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Unreasonable East Africa for Innovative Social Entrepreneurs in Uganda 2019

Unreasonable East Africa applications open for the 2016 round. for innovative social entrepreneurs creating disruptive startup ideas that are changing the social and environmental landscape in your community. If you are based within the East African region, then this news is for you. The 2016 edition of the Unreasonable East Africaprogram is currently open.

$10,000 FIJ Grants for Investigative Journalists in USA 2019

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, FIJ, is inviting applications for its grants to support journalists who do in-depth coverage of issue concerning their localities. Investigations involving government accountability, environmental issues, or local issues with national implications are encouraged.  Watchdog reporting for ethnic media is also encouraged.The Fund for Investigative Journalism was founded in 1969 by the late Philip M. Stern, a public-spirited philanthropist...

42,000 Rands Digital Lab Africa Call for Projects in South Africa 2019

The Digital Lab Africa invites applications for projects open to anyone from the field of digital content creation: artists, producers, designers, start-ups, SMEs, collectives, students or entrepreneurs, based in Sub-Saharan Africa or a national of a country in this region.Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is a platform and a call for projects dedicated to creative content linked with innovation in...

The Bristol Short Story Prize for UK and International Writers 2019

The Bristol Short Story Prize – an annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, UK and non-UK based writers.  The 2019 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The closing date is midnight on May 1st 2019.The 2018 Bristol Short Story Prize was won by Dizz Tate (left) for her story, Cowboy Boot. 2nd prize went...

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism at City University of New York USA 2019

The City University of New York invites applications for the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism open to professional journalists across the world for the 2019/2020 academic year. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant investigative or enterprise story that provides fresh insight into an important business, financial or...

UNDP Web Editor and Social Media internship – Spanish 2019

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites applications for the Web Editor and Social Media internship - Spanish for 3-6 months.The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help people build a better life.They are on the ground in 177 countries, working with them...

The PeaceTech Accelerator for Startups in Washington DC 2019

The PeaceTech Accelerator is open to early-stage startups that are ready to scale on the cloud. The PeaceTech Accelerator is an eight-week program in Washington, D.C. providing intensive mentorship and training with particular emphasis on cloud technology. They work to help talented startups and nonprofits scale rapidly and sustainably. They focus on 7 core innovation themes:Integrity, accountability and governance Countering violent...

Fully funded University of Nevada Algeria Youth Leadership Programme in USA 2019

Algeria Youth Leadership Program is open for applications in the USA. This is a four-week, fully funded, U.S-based cultural exchange program, focused on the primary themes of civic education, youth leadership development, respect for diversity, and community engagement.This Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Northern Nevada...

Google Software Engineering Intern Research for MSc and PhD Students in Ghana 2019

Google invites applications for the Software Engineering Intern, Researcher available to an applicant who is currently enrolled in a Master’s or PhD programme in Computer Science or a related technical field.Research and Machine Intelligence is a high impact team that’s building the next generation of intelligence and language understanding for all Google products. To achieve this, we’re working on...

Global Cooling Prize Programme for Innovators Worldwide in India 2019

The Global Cooling Prize in India is inviting innovators from across the globe to develop affordable and climate-friendly cooling solutions that meet the needs of millions of people around the world.The solution must meet a variety of climate- and resource-focused criteria, while also operating within cost and scalability constraints. This exciting competition will take place over the course of...
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