Applications open for the Rosalynn Carter Mental Health and Climate Change Fellowship.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health and Climate Change Fellowship. This fellowship is open to individuals who meet the following eligibility requirements: Eligibility Requirements for the Rosalynn Carter Mental Health and Climate Change Fellowship. 1. Applicants must be from and located in a country outside of the United States, specifically identified as low-socioeconomic level. 2. Applicants should have a minimum of three years of professional experience in journalism, including writing, reporting, editing, producing, filmmaking, and other related fields. The projects assigned to fellows will be tailored to their experience and interests, and should be relevant to the evolving landscape of mental health and substance

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Applications for the Rising Solar Fellowship Program for 2024 are NOW OPEN.

GRID Alternatives and WRISE have joined forces once again to launch the Rising Solar fellowship program, providing individuals aspiring to work in the solar industry with the chance to build a career in renewable energy. This initiative, a part of GRID and WRISE’s efforts to promote diversity in the workforce, is specifically designed for those who identify as women or belonging to marginalized genders, including college and graduate students focusing on renewable energy and related fields. Rising Solar Fellows will benefit from: – Complimentary access to the RE+ conference; – Tailored program content exclusively for fellows; – Mentorship and networking opportunities; – Collaboration and learning experiences with a group of

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Applications open for the Bertha Challenge Fellowships for Activists and Investigative Journalists (Up to $64,900 Stipend)

The Bertha Challenge Fellowships for Activists and Investigative Journalists is thrilled to announce the launch of the sixth Bertha Challenge. This unique opportunity allows activists and investigative journalists to dedicate a year to addressing a pressing social justice challenge and producing a comprehensive body of work by the end of the Fellowship year. Successful applicants will receive paid Fellowships and project budgets, enabling them to independently and collaboratively: 1. Investigate the causes of and potential solutions to the annual Bertha Challenge. 2. Amplify their findings to a targeted audience, ensuring maximum impact. 3. Connect with diverse stakeholders to gather information, seek support, and drive meaningful change. The sixth Bertha Challenge

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Applications open for the World Trade Organization Young Trade Leaders Programme

The 2024 World Trade Organization Young Trade Leaders Programme is currently accepting applications. This program is designed to build a global network of “Young Trade Leaders” who will enhance their understanding of the WTO’s work and international trade. Individuals aged between 18 and 30 with a keen interest in international trade are encouraged to submit their applications. Young Trade Leaders are expected to possess a deep comprehension of how trade can positively impact both people and the planet. They will bring fresh perspectives and innovative ideas regarding the role of trade and the WTO, while also having the opportunity to gain insights into the organization’s operations and contribute to advancing

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Applications open for the International Press Institute Local News Accelerator Program.

The International Press Institute Local News Accelerator Program is a global initiative that supports the advancement of digital innovation in local journalism’s editorial and business models. Through a four-month program, participants and their organizations will have the opportunity to establish a strong foundation for the development of a financially and editorially sustainable local media business. This program, now in its second edition, offers personalized advisory services, tools, and guidance to help participants reach their target audiences and empower their teams to become an engaged and responsive media brand, both during and after the accelerator. There are several reasons why you should apply for this accelerator. Firstly, it is specifically designed

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Applications open for the STIAS Fellowship Program are now being accepted

Applications for the 2025/2026 STELLENBOSCH INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY (STIAS) Fellowship Program are now being accepted. STIAS offers a unique environment that fosters creativity and intellectual growth to support scientific and scholarly endeavors in all fields. STIAS is a globally recognized institution with deep roots in Africa, emphasizing originality and innovation. There are no restrictions based on nationality, field of study, or academic background when selecting fellows. The program encourages the exchange of ideas and prioritizes projects that can benefit from interdisciplinary collaboration while offering fresh perspectives. Fellows at STIAS can either propose their own projects or participate in initiatives led by the institution in collaboration with partner organizations. Residents

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Applications open for the World Heritage Leadership Programme Heritage Place Lab.

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the World Heritage Leadership (WHL) Programme Heritage Place Lab. This program, focused on strengthening networks across research and site management in the context of the World Heritage Convention, is launching its second edition. The WHL Programme is seeking six World Heritage sites and their site managers to participate in the upcoming edition of the Heritage Place Lab. We invite World Heritage site managers who are interested in collaborating with researchers to improve their management processes and decision-making. The Heritage Place Lab 2024-2025 will consist of a series of online and in-person workshops, taking place between September 2024 and April

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Entries open for the 2025 Marianne Initiative for Human Rights Defenders

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2025 Marianne Initiative for Human Rights Defenders. In 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron introduced the Marianne Initiative to provide enhanced support to human rights defenders, both domestically and internationally. The Marianne Association for Human Rights Defenders was established to unite various stakeholders in our nation (government, human rights organizations, local authorities, notable individuals, etc.) and to oversee the initiative’s support activities within France. This includes assisting approximately fifteen laureates each year with reception, personalized support, networking, and more. Every year, a cohort of around fifteen human rights defenders who have shown exceptional dedication to promoting fundamental rights in their home countries are invited

