African Academy of Sciences: Rewarding Individuals and Scientists for their Excellence!

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is seeking applications for its fellowship program from individuals who have excelled in their fields of expertise as fellows. The academy also gives prizes to recognize scientists who have contributed to developing their fields in Africa. The AAS is the only continental academy in Africa, enjoying the support and recognition of NEPAD and the African Union as well as several governments and major international partners. These bodies … [Read more...]

Conference : Development Of The African Common Position (APC)/AIDS Accountability International (AAI)

Deadline- 24th February 2013 AIDS Accountability International (AAI), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Population Commission (APC) are inviting submission/participation  from individuals, government representatives, civil society organisations (CSOs) and community based organisations (CBOs) based in Africafor greater African civil society organization representation in the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The project’s objective is to develop an … [Read more...]

African Applicants are invited to apply for 2014 Intake in PhDs for Agriculture

Deadline- 31 March 2013 Australian Government is now accepting applications form African applicants for 2014 PhD program in Agriculture with full supporting documents. The research topics of successful applicants will demonstrate a contribution to improving food security in Africa through increasing agricultural productivity, improving rural livelihoods through functioning of markets and trade and/or building the resilience of communities most vulnerable to food insecurity. In addition, topics … [Read more...]

Moremi Initiative’s Leadership Development(MILEAD) Fellowship program 2013 For Women

Deadline- March 15, 2013 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications for Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing … [Read more...]

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) PhD Fellowships 2013

Deadline- April 15, 2013 The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) offers funding for PhD research fellowships in the fields of public and population health or to sexuality studies. The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) is an initiative of nine African universities, four African research institutes, and selected northern partners. CARTA offers an innovative model for doctoral training in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen the capacity of … [Read more...]

Multiple Vacancies : Consultants Required at UN Habitat

Deadline: 15 Feb 2013 UN Habitat has invited applications from eligible and deserving applicants for the building a roster of consultants of - Land and Natural Resources Tenure Experts for various projects and initiatives particularly those with substantial experience in the developing countries like in Africa. It is intended that the roster will also be shared with other global/regional initiatives including with: the Land Policy Initiative for Africa, a joint programme of the tripartite … [Read more...]

Apply now for Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) project/ Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships

Deadline- January 6, 2013 Carnegie Corporation of New York in partnership with the Makerere University and the University of Cambridge offers funding for  Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships. The project is focused (among others) on developing post-doctoral academic excellence in biological sciences and engineering (for UG) and the social sciences and humanities (for Mak). It also intends to build upon Cambridge’s existing … [Read more...]

Akili Dada Fellowship Program for Young African Women

The Akili Dada Fellowship program is an opportunity for African women to design and implement solutions to the challenges faced by their communities. These one-year fellowships (renewable for up to 3 years) will be awarded to young women leaders between the ages of 17-35 who are driving transformative change in their communities and are looking to grow their projects to scale and sustainability. Akili Dada fellows will benefit from a modest stipend for the duration of the fellowship, a series … [Read more...]

DRL Request for Proposals on Disability for African and MENA Countries

The United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a request for proposals from organizations interested in submitting proposals for projects that promote democracy, human rights, and rule of law for countries in Africa and MENA. DRL’s objective is to increase the organizational capacities of disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs) to broaden civil society participation in, and support to, government efforts to implement and monitor implementation of the CRPD.  … [Read more...]

Akili Dada young women leadership Program 2013

Deadline- 15th January, 2013 Young women leaders/Fellows are encouraged to apply for Innovation in Leadership Program to engaged in social change projects of their design.  The program serves as an incubator providing financial, intellectual, mentoring, and networking resources to young women as they grow their projects to scale and sustainability.  These fellowships were created in direct response to the absence of African women among the ranks of those celebrated in existing social … [Read more...]

Applications invited for 2013-14 South African-French Programme For Think-Tanks

Deadline- 15 March 2013 Countries/Region- South Africa Applicants are invited to apply for The SAFe Think programme seeks to fund exceptional students wishing to undertake a Master’s degree at a French University, with the view of strengthening the connections between South African research institutes and their French counterparts. The French government aims to facilitate the integration of South African research and policy-oriented institutions into French, European and francophone African … [Read more...]

