Sunday, August 6, 2023

Apply for Visa Africa Accelerator Program for Fintech Startups

Unlock your startup's potential and fast-track your success in the dynamic world of fintech with the Visa Accelerator program. This groundbreaking initiative connects Africa's brightest minds with experienced mentors, cutting-edge technology, and unparalleled investment opportunities.

Are you ready to disrupt the industry, revolutionize finance, and make an impact in the ecosystem? Join us on this exciting 3-months journey to propel your startup towards unprecedented growth and recognition. It's time to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and forge a path to success in the vibrant fintech landscape.  

Eisenhower Fellowships Global Program for Mid-Career Professionals

In spring 2024, Eisenhower Fellowships will assemble a diverse group of visionaries from across the globe and invite them to the United States for a unique five-week program with both in-person and virtual components. Fellows will develop a project, foster professional relationships and launch dynamic, concrete collaborations with their American counterparts, their cohort and the prestigious EF network of over 2500 Fellows from 115 countries.

Applications open June 16 – August 7, 2023.

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Old Mutual Investment Group Imfundo Trust Scholarship

The Imfundo Trust is an Old Mutual Investment Group scholarship initiative that aims to provide funding for students with a particular interest in the investments industry thereby supporting its transformation.

Imfundo means education in Nguni and true to its name, since its inception in 2011, the Trust assists black students, particularly women, to pursue their tertiary education at select South African universities.

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France - South Africa Scholarship

The 2024 call for applications is now open. The deadline for final submissions is 16 October 2023 23:59

Applicants are invited to carefully read the rulebook for the France - South Africa Scholarship Programme and the frequently asked questions. You can also consult the Campus France South Africa website to find more details on higher education institutions and study programmes in France. If you need any help or advice on finding the most appropriate programme for you, you can consult and contact Campus France South Africa.

Marine Institute Research for Policy Awards - Pilot 2nd Call 2023

Government Department or Agencies have identified policy topics or questions where there is a current knowledge gap that can be addressed through accelerated research. To address this requirement, the Marine Institute launched a pilot call for proposals for Research for Policy Awards that aims to delivery policy relevant information in a timely manner in May 2023. As we only received submissions for two of the four topics, we are providing another opportunity for applications on the two topics under this call. Proposals are invited from eligible legal entities (national, EU or international) with the appropriate scientific and technical qualifications and research expertise, and can be for up to 12 months in duration. Further details for each award are available in the Policy Topic documents.

A. Design Flexibility in ORE Development
B. Alternative Fuels

Further details including the application procedure are available in the Guidelines for Applicants Research for Policy Awards - Pilot 2nd Call 2023.

All applications must be submitted through the Marine Institute's online grant management system (RIMS). Details on registration and links to the system are also available in the Guidelines for Applicants.

This call will close on Tuesday, 15th August 2023 at 16:00. Please email the Research Funding Office ([email protected]) if you have any queries.

Expiration Date

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 - 12:00

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program

The Africa regions of the World Bank Group (WBG) announce the opening of the application period for the 2024 WBG Africa Fellowship Program for Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. graduates who are Sub-Saharan Africa nationals. Women are encouraged to apply. Through the fellowship, we aim to build the capacity of the next generation of African change-makers in development research and policymaking and assist poverty reduction in the region.

To be considered you must be a Ph.D. candidate or recent graduate (within three years of Ph.D. completion) from Sub-Saharan Africa. See full eligibility criteria below.

If accepted, you will:
  • spend six months getting hands-on experience at the WBG headquarters in Washington D.C. or a country office. The fellowship requires in-person availability for the period January-June 2024.
  • work on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and lending operations that contribute to the WBG’s goals of eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity.
Click here to apply for the WBG Africa Fellowship Program: Apply Now

Application Deadline: August 25, 2023

UNFPA Global Internship Roster

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results

Applicants to the UNFPA internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.
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