World Bank Fellowship for Africans 2019

The World Bank Group is seeking applications for its Africa Fellowship Program 2019 to target young talented African nationals who are completing or recently completed a Ph.D. in an area relevant to the World Bank’s work. The fellowship program has been very successful since its inception, building a strong pipeline of young African talent interested in a career in development, in international institutions, African governments, think tanks, and academia. The program offers chosen fellows a six-month assignment at World Bank Group (WBG) offices in Washington D.C. or in country offices to gain hands-on experience…

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GROUPE BENETEAU ARCHITECTURE COMPETITIONS 2018

Every year for the past six years, the Foundation has held a competition with architecture, engineering, design and art schools on various topics relating to the environment and innovation. These competitions illustrate the Foundation’s commitment to researching future challenges: from a lifestyle respecting the marine environment to alternative housing and energy savings. While taking into account the evolution and development of boating and technological advances, we are offering students a creative challenge to design a power catamaran which is innovative in its design. HOW TO PARTICIPATE ? The registration form should…

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University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarship 2019, Australia

The new 2019 University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarship is now available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Scholarships are available for international students. The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s most prestigious universities and is renowned internationally for excellence in education and research. Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for international students. Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship, you must: Have a University of Adelaide offers of admission (full offer or conditional offer) as a full-fee-paying international student; Complete…

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2018 Nokia Foundation Scholarship in Finland (PhD)

The Nokia Foundation Scholarship is granted to International students who are Interested in undergoing a degree program in Finland. This scholarship program is created to encourage efficient, fast-progressing doctoral studies and research. Course Level: PhD Eligible Countries: International Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must receive a commitment statement from his/her principal supervisor, who must be a professor, docent, or senior scientist at the university at which the student is pursuing their degree Applicants must be International students. Applicants must have completed their Bachelors & Masters degree program Scholarship Application Deadline: October 1, 2018. Click here…

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KPMG Scholarship for Undergraduate Nigerians 2018

In line with KPMG Nigeria’s commitment to improving communities, KPMG will be contributing to the advancement of education. This will be through the KPMG Scholarship Programme to sponsor selected candidates through their university course. KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community. Course Level: Undergraduate program Eligibility Criteria Candidates must meet the following criteria: A minimum score of 230…

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Attend the 2018 Demo Africa in Morocco

The 30 startup finalists will participate in a six-week virtual bootcamp in preparation for stakeholder engagements at the main event, as well as a two-day physical bootcamp as a preamble to the DEMO Africa showcase.  At the event, five winning startups will be selected to participate in the 2019 edition of the Lions@frica Innovation Tour in Silicon Valley. These DEMO ambassadors will be the startups that show the highest potential for scaling across African and international markets, with a mature understanding of their product-market fit, a great team, and a defensible and commercially viable technology. Event…

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The fastest man in SPACE?

The fastest man in SPACE? Usain Bolt races against astronauts to see if his title holds up in zero-gravity.   He’s established his title as the ‘fastest man on Earth’ – but is Usain Bolt the fastest man in space ? To find out, Bolt flew into space on board the Airbus Zero-G aircraft on Wednesday, as part of a promotion by Champagne producer Mumm. While flying over France, Bolt took place in a zero-gravity race, against French astronaut Jean-Francois Clergy. Surprisingly, the start of the race was fairly close, with the two racers…

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Emery insists Arsenal players must speak English in dressing room

Unai Emery insists Arsenal players must speak English in dressing room – even though he’s struggling with language New Gunners boss Emery is refusing to use an interpreter to help him communicate after setting himself an ambitious target of being fluent by Christmas. The Spaniard does have an interpreter at press conferences in case he gets stuck and a full-time English teacher with him at the training ground, but wants to speak English to the British media out of respect and his own determination to learn quickly. Emery will talk…

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The Future Global Leaders Fellowship 2018

The Future Global Leaders Fellowship annually selects the world’s top first-generation university students and, over the course of a 3-year program, primes them for induction into the Fortis Society – the world’s first private network of diverse leaders committed to one another’s success and to a better world. Applications open November 2018.   LEADERSHIP TRAINING The summer after their freshman year, FGL Fellows complete an intensive three-week training with the National Outdoor Leadership School in the US. Together they are taught a rigorous leadership curriculum and build strong relationships by overcoming extreme physical/mental challenges in the wild.…

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Comic Relief Grants Program for UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria

‘We believe everyone should have a safe, secure and decent place to call home’ The Opportunity We are excited to launch this funding opportunity focussed on preventing homelessness and insecure shelter. We believe that for people to build happy and productive lives they need access not only to basic housing, but the ability to create a home in which they feel safe and secure. Homelessness is a global issue and a human-made disaster. We want to work with amazing organisations who are driving programmes which aim to break the cycle of…

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