Adebayo Afuape is a Food Science and Technology graduate from a humble village in Ibadan, Nigeria. He would have gone the usual way of thinking he had no chance at foreign education and simply settled for a job in his hometown all the while dreaming of what he could become with a little more exposure.
This article, first published in December 2014, was rewritten to represent recent changes across the platforms. It previously compared Udemy Vs Udacity online courses. But now includes Coursera, another popular platform.
Udemy is an online market place open to ”industry experts” to teach their knowledge and area of expertise to learners.
Finding funding for your PhD is not always easy. They are rare and are not too often publicized as Masters and Bachelors scholarships. However, tens of thousands of these types of scholarships exist all over the web especially for students from Africa and other developing regions. A few of these scholarships have been identified as some of the top scholarships for intending PhD and Post-doctoral students.
Junior Cimwang Yav would not have thought himself a winner of a prestigious scholarship this time last year. A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo and dedicated ASA scholarship follower shares his experience on winning a Masters scholarship to Germany in this interview.
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I got an email from AfterschoolAfrica last year August just the way I got it today.
Whether you are looking to land a heavy job in a multinational or become a big-time entrepreneur, this exclusive guide to skills you really need after school can help you reach your goal.
You’ve paid your dues, you’ve worked hard in school and have graduated with a satisfactory Grade Point Average,
Recently at a tech event on Disruptive Technology for African Development, one of the presenters made reference to Kodak; over 120 years old company, 145,300 employees in 1988 and went bankrupt in 2012.
Coincidentally, at the time, I was taking an online course on Surviving Disruptive Technologies, which used the same company as a case study.
Whether you are looking for in-country or international scholarships for undergraduate students from Africa, there is always a scholarship program approaching application deadline.
Some scholarships require that you start preparing early enough to be able to provide all the required documents. However, there are scholarships you can easily apply for within few days or weeks.
Out of over 40 scholarships and funding opportunities that will close application in August 2016, we selected the top 20 and listed them below.
Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in South Africa 2016
Application Deadline: is 15th August 2016 | Offered annually? Yes
Canon Collins Trust invites applications from students from Southern Africa (Angola,
When applying for studies in schools abroad, one of the toughest hurdles to overcome for admission into a good university is the TOEFL or the IELTS exam requirement. Expectedly, many international students who are from non-English speaking backgrounds and have had very little training in the language, don’t possess the level of English proficiency to qualify the TOEFL or the IELTS tests.
Studying any medical course is quite an expensive venture.
However, the importance of producing qualified doctors and medical researchers cannot be over emphasized by people the world over. And this is one of the reasons for the widespread availability of graduate scholarships for medical students, offered at medical schools around the world.
For prospective students who want to further their medical or nursing studies abroad but don’t want the expenses that often come with it,