The year 2020 came with several challenges but here are top 8 global opportunities aimed at African youths. These opportunities could make a big difference in your life come 2021 and the deadline for application is today 31st December, 2020.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EXCHANGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ( FULLY FUNDED TO USA) CEE equips dedicated visionaries with the expertise, skills, and resources to develop multisector approaches and build healthy and engaged communities in over 100 countries. APPLY HERE
2. AFRICA YOUTH JOB CREATORS’ FELLOWSHIP (AfJC) 2021 ($3,000 worth)
Starting in January 2021, successful applicants will have opportunities to identify like-minded individuals and collaborate with them to explore business ideas and opportunities. APPLY HERE
4. APPLY FOR THE APPROVE ME ENTREPRENEUR SCHOLARSHIPS 2021 IN THE USA.
The student would have a check-off of $2,500 made payable directly to their university or school on their behalf. APPLY HERE
5. STARTUPXS CHANGEMAKERS SEED GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG CHANGE MAKERS ($1,000 Grant)
This is open to startups and social enterprises who desire to change their community with their innovative business ideas.
6. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AfDB) FASHIONOMICS CONTEST 2021 The African Development Bank (AfDB) FashionomicsAfrica Contest 2021. This year’s competition is looking for African fashion brands that will change the ways we produce, buy, use and recycle fashion and encourage a more sustainable change in consumer behaviour – as well as to raise further awareness around the topic itself. APPLY HERE
7. INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW PRIZE FOR AFRICAN ACADEMICS 2020/2021 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is pleased to announce an academic prize for the best published work on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Africa in 2020. APPLY HERE
8. NAIROBI INNOVATION CHALLENGE APPLICATION 2020/2021
The NIW Innovation Challenge provides the opportunity for early stage startups to get recognition and be rewarded as the most Promising Startups of 2021. APPLY HERE