OSISA/Africa University Masters Scholarship for African Students 2017/2018

OSISA, in collaboration with the Africa University is offering scholarships for the Masters in Public Policy and Governance programme with the aim of developing a three-week capacity building programme for mid-career policy practitioners working in the public and private sectors. Application Deadline: Tuesday, 30th  May, 2017 Eligible Countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South … Read more

Carnegie/University of Cape Town Postdoctoral and Early-Career Research Fellowships 2017

The Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) is offering Postdoctoral and Early-Career Fellowships to fund African research. Application Deadline: 23rd May 2017 Eligible Countries: All African countries To be taken at (country): University of Cape Town, South Africa About the Award: The Carnegie Corporation has provided the University of Cape Town (UCT) with a grant to strengthen research … Read more

Bloomberg/Ford Foundation Community Media Fund for African Media 2017($10,000 USD Grant)

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) and the Ford Foundation have partnered to establish a Community Media Fund (CMF) to enhance citizens’ access to relevant information that enables the public to support policies and practices that drive inclusive economic and human development locally, regionally and nationally.  The CMF’s will make disbursements to grantees in Kenya, … Read more

Call for Nominations: South African Women in Science Awards (WISA) 2017

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) calls for nominations for the 2017 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA).  The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women.  The awards will be made to women who are South African citizens or permanent residents. … Read more

AfricaFrance Young Leaders Programme for Young African Leaders 2017. Fully-funded to France

AfricaFrance for Shared Growth in association with the French Development Agency are proud to announce the launch of the selection process for the first group of graduates from the AfricaFrance Young Leaders Programme.  Application Deadline: 31st March 2017 Eligible Countries: African and French Countries To be taken at (country): France About the Award: The Young Leaders program aims to … Read more

SA Writers College (SAWC) Annual Short Story Award 2017 For Emerging Writers in South Africa

The annual SA Writers College Short Story Competition acknowledges excellence in creative writing in the Short Story form. The contest is open to any beginner writer living in South Africa. Application Deadline: 30th April 2017 Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: South Africa To be taken at (country): South Africa Theme: A person’s world is only as big as their … Read more