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Applications open for the Women for Africa Foundation Science by Women Program 2024

The Women for Africa Foundation Science by Women Program, initiated by the Women for Africa Foundation, aims to empower African women in scientific research and technology transfer to address critical challenges in various sectors such as health, agriculture, food security, water, energy, and climate change. It provides post-doctoral fellowships in collaboration with well-known Spanish Centers of Excellence. Duration of the Fellowship The fellowship lasts for a continuous period of 6 months and must be completed within 1 and a half or 2 years, depending on the host research institution. The duration is calculated from the date of the final selection of beneficiaries. Fellowship Requirements Applicants must meet the following criteria

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Applications open for the Global Good Fund Fellowship For Innovators and Entrepreneurs

The Global Good Fund Fellowship is designed for individuals who are innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders of social impact organizations, both for-profit and non-profit. This program specifically targets emerging leaders and entrepreneurs who come from diverse backgrounds in terms of ethnicity, religion, economic status, geographic location, and gender. The ideal candidates for this fellowship are entrepreneurs who are committed to their own personal growth and development. They must also hold a full-time leadership position within their social enterprise, which should have been operational for a minimum of two to five years. The program is looking for leaders who are actively scaling their enterprises and are interested in enhancing their leadership skills

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FIT4Mentorship Program for Women and African Innovation Support Organisations

The African technology industry has experienced significant growth in recent years, attracting over $5 billion in investments in 2022 alone. However, despite this growth, there is still a significant gender imbalance in the industry, with only 20% of tech startups funded in Africa in 2022 having a female founder. To address this issue, the FIT4Mentorship Program for Women and African Innovation Support Organisations was established. This program is implemented by SPARK, BongoHive, and Zanga Metrics. SPARK is a project implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The program aims to target 30 female tech role models

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Applications open for the Legatum MIT Foundry Fellowship

The 2024 Legatum MIT Foundry Fellowship is currently accepting applications. This fellowship aims to create a community of Africa-based entrepreneurs who are dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship across the continent. By bringing together like-minded individuals, the fellowship plays a crucial role in reshaping the narrative of Africa to one of abundance, opportunity, innovation, and dynamism. This eight-month program is designed for successful entrepreneurs who are passionate about driving the growth and connectivity of Africa’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems. It is tailored for ethical leaders who are eager to drive systemic change and promote inclusive development throughout Africa. Eligibility: Deadline: Legatum MIT Foundry Fellowship To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants

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Entries Open for the IREX Community Engagement Exchange Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2025 IREX Community Engagement Exchange (CEE) Program. The CEE Program is a dynamic global network of innovators who are dedicated to addressing critical 21st Century issues in communities around the world. With over 100 countries involved, CEE provides dedicated visionaries with the necessary expertise, skills, and resources to develop innovative approaches and foster healthy and engaged communities. Program details: IREX Community Engagement Exchange Program The CEE Program is a transformative leadership development experience that spans a year. It is specifically designed for civil society leaders between the ages of 21 and 27, aiming to empower them to utilize the power of networks, relationships,

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Entries open for the 2024 African Private Equity Fellowship Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 African Private Equity Fellowship Program. This 6-month executive program is tailored to offer training and networking opportunities for skilled investors in Africa. Proparco, a subsidiary of Agence Française de Développement (AFD Group) dedicated to the private sector, has been committed to promoting sustainable economic, social, and environmental development for more than 40 years. Through the French initiative Choose Africa, which aims to support African entrepreneurship, AFD Group provides its resources to finance and support African start-ups, microenterprises, and MSMEs at different stages of their growth, particularly through local partners backed by the Group. Requirements: African Private Equity Fellowship Program The program is

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Applications open for the Network of African Youth in Conflict Prevention and Mediation (WiseYouth Network).

Applications are now being accepted for the 1st Cohort of the Network of African Youth in Conflict Prevention and Mediation (WiseYouth Network). This initiative aims to highlight the crucial role of young people in promoting peace on the African continent. The WiseYouth Network, established under the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), serves as a subsidiary mechanism to the Panel of the Wise. The Network seeks to engage youth in preventive diplomacy, mediation, and dialogue, with a focus on strategic and targeted involvement across Africa. It was endorsed by the 35th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in February 2022. The WiseYouth Network consists of

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Applications open for the 2024 Safe Online Youth Fellowship Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Safe Online Youth Fellowship Program. This program is an integral part of the Safe Online Program and is designed for young individuals who are passionate about digital safety. It provides specialized training and opportunities for participants to advocate for responsible and secure online behaviors among their peers. The program not only educates but also actively involves participants in implementing and leading digital safety projects. Eligibility: Safe Online Youth Fellowship Program To be eligible for the program, applicants must be serving NYSC corps members and currently teaching in a school in Lagos or Ogun State. They must also have a strong interest in

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Applications open for the Swedish Institute Impact Pioneers’24: Enabling Impact Entrepreneurship Program (Funded to Sweden)

