Latest Grants, Fellowships & other Resources in Nigeria

Here is a list of latest grants, fellowships, funding call for proposals and other resources for individuals and NGOs in Nigeria.

BEP-CRDF Global Small Grants: Supporting Ebola Affected Countries in West Africa

Deadline: 1 December 2015 CRDF Global, on behalf of U.S. Department of State’s Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP) has announced a global small grants program in order to support Ebola affected countries in West Africa. The goal of small grants is to provide eligible countries and the region with improved capability and capacity to respond to biological incidents, including Ebola and other biological threats. CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international … [Read more...]

The Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Robert Key Memorial Fund: NGOs to apply anytime for Grants of up to £10,000!

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) accepts grant applications for its different kinds of grant programs. One of them is Robert Key Memorial Fund. The applications for these grants  can be accepted anytime with no specific deadline. The foundation seeks to fund frontline programmes that help to alleviate the pain – whether physical, emotional or financial – of those living with, affected by or at risk of HIV/AIDS, and to continue the fight against this worldwide pandemic so that no one is left … [Read more...]

Eni Scholarships for Best African Students: Strengthening African Leadership!

Deadline: 8 January 2016 St Antony’s College, University of Oxford is offering Eni scholarships in partnership with international integrated energy company Eni. This scholarship will allow St Antony’s to admit some of the best African students irrespective of means and will add immeasurably to the diverse and intellectual character of the College. The scholarship will be awarded for one of the following eligible courses: MSc African Studies MSc Economic & Social History MSc … [Read more...]

Code 4 Impact: A Program Building Digital Literacy among Female Students in STEM Fields

Deadline: 10 December 2015 Are you a young female between 18-24 years of age? Are you actively involved in STEM field and see a bright future in it? Do you have the potential to explore in your field? If yes, then be a part of Code 4 Impact program. Code 4 Impact is an experiential learning program that builds digital literacy, especially coding and analytical skills in 50 female students aged 18-24 in STEM fields in tertiary institutions in Lagos state to create community impact solutions … [Read more...]

Education UK Alumni Awards 2016: Honouring Outstanding Achievements

Deadline: 31 October 2015 British Council is inviting applicants for UK Alumni Awards 2016, open for applicants to honour the outstanding achievements made by business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders across the globe who can demonstrate how their UK education has contributed to their subsequent success. The prestige of winning an Education UK Alumni Award is far reaching, the benefits to award winners include enhanced global status and strengthened professional … [Read more...]

Junior and Senior Global Challenges Fellowships 2016-2017: Researchers from Nine Countries Can Apply!

Deadline: 23 November 2015 The School of Public Policy (SPP) and the Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University (CEU IAS) in Budapest, and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin is currently inviting applications from outstanding researchers in nine countries (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, Turkey) to participate in the Global Challenges Fellowships 2016–17. The Global Challenges Fellowship is looking for innovative ideas and … [Read more...]

Central and West Africa Peace Fellowships 2016

Deadline: 31 October 2015 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Would you like to learn how to develop your own inner peace in order to engage more effectively in your peace work? If yes then apply for these fellowships! Peace revolution is currently inviting applications from African individuals for its Central and West Africa Peace Fellowships 2016. Eligible Countries Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 10th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting: An Open Opportunity for Nigerian Reporters!

Deadline: 23 October 2015 The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is inviting Nigerian Reporters for the 10th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting with a motive to honour works that involve reporting on public and/or corporate corruption, human rights abuses or on the failure of regulatory agencies. Entries will be scored by a panel of judges drawn from the media and related professions who are passionate about investigative reporting. Over all, judges will be … [Read more...]

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program: Supporting African Young Professional

Deadline: 2 November 2015. The African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program is offering a great opportunity to young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. The ALT Scholarship Program will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances. This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade … [Read more...]

ECOWAS Fellowships Programme – 2015 for Students in ECOWAS Member States Countries

Deadline: 15 October 2015 The Association of African Universities (AAU) is inviting applications from the students in West African Countries for its ECOWAS Fellowships programme - 2015 to promote capacity building within the ECOWAS 15-member countries by providing full fellowships for training and education for nationals of ECOWAS member states in higher education institutions of ECOWAS. The mission of AAU is to  raise the quality of higher education in Africa and strengthen its contribution … [Read more...]

Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship for Sub-Saharan African Countries

Deadline: 13 November 2015 The Social Science Research Council is seeking applications for the doctoral dissertation research fellowship for sub-saharan Africa Countries to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote next generation social science research in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The program seeks to promote diversity and encourages women to apply. The project features a thematic focus in order to renew basic research agendas addressing … [Read more...]

African Humanities Program: Fellowships for Ghana,Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania & Uganda

Deadline: 2 November 2015 The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), with financial support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York are seeking applicants for African Humanities Program that is awarding two fellowships. The fellowships are: Dissertation-completion fellowships in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda Early-career postdoctoral fellowships in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa Proposed projects must be in the humanities, defined by the study of … [Read more...]

The DO School Education Challenge Africa: Join a 3-week Innovation and Entrepreneurship Course in Berlin

Deadline: 11 September 2015 Applications are invited from locally led organisations of Sub-Saharan African countries to participate in Education challenge Africa by the DO School. The DO School challenge you to develop a concept for locally led organisations that can roll out an existing education program for children and young people from South Africa to Nigeria, Kenya and beyond. It is an international educational program offered by the Siemens Stiftung that provides teachers and … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2016: Students from sub-saharan African Countries to Study in Michigan State University, USA

Deadline: 4 January 2016 The Michigan State University is currently inviting applications from the undergraduate and Masters’ students of Sub-saharan African countiries for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2016. This scholarship provides full tution scholarships to those students who are economically disadvantaged, have demonstrated academic talent and commitment to give back to their countries. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million global education … [Read more...]

2016 NUFFIC Fellowships Available for 3 New Short Courses on Anti Corruption, Water, Governance & Civil Participation Conducted by the Hague Academy for Local Governance

Applications Open from 1 September 2015 Deadline: 20 October 2015 Applications are open to apply for Nuffic Fellowships to participate in one of the training courses of The Hague Academy for Local Governance. The Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education (EP-NUFFIC) offers NFP fellowships to participate in training courses in The Netherlands. The aim is to promote capacity building within organisations in eligible countries via training and education for … [Read more...]

The Ford Foundation Prize for Youth Employment in Nigeria

Deadline: 30 September 2015 The Ford Foundation, as part of their efforts to empower young Nigerians, has partnered with The Future Project’s The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) to present the Ford Foundation Prize for Youth Employment. This award is designed to recognize and support young Nigerians involved in a social program or projects that contribute to fight youth unemployment in Nigeria. The goal of the Ford Foundation in West Africa is to improve governance systems and livelihood … [Read more...]

Nigerian Conservation Foundation: Education Research Grants for Nigerian Students

Deadline:27 November 2015 The Nigerian Conservation Foundation is accepting applications to offer research grant to Nigerian citizens wishing to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood. The grant shall be for three years leading to a PhD degree. Eligibility Criteria & Other Guidelines Candidates must be Nigerian citizens. Candidates must have M.Sc. Degree or equivalent qualification in Biological Sciences, Social Sciences or Law … [Read more...]

Africa Women’s Development Fund Call for Proposals

Deadline: 11 September 2015 The Africa Women's Development Fund (AWDF) inviting applicants working on specified areas to put in applications for support. The current call is opened from 10th August to 11th September 2015. Applicants are to send in proposals with innovative but effective strategies to address issues relating to the specified focus areas under the various listed themes: The areas of focus are as follows: Women’s Human Rights (WHR) In the area of promoting Women’s Human … [Read more...]

Netherlands Grants for Security & Rule of Law in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Areas

Deadline: 6 November 2015 Netherlands Organisation for the Scientific Research (NWO) is currently inviting applications for the Security & Rule of Law research programme that provides grants for research and/or ideas that contribute to new knowledge and insights on improvement of security and rule of law policies and interventions in specific fragile and conflict affected settings in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). The Security & Rule of Law Research Programme implements the … [Read more...]

Netherlands Open call for evidence-based policy advice and tools

Deadline: 6 November 2015 Netherlands Organisation for the Scientific Research (NWO) is currently inviting applications for the research programme on Security & Rule of Law in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings. The program is a part of Applied Research Fund that aims to strengthen the evidence-base of policies and practices for Security & Rule of Law approaches in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings. The Call focuses on innovative research proposals that result in applicable … [Read more...]