Category: Contests

Self Sustainable African Youths

MEST Africa Entrepreneurial Training Program 2019 for Pan-African Tech Entrepreneurs (fully sponsored)

Deadline: February 8, 2019 The MEST Africa Entrepreneurial Training Program 2019 is open for applications. Apply to join the next cohort of aspiring Pan-African tech entrepreneurs for a 1-year training program, access to global mentors, and the chance to receive seed funding. MEST offers a fully sponsored 12-month graduate-level entrepreneurial training in business, communications and…
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September 11, 2018 0

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Call for proposals : Boosting decent employment for Africans

DEADLINE October 8, 2018 by 5:00 PM (EDT) CALL FOR Concept notes PROGRAM(S) Inclusive Economies TOPIC(S) Economics, YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH DURATION Up to 24 months FUNDED BY IDRC, INCLUDE, and ILO REGION(S) South of Sahara CONTACT Employment and Growth; eg@idrc.ca BUDGET The total budget per project should not exceed CA$ 500,000 STATUS Open TYPE…
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September 5, 2018 0

TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 Travel Fellowship Application for African Journalists

DEADLINE: September 12, 2018 The TEF Travel Fellowships provides financial support to journalists and photojournalists affiliated with African national or global media houses to attend the 2018 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum holding October 25, 2018. Please note that accommodation and travel expenses will be provided. However, if you are accepted, you will be required…
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September 5, 2018 0

Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge

Deadline: 7th October, 2018 The Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge is an OkadaBooks initiative sponsored by Union Bank.The contst is focused on discovering young, raw and bold writing talents across Nigeria and giving them with the necessary support to hone their craft and become master storytellers. Contestants also stand a chance to get publishing deals…
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September 5, 2018 0

The Vlisco Fashion Fund (€5000) + trip to Netherlands

Deadline September 16 The Vlisco Fashion Fund calls all upcoming African fashion designers, living in or outside Africa, to enter the contest by submitting their portfolio, CV and business plan through our online application form. Are you interested in applying? The application form opens on the 22nd of August and closes on the 16th September.…
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September 2, 2018 0

Unilever Ideatrophy Competition 2018

Deadline: September 2, 2018 Applications for the Unilever Africa Idea Trophy Competition 2018 is now open. The Unilever Africa Idea Trophy is aimed at second and third year University students with the express intent of combating youth unemployment on the continent by equipping young people with the skills required in the workplace. As Africa’s top…
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August 29, 2018 0

Johnson & Johnson Champions of Science Africa Storytelling Challenge 2018 ($5,000 USD prize)

Deadline: September 1, 2018 Are you a scientist or innovator doing research in Africa with the goal of making a positive impact on society? Share your journey of scientific research and innovation in the Johnson & Johnson Champions of Science Africa Storytelling Challenge 2018. A tremendous amount of scientific innovation is taking place across Africa,…
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August 28, 2018 0

UFS/AS Young African Scholar Award 2018-2019 (5,000 ZAR prize)

Deadline: September 30, 2018 Applications are open for the UFS/AS Young African Scholar Award 2018-2019. This award seeks to strengthen efforts to further promote internationally recognised African scholarship in African Studies. Scholarship in African Studies still faces the challenge of capacity building to enhance ownership by authors and institutions from and on the African continent.…
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August 26, 2018 0

Viva Technology Challenge 2019 for Startups in Africa

Deadline: September 1, 2018 Applications are open for the Viva Technology Challenge 2019 for Startups in Africa. The challenge invites startups to show how AI can help generate a self-sustaining growth in the AgriTech industry. Artificial Intelligence (AI) in agriculture represents a collection of multiple technologies able to to help prediction and monitoring functions. Combined…
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August 23, 2018 0

MLDI Illustrating Freedom of Expression Competition 2018

Deadline: September 16, 2018 Media Legal Defense Initiative (MLDI) invites submissions for the Illustrating Freedom of Expression Competition 2018. Pictures tell a thousand words and THEY need your help to draw them. The illustration competition is an artistic challenge: can you create visual representations of some of the most important legal and human rights issues…
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August 23, 2018 0