15 Trending Opportunities for Africans To Apply

Commonwealth Africa Cyber Fellowship Programme 2024

15 Trending Opportunities for Africans To Apply- At Empowerment Opportunities we aim to introduce Africans to the most recent opportunities that have the potential to change their lives. Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply for these Opportunities for Africans

Find below the 15 Trending Opportunities for Africans To Apply

1. Young Global Changers Recoupling Awards 2024 for young Entrepreneurs and innovators (Fully Funded to Global Solutions Summit in Berlin, Germany)

With the “Young Global Changers Recoupling Awards” the Global Solutions Initiative aims to identify and recognize young changemakers from all over the world who contribute actively towards a better alignment – a “recoupling” – of economic prosperity with environmental sustainability and the needs and demands of societies, communities and individuals. The award seeks to recognize concrete practices and impactful youth-led projects that drive change on the ground, while also serving as examples and inspiration beyond their immediate impact. Visit HERE for more Details

2. Mastercard Foundation On-campus Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Edinburgh 2023/2024 (Fully Funded)

Applications are invited for the Mastercard Foundation On-campus Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Edinburgh 2023/2024. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program aims to make a meaningful impact in addressing the climate crisis.

The program is dedicated to nurturing a community of talented, entrepreneurial, and compassionate leaders from across Sub-Saharan Africa. They empower young people with the necessary knowledge, skills, and networks to drive sustainable transitions by offering a range of exceptional sustainability-focused postgraduate opportunities through the Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh. Visit HERE for more Details

3. Acumen West Africa Fellowship Leadership Programme 2024

The West Africa Acumen Fellowship is a rigorous leadership program that brings together a cohort of extraordinary individuals working on problems of poverty and equips them with the knowledge, skills, and community to strengthen their leadership and scale their ventures to create meaningful change in West Africa. Visit HERE for more Details

4. UN Global Compact’s Young SDG Innovators Programme 2023/2024 for young Professionals

Within the UN Global Compact network, participating organizations have access to a unique opportunity called the SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals. It gives these organizations’ youthful talent the confidence to work together and spur commercial innovation that supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Visit HERE for more Details


5. University of Edinburgh Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2023/2024 Online Learning Scholarships (Fully Funded)

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh aims to bridge the gap in access to quality education, particularly for students from Africa. This program offers postgraduate online scholarships, covering not only full tuition fees but also providing a modest study stipend to ensure students have access to high-quality internet connectivity. It’s a comprehensive package designed to support scholars throughout their educational journey. Visit HERE for more Details


6. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Rest & Refuge Fellowship 2024 for Journalists

The Rest & Resilience Fellowship is a joint program by the taz Panter Foundation and Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which has taken place annually since 2015. This year’s call for application is open from on!

RSF is an international human rights organization that defends the freedom of the press and information worldwide. The taz Panter Foundation, in close cooperation with the tageszeitung (taz), supports critical journalists as well as the social engagement of independent initiatives in Germany and worldwide. Visit HERE for more Details


7. The Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2024/2025 at Columbia University (Fully Funded leadership development program in New York City, USA)

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University, a part of Columbia World Projects and Columbia Global, launched the application for its seventh cohort today, inviting rising leaders from around the world to apply to participate in a nine-month immersive program of academic, skill-based and experiential learning.  Visit HERE for more Details

8. United Nations Youth Champions for Disarmament Training Programme 2nd edition (Fully Funded to UN HQ in New York, USA)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has made a major push to engage and empower young people, recognizing their participation as essential for identifying new solutions that will secure the breakthroughs that our world urgently needs.

To that end, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), with generous financial support from the Government of Germany, are calling on young people to apply for the 2nd edition of the United Nations Youth Champions for Disarmament Training Programme – an innovative learning programme aimed at empowering youth to work for disarmament in their communities. Visit HERE for more Details


9. McKinsey’s Forward Learning Program 2024 for young African Professionals.

A free, five-month online learning journey that equips young talent with must-have practical skills to help them succeed in the future of work. It focuses on critical leadership, business, and digital skills that are relevant and transferable across industries and roles. Forward is available across Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey, and Azerbaijan. Visit HERE for more Details


10. Hanga Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) Program for African tech Startups ($30,000 USD in grant funding)

The Hanga Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) Program was conceived by the Government of Rwanda in 2022 through HangaPitchFest to explore the opportunity that exists for technology enabled startups to solve key issues in SRH to accelerate better outcomes. This year, we are excited to work with key partners to scout, select, and  provide technical and business  support to 20  startups in Sub-Saharan Africa working on innovative tech-enabled solutions that are addressing challenges  in ways that break the mold in SRH. Visit HERE for more Details

11. Melton Foundation Global Citizenship Learning Fellowship Program for University Students.

Applications to the 2024 edition of the Global Citizenship Learning Program are now open. The participants are university students who are committed to serving their communities and, through the Global Citizenship Learning Program, can build their capacity, grow their spheres of influence, and eventually model and promote global citizenship through their actions. Visit HERE for more Details


12. DAAD/AGI Research Fellowship Program for young Scholars

The DAAD/AGI Research Fellowship Program, funded by a generous grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), is designed to bring both senior and junior scholars and specialists working on key issues of central importance to the German-American relationship to AGI for research stays of between two to four consecutive months each.

AGI offers several fellowships, which include a monthly stipend of up to €3,204 (depending on the seniority of the applicant); transportation to and from Washington, DC; financial support for research-related travel to institutions within the DAAD center network (Centers for German and European Studies) in North America; and office space at the Institute. Visit HERE for more Details


13. Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Reporting Fellowship Program 2024 for journalists

EJN is seeking four exceptional environmental reporters for a new fellowship initiative which will provide journalistic training and mentorship, a quarterly salary stipend and funding for story production, travel and professional development opportunities. Each of these four Fellows will primarily focus on a different area of environmental journalism — climate change, biodiversity, the ocean and One Health — and will develop their skills and networks to become leaders in these reporting spaces. EJN Reporting Fellows will also have the opportunity to broaden their understanding and produce stories in the other three thematic areas.   Visit HERE for more Details


14. Commonwealth Africa Cyber Fellowship Programme 2024 for young African Commonwealth Nationals (Fully Funded)

Applications are now open for citizens of Commonwealth countries in Africa to join the prestigious Commonwealth Africa Cyber Fellowship programme.

Set up in 2022, the fellowship is a unique platform for cybersecurity experts from Commonwealth countries in Africa to exchange knowledge, foster partnerships and influence the policy work of the Commonwealth Secretariat. Visit HERE for more Details


15. Australia Awards Fellowships & Professional Development – Short Courses 2024 for study in Australia ( Fully Funded)

The Australia Awards offer the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.

Australian organisations such as government institutions, business and non-government organisations are eligible to apply. Organisations must be legal entities with an Australian Business Number and must be able to demonstrate links with partner organisations in participating countries, and provide in-kind or financial contributions to support Fellowships. Individuals cannot apply. Visit HERE for More Details

About Israel Wellington Jeremiah

I work to provide access to global experiences to all through educational opportunities like scholarships, training and conferences, fellowships, grants and awards, jobs, internships , learnerships and volunteer programs.

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