Applications open for the FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program Cohort 2

The application portal for the second phase of the FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program, powered by Wema Bank and the Federal Government, has been opened. This phase is available to various categories of applicants, including NYSC Corps members. The FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program is a comprehensive initiative that has been established through a strategic partnership between Wema Bank and the Federal Government of Nigeria, under the Office of the Vice President. Its primary objective is to equip young individuals with a diverse range of skills and opportunities that are tailored to their specific aspirations and the realities of the market. The NYSC ALAT Accelerator Program is an innovative initiative that has

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Applications are now open for the 2025 J.P. Morgan Jumpstart Internship Program.

Applications are currently being accepted for the J.P. Morgan Jumpstart Internship Program for the year 2025. The South African franchise of J.P. Morgan is inviting unemployed graduates to apply for this program. As a 2025 Jumpstart Intern in J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB), you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a world-class organization in the South African franchise. You will be placed in one of our lines of business, such as Banking, Markets, Operations, Finance, or Technology. Throughout the program, you will have the chance to be mentored by our professionals and leaders, both locally and globally. The program will take place in Johannesburg and will

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Applications open for the 776 Foundation Climate Fellowship 2024 ($100,000 grant)

Applications for the 776 Foundation Climate Fellowship 2024 are currently being accepted. This two-year program is designed for young individuals who are passionate about creating a positive impact on the world. The fellowship is tailored for those who enjoy tackling challenges and developing practical solutions that benefit communities. This opportunity is open to individuals under the age of 24 who possess innovative ideas for addressing climate change. Participants will receive guidance and support, as well as become part of a community that will assist them in refining their ideas over the course of two years. They will also be able to tap into the 776 network via Cerebro. The primary

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Call for Applications: Skill-Up Artisans (SUPA) Training Program

SUPA, also known as the Skill-UP Artisans programme, is set to have a significant impact on 10 million artisans within a span of two years. This joint initiative between the Federal Government and the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) will be overseen by the latter. In alignment with global employment trends, SUPA recognizes the transformation brought about by technological advancements in various industries. The growing preference for white-collar jobs has resulted in a shortage of qualified Nigerian artisans. SUPA aims to reverse this trend. Furthermore, the lack of a coordinated effort to certify and license artisans has exacerbated the skills gap and highlighted the need to enhance the capabilities of unlicensed

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Apply for the NSIA Prize for Innovation ($220,000 prizes + paid training program in Silicon Valley)

If your startup has the ability to create innovative, technology-driven solutions in your industry, then we invite you to submit your application to NPI 2.0. By participating, you have the chance to win up to US$220,000 in prizes in the NSIA Prize for Innovation and also receive an all-expense paid training program in Silicon Valley, USA. NPI, sponsored by the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), aims to promote innovation in Nigeria’s digital ecosystem and support local solutions that can contribute to socio-economic development. The program is designed to foster creativity within the digital ecosystem and provide funding for early-stage, growth-oriented solutions. Its ultimate goal is to drive transformative economic growth,

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Job Opening: Assistant to the resilience program GS-6 At World Food Programme

Committed to upholding the principle of equal opportunities for all employees, we strongly encourage qualified candidates to apply for a job at our organization, regardless of their race, color, nationality, ethnic or social origin. We also welcome applications from individuals regardless of their genetic information, sex, religion or belief, seropositivity, or disability status. TITLE OF POSITION : Assistant to the resilience program TYPE OF CONTRACT : Contract with a fixed term GRADE : GS6 LIEU D’AFFECTATION (City, Country) : Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (with field trips) DURATION : 12 Months renewable NUMBER OF POSTS : 1 ABOUT THE WFP The United Nations World Food Programme is the largest humanitarian

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Job Opening: Biomass Policy and Market Graduate Student Summer Intern at Blue Forest

Blue Forest is a non-profit organization dedicated to conservation finance. Our main goal is to accelerate the process and scope of ecological restoration. Since 2018, we have been managing investor capital through our flagship financial product, the Forest Resilience Bond (FRB). This bond uses private capital to fund forest restoration projects on both private and public lands, with the aim of reducing the risk of catastrophic wildfires. In addition to the FRB, we have recently established Blue Forest Asset Management (BFAM), an investment management platform that connects investors to various mission-aligned opportunities, including private equity and private credit investments, beyond just FRB projects. At Blue Forest, we have a diverse

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Now Open: Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Development Center

The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Development Center is currently accepting applications for admission. Prepare to gain valuable entrepreneurship training and essential industry skills. To enroll, please sign up using the following link: https://bit.ly/NBCCWAYEDC. Classes are scheduled to begin in April 2024. Our primary goal is to promote positive change by empowering individuals and supporting sustainable development. Join us in this journey of making a lasting impact and transformation. For further inquiries and details, please reach out to our hotline at +234 14540395 or email us at [email protected]. Refer to the flyer for additional information. Apply now to be a part of this empowering initiative! #NBCC #NBCCWAYEDC

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Job Opening: Advocacy and Capacity building officer At Future Resilience and Development Foundation (FRAD)

