Top 43 Fully Funded Global Opportunities for Tunisians to Explore in 2020

By exploring the top global opportunities for Tunisians, international students build a reputation that increases their prospects for employability. They prove themselves to be the asset employers search for frequently. As always, note that this list is in-exhaustible thus, it is subject to updates. 

1. MIT SOLVE Learning for Girls and Women Challenge in USA 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology SOLVE in the USA invites applications from entrepreneurs worldwide for the Learning for Girls and Women Challenge in 2020. Worth of Award: All solutions selected for Solve’s five current Global Challenges will receive a $10,000 grant funded by Solve. Deadline: June 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

2. Visiting Journalist Fellowship at Russel Sage Foundation in USA 2020

Fully Funded Fellowships Grants Russel Sage Foundation is inviting applications from journalists for its 2020 visiting Journalist Fellowship programme in the USA. This is one of the top global opportunities for Cameroonians to study abroad. Worth of Award: Fully funded. Deadline: May 1, 2020, at 2 pm ET/11 am PT. Click here for more details and to apply. 

3. 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. This again is a great opportunity to explore global opportunities for Malians. 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 1, for Research, stays starting from August. Click here for more details and to apply

4. JTI Make it Bright Global Internship Challenge 2020 (All-Expenses-Paid)

One of the top global opportunities for Cameroonians to study abroad comes from Japan Tobacco International. It invites applications for the Make it Bright Global Internship Challenge for teams worldwide in 2020. Worth of Award: You can win a six-month paid internship and training in London. Deadline: May 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

5. MIT SOLVE Good Jobs and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology SOLVE in the USA invites applications from entrepreneurs worldwide for the Good Jobs and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge in 2020. This is one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: All solutions selected for Solve’s five current Global Challenges will receive a $10,000 grant funded by Solve. Deadline: June 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

6. Peter Drucker Challenge Award for Young Professionals Worldwide 2020

Still on the list of top fully-funded global opportunities is the Peter Drucker Society Europe (PDSE). It invites applications for the Peter Drucker Challenge Award 2020 in Austria open to students and young professionals from all around the world. Worth of Award: You can win a € 1.500 prize, reimbursement of your travel and accommodation costs to attend the Drucker Forum in Vienna, Austria, and a 1-year all-access subscription to the Harvard Business Review, depending on how your essay places. Deadline: May 24, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

7. 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.

8. 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 the 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.

9. MIT SOLVE Sustainable Food Systems Challenge 2020(Win Share in $1.5 million)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology SOLVE in the USA invites applications from entrepreneurs worldwide for the Food Systems Challenge Challenge in 2020. Worth of Award: All solutions selected for Solve’s five current Global Challenges will receive a $10,000 grant funded by Solve. Deadline: June 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

10. Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival in United Arab Emirates 2021(Win Cash Prizes)

Al Qasimi Foundation in the United Arab Emirates invites applications worldwide to participate and win prizes in the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival 2021. It is offering one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: May 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

11. Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition in Israel 2020(Win a Share of $10,000)

The Global Wellness Summit invites applications for the Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition in 2020. This is a great opportunity to explore global opportunities for Malians. Worth of Award: full funding. Deadline: May 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

12. She Leads Africa Accelerator for Women-led Startups Programme in Nigeria 2020

She Leads Africa invites applications for the top fully funded global opportunities for Cameroonians to study abroad. This is for candidates from early-stage, women-led startups in Nigeria for the 2020 digital accelerator programme. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: June 20, 2020, at 11:59 pm WAT. Click here for more details and to apply.

13. 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.

14. FLTA Programme for Nigerians to Teach Yoruba or Hausa in USA 2020

Similarly, the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Abuja is offering one of the top global opportunities for Cameroonians to study abroad. It invites applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Hausa or Yoruba languages and cultures to American students in U.S. universities and colleges in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. June 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

15. MIT SOLVE Elevator Prize for Community Impactors 2020 (Win US$300,000)

MIT SOLVE invites applications from for leaders, innovators, activists, and risk-takers who are impacting their community for the 2020 Elevator Prize. Without a doubt, this is one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: This scholarship includes a minimum prize of US$300,000 spread over two years, with potential for additional funding. Deadline: June 29, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

16. ICO-Fred Hollows Foundation One-Year Sub-specialty Fellowships 2020

The Internationational Council of Opthalmology in the USA and the Fred Hollows Foundation is offering the ICO-Fred Hollows Foundation One-Year Sub-specialty Fellowships 2020. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: September 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

17. CCS Research Grant for Africans in Chinese Studies in Taiwan 2020 (Win Grants NT$60,000)

The Center for Chinese Studies is currently offering foreign scholars from universities overseas grants to come to Taiwan to research Chinese or Taiwan studies in 2020. Worth of Award: Full Funding. Deadline: Applications should be submitted to the CCS by May 31 of each year before the year in which grants are intended to be used. Click here for more details and to apply.

18. 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

19. Google Africa Developer Scholarship at Pluralsight for Africans 2020

Google in Partnership with Andela Learning Community and Pluralsight is offering the Google Africa Developer Scholarship in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: May 13, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

20. D-Prize Distribution Challenge Competition for Entrepreneurs Worldwide 2020 (Win $20,000)

D-Prize Distribution equals Development is inviting applications for the Distribution Challenge Competition for Entrepreneurs Worldwide in 2020. Here again, is one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadlines: Early Submission Deadline: June 1st, 2020 at midnight Pacific time. Regular Submission Deadline: June 22nd, 2020 at midnight Pacific time. Extension Deadline: July 13, 2020, at midnight Pacific time. Click here for more details and to apply.

21. Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and Middle East 2020

The Orange Entrepreneur Club is also offering one of the top fully funded global opportunities for Cameroonians. It is inviting applications for the Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East in 2020. Worth of Award: Various Awards. Deadline: June 05, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

23. Techstars Sustainability Accelerator for Entrepreneurs in USA 2020 (Win a Share in $250,000)

The Techstars Sustainability Accelerator, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy invites applications for its accelerator programme in 2020. Worth of Award: fully funded. Deadline: May 10, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

24. 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.

25. EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) for Nigerian Students 2020

The United States Embassy, Nigeria invites applications from academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students in Nigeria to join the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) in 2020. It is also one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: application closes May 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

26. MIT SOLVE Challenges for Entrepreneurs Worldwide 2020(Win Share in $1.5 million)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology SOLVE in the USA invites applications from entrepreneurs worldwide for the Solver Challenges in 2020. Worth of Award: It covers more than $1.5 million in prize funding for the 2020 Challenges. Deadline: June 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

27. TBF Burning Questions Fellowship Awards for Academic Researchers 2020

Tiny Beam Fund invites applications for the Burning Questions Fellowship Awards for Academic Researchers Interested in Helping to Address Negative Impacts of Global Industrial Food Animal Production in 2020. Worth of Award: Category 1: One US$15,000 award for a single individual enrolled in a PhD/doctoral university program. Category 2: One US$20,000 award for a single individual with a PhD/doctoral degree. Category 3: One US$25,000 award for a team of two to four researchers that has at least one person with a PhD/doctoral degree. DeadlineMay 11, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

28. COINS Grand Challenge for Undergraduate Students and Entrepreneurs in the USA 2020

Yet another of the global general opportunities is from the Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) which invites applications for the COINS Grand Challenge for undergraduates. i.e. youngsters and entrepreneurs in the built environment in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully funded. Deadline: June 22, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

29. Rotary Peace Fellowships for Masters Degree Students Worldwide in 2021-22

Rotary International is accepting applications for the 2021-22 Rotary Peace Fellowship programme by the Rotary Peace Center. Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: May 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

30. Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism for Journalists in London 2020

The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 18th annual awards in international journalism in 2020. Notably, it is one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: Each award is for $5,000 and will be presented at a prestigious ceremony in London in late September 2020. Deadline: May 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

31. MIT SOLVE Maternal & Newborn Health Challenge 2020 (Win Share in $1.5 million)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology SOLVE in the USA invites applications from entrepreneurs worldwide for the Maternal & Newborn Health Challenge in 2020. Worth of Award: All solutions selected for Solve’s five current Global Challenges will receive a $10,000 grant funded by Solve. Deadline: June 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

32. Fellowships for Individual Doctoral Training (LGF) for International Students in Germany 2020

The Baden-Württemberg Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Art invite applications for the Fellowships for Individual Doctoral Training at the University of Heidelberg for the 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: applications close May 3, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

33. ICO-Retina Research Foundation One-Year Helmerich Fellowships 2020

The International Council of Opthalmology is currently offering global opportunities for Cameroonians to study abroad. This is in the ICO-Retina Research Foundation Helmerich Fellowships in 2020. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: September 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

34. Zayed Sustainability Prize for Global Sustainability Pioneers in UAE 2020 (US$3 Million)

Abu Dhabi Government in the United Arab Emirates invites applications for the Zayed Sustainability Prize to reward Pioneers of Global Sustainability in 2020. Worth of Award: Various Awards. Deadline: May 27, 2020, 6:00 PM EST. Click here for more details and to apply.

35. Google Kickstart Coding Competition 2020 (get hired by Google)

Google Inc invites applications from youngsters worldwide for the Kickstart global coding competition in 2020. It is equally offering one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: May 16, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

36. Innovate Ventures Accelerator for Somali Region-Based Startups 2020 (win $30,000)

Innovate Ventures invites applications from an early-stage startup based in the Somali region for their 2020 accelerator programme. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: June 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

37. TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science 2020 (Win USD10,000)

The World Academy of Sciences(TWAS) is offering the TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science in 2020. Worth of Award: The recipient will receive USD10,000 sponsored by Lenovo. Deadline: May 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

38. TWAS─Abdool Karim Award in Biological Sciences 2020 (Win USD5,000)

The World Academy of Sciences(TWAS) is offering the TWAS─Abdool Karim Award in Biological Sciences in 2020. Worth of Award: The recipient will receive USD 5,000. Deadline: May 20, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

39. Biozentrum Basel International PhD Fellowships at the University of Basel in Switzerland 2020

The University of Basel invites applications from motivated young scientists. This is for its Biozentrum PhD Fellowships Programme in Switzerland for the 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: Fully Funded. Deadline: applications close  June 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

40. Merck Research Grants Programme for Scientists Worldwide(Win up to 500,000 EUR)

The Merck Group is offering a series of research grants to stimulate innovative research in challenging areas of future importance in 2020. Undoubtedly, this is one of the top global opportunities for Tunisians to explore. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 31, 2020, 23:59 CEST. Click here for more details and to apply.

41. YALI RLC Southern Africa Emerging Leaders Programme in South Africa 2020

Young African Leaders Initiative, Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa invites applications for the Emerging Leaders Programme in 2020. Worth of Award: Participants will be taken through various forms of leadership training to prepare them for leadership roles in their various endeavours. Deadline: May 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

42. 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.

43. iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE Worldwide(win a share of EUR 100,000)

iF Design in Germany invites applications from entrepreneurs worldwide for the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE in 2020. Worth of Award: You can win a share of EUR 100,000 in prize money. Deadline: May 27, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

Success is when preparation meets opportunity right? Well, the top global opportunities for Tunisians are worth exploring because they are international students’ ticket to success.

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