Friday, May 17, 2019

ADB JAPAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2019


Deadline: 19 July 2019
Open to: all graduates from ADB member countries who are under 35 (the age limit is 45 years for some programmes)
Benefits: tuition fee, travel costs, basic living costs and health insurance or a grant for scholars engaged in research

Description

The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB – JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Japanese government. The aim is to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Upon completion of their study programmes, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.
University of Auckland programmes covered by this scholarship scheme are limited to the following:
  • Master of Public Health;
  • Master of Science (Environmental Science);
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies);
  • Master of International Business;
  • Masters programmes in Engineering.

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UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Tech Start-ups (Deadline: ONGOING)


UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Tech Start-ups


APPLY NOW

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make $50-90K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit  technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity.
If you’ve got a start-up registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open source prototype (or you are willing to make it open-source) showing promising results, the UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you.

Who we’re looking for?


AN OPEN CALL TO JOIN THIS YEAR’S AI/ML/DATA SCIENCE COHORT
Data Science +  Artificial IntelligenceWe are currently looking to invest in companies that are using data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence or similar technologies to build solutions. Click here to read more about the kind of AI/ML/DS startups we are looking for. 

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JCI/SDSN Programme 2019 for Young Leaders and Innovators for the SDGs (Deadline: June 1, 2019)

Deadline: 1 June 2019
Open to: young leaders working towards any of the Sustainable Development Goals
Benefits: up to 5,000 USD in funding from the Global Youth Empowerment Fund

Description

Are you a young leader working towards the SDGs? Apply for the JCI/SDSN Programme 2019 for Young Leaders and Innovators for the SDGs. JCI and SDSN Youth launch this joint program to empower the next generation of SDG innovators.
Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth (SDSN Youth) are partnering to offer young leaders the global recognition, tools, training, and resources needed to scale their SDG-focused projects. The 50 selected solutions will be officially announced in September 2019 during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York City.

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MY KEYNOTE SPEECH TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2019 FROM AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES


Dear Graduating Class of 2019 from African universities,

I would like to start my speech with the quotation, I made a couple of years ago. I believe it is appropriate in my today’s speech.

“You don’t need to be Steve Jobs or Oprah Winfrey to inspire people. You’re inspirational to others in so many ways because you’re God’s masterpiece” Ernest B. Makulilo

I would like to primarily congratulate you for spending over 18 years in academic life. That takes dedication, commitment and hardworking. I can also say that it is the highest degree level of sacrifice you have made to constantly spend half of your entire life in classrooms. Bravo for that.

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Pan African University - Scholarships for Master's and PhD studies (Deadline: June 27, 2019)

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.
Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programmes at any of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

To see the list of the institutes and programs please check the page “Institutes & programs”

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Department of State-Embassy of the United States, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2019 (Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019)

The U.S. Embassy in Tanzania is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Affairs Section’s Annual Program Statement (APS), which outlines our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please read carefully the instructions below before applying.
Public DiplomacyProgram Office: Public Diplomacy (PD)
Announcement/Award Type: Grant, Individual Grant, Property Grant and Cooperative Agreement
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-DAR-2019
Funding Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statement for Public Diplomacy
Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019 (12:00 pm. GMT)
Individual award amount: The award floor is $1,000 and the ceiling is $25,000
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Monday, May 13, 2019

Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Young Women in Agribusiness for Tanzanians, Kenyans and Ugandans (Deadline: May 24, 2019)

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LEARNING THROUGH EXCHANGE:

East African entrepreneurs, MSU, and external partners connect via the U.S. Department of State funded Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Young Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators


The Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) connects Ugandan, Tanzanian, and Kenyan agribusiness professionals and entrepreneurs with their counterparts in Michigan for knowledge exchange and capacity building. The program strengthens visiting fellows’ skills in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system innovation, and addresses issues of women’s economic empowerment.

Apply to Program

We are recruiting young Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan professionals from diverse backgrounds in private, public, non-governmental, and education sectors who are either women agribusiness entrepreneurs or individuals working to increase women’s economic engagement in the agricultural sector. View the detailed program information.

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World Health Organization (WHO) internships for people with Bachelors Degrees

WHO internships - (1900142)  
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Intern
Contract duration: Mininum 6 weeks - Maximum 24 weeks
: 

Job Posting

: Jan 11, 2019, 7:56:17 AM

Closing Date

: Jun 30, 2019, 4:59:00 PM

Primary Location

: Multiple locations

Organization

: World Health Organization and Other Entities

Schedule

: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.
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