The Swedish Institute Impact Pioneers’24: Enabling Impact Entrepreneurship Program is a leadership initiative that invites you to engage in knowledge sharing with a global network of peers and learn directly from Sweden’s top impact entrepreneurship leaders. The program combines online modules with a week-long summit in Stockholm. Impact Pioneers’24 is designed to empower leaders and facilitators in organizations and networks dedicated to fostering local impact entrepreneurship. By facilitating the exchange of experiences, perspectives, and tools, the program aims to enhance participants’ skill sets. Networking with an international cohort and the Swedish impact entrepreneurship ecosystem is a crucial aspect of the program, with the goal of fostering future collaborations for the

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Applications open for the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime Resilience Fellowship

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime Resilience Fellowship. This fellowship aims to foster collaboration and cooperation among various sectors of society, including civil society actors, human rights activists, journalists, artists, scholars, policymakers, grassroots community leaders, and others who are actively working to combat the negative impacts of organized crime. The Resilience Fellowship is a key component of the GI-TOC’s Resilience Fund, which provides financial support and grants to individuals and organizations in the civil society sector who are dedicated to addressing the challenges posed by criminal governance and violence worldwide. The Resilience Fund was initially established with a generous grant from the

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Applications open for the UNODC Nigeria Youth Peace Champions Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 UNODC Nigeria Youth Peace Champions Program. For more than ten years, the States of Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe in Nigeria have faced significant challenges related to serious crimes against children in insecure environments. Children in these regions have been specifically targeted and recruited by various groups, forced to participate in violent activities, and subjected to exploitation. In 2024, in response to these concerning trends, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is launching the “Protecting Children From Violence in Contexts of Insecurity, North-East Nigeria” project. This initiative aims to strengthen child protection measures and accountability mechanisms in the affected areas.

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Applications open for McKinsey’s Forward Learning Program for Young African Professionals

Applications are currently being accepted for the McKinsey’s Forward Learning Program for Young African Professionals. McKinsey & Company is seeking applicants for the Forward Learning Program in Africa, aiming to provide individuals at various stages of their professional lives with practical skills necessary for success in the evolving work landscape. Forward is a 10-week educational initiative offered in a digital and virtual format. The program commences by establishing fundamental career skills through online courses, case studies, and interactive learning sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to cultivate new behaviors through continuous reflection and practical application. The program concentrates on essential workplace skills that are applicable and transferable across different industries

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Applications open for the Climate Change Media Partnership COP29 Reporting Fellowship by the Earth Journalism Network

Applications are currently being accepted for the COP29 Reporting Fellowship offered by the Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP). Led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security, the CCMP is excited to announce this opportunity for journalists who are interested in covering the 29th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP29). The conference will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from November 11-22, 2024. Since its inception in 2007, the CCMP has organized 17 iterations of this fellowship, bringing over 500 journalists from low- and middle-income countries to participate in and report on the annual UN climate talks. This has allowed journalists from

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Calling All Future Leaders: Become a Youth AgriChampion with the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Youth AgriChampions workshop series, organized by the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (BKMC). This initiative aims to bring together approximately 15 young individuals involved in smallholder farming and agricultural entrepreneurship from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Zambia. The participants will have the opportunity to share their firsthand experiences in adapting their practices to climate change. The workshops, scheduled for July 2024, will culminate in the development of a youth demand paper, which will be presented at high-level political forums by BKMC co-chair and former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. ELIGIBILITY: Youth AgriChampions The focus of the demand paper will be on locally-led

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Applications open for the ASPEN-Impact West Africa Fellowship program For Young Change Makers

The ASPEN-Impact West Africa Fellowship program For Young Change Makers, a collaboration between the Aspen Global Innovators Group and the Senegal-based firm Niyel, aims to empower leaders in West Africa by providing them with a fellowship experience that centers their expertise. The inaugural program was launched in Senegal in 2023, creating an exciting opportunity to cultivate a new generation of influential advocates for African development. This program will specifically highlight the key issues faced by French-speaking and English-speaking West African countries, showcasing the diverse perspectives within the region. The fellows selected for this program will be individuals who have demonstrated a strong passion for advocacy and have a proven track

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Application open for the Falling Walls Lab Lomé 2024 (sponsored trip to the global Falling Walls Lab finale in Berlin)

Which barrier will your research shatter? Present your innovative concept for the Falling Walls Lab Lomé 2024 in just 3 minutes, demonstrating a breakthrough that has a positive impact on science and society. Presentation Guide: Falling Walls Lab Lomé 2024 WHO: Students and early-career professionals from all fields WHAT: Persuade a panel of judges with your idea – in 3 minutes! WHY: Become part of the growing Falling Walls community & win a trip to the global Falling Walls Lab finale in Berlin, Germany! WHERE: Campus Université de Lomé QUERIES: [email protected] | www.fb.me/daad.togo WHERE – Campus Université de Lomé APPLICATIONS – Download all information here. Before you apply, familiarise yourself with the application process here.

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