2013 High Achiever Foundation Scholarship for Africa

Deadline- 28th June 2013 Countries/Region- Africa University of Nottingham foundation invites African students to apply for Undergraduate Scholarships in the field of Arts, Business, Engineering, Science and Social Sciences to gain the skills and knowledge needed to undertake a bachelors degree while studying at a world-class university. 2 scholarships of £2,000 towards tuition fees will be provided. Eligibility- are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa are classed as … [Read more...]

AWOMI Young Women’s Knowledge and Leadership Institute 2012 Call for Applications

The African Women's Millennium Initiative (AWOMI) has announced a call for applications for  the fourth edition of the Young Women's Knowledge and Leadership Institute (YOWLI) will be held in Dakar, Senegal, from December 26, 2012 to January 2, 2012 under the theme: “Young People Defining Social Justice Agenda in Africa.” YOWLI is a space for exchange and capacity development to reinforce knowledge, networking, organizing and advocacy. It has provided to hundred of young people the opportunity … [Read more...]

Africa Biogas Partnership Programme Call for Proposals

The Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP) has issued a call for proposals to collect case studies on gender and bio gas in Africa. The Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP) aims to improve living conditions of households in five African countries, through the multiple benefits of the introduction of more than seventy thousand domestic biogas digesters for cooking and lighting. ABPP and its partners, including ENERGIA who is providing gender mainstreaming support to ABPP, decided to do … [Read more...]

Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa(CODESRIA) invites Advanced Research Fellowships for Higher Education Leadership Programme

Deadline- 15th September, 2012 Countries/Region- Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa seeks Advanced Research Fellowship Programme in the framework of the Higher Education Leadership Programme (HELP), and to invite interested scholars based in African universities and research centres to submit applications for consideration. The HELP Advanced Research Fellowship programme is designed to contribute to the … [Read more...]

Call For Papers are invited for Viva Africa 7th International Conference on African Studies

Deadline- 31 August, 2012 Countries/Region- Africa Department of Politics, University of Hradec Králové, Metropolitan University Prague & Cultura Africa Association are inviting Papers for Viva Africa 7th International Conference on African Studies. The role  of  various  actors  from  different  societal  segments  significantly  influences  various aspects of modern political, social, economic and cultural life of African societies. In addition to the major political parties and … [Read more...]

True Colours Trust: Africa Small Grants Programme

The True Colours Trust's Africa Small Grants Programme provides grants, of between £500 - £5,000, to organisations offering palliative services across the continent. This grants programme is administered by the African Palliative Care Association. Support is provided for items which directly improve the patient experience and the standard of palliative care services. Priority is given to the following, in no particular order: Equipment for patients (beds, wheelchairs etc) Innovative … [Read more...]

Nomination open for African Awards for Entrepreneurship

Deadline- 31 August 2012 Countries/Region- Africa The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE), indubitably 'the Oscars' of business and entrepreneurship in Africa, AAE is pleased to announce the 2012 Awards Programme. African Leadership Network (ALN), the premier network of Africa's new generation of leaders is pleased to partner with Legatum Group, a leading Private Equity firm and previous hosts  to bring you the Awards this year. As in previous years, the programme will recognize and award … [Read more...]

WHO’s Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases: Grant Opportunities available

The World Health Organization's TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases has three new grants which are open to accepting applications. TDR is based at and executed by the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO. Its mission is to foster an effective global research effort on infectious diseases of poverty and promote the translation … [Read more...]

Applications are invited for Course management of social organizations and enterprises building programs inclusive for people of African descent in Latin America

Deadline- August 17, 2012 Countries/Region- Africa, Latin America Applications are invited for Course management of social organizations and enterprises building programs inclusive for people of African descent in Latin America. Main focus is on self-management and collaborative learning by putting the students in the center of the learning process and allowing them to build direct connections between knowledge and daily practices. The first module of the course will deepen the order … [Read more...]