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
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 ...
Application Deadline: February 10th 2019 The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and UN Population Fund (UNFPA) are partnering on a Young Innovators Fellowship Programme for 2019. This programme will provide young people (aged 18-29) with the opportunity to engage in a structured programme to drive innovation, creativity and to deliver concrete results in UNFPA. Enabling young people to realize their full social, economic and human potential is a key aspect of this UNV-UNFPA partnership. Benefits: The fellowship programme provides an opportunity to bring 14 young people into UNFPA with a dedicated focus on both providing a youth perspective and driving innovation. Selected fellows would join UNFPA headquarters in New York for two months, where they would undergo a dedicated lead...
Being a leading launchpad for young innovators and entrepreneurs in Uganda, the Innovation Village created its first fellowship program to skill young people. They are building an entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators solving the biggest challenges, from helping entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to attracting global opportunities. The Innovation Village Fellowship Technology is reshaping work. More than 50% of today’s jobs require some technology skills, and 77% will require them in less than a decade. Whereas millions are under or unemployed, nearly two-thirds of companies report having positions for which they cannot find qualified applicants. As unemployment gets worse, a new world of work is emerging, where it’s not just about a job, but rather about get
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the leading African-funded and founded philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The Programme’s objective is to generate at least 1,000,000 new jobs and create at least $10 billion in new business revenue across Africa. Now in its 5th year, the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme has empowered 4,470 entrepreneurs, using a bespoke and robust selection, training and implementation process to create visible and sustainable impact across all 54 African countries. Outstanding African entrepreneurs running existing start-ups with high growth potent
Deadline: May 15, 2019 Applications for the Einstein Fellowship 2020 for Young Scholars are now open. The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation are offering a fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research. The purpose of the fellowship is to support those who, in addition to producing superb work in their area of specialization, are also open to other, interdisciplinary approaches – following the example set by Albert Einstein. At the end of the fellowship period, the fellow will be expected to present his or her project in a public lecture at the Einstein Forum and at the Daimler and Benz Foundation. The Einstein Fellowship is not intended for applicants who wish to complete an academic study
Deadline: February 11, 2019 Applications for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Centre East Africa are now open! Do you want to be part of the young leaders empowering program? Are you willing to make impact in your communities? Apply now! 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. Selected participants will engage in leadership training in a 4-week residential format with a focus on individual and team leadership skills, innovation, creative learning, and communication.
Deadline: 15th February 2019 Two years ago, DefendDefenders started the work of building a community of tech-savvy East African women ready to stand up and defend digital rights and digital safety while fighting online harassment in their communities. Since then 21 amazing women from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Tanzania have been trained to play an important role in their communities as digital security mentors! DefendDefenders is an East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project. They seek to strengthen the work of human rights defenders (HRDs) throughout the region by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity to effectively defend human rights. Safe Sister: Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship De
Deadline: February 18, 2019 Applications for the CatchLight Fellowship 2019 are now open. The CatchLight Fellowship serves as an incubator for innovative leaders. It is a space to receive financial support, unlock individual potential, leverage partnerships and amplify your impact. CatchLight believes in the importance of visual storytelling to foster a more empathetic understanding of the world. Our goal is to grow a thriving visual ecosystem by supporting innovators in the field of visual storytelling through the CatchLight Fellowship program. Their aim is to support the growth of the visual ecosystem by bringing resources and support to all types of innovators in the field. They can be: Visual storytellers who use visual art to spark new conversations, engage communities and wh
Deadline: February 22, 2019 Applications for the next cohort of the Policy Leader Fellowship are now open! The Policy Leader Fellowship of the School of Transnational Governance at European University Institute provides a unique opportunity for policy professionals from around the world to further develop their policy work and professional skills whilst participating in workshops, training and skills development sessions, conferences and other events, in addition to interacting with the other fellows, policy makers and the academic community at the EUI. The highly competitive fellowships last for 3, 6 or 9 months, and are fully-funded with a grant of €2,500 per month. Fellows must live in the area of Florence for the duration of their fellowship. A family allowance is available where a