Accion Microfinance Bank has solid shareholder investments from three major banks - Ecobank, Zenith Bank and Citi Bank - as well as International Finance Corporation, a subsidiary of the World Bank and Accion Investments - all of which contributes to its strong financial base and allows it to service an ever-increasing number of customers. The bank has an extensive branch network where customers have easy access to various products and services that include savings, loans, micro-insurance and e-commerce.
The Catholic Relief Services International Development Fellows Program 2021 (monthly stipend available)
The CRS Fellowship is a unique 12-month professional development opportunity, designed to prepare Fellows for success in a range of onward positions with CRS. By completing this training program, Fellows are competitive candidates for a wide range of positions with CRS. The Fellowship is centered upon skill building in the following four areas.
Apply for Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project 2020/2021 for International Master’s & PhD Students
The Russian Federation has organized the Open Doors International Olympiad for the fourth time. This year introduces a doctoral track (analogous to Ph.D.) in addition to the usual master’s track. Depending on the chosen direction, the winners of the Olympiad will be able to enroll for free in the master’s or postgraduate programs of their chosen University. Participants of the doctoral track will be able to choose a future research supervisor and pass an interview with them during the Olympiad.
Old Mutual is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries. We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.
Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships 2021/2022 for Study in the University of Oxford, UK (Fully Funded)
The Application Window for the 2021/22 Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships is now open and closes on Thursday, October 15, 2020. The AIG Scholarships are targeted at graduates between the ages of 25 and 35 with strong intellectual capability, outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills and a passion to contribute to the development of Africa’s public sector.
The Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) established under the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) for Development Impact Project and hosted by the Centre for Coastal Management, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, invites suitably qualified national, regional and international applicants into its MPhil and PhD degree programmes. The overarching goal of ACECoR is...
Apply for Korean Government Scholarship Program 2021 for Undergraduate study in South Korea (Fully Funded)
Global Korea Scholarship is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea for academic degrees, which will enhance international education exchange and deepen mutual friendship between Korea and participating countries.
ABE Initiative SDGs Global Leader Masters and Ph.D. Scholarship Program 2021 for young African Leaders (Fully Funded to Japan)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the commencement of the ABE Initiative at the Fifth Tokyo Conference on African Development (TICAD V) held in Yokohama, Japan, in 2013. The ABE Initiative aims to develop human resources in both public and private sectors. More than 1,400 participants from all the 54 countries have joined the program since 2014 The program has provided African youths with opportunities to study at Japanese universities and to work at Japanese enterprises.
Apply to University of British Columbia Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2021/2022 for study in...
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to be partnering with The Mastercard Foundation to foster the next generation of African leaders. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC will provide 163 academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people from Sub-Saharan Africa with access to quality and relevant university education at UBC. After graduating, the scholars will then utilize their learning and experiences to contribute to the economic growth and social transformation of their communities in Africa.
Apply for StartupX ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2021 for startups & social enterprises (US...
StartupXs has launched “ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2021” for startups and social enterprises who want to change their community with their innovative business ideas. StartupXs supports young entrepreneurs through the early stages of their company development. We believe that in this era where startup and social enterprise are using innovative approaches and tools to solve the current issues, not only in their community but globally, need resource support to sustain and one of them is finance.
Are you a teacher in Nigeria? Do you want to develop new teaching skills? Apply now for the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/CcHub Innovative Teachers Fellowship 2020. Co-Creation Hub Nigeria has launched a six-week intensive program – Innovative Teachers Fellowship – for teachers sponsored by the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub and certified by the Tai Solarin University of Education, for STEM and Non-STEM teachers in Nigeria.
YouTube is a platform that celebrates a broad and diverse set of voices that make YouTube, YouTube. Promoting the diversity of our Creator and Artist community is crucial to making sure that YouTube is inclusive and equitable. To help amplify fresh narratives and content that emphasises the intellectual power, passion and joy of this brilliant community, including Black economic equity and wellbeing, we have created the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund.
The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is now accepting applications for the Future Females Business School Tech Programme 2020. This programme supports female Nigerian entrepreneurs who are utilising technology to build their businesses and impact their respective communities/industries.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, provides scholarships for secondary school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend one academic year in the United States.
GHD is pleased to offer merit-based scholarships to international students from the following regions: A full tuition scholarship for a GHD student from sub-Saharan Africa, made possible through the generous support of the William and Catherine McGurn Family; The Father Bienvenido Nebres, S.J. Scholarship covering full tuition and a partial stipend for a GHD student from the Philippines; A partial tuition scholarship for a GHD student from Asia; The Beeck Latin America Endowed Scholarship for a GHD student from Latin America covering 50% of tuition; A partial tuition scholarship for a GHD student from the Middle East.