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Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge

Grant Overview The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United …

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UNFCCC 2020 Momentum for Change Awards for Climate Solution (Fully covered attendance to the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland)

Application Deadline: 30 April 2020 Submit Your Activity! Watch the video The search for the United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award is on! Applications are being accepted from 5 February through 30 April 2020. Spearheaded by UN Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of …

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NUTM Scholars Program for Young Nigerian and African Individuals

NUTM Scholars Program Applications are Now Open. The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design. The NSP program is open to individuals from Nigeria and Africa under the age of 32 who have a recognized undergraduate degree. The Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) is a pioneering higher education institution focused …

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WORK FROM HOME VACANCY

OPPORTUNITY FOR KENYA, UGANDA AND RWANDA Are you a University student, Graduate, working-class or you are just done with your high school. Looking for extra cash 9,000-15,000 and above weekly, without interfering with your current engagement?Look no further!!! We are looking for hardworking part-timers/Full-timers who can work 4-5hrs under minimal supervision but coachable.No crazy traffic.No …

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One Young World Politician of the Year Award 2020 (Fully funded to the Summit in Munich, Germany)

Application Deadline: 18th April, 2020 According to the Inter-Parliamentary Union, only 2% of parliamentarians globally are under the age of 30 and just 14% are under 40. The issue is exacerbated by policies in 73% of countries which restrict young people of voting age from running for office. Lack of representation raises the substantial risk …

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Engineering for Development (E4D) 2020 Doctorate Scholarship, Zurich Switzerland (The grant sum is 175’000 CHF to cover the salary costs of the doctoral students for three years.)

Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral Scholarship Programme The Engineering for Development (E4D) doctoral scholarships promote doctoral research for the benefit of underprivileged people in low-​income countries. It awards two doctoral scholarships per year and promotes innovative projects that are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of underprivileged people in low-​income countries. The grant sum is …

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VITATECH/UNESCO Pitch Challenge 2020 at VIVATECH Event in France

Application Deadline: 22nd April 2020 WHAT’S VIVATECH? This international event is a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products and is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society! VivaTech is dedicated to the growth of startups, hosting more …

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Coda Story’s Bruno Fellowship 2020 ($16, 000 grant)

Application Deadline: 29th March, 2020. Coda Story’s Bruno Fellowship 2020 ($16, 000 grant) Coda Story’s inaugural Bruno Fellowship is a nine-month reporting grant opportunity for an early to mid-career journalist. The Fellowship will fund one ambitious investigative project culminating in a single story or series of impactful stories, unearthing information that powerful forces do not …

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TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme (Fully to India)

Application Deadline: May 11th 2020 TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme (Fully to India)   The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and TWAS have established a number of fellowships for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research toward a PhD in emerging areas of science and technology for which facilities …

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AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science

Application Deadline: April 15th 2020 AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) is pleased to invite interested female scientists to apply for the third round of the AIMS-NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS). Climate change – including global warming …

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The Future Generation Art Prize Global Contemporary Competition 2020 (The main prize winner receives US$ 100,000)

Application Deadline: 20th May 2020 About the prize The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. Established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, the Prize supported the artistic development and production of new works of over 100 …

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The 2020 call for nominations is now open (Win up to US $50,000)

The 2020 call for nominations is now open (Win up to US $50,000) Application Deadline: May 26th 2020 Gender equality in education is a basic right and a prerequisite to build inclusive societies. Although notable progress has been made over the last 20 years, 16 million girls will never set foot in a classroom (UNESCO Institute for Statistics). …

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2020 Shark Tank of Wellness Global Student Competition (Win up to $5,000 and a trip to Israel)

Application Deadline: 31st May, 2020 2020 Shark Tank of Wellness Global Student Competition (Win up to $5,000 and a trip to Israel) The “Shark Tank of Wellness” student competition is a unique global challenge that rewards students for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry. We define the wellness industry broadly and are looking for …

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Microsoft Global Social Entrepreneurship Program 2020 for Social Impact Start-ups (to win 120, 000 USD of free Azure cloud and 1,000 USD/month of GitHUB Enterprise and more)

Application Deadline: Ongoing Microsoft GlobalSocial Entrepreneurship Are you an innovator impacting our world for the better? Whether you’re addressing skills development, sustainability or accessibility, we’re passionate about supporting your social venture with technology, connections and community to help your team thrive. The Microsoft Global Social Entrepreneurship Program supports social impact startups with technology, connections and …

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Attend Scholarship/Fellowship at Capetown, South Africa on HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) Conference (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: April 23, 2020 Research and Community Scholarship applications are accepted through your conference profile until 23 April 2020, 23:59 CEST. Journalist Fellowship applications are accepted through your conference profile until 20 April 2020, 23:59 CEST. Please review the Journalist Fellowship program description and eligibility information on the conference Media page before applying. 5 FEBRUARY 2020: …

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MEST Africa Challenge 2020: Scale-up Pitch Completion for early-stage African Start-ups (Win up to 50, 000 dollars in equity Investment)

