We have compiled below a list of opportunities that are open to Africans worldwide. Some of these include academic fellowships, internships, Jobs, Incubation and immersion programmes for entrepreneurs, competitions and their likes. These Openings have varying degrees of funding and cut across many disciplines. See them. This list will constantly be updated so please keep checking them.

1.Fully Funded International Mathematical Union CDC Abel Visiting Scholar Program 2020

The International Mathematical Union in collaboration with the CDC is inviting applications for the Abel Visiting Scholar Program for the 2020/2021 academic year from mathematicians professionally based in developing countries to visit an international research collaborator for a period of one month. Deadline: Application closes December 31st, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

2.Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programme in USA for High School Teachers 2020

The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) in the USA is inviting applications for the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programme, General Pedagogy track in 2020. Worth of Award: Approximately 170 fellowships to international secondary school teachers from around the world to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic Programme at a U.S. university. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply

3.SheBegan International Scholarship Programme for Women in USA 2020 (All Expenses Paid)

SheBegan Women’s Magazine in the USA is inviting applications for the International Scholarship Programme for Women in 2020. Worth of Award: Health insurance in sponsorship with Sunlife insurance company, Expense on Return flight: US$1600 (Once per anum), Undergraduate degree sponsorship: US$18,000, Master’s/first professional degree sponsorship: US$28,000, Doctoral degree sponsorship: US$26,000. Deadline: The deadline for the selection of the first batch is April 20, 2020, and the deadline for the second batch is June 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

4.DAAD Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders in 2020

DAAD grants open for applications to students, academics and scientists to carry out research and continue their education in Germany in 2020. Worth of Award: Monthly payments of 2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers 2,150 euros for professors. Deadline: October 31, for research stays starting from April
April 1, for Research stays starting from August. Click here for more details and to apply

5.Keystone Symposia Scholarship for Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in USA 2020

Keystone Symposia in the USA is inviting applications for the Scholarship for Students and Postdoctoral Fellows for the purpose of acquiring the professional skills scholarships in 2020. Worth of Award: Keystone Symposia is offering scholarships of up to 1,200USD to Students and Postdoctoral fellows. Click here for more details and to apply

6.Pulitzer Center International Reporting Grants for Journalists in USA 2020

Pulitzer Center in the USA is inviting applications for the International Reporting Grants for freelance and staff journalists as well as assignment editors in 2020. Worth of Award: Awards cover reporting costs and are based on reasonable, detailed budgets.Deadline: Applications are ongoing.Click here for more details and to apply

7.ARSO 7th Continental Essay Competition for Refugees in Africa 2020

African Organization for Standardization(ARSO) is inviting applications for the ARSO 7th Continental Essay Competition for Refugees in Africa 2020. Worth of Award: At Regional Level 1st position – USD 500, 2nd position – USD 300, 3rd position – USD 200, At Continental Level: 1st position – (male and female) each USD 1000, 2nd position – USD 800, 3rd position – USD 500. Deadline: March 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

8.Fully-Funded BIM Africa Student Advocacy Programme in Africa 2020

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Africa is inviting applications for the Fully-funded BIM Africa Student Advocacy Programme in 2020. Worth of Award: Advocates of top rank universities would have the opportunity to attend a fully-funded BIM (or Construction related) conference outside their country of study. Deadline: Application is ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply

9.IHS Discussion Colloquia for Graduate Students at Institute for Humane Studies in USA 2020

The Institute for Humane Studies(IHS) in the USA invites applications for the IHS Discussion Colloquia for graduate students in 2020. Worth of Award: IHS provides accepted participants with all meals and shared housing accommodations for the duration of the seminar, based on dual-occupancy with another participant of the same gender. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply

10.Joan Shorenstein Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School in USA 2020

Shorenstein Centre at Harvard Kennedy School in the USA invites applications for the Joan Shorenstein Fellowship for journalists in 2020. Worth of Award: Fellows receive a stipend of $30,000, paid in monthly installments at the end of each month over the 4-month semester. Deadline: March 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

