FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES

 

a. OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH
b. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY (UNDERGRADUATE/POSTGRADUATE)
c. OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN
d. FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
e. GENERAL OPPORTUNITY/ESSAY WRITING
f. MSME OPPORTUNITIES
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a. OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH
1. 2022 CBN Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme Loan for Young Nigerians
Description: CBN developed the Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES), in partnership with Nigerian polytechnics and universities to harness the potential of graduate entrepreneurs (gradpreneurs) in Nigeria.

The Scheme shall be implemented through three (3) components:
• Term Loan Component;
• Equity Investment Component; and
• Developmental Component

Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://cbnties.com.ng/
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2. 2022 Obama Foundation Scholars Program for Young Leaders

Description: Scholars who were, on average, 33 years of age, with ages ranging from 25 to 45
Emerging institutional and movement leaders addressing a range of challenges, including strengthening governance, increasing access to high-quality healthcare, environmental sustainability, and promoting women’s rights and ending gender-based violence

Deadline: December 22, 2021
Application link: https://worldprojects.columbia.edu/application-information

 

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b. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
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3. 2022 Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NUTU) Scholarship Program
Description: The International master’s programmes are taught entirely in English. NTNU is a university with an international focus, with headquarters in Trondheim and campuses in Ålesund and Gjøvik. NTNU has a main profile in science and technology, a variety of programmes of professional study, and great academic breadth that also includes the humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, health sciences, educational science, architecture, entrepreneurship, art disciplines and artistic activities.

Deadline: December 1, 2021
Application link: https://www.ntnu.edu/studies/imp/admissions
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4. 2022 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) For International Students

Description: Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and to build a global network that will last a lifetime.

Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them. As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.

Deadline: January 10, 2022
Application link: https://www.acu.ac.uk/funding-opportunities/for-students/scholarships/queen-elizabeth-commonwealth-scholarships/
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5. 2022 Switzerland Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists

Description: The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree. Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Application link: https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/education/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships.html – 1582163571
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6. 2022 Vistula University Merit Scholarship for International Students
Description: Vistula University and Vistula School of Hospitality are the most internationalized universities in Poland. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from all countries in the world except Poland to pursue a full-time degree in any Bachelor’s or Master’s program available at Vistula University and Vistula School of Hospitality.
Deadline: January 15, 2022
Application link: https://apply.vistula.edu.pl/

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7. 2022 Mohamed bin Zayed University Scholarship for International Students
Description: Our dedicated faculty and staff provide encouragement and guidance to enable you to make the right choices. Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements to apply for the MBZUAI programs. MBZUAI is now accepting applications for Fall 2022 – MSc & PhD Full Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence Programs
Deadline: January 31, 2022
Application link: https://mbzuai.ac.ae/study/admissions

8. 2022 Eiffel Excellence Scholarships for International Students
Description: The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their master’s and PhD courses.
Eiffel scholarships are available in three main fields:
• engineering science at master’s level,
• science in the broadest sense at PhD level (engineering science; exact sciences: mathematics, physics, chemistry and life sciences, nano- and biotechnology, earth sciences, sciences of the universe, environmental sciences, information and communication science and technology);
• economics and management;
• law and political sciences.

Deadline: January 7, 2022
Application link: https://www.campusfrance.org/en/call-for-eiffel-applications-2022