Application deadline: 18th April, 2020 The Search for Africa’s Emerging Tech Talent Starts Now! Tech Entrepreneurs from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Rwanda are invited to pitch their startups for a chance to win over $50,000 in equity investment and the opportunity to join MEST’s incubator network.  The top …

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AstraZeneca Young Health Programme Scholarship 2020 to attend the One Young World Summit 2020 in Munich,Germany (Fully Funded)

Application deadline: March 27, 2020 Through the Young Health Programme (YHP), AstraZeneca works to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life. Youth are at the heart of YHP’s activities providing young people with a powerful voice in identifying …

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TU Delft Sub-Saharan Africa Summer School Scholarship 2020 for young Africans (Fully Funded to Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Application Deadline: APRIL 1st 2020.   Starting from 2016, the Department of Urbanism of the TU Delft provides two full scholarship to students from Sub-Saharan Africa aged between 22 and 28 to participate in the Summer School. The scholarships cover travel costs, accommodation and daily costs during the Summer School (meals and transportation). Selection process We are looking for …

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Leading Africa Scholarships to Attend the One Young World Summit 2020 (Fully Funded to Munich,Germany)

Application Deadline: April 8, 2020 ARE YOU A YOUNG LEADER FROM AFRICA? YOU COULD ATTEND THE ONE YOUNG WORLD 2020 SUMMIT IN MUNICH FROM 14 – 17 OCTOBER VIA OUR FLAGSHIP SCHOLARSHIP. ABOUT THE LEADING AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP: The Leading Africa Scholarship is an initiative designed to ensure that outstanding young people from Africa are represented at the One …

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Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Programme 2020 in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for PhD Students.

Deadline: April 1, 2020 at 4:59 PM PST. The 2020 Microsoft Research EMEA PhD Award submission period closes on April 1, 2020 at 11:59 PM UTC. Microsoft actively seeks to foster greater levels of diversity in our workforce and in our pipeline of future researchers. We are always looking for the best and brightest talent …

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Job opportunities

Open positions ( Deadline: March 27,2020) 1.System Administrator 2. Quality Analyst 3.Integration engineer 4. Full stack Developer 5. Data Analytics Lead

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Districts Environmental Officers

Background. Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) through the Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU), has obtained funds from different development partners to support the Government of Rwanda in its commitment to deliver on its development agenda. It is in this framework that REMA would like to recruit competent employees on the positions of: Position: Districts Environmental …

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Software Engineer

About AOS Since 2007, the Government of Rwanda has partnered with Korea Telecom, a leading global ICT service provider, to bring in cutting-edge ICT technologies. This trusted and long-term partnership evolved into the strong agreement to collectively achieve bigger goals: developing the ICT sector into a vibrant industry, positioning Rwanda as the regional ICT hub, …

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2020/2021 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship for study in United Kingdom (Fully funded)

Deadline: 13th April 2020 at 16.00 GMT Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence …

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2020 the GIZ Agricultural Innovative Fund: Innovation challenge for Achieving SDG2 (50,000 euros)

Application deadline: 31st March 2020 The global community has set itself the goal to end hunger by 2030. To achieve this, agriculture must become more efficient and sustainable along the entire value chain. Current approaches are not sufficient to achieve this. Practicable and regionally adapted innovations are needed. The Agricultural Innovation Fund aims to promote …

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[Call for Projects] – Funding and Design Support for COVID-19 Projects

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic and its related consequences in other sectors of various economies across the globe, CcHUB is looking to fund and provide research and design support, via our Design Lab, for COVID-19 related projects. These include, but not limited to, projects in the following areas:  Last mile communication: educating the public and …

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World Bank 2020 Innovation Challenge for Agriculture and Food Security Risk Financing in Southern Africa (all expenses paid to Washington DC USA)

Introduction The World Bank’s Agriculture Observatory with the support of Draper University is launching three innovation challenges to accelerate the world response to the growing effects of climate change in agriculture and tackle some of the most urgent needs in SADC agriculture and food security today. Applications are open until April 2nd, 2020. The future of these innovations can impact the …

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2020 European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Price (100,000 Euros + cash prize)

EDCTP invites nominations for its 2020 Prizes. Nominations must be submitted on the appropriate form (see below) via prizes@edctp.org.  Deadline: Thursday 16 April 2020 at 17:00 CET. Download all contest information The biennial EDCTP Prizes recognise outstanding individuals and research teams from Africa and Europe who have made significant achievements in their research field. Additionally, the awardees …

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YALI 2020: Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI) Africa4her online course on Women’s Health.

                         Africa4Her When women succeed, we all succeed. By investing in women’s education, workplace equality, and women’s physical and emotional health, you’re investing in the future. That’s because as women grow, their families, communities, and countries grow with them. Together, let’s stand up for …

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Essay Challenge: Peter Drucker Essay contest 2020 for students and young entrepreneurs (A cash prize of 1.500 EUR) and fully funded to the 12th Global Peter Drucker Forum in Austria.

Welcome to the 11th edition of the international Drucker Challenge Essay Contest, on LEADERSHIP AND CRITICAL THINKINGHow to foster critical thinking skills in critical times? What makes someone an effective leader? For one thing, people look for leadership from those they trust to exercise good judgment. Not every decision can be simply data-driven; many involve …

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