Apply for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and win £25,000

Apply for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and win £25,000

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the opening of the second Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The Africa Prize recognises ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines. The prize aims at stimulating and celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship, highlighting the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life and economic […]

The World Reputation Rankings 2015: 100 most prestigious universities in the world to be announced

The World Reputation Rankings 2015: 100 most prestigious universities in the world to be announced

The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2015 will be published on 11 March. The fifth annual list of the world’s 100 most prestigious universities, as judged by 10,000 senior academics from across the world, will go live online at 21.00 GMT on Wednesday 11 March 2015 and will be published as part of a special […]

Apply for EASST Visiting Fellowship for East African Researchers in USA, 2015-2016

Apply for EASST Visiting Fellowship for East African Researchers in USA, 2015-2016

The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) invites East African researchers to apply for a 4-month fellowship at the University of California Berkeley. Each Visiting Fellow will be paired with a faculty mentor affiliated with the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), a research network based in USA. Fellows may visit either during the fall […]

Graduate and postdoctoral students at Makerere University can apply for DIL Explore Travel Grants

Graduate and postdoctoral students at Makerere University can apply for DIL Explore Travel Grants

The Development Impact Lab (DIL), UC Berkeley is a USAID-funded research network fostering the design, rigorous testing, and scale-up of technological solutions for international development. The DIL team would like to share its Spring 2015 Travel Grant opportunity available to graduate and postdoctoral students at Makerere University. Proposals (of not more than 500 words) must […]

East Africa Social Science Translation-Research and Funding Opportunity

East Africa Social Science Translation-Research and Funding Opportunity

The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative, jointly administered by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), headquartered at the University of California, Berkeley, and Makerere University in Uganda, is pleased to announce two exciting research and funding opportunities: (1) 2015 Evaluation Design Contest and (2) Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Visiting Fellowship! Below is a brief summary description of each competition. For more information about the EASST […]

Tell Your Story and Win 1000 EUR – The first ever StoryMaker Africa Competition

Tell Your Story and Win 1000 EUR – The first ever StoryMaker Africa Competition

Free Press Unlimited is launching the first ever StoryMaker competition in Africa. The competition is open to journalists, bloggers and activists across Africa who submit stories that showcase human rights issues that are important in your community. Would you like to enter this competition and be the first StoryMaker Africa Competition winner? Click here to […]

Join the Global Resilience Challenge and win a grant of $1,000,000

Join the Global Resilience Challenge and win a grant of $1,000,000

The Global Resilience Partnership was recently launched to build resilience to acute shocks and chronic stresses in the Sahel, Horn of Africa, and South and Southeast Asia – complex regions with high resilience needs. The Global Resilience Challenge is a three-stage competitive grant process aimed at combating acute shocks and chronic stresses in the priority regions. […]

The Democratic Governance Facility is requesting for Concept Papers On Public Debate Series

The Democratic Governance Facility is requesting for Concept Papers On Public Debate Series

Invitation for submission of concept papers: The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is pleased to call upon interested individuals and entities (non-governmental and civil society organizations, research organizations/think tanks, media groups, production houses and others) to express their interest in preparing, organising, convening and broadcasting a substantive public issue-based debate series, with special regard for governance, […]

Join the Mobile Technology Student Competition and win a fully paid trip to Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Join the Mobile Technology Student Competition and win a fully paid trip to Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Strathmore University, Kenya and the University of Waterloo, Canada have partnered to bring you the 2014 Mobile Technology Student Competition. The theme for this 1st inaugural competition is: To address agricultural issues in sub-Saharan Africa using mobile and social networking technologies. Examples of agricultural issues lending themselves to mobile solutions could include but are not […]

Google is giving out $250 to students for creating online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords and Google+

Google is giving out $250 to students for creating online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords and Google+

The Google Online Marketing Challenge is a unique opportunity for students to experience and create online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords and Google+. Over 80,000 students and professors from almost 100 countries have participated in the past 7 years. The Challenge is open to student teams of three to six members from undergraduate or graduate […]