MasterCard Foundation WARA Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships 2020 for West African Scholars

Applications are now being accepted for the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program; a fellowship which supports the research of young academics in the region focusing on women, technology and entrepreneurship. Application Deadline: 5th January 2020 Eligible Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, the island nation of Cape Verde,Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the … Read more

AWDT African Writers Residency 2019 for African Writers (Fully-funded)

The African Writers Development Trust, in partnership with the Writers Guild Kenya, is calling for writers of African descent living in Africa, to apply for the African Writers Residency to hold in November 2019, as part of the PenPen Africa Project. The PenPen Africa project is funded by Culture at Work Africa and co-funded by … Read more

West and Central Africa Training of Trainers Workshop on African Human Rights Mechanisms 2018 – Abuja, Nigeria

Call for Applications for the Training Workshop for trainers in central and West Africa on African human rights mechanisms from the 26-28 september 2018, Application Deadline: 24th August 2018 Eligible Countries: Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Ghana, Chad , DRC, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Benin, Togo, Niger, Central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville … Read more

Merck Accelerator Lagos Satellite Programme for Early-stage Startups in West Africa 2018

Are you an early stage start-up based in West Africa? Are you working at the cutting edge of innovation and would like to run a collaboration project with Merck to solve real-life problems? Is your startup innovation related to Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Performance Materials and our innovation focus areas? If you have answered yes to … Read more

Cell Norbert Zongo Grants for Investigative Reporting in West Africa for African Journalists 2018

The Cell Norbert Zongo for Investigative Reporting in West Africa is glad to announce a new release of Grants for investigations in the region! Application Deadline: 22nd June 2018 Eligible Countries: African countries About the Award: The Norbert Zongo investigative grant is proud to announce the first round of their Sahel Program focusing in Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. We believe … Read more

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowships for Women in Francophone Africa 2018

AWARD is a two-year fellowship to strengthen the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural sciences. The program is intended for women in the agricultural disciplines and related life sciences broadly defined.  Application Deadline: 7th October 2017 Eligible Countries: Women agricultural scientists who are citizens of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central … Read more