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Clarendon Scholarships for international Students at University of Oxford

The Clarendon Scholarships are awarded to academically excellent students with the best proven and future potential. The awards are sponsored by Oxford University Press and are only available at the University of Oxford. The scholarships are for graduate degrees and open to full-time and part-time students. Decisions on awards are based solely on academic merit. Over 100 scholarships are made...

Media for Liberty Award 2012

The 2012 Media for Liberty Award seeks to acknowledge and encourage media contributions that explore the relationship between economic and political liberty. The most outstanding entry, as selected by our distinguished panel of judges, published or transmitted in the preceding calendar year (between January 1 and December 31, 2011) will receive an award of $50,000. The promotion of economic and...

Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship for Africans

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (the “Foundation”), is financing the Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship position in the UNECA. The Fellow will perform the duties and responsibilities of the position at the headquarters of UNECA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship Programme is a selective Fellowship that prepares the next generation of outstanding African leaders by providing them with unique work...

Democracy that Delivers for Women Conference in US

The conference will hold in Washington, D.C. from June 20 - 21, 2011. It is organized by the US-based Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), which works to strengthen democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. The major theme of the conference is...

Free journals for Africans

Find below a list of journals and collections of journals whose articles are freely available to Africans. Please click on the Journal Title to access it. African Journals OnLine (AJOL): is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Historically, scholarly information has flowed from North to South and from West to East. It has also been...

Rhodes Scholarship applications now open for 2012

Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2012 are now opening. Applications for the Scholarships in most Rhodes countries have opened on 1 June, and will open in early July for the United States, Kenya, and Pakistan. Young women and men of diverse backgrounds and interests will be selected in late 2011 to enter the University of Oxford in October 2012 as postgraduate students from 14...

Rhodes Scholarships at University of Oxford

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students at the University of Oxford. The Scholarships provide transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals, encouraging them to 'fight the world's fight' throughout their lives, and aiming to contribute to international understanding. 83 Rhodes Scholars are selected annually from 14 countries or groupings of countries around the world. They are outstanding young women and men of...

Mandela Rhodes Scholarships in South Africa

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships aim to help in building leadership excellence in Africa. A Mandela Rhodes Scholarship is more than a bursary, though the costs of Scholars are generously covered during their period of study. The Mandela Rhodes Foundation offers young Africans who exhibit academic prowess as well as broader leadership potential an educational opportunity unique on the continent. While pursuing...

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships Programme in the US

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides ten months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or the private sector. The Humphrey Program fosters a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of...

Ford Foundation Grants for Organizations

The Ford Foundation is committed to achieving lasting change that transforms people’s lives. Through their grant making, they support innovative thinkers, leaders and organizations that are working to reduce poverty and injustice and to promote democratic values, free expression and human achievement. To that end, program teams working on each of their initiatives consult with practitioners, researchers, policy makers, current...
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