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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.

Apply for 2019 Anzisha Prize for Young African Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 Anzisha Prize for young entrepreneurs, this year the program will be launching awards for professionals within the youth entrepreneurship ecosystem who contribute to the success of young entrepreneurs in their communities. The Anzisha Program is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation that seeks to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of job generative entrepreneurs in … [Read more...]

UNAOC: Call for Applications for Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa 2019 Edition

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applications for 2019 edition of the Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa programme. The 2019 edition is funded by AEXCID (Agencia Extremeña de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo). The Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 2019 edition is designed to strengthen the skills of young women and men from the MENA region in tackling negative stereotypes, prejudice and xenophobia while … [Read more...]

3rd African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development: Inviting Youth Organisations & Leaders

Applications are open for 3rd Pan African Youth Conference which is co-organised by The Gambia National Youth Council and the AYC Secretariat in partnership with Government of The Gambia, UN System in The Gambia, Kanifing Municipal Council, The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Child Fund International The Gambia. 3rd Pan African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development and the Annual General Assembly Meeting of the African Youth Commission (AYC), taking place from 23-26 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Clean Energy Ministerial / Mission Innovation Youth Leaders Forum!

Applications are open for Clean Energy Ministerial / Mission Innovation Youth Leaders Forum that is a first of its kind opportunity for young people around the world. Participants will get to be part of two innovative Ministerial that are working to unite governmental action to deliver their sustainable future. Participants will be selected to engage their communities on clean energy and innovation and then participate in the Youth Forum program alongside the upcoming CEM/MI Ministerial held … [Read more...]

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...]