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The Lagos Urban Innovation Challenge 2020 for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

The Lagos Urban Innovation Challenge 2020 for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

The Lagos Urban Innovation Challenge is designed to support the innovators and entrepreneurs who are shaping the Lagos of tomorrow. What does the future of Lagos look like and how does your solution make the city better for everyone, including those in informal urban slums?
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Pulitzer Center Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge 2020 for Journalists Worldwide

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.
IBM COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge 2020 ($200000 cash prize)

IBM COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge 2020 ($200,000 cash prize)

The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge is expanding its focus to tackle the effects of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. Technology solutions can help seize and reduce the impact this pandemic has on our daily lives. Now is the time to unite and act swiftly.

Viva Technology (Vitatech)/UNESCO pitch Challenge 2020 at Vivatech Event in France

Vivatech -This international event is a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products and is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society! VivaTech is dedicated to the growth of startups, hosting more than 13 000 of them and enable them to present their innovation on the market.
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Wiki Loves Africa Photo Contest 2020

Wiki Loves Africa is an annual contest where anyone across Africa can contribute media that relates to that year’s theme to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation. Wiki Loves Africa encourages participants to contribute media (photographs, video and audio) that illustrate the specific theme for that year.
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World Bank/CES 2020 Global Tech Challenge: Solutions for Women

The World Bank Group, one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries, has partnered with CES —the world’s largest and most influential technology event—to launch a Global Tech Challenge to bridge the digital gender divide.
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Vogue Talents Scouting For Africa Designers 2020

Vogue Talents is supporting emerging designers along with the African Fashion Foundation by launching a new scouting project dedicated to African creatives.
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Vogue Talents Scouting For Africa Designers 2020

Vogue Talents is supporting emerging designers along with the African Fashion Foundation by launching a new scouting project dedicated to African creatives.
Model Young Package Competition 2020 for Designers Worldwide

Model Young Package Competition 2020 for Designers Worldwide

The jubilee 25th year of The Model Young Package 2020 competition brings up a pressing issue – Personal Care in our globalised and connected world. We invite designers from all around the world to create a modern packaging that is sustainable and contributes to improving the quality of life at the same time.
World Bank Innovative4Climate 2020 Pitch Hub Competition for young Innovators

World Bank Innovate4Climate 2020 Pitch Hub Competition for young Innovators

An annual Pitch Hub competition for innovators that showcase ingenuity, entrepreneurship, and a clear value proposition. A competition aiming to engage startups and entrepreneurs and to create a space for innovate at I4C.
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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.
StartupX ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity

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.
UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/CcHub Innovative Teachers Fellowship

UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/CcHub Innovative Teachers Fellowship 2020

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 Black Voices Fund

YouTube Black Voices Fund for Content Creators & Artist ($100M Fund)

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.
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UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Future Females Business School Tech Programme 2020

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) Scholarship Program

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Scholarship Program

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.
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Georgetown University Global Human Development Programme (GHD) Masters Scholarships 2021

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.