Regional Youth Conference on Peace and Security 2019 in Malaysia are now open. The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Royal Commonwealth Society will host a four-day Commonwealth Youth Dialogue Conference: Youth Workshop on International Peace and Security and Building Community Resilience from the Ground Up, in Kuala Lumpur from 1-4 April. The conference aims to build the capacity of emerging young leaders to bridge communities, lead action and prevent violent extremism through dialogue. Young people at the conference will take part in interactive workshops on community cohesion, active citizenship, leadership, digital literacy and preventing violent extremism. The event also includes a day-long simulation of

SAP’s Skills for Africa Programme 2019- South Africa-Johannesburg

SAP’s Skills for Africa Programme 2019- South Africa-Johannesburg
Trainings
Application Deadline: unspecified City: Johannesburg, GT, ZA Company: SAP Requisition ID:208804 Work Area: Education and Training Expected Travel: 0 – 10% Career Status: Graduate Employment Type: Limited Full Time Career Level: Entry Level Recruiter Name: Amrita P SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures. SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We k

Chinese Government Scholarships 2019

Chinese Government Scholarships 2019
Scholarships
Chinese Government Scholarships are awarded by Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) to international students in Chinese universities affiliated with CSC. CSC Scholarship’s online application system or admission process is started from December to April every year (generally). But the Last date to apply in different University is different for China Scholarships. CSC Scholarships online application is very important for scholarships applicant. There are 274 Chinese universities offering scholarships for international students every year. The list of universities under Chinese government scholarship is available in the official link. The Study Chinese in China also available under scholarship. There are many universities offering Chinese language scholarships in China and MBBS in China. Thes

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2019 (At Makerere University)

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2019 (At Makerere University)
Scholarships
Deadline: 10th May 2019 Makerere University entered into a partnership with the MasterCard Foundation back in 2014 to offer scholars to 1000 bright youth from Africa to study at Makerere University. The MasterCard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provides greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one of the largest private foundations its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion to create an inclusive and equitable world. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University 2019 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program aims at developing the next generation of African leaders and also to promote the strategic objectives of Makerere Uni...

Afresist Youth Leadership Program 2019 in Kenya (Scholarships Available)

Afresist Youth Leadership Program 2019 in Kenya (Scholarships Available)
Trainings
Application Deadline: February 11, 2019 The Afresist Youth Leadership Program (AYLP) was created by activists of Afrika Youth Movement (AYM) and is rooted in the belief that African youth can be everyday pan-Africanists, everyday leaders, everyday activists. AYM is Africa’s largest youth-led Pan-African movement that strives for the participation, development, and leadership of African youth to achieve their rights to peace, equality and social justice. Drawing on the experiences of AYM organizers, members and hub leaders, AYM identified a need to train, build capacity of, support and coach young people in a Pan-African space of solidarity and resilience. While various leadership programs targeting African youth do exist, most times there is either little or no focus on African k

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program for September 2019 Intake

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program for September 2019 Intake
Fellowships
Deadline: June 1, 2019 Applications for the 1 September 2019 Shuttleworth Foundation fellowship intake are open. The Shuttleworth Foundation offers fellowships to individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. They are most interested in exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. They look for social innovators who are helping to change the world for the better and could benefit from a social investment model with a difference. They identify amazing people, give them a fellowship grant, and multiply the money they put into their own projects by a factor ...