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9. 2022 Rotary Yoneyama Foundation Scholarships for International Students
Description: The Foundation awards scholarships to overseas students who aspire to study or conduct research in Japanese universities or graduate schools. Its scholarship fund is supported by the contributions of Rotarians throughout Japan. The Foundation is Japan’s largest private scholarship organization, both in terms of program scale and number of scholarships awarded.
Deadline: December 15, 2021
Application link: http://www.rotary-yoneyama.or.jp/english/overseas
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10. 2022 University of Waterloo Arthur F. Church Entrance Scholarships
Description: Two scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding students entering first year in the Faculty of Engineering: one to a student in Mechatronics Engineering and one to a student in Computer Engineering or Systems Design Engineering. Selection is made on the basis of academic excellence, extracurricular achievements as assessed through the Admission Information Form and the online video interview.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://uwaterloo.ca/undergraduate-entrance-awards/awards/arthur-f-church-entrance-scholarships
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11. 2022 University of Mary Washington Scholarship For International Students
Description: The University of Mary Washington will change or rescind merit scholarships in the event housing or residency status changes after awarding.
The recipient qualifies to receive a scholarship for each of four academic years (Fall/Spring) of continuous undergraduate study at the University of Mary Washington provided that all of the following conditions are satisfied
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Application link: https://www.umw.edu/financialaid/eligibility/merit/international/
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12. 2022 Iowa State University International Merit Scholarships
Description: International freshmen will be considered for a limited number of merit scholarships.
At Iowa State University, students get a great academic and research start in learning communities and stay active in series of undergrad research, internships and study abroad programs. They learn from world-class scholars who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. Interested applicants are therefore encouraged to apply for the scholarship opportunity.

Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/intl/merit_scholarships

c. OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN

 

d. FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
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13. 2022 UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report Fellowship Programme

Description: The Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report Fellowship Programme, funded by the Open Society Foundation, supports researchers who aim to bring a novel perspective to comparative and international education development to aid the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, the global education goal.

Deadline: December 1, 2021
Application link: https://en.unesco.org/gem-report/fellowship-2022

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14. 2022 Echidna Global Scholars Program for Leaders & Researchers

Description: The program aims to build the research and analytical skills of NGO leaders and academics who have substantial experience and ties to developing countries. Echidna Scholars spend four to six months at Brookings pursuing research on global education issues, with a specific focus on improving learning opportunities and outcomes for girls in the developing world.
Upon completion of their fellowship, CUE supports the scholars in implementing an action plan that applies their new skills and expertise in the developing country where they have demonstrated substantial ties.

Deadline: December 1, 2021
Application link: https://careers-brookings.icims.com/jobs/2748/echidna-global-scholar-%28job-id%3a-2021-2748%29/job?mobile=false&width=890&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

 

 

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e. GENERAL OPPORTUNITY/ESSAY WRITING

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f. MSME OPPORTUNITIES
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15. 2022 Total Energies Start Upper Challenge for African Entrepreneurs
Description: The applications for the Startupper of the year Challenger by TotalEnergies are now open! Participate, and become the Startupper of the Year! If you have an idea or a project in mind: you will apply in the category “business creation project”

If you have a company registered that is less than 3 years ago: you will apply in the category “startup under 3 years”

Deadline: December 23, 2021
Application link: https://startupper.totalenergies.com/en?xtor=AD-21-%5BXaxis%5D-%5BBanniere%5D-%5B300x250%5D – benefices-2
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Available Opportunities for the week
a. OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH
b. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY (UNDERGRADUATE/POSTGRADUATE)
c. OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN
d. FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
e. GENERAL OPPORTUNITY/ESSAY WRITING
f. MSME OPPORTUNITIES
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a. OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH

1. 2022 Sterling Bank Graduate Trainee Program for Young Nigerians.
Description: At Sterling Bank, you will explore a world of opportunities and see how the Graduate Trainee Program can enhance your career and position you for impact. Sterling Bank Plc, which is a full-service national commercial bank is licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Its shares trade under the Banking sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Deadline: November 26, 2021
Application link: https://talent.sterling.ng/job/view/824
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2. 2022 Leventis Foundation Agricultural Training Programme for Young Nigerians

Description: The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has five schools in different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria. The schools located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano, and Gombe states are co-funded by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments. All the schools offer training to young people (male and female) desirous of making a good career in farming agribusiness. The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to several areas of agriculture and other farm businesses.

