MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Fund adds 4 more African Universities to Targets Disadvantaged students in Africa

MasterCard Foundation CEO Reeta Roy announced in Cape Town on 3 December that Four African universities are to receive US$86.6 million over the next eight to 10 years from the MasterCard Foundation in scholarship funds and other support for economically disadvantaged young people. Makerere University in Uganda, the universities of Pretoria and Cape Town in […]

Commonwealth launches Young Professionals Programme – Opportunity for Young People to Contribute in International Development and Democracy

The Commonwealth Secretariat has launched a Young Professionals Programme as part of its ongoing commitment to youth development and empowerment. Under the programme, qualified young people from Commonwealth member countries are given the opportunity to contribute to the Commonwealth’s work in international development and democracy, and to build their skills in its culturally diverse, professional […]

APPLY for UN Youth Volunteer Programme in Germany 2015

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programmme is awarded to young people from the UN member States interested in contributing to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for recognition of volunteers, working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing an increasing number and diversity of […]

Application is Open for 10th Africa – Europe Training Course for Youth Organisations 2014

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is organising the 10th Africa-Europe Training Course for Youth Organisations in Nairobi-Kenya, from 25th January to 1st February 2015. The training course is organised in partnership with the European Youth Forum, the Pan African Youth Union and the Network of International Youth organisations in Africa. The activity […]

MUSTE Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2015

Scholarship Name: The Mankind United to Support Total Education (MUSTE) program is for undergraduate and higher degree studies only. Brief description The Youth Empowerment and ICT Foundation is offering its MUSTE Scholarship funding for undergraduate study in Nigerian higher institutions for the duration of the program 2015 Accepted Subject Areas? All fields especially courses related to […]

Reawakening the Giants in Nigeria – CYC invites Youths to celebrate independence day in a Fun and educative program

Have you planned out how to spend the independence day holiday come Tuesday, 1 October 2013? If you are in Lagos, the Christian Youth Crusade CYC – St Barth’s Anglican Church is inviting Nigerian youths to come celebrate Nigerian independent day in an entertaining and educative program, themed: The Rebirth – Re-awakening the Giant in […]

Nigeria’s Growing Youth Unemployment: Entrepreneurship to the Rescue

Ever dreamt of graduating from the University and living a financially secured life ever after? Chances are high you do – it’s a common dream these days. It’s not unusual to hear students proclaim that they would have a financially viable life as soon as they graduate and get employed by Chevron, Dangote, Microsoft Corporation, […]

2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise – for Young Visionaries Age 18 to 30

The Rolex Awards for Enterprise, a philanthropic programme of Rolex SA, aim to encourage a spirit of enterprise in individuals around the world by supporting outstanding efforts in areas that advance human knowledge and well-being. The Awards are open to individuals of any nationality or background. The Rolex Awards provide financial assistance to people who […]