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2021 MEET Africa Entrepreneurship Programme

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The MEET Africa program was born from an observation and a desire shared by two continents. Africa is a continent bubbling with potential and innovation and its European diaspora is a relay that is as dynamic as it is legitimate. The program is a continuation of actions carried out for years by the European Union […]

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2021 Rise Global Talent Program for Emerging Leaders

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Rise is a global talent program that finds extraordinary young people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they use their talents to serve others.‍An initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust, Rise will build a global community of future leaders, connecting everyone who applies with a network of peers, learning resources, […]

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2021 Rice University Business Plan Graduate-level Student Startup Competition ($1.5 million in Cash and Prizes)

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The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. 2020 was the 20th year for the competition! […]

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2021 CHEVENING Essay Competition

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The Chevening Alumni Association of Nigeria (CAAN) has received funding from the Chevening Alumni Programme Fund (CAPF), to organize an essay competition for young people in Nigeria, as part of its community service endeavours. The Chevening Alumni Programme Fund (CAPF) of the British High Commission(BHC) supports Chevening Alumni Association activities across the globe. The Alumni […]

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2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) (Training, Mentorship & $USD 5000 seed capital! )

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to empowering African entrepreneurs, opens applications on its TEFConnect digital platform This year’s intervention prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and young African entrepreneurs, following the Covid-19 disruption to economic activities. To address the unique challenges arising from the pandemic, lift […]

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2021 STAARS Fellowship Program

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The Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) fellowship program, a multi-institution collaboration managed by Cornell University with support from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), announces its annual call for research proposals. Early-career African researchers selected as STAARS Fellows in 2021 advance rigorous, policy-oriented research on the causal […]

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2021 Global Network Initiative (GNI) Emerging Voices Fellowship Program (USD 10,000 grant)

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GNI warmly welcomes applications for the next one-year GNI Emerging Voices Fellowship Program. The fellowship program seeks to further online freedom of expression and privacy around the world by facilitating collaboration and conversation among diverse stakeholders. Three one-year fellowship grants of $10,000 USD each will be awarded to organizations based in Asia, Latin America and […]