11.Young Africa Entrepreneurs (YES) Cohort 3 Pre-application in Kenya 2020

The Young Africa Entrepreneurs (YES) in Kenya invites pre-applications for the Cohort 3 programme to hold from July to December 2020. Worth of Award: At the end of the 6-months program, 3 fellows will be selected to immediately receive up to 15,000 USD in grants, which is zero-equity funding. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply

12.IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Women Journalists in the USA 2020

The International Women’s Media Foundation(IWMF) is accepting applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Women Journalists in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully funded. Deadline: February 27, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

13.Dag Hammarskjöld United Nations Journalism Fellowship for Developing Countries 2020

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists for the 2020 United Nations Journalism Fellowship program in New York. Worth of Award: The United Nations Journalism Fellowship Fund will provide round-trip airfare to New York; accommodations; health insurance for the duration of the fellowship, and a daily allowance to cover food and other necessities. Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

14.AnitaB.org GHC Scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration in USA 2020

AnitaB.org in the USA is offering the GHC 20 Anita Borg Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students and faculty to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully funded. Deadline: March 4, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

15.R60,000 Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism in South Africa 2019

The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism is awarded for excellent achievement in financial reporting in South Africa in 2019.Worth of Award: The winner of each category receives a prize of R25 000 while the overall winner receives an additional R35 000, and the best newcomer merit award amounts to R20 000. Deadline: February 28, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

16.Global Science Course Scholarships for Undergraduate Student at Uni of Tokyo Japan 2020

The University of Tokyo in Japan is offering the Global Science Course Scholarships for Undergraduates studies commencing in the 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: Under this scholarship, students receive 150,000 Japanese Yen per month during their time as a GSC student (for up to two consecutive years). Please note that it is the student’s responsibility to pay for any other fees such as utilities and internet. Deadline: Applications close 17:00, March 24, 2020 (JST). Click here for more details and to apply

17.World Bank Innovative4Climate 2020 Pitch Hub Competition in Spain 2020

The World Bank is inviting applications for the Innovative4Climate 2020 Pitch Hub Competition for innovative entrepreneurs to hold in Barcelona, Spain. Worth of Award: US$ 50,000 worth of Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits​, Registration and Travel & Accommodation to take part in I4C​​ as well as coaching & training​​. Deadline: Call for solutions for Innovative4Climate 2020 will close on March 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

18.Google Hash Code 2020 Coding Competition in USA

Google is inviting applications for the Google Hash Code 2020 Coding competition for students and professionals around the world. Worth of Award. 1st Place: $4,000. 2nd place: $2,000. 3rd place: $1,000 Deadline: The applications for Google Hash Code 2020 will close on February 20, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

19.Royal Commonwealth Society Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition in UK 2020

The Royal Commonwealth Society in the UK invites applications for the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition to increase youth movement across the Commonwealth and the ongoing climate crisis in 2020. Worth of Award: Past prizes have included certificates, resources for winner’s school, visits to Cambridge University, a trip to London and a week of activities, work experience at international organizations, and having your entry featured in worldwide media. RCS regional and branch offices often hold ceremonies or offer prizes. Please contact your nearest RCS branch after the, to inquire about any activities planned. Deadline: Application close 5 pm (GMT) on June 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

20.EUR 5,000 Borealis Student Innovation Award for Students Worldwide 2020

Borealis is currently accepting applications for the Student Innovation Award, an international competition for students aiming to recognise innovative thinking and pioneering solutions in the area of olefin, polyolefin or base chemicals research in 2020. Worth of Award: The Borealis Student Innovation Award consists of a certificate, the award, a trip to Porvoo, Finland, in May 2020 to visit our Innovation Centre with a unique networking opportunity and a monetary sum of EUR 5,000 for the doctorate degree graduate awardee, EUR 2,000 for the master’s degree graduate awardee and EUR 1,000 for the bachelor’s degree graduate awardee. Deadline: Application close March 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

21.TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize in Agricultural Sciences for Scientists from Developing Countries, 2020

The World Academic of Sciences (TWAS) in Italy invites applications for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize (2020) open to candidates who must be nationals of a developing country and must have lived and worked in a developing country for the last 10 years. Worth of Award: The TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize will carry a monetary award of USD100,000 provided by Lenovo, as well as a medal and a certificate highlighting the recipient’s major contributions to science. Deadline: Application close March 10, 2020 Click here for more details and to apply

