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Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, Conferences for Youths in Africa

A list of the latest, upcoming and past funding announcements, call for proposals, call for applications, requests for proposals from various local and international agencies for Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, Conferences, Workshops, and Resources for Youth Organizations and Young People in Africa.

Call for Nominations: Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP)

U.S. Embassy in Sudan is seeking nominations for its Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) to support U.S. foreign policy priorities by offering secondary school youth (ages 15-18) the opportunity to explore priority policy themes such as conflict resolution, economic development, entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, women’s rights, and respect for diversity. Through three-week, intensive exchanges in the United States, participants will engage in workshops on leadership … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Aga Khan Foundation’s International Youth Fellowship Program!

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is accepting applications for its International Youth Fellowship Program, an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development. The International Youth Fellowship Program builds the skills of young Canadians and supports the work of AKFC’s partner organizations overseas. Program Streams Participants can apply for one of three streams that best match their backgrounds and interests: International Development Management (IDM) Fellows … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 African Youth Energy Innovator Program!

Deadline: 4 January 2019 Applications are open for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2019. Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers. Key Areas Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability of energy infrastructure, or meet a specific set of current and future demands? Environmental Sustainability: Does your innovation … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Global Citizen Prize for Youth Leadership!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for 2018 Global Citizen Prize for Youth Leadership presented by Cisco to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, as a way to demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving their common goals. Cisco and Global Citizen are united in their belief that young people around the world are leading the way to create and implement solutions to achieve the Global Goals, and to accelerate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator Program 2019!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 CIVICUS is seeking applications for its GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator Program 2019 will support promising youth advocates who are using data in innovative ways to address Global Goals 1-6 local development challenges related to poverty, hunger, health and well-being, education, gender equality and water and sanitation. 2019 is kicking off with an exciting, innovative, youth-led and multi-partner programme called the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator! The … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa

Deadline: 14 October 2018 Applications are open for Open Innovation Challenge and Call for Youth for Africa and SDGs Ecosystem Challengetive Solutions Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa. YAS! is a portal-platform for Africa’s youth entrepreneurial ecosystem. The portal-platform supports the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship in Africa by creating a marketplace for eco-system players, namely investors, large corporates and governments. The portal-platform … [Read more...]

Cultural Survival: 2018 Community Media Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project

Cultural Survival is currently seeking proposals for its 2018 Community Media Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project to support young Indigenous individuals in their efforts to build their capacity as radio broadcasters and journalists through specific trainings, community radio visits or exchanges, radio production, conference attendance, and other identified education and training opportunities. This project will provide fellowships to six Indigenous youth broadcasters between the ages of 16 -26 … [Read more...]

YALI’s 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is seeking applications for its 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. In 2019, the Fellowship will provide 700 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. college or university with support for professional development after they return home. The Fellows, who are between the ages of … [Read more...]

Apply for WPI’s ‘Mindfulness Grant For The Community’ Program!

Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage?  Do you think that you don’t have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Mindfulness Grant for the Community program! World Peace Initiative (WPI) has announced its Mindfulness Grant for the Community … [Read more...]

World Peace Initiative: Community Awareness Grant for Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to promote lasting peace in the world? Do you think that your start-up or organization needs help to progress and move to a higher stage? Do you think you do not have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Community Awareness Grant for Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs! The World Peace Initiative Foundation (WPI) has announced its Community … [Read more...]