Job Opening: Advocacy and Capacity building officer At Future Resilience and Development Foundation (FRAD) The Future Resilience and Development Foundation (FRAD) is a non-profit organization registered with the corporate affairs commission in Nigeria. FRAD operates in both the humanitarian and development sectors, focusing on building the resilience of vulnerable populations through interventions in areas such as WASH, Nutrition, Protection, Education, early recovery, and livelihood. To date, FRAD has impacted over 19,000 children, men, women, and girls through its various programs. Our organization is committed to utilizing locally available solutions to empower vulnerable populations and promote sustainable development, ensuring that no one is left behind. Our Mission and Vision drive our

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Applications open for the UNESCO/APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education

Applications are currently being accepted for the tenth iteration of the UNESCO/APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED). The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is dedicated to empowering young people by offering a vibrant platform for dialogue, idea exchange, networking, and mutual understanding on GCED and youth advocacy to foster positive changes towards a culture of peace on various levels. The Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED, hosted by APCEIU, has been conducted annually since 2015 in partnership with organizations such as the GCED Youth Network. This year, the online Workshop will focus on the theme “Youth Voices for Transforming Education through GCED,” and welcomes youth

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Apply now for the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Resilience and Prosperity Agribusiness Challenge Fund

Applications are now being accepted for the Agribusiness Challenge Fund, part of the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Resilience and Prosperity Agribusiness Challenge Fund. This fund is the second phase of a program initiated by the Mastercard Foundation, following the successful implementation of the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity. The first phase of the program, which ran for eight years starting in 2014, supported 38 participants from 15 African countries. These participants focused on developing and scaling financial products and services for the rural population, with a particular emphasis on agriculture. The Fund exceeded its initial target by enabling over 5.3 million people to access financial products and services. Building

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Applications Open for the The Brenthurst Foundation Machel-Mandela Internship Programm

The Brenthurst Foundation Machel-Mandela Internship Programme will require a full-time commitment for at least six months, with the chosen candidate expected to start by 1 June 2024. The intern could come from South Africa or beyond. The placement will be at the Foundation’s main office in Parktown, Johannesburg. Interns will collaborate closely with the Foundation’s team, supporting various projects and tasks, including some that involve international travel. Requirements: Brenthurst Foundation Machel-Mandela Internship Programme Under 30 years of age A Masters level degree Excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages is an asset. Excellent communication skills Enthusiastic and reliable, a self-starter with minimal oversight and management Able to balance

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Applications Open for the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (€70,000 in Prizes)

The 14th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East will open for submissions on Monday, March 18, 2024. Candidates from the 17 countries within the Orange (www.Orange.com) footprint have until May 26, 2024, to submit their project on the website https://www.orange.com/en/osvp Eligibility for the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East Candidates must: Be 21 years and over Present a social entrepreneurship project based on NICT (New Information and Communication Technologies) The candidates must present a project that involves at least one of the 17 countries Since 2011, the OSVP prize has been rewarding innovative start-up projects that use and develop new technologies to

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Applications are open for the World Bank Government Analytics Fellowship Program for Public Servants

The World Bank is currently accepting applications for the 2024 World Bank Government Analytics Fellowship Program for Public Servants. This program aims to connect the abundant data resources held by governments with the potential for improved public administration efficiency through data-driven decision-making. The World Bank is seeking applications from committed public servants for the Government Analytics Fellowship Program. This initiative, inspired by the Government Analytics Handbook, aims to harness the power of data within governments to generate actionable insights for enhancing public administration. Eligibility Criteria – World Bank Government Analytics Fellowship Program for Public Servants Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Government Analytics Fellowship: –

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The UN Junior Professional Officers Programme is Now Accepting applications

The UN JPO Programme selects Junior Professional Officers (previously known as Associate Experts) for the UN Secretariat and its affiliated organizations. JPOs are chosen through bilateral agreements between the UN and donor countries. While JPOs are typically citizens of donor countries, some donors also support individuals from developing nations. Eligible candidates are typically young professionals with an advanced university degree and at least two years of professional experience. JPO roles are generally at the P2 level. The number of sponsored positions can vary annually and by donor country. The assignment is designed to last a minimum of two years. Initially, JPOs receive a one-year appointment that can be extended for

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Apply NOW for the TEF Women Entrepreneurship For Africa (WE4A) Program ($5 Million Funding)

Applications are currently being accepted for the TEF Women Entrepreneurship For Africa (WE4A) Program. The initiative, known as the “Women Entrepreneurship for Africa” (WE4A) program, is a collaborative effort supported by the European Union (EU), the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). It is being executed by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and the German Development agency GIZ (E4D program). The program’s primary focus is on empowering marginalized communities in Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly women, youth, and those in the informal sector. The Acceleration/Growth Programme will be carried out with the assistance of SAFEEM (Swiss Association for Entrepreneurship

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Applications open for the Next Generation Foresight Practitioners (NGFP) Fellowship ($1,000 stipend)

