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51 Mastercard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships at Makerere University

51 Mastercard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships at Makerere University (2020/2021)

About Makerere University entered a partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to offer scholarships to 1,000 academically bright but economically disadvantaged youth from Africa to study at Makerere University from 2013 to 2023. This is...
Extended Deadline: Mest Africa Challenge 2020 (Now Virtual)

Extended Deadline: Mest Africa Challenge 2020 (Now Virtual)

Win up to $50k equity investment and become a part of the MEST community Summary of this incubation Application deadline: May 13Program dates: Mar 16 – Jul 15Organizer: MEST Africa IncubatorLocation: Accra, Greater Accra...
Apply for the Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program 2020

Apply for the Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program 2020

Are you an early stage young social entrepreneur looking to unlock your potential, grow your venture and create more impact in your community? The Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) 2020 programme (cohort 3) is...
Facebook Community Accelerator 2020

Facebook Community Accelerator 2020

Community Accelerator Application Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. An important part of this is supporting the leaders who foster community—people who offer...
IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant (2020)

IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant (2020): Quick-Response Research on COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, affecting human health as well as economies and societies worldwide. TWAS and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are offering a competitive grant for research collaboration. Technologists and...
Apply for the Utopia Urban Challenge (multiple prizes)

Apply for the Utopia Urban Challenge (multiple prizes)

Bring your solution for the future of the city. Why is this challenge important? The world as we know it is rapidly changing and Lagos, projected to become the world’s largest megacity by 2100,...
Google News Initiative - credits Pikisuperstar on Freepik

Apply for Journalism Emergency Relief Fund from Google

Introduction Google has launched a global Journalism Emergency Relief Fund through the Google News Initiative to support small and medium-sized news organizations producing original news for local communities – please see eligibility requirements below....
4 Writing Challenges for the lockdown - multiple prizes & no entry fees

4 Writing Challenges for the lockdown – multiple prizes & no entry fees

A. The Writer Contest (Spring 2020 Short Story Contest). “Submit your best short story for your chance to win $1,000 and publication in our magazine! Any genre is fair game as long as your...
Global Peace Photography Awards 2020

The Global Peace Photography Awards 2020

About the Global Peace Photography Awards 2020 The Alfred Fried Photography Award will be held under the new name Global Peace Photo Award, inspired by 1911 Nobel Peace Laureates Alfred Fried and Tobias Asser....
WTO Essaay Award for Young Economists (2020)

WTO Essay Award for Young Economists (2020)

Overview The World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2020 WTO Essay Award. The award aims to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international...
2020 International Photography Awards

2020 IPA Oneshot/Movement Photography Awards ($4,500 prizes)

About the IPA Oneshot/Movement Photo Contest 2020 “Life is a movement, a constant movement in relationship.” Jiddu Krishnamurti – Indian Philosopher This year’s IPA One-Shot special themed competition “MOVEMENT” looks at this concept through...
Maternal and Newborn Health Global Challenge 2020

Maternal & Newborn Health Global Challenge (2020) by MIT Solve (Multiple Prizes)

How can every woman, new mother, and newborn access the care they need to survive and thrive? MIT Solve Challenge Overview Every 11 seconds, a woman or newborn dies of complications related to pregnancy...
MIT Solve Learning for Girls and Women Global Challenge 2020

Learning for Girls & Women Global Challenge 2020 (multiple prizes)

How can marginalized girls and young women access quality learning opportunities to succeed? MIT Solve Challenge Overview Compared to their male counterparts, girls and young women around the world have unequal access to quality...
Good Jobs and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020 by MIT Solve

Good Jobs & Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020 (multiple prizes)

How can marginalized populations access and create good jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for themselves? MIT Solve Challenge Overview NOTE: This Challenge is presented with the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy’s (IDE) Inclusive Innovation...
Sustainable Food Systems Challenge by IBM Solve

Sustainable Food Systems Global Challenge 2020 by MIT Solve (multiple prizes)

How can we produce and consume low-carbon, resilient, and nutritious food? MIT Solve Challenge Overview Agriculture occupies more than 40 percent of the Earth’s land and is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions....
MIT Solve Health Safety and Pandemics Challenge 2020 - 10000 USD grants

Health Security & Pandemics Challenge by MIT Solve ($10,000 grants)

How can communities around the world prepare for, detect, and respond to emerging pandemics and health security threats? Challenge Overview Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest in a series of infectious disease emergencies,...