22.Zukunftskolleg AAA Fellowships in Germany for Early Career Researchers from Africa 2020

Zukunftskolleg is offering the AAA Fellowships to support early career researcher from Africa, Asia and Latin America in 2020.Worth of Award:A stipend of 1.200€/ month for doctoral students and 2.000€/month for postdoctoral researchers (following DAAD guidelines). Deadline: Application close February 28, 2020 Click here for more details and to apply

23.US$100,000 USADF-All On Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge in USA 2020

The United States African Development Foundation(USADF) is inviting applications from companies that should be developing, scaling up or extending energy technologies to the off-grid areas of Nigeria for the All On Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully funded. Deadline: Application close on February 29, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

24.University Innovation Fellowship at Arizona State University in USA 2020

Arizona State University in the USA is inviting applications for the University Innovation Fellowship for Graduates in 2020. Worth of Award: The fellowship is a full-time position (40+ hours per week) with a competitive salary of $55,000-$70,000.Additional university benefits include health insurance, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays and reduced tuition. Deadline: Application close March 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

25.Transparency International School Anti-Corruption Training for Future Leaders in Lithuania 2020

Transparency International School on Integrity in Lithuania invites applications for the Intensive Anti-Corruption Training for Future Leaders in 2020 open to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. Worth of Award: Full scholarships cover international travel, tuition and accommodation expenses. Deadline: applications for full scholarship close April 30, 2020, and deadline for partial scholarship and non-scholarship applications is May 20, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

26.NED Grants Programme in USA for Media Entrepreneurs Worldwide 2020 (Win $50,000 )

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in the USA invites proposals for the NED Grants Programme for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions in 2020. Worth of Award:NED Grants Programme amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the projects, but the average grant lasts 12 months and is around $50,000. Deadline: Proposal Submission Deadline March 27, 2020 & June 19, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting June 19, 2020 & September 11, 2020 Click here for more details and to apply

27.Fully-Funded IREX University Administration Support Programme in USA 2020

The International Research & Exchanges Board invites applications for the University Administration Support Programme in the USA, in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: Applications are due onMarch 3, 2020, at 11:59 PM EST. Click here for more details and to apply

28.Thomson Reuters Funded Reporting on Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery in Thailand 2020

Thomson Reuters Foundation invites applications for the funded Reporting on Human trafficking and modern-day slavery in Thailand, in 2020. Worth of Award: Thomson Reuters Foundation will fund travel expenses and accommodation for participants travelling from outside Bangkok. Deadline: The deadline for the application is May 04 2020 Click here for more details and to apply

29. IASS Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship for Africans in Germany 2020

The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Germany invites applications for the Klaus Topfer Sustainability Fellowship in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: The deadline for the application is February 24, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

30.Fully Funded AFRINIC-32 Fellowships in Internet Operations and Development in DR Congo 2020

AFRINIC is offering fellowships for the AFRINIC-32 meeting to be held in Kinshasa, DR Congo, on 6-12 June 2020. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: The deadline for the application is March 04, 2020, 00:00 UTC. Click here for more details and to apply

31.IGLP Residential Fellowship Programme at Harvard Law School in USA 2020

Harvard Law School in the USA invites applications for the Institute of Global Law and Policy Residential Fellowship Programme in from 2020-2021. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: The deadline for the application is February 21, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

32.Still-Legal Climate Grants for Impacting Climate and Environmental Justice 2020 (Win $3000 )

Still Legal in the USA is offering Climate grants to awardees with a clear vision for impacting climate and environmental justice in 2020. Worth of Award: Applicants may request from $500 (five-hundred dollars, the smallest possible grant) to $3000 (three thousand dollars, the largest possible grant). Deadline: The deadline for the application is May 15, 2020.  Click here for more details and to apply

33.Win US$24,000 in the UN Young Champions of the Earth Competition 2020

The United Nations is inviting applications for the Young Champions of the Earth prize in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully funded. Deadline: The deadline for the application is  April 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

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