Applications for the 2024 Next Generation Foresight Practitioners (NGFP) Fellowship are now being accepted. This fellowship offers young professionals the opportunity to receive additional support as they delve into the field of futures and foresight. Recognizing that being a futurist can often feel isolating, especially for young individuals balancing this passion alongside their regular jobs, the fellowship aims to create a community where like-minded individuals can connect, access mentorship, enhance their foresight skills, engage in regional and sector-specific activities, and secure funding for their projects. Fellows will also have the chance to participate in relevant events within the futures and foresight realm and network with influential decision-makers. Eligibility for the

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Applications open for the 2024 Pierre Castel Prize for Green Entreprenuers (Up to €15,000 prize)

Applications are now open for the 2024 Pierre Castel Prize for green Entrepreneurs. The Pierre Castel Fund and its partners Castel El Djazaïr , Brakina , Boissons du Cameroun , Solibra , Star and Bracongo SA , are organizing the 7th edition of the PIERRE CASTEL PRIZE, from March 1 to July 10, 2024 .  6 African countries are concerned by this edition: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Congo. Eligibility Requirements You are an agricultural entrepreneur; You are between 18 and 45 years old; You have the nationality of one of the countries concerned by this edition and you reside there; Your business exists legally and has been in operation for at least one year; You have a

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Entries open for the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung PDWA Summer School Master’s Scholarship

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Konrad Adenauer Stiftung PDWA Summer School Master’s Scholarship. The main objective of this application process is to identify participants for the KAS Summer School 2024 and ultimately select the recipients of the KAS PDWA Master’s Scholarship 2024 upon completion of the program. The online KAS Summer School is scheduled for July 2024. Following the application review, KAS PDWA will notify shortlisted candidates via email between May and June, providing them with specific dates and further instructions for the next steps. Goal of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung PDWA Summer School Master’s Scholarship Through this scholarship initiative, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in collaboration with the

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Applications open for the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) PhD Fellowship

Applications are currently being accepted for the PhD Fellowship offered by the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) for the year 2025. CARTA is a collaborative effort involving eight African universities, four African research institutes, and eight non-African partners. Its primary objective is to enhance the research capabilities of African institutions, with a specific focus on addressing health and development challenges in the region. Target of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) PhD Fellowship CARTA has introduced a unique doctoral training program in public and population health as part of its innovative approach. This program aims to tackle the significant obstacles faced by African higher education

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Applications open for the 2025 Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) Postgraduate Scholarships

Applications for the 2025 Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) Postgraduate Scholarships are now available. This scholarship not only provides financial assistance but also includes a leadership program designed to challenge, develop, and connect you with other young African changemakers. Requirements: Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) Postgraduate Scholarships – Proficiency in English at a postgraduate level. Take this testmif you are not sure – Citizenship of an African country – Age between 19 and 29 – Completion of an undergraduate degree with outstanding academic performance (above 70% or upper-second class Honours) by 1 Jan 2025 Financial Support: Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) Postgraduate Scholarships The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship covers the essential costs related to

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Applications open for the MCN Millennium Oceans Prize ($5,000 grant)

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 MCN Millennium Oceans Prize. This prestigious award, now in its tenth year, aims to recognize and support students who are dedicated to the conservation, protection, and sustainable use of oceans, seas, and marine life. The Millennium Oceans Prize aligns with Sustainable Development Goal 14 by honoring young activists who are committed to enhancing their communities through initiatives focused on marine and freshwater conservation, as well as the sustainable utilization of marine resources. Winners of the prize will not only receive a $5,000 grant but also benefit from mentorship to bring their campaign ideas to life, driving positive change and building advocacy, policy,

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Applications open for the 2024 IBM Sustainability Accelerator Program.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 IBM Sustainability Accelerator Program. This program is specifically designed for technology-driven projects that aim to advance resilient cities. In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 11, which focuses on creating inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable cities, this year’s cohort will work towards finding innovative ways to foster urban resiliency in the long run. The IBM Sustainability Accelerator is open to nonprofit and government organizations worldwide. It aims to support communities that are vulnerable to environmental challenges by selecting a new sustainability topic and a cohort of organizations each year. Key features of the IBM Sustainability Accelerator include: – Global reach

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Call for Entries in the AFS Digital Energy Challenge For African Startups (€70,000 PRIZE)

The Digital Energy Facility has launched the Digital Energy Challenge in 2021, which will run for a period of four years and includes an annual call for projects. The main objective of this Challenge is to provide support for the development of innovative solutions that can enhance access to energy, facilitate the integration of renewable energies, and improve the performance of energy operators. For the 2024 Call for Digital Energy Challenge  Projects, the focus is on projects based in Africa and owned by two specific categories: 1. Start-ups in the pre-seed phase or with early-stage activities. NGOs are also eligible to apply under the Start-up category, and you can find

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Applications open for GTBANK Entry-Level Recruitment.

Applications are now open for the 2024 GTBank Entry-Level Recruitment. Guaranty Trust Bank Limited, a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO Plc), is a market-leading financial services institution headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. As a Proudly African and Truly International Institution, we are fully invested in powering our Continent’s progress and constantly strive to create the best outcomes for our customers and communities. Our strong service culture, world-class corporate governance standards, and bias for innovation has endeared the GTCO brand to millions of people across Africa and beyond. Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) is looking to have you join our workforce of talented and vibrant professionals as we continue to

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