The objective of the training, which is FREE OF ALL COSTS, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as a catalyst for an agricultural revolution in their communities.
Deadline: November 26, 2021
Application link: https://leventisfoundation.org.ng/2021/11/04/admission-to-a-one-year-training-programme-in-modern-and-sustainable-agricultural-2022-session/
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3. 2022 African Development Bank Coding for Employment Digital Training for Young Africans

Description: Coding for Employment and its technical partners, Microsoft Philanthropies, will offer the digital ambassadors an intensive three-month program featuring in-demand skills, such as web design and digital marketing, as well as soft skills such as critical thinking, project management and communication.

At the end of the coursework, the Bank and Microsoft Philanthropies will provide graduates with information and communication technology toolkits and resources so they can offer the same training within their local communities.
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Application link: https://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/press-releases/african-development-banks-coding-employment-program-set-expand-digital-skills-among-rural-youth-46869
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4. 2021 Google Career Certificate Programme For Young Africans

Description: However, employers across the continent state that many job seekers do not possess the requisite digital skills, limiting employability prospects and business growth. The COVID-19 pandemic has also driven home the importance of digital tools and skills. In its wake, the most successful businesses were those whose operating model and employees could easily navigate the crisis and transition to digital service delivery.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://africa.googleblog.com/2021/03/announcing-new-google-career.html

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b. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

5. 2022 Cyprus International University Scholarship for Foreign Students

Description: Cyprus International University provides academic scholarships for its students as an encouragement and incentive for academic success, with most students benefiting from 50% – 100% scholarships or discounted tuition fees. Starting with 81 students and 45 staff in 1997, CIU has shown a phenomenal growth by reaching to 18,000 students and over 1000 staff in only 24 years.

Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://www.ciu.edu.tr/apply
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6. 2022 University of Alberta General Undergraduate Scholarship (7 Openings)

Description: The University of Alberta is offering scholarships 1 in 5 first-year. Learn about the Admission-based and Application-based scholarship opportunities below and see what may be available for you. Whether you’re a scholastic achiever, community leader, or well-rounded student, the University of Alberta awards $34 million each year in undergraduate scholarships, awards, and financial support to all kinds of students. You could be starting with scholarships you don’t even have to apply for! You will be evaluated for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.

Deadline: January 12, 2022
Application link: https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/international/tuition-and-scholarships/scholarships-and-awards/index.html?
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7. 2022 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for International Students

Description: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle-income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities.
Intended beneficiaries: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle-income Commonwealth countries, to undertake full-time Master’s study on selected courses at a UK university.

Deadline: December 20, 2021
Application link: https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-shared-scholarships-2022/
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8. 2022 Ghent University Doctoral Scholarships for International Students

Description: Ghent University only finances the part of the research that will be carried out in Ghent (24 months), the candidate must have full-time funding for the other 24 months of research to be carried out in the South. Deserving and eligible doctoral students from developing countries are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to study in the United Kingdom.
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Application link: https://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/bof/dos/docos.htm

9. 2022 Australian National University Scholarship for International Students

Description: The Australian National University is hereby inviting interested International students to apply for 2022 International Scholarship available for admitted students. Each year The Australian National University may offer up to 100 awards known as the ANU Global Diversity Scholarship to attract students from diverse regions of the world to pursue a degree at the ANU.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://www.anu.edu.au/study/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/anu-global-diversity-scholarship\

10. 2022 University of Waterloo Arthur F. Church Entrance Scholarships

Description: The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce the available of entrance scholarships for new undergraduate students enrolling to commence study in the next academic year. Interested candidates are invited to apply. Two scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding students entering first year in the Faculty of Engineering: one to a student in Mechatronics Engineering and one to a student in Computer Engineering or Systems Design Engineering.

Selection is made on the basis of academic excellence, extracurricular achievements as assessed through the Admission Information Form and the online video interview.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://uwaterloo.ca/undergraduate-entrance-awards/awards/arthur-f-church-entrance-scholarships
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11. 2022 Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship for African Students
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Description: The Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation was established in 2005 to realize the vision of its founder, Geneviève McMillan (1922-2008), and to commemorate the life and work of her friend, the artist Reba Stewart (1930-1971). The scholarship celebrates McMillan’s passion for the African continent.
Deadline: February 22, 2022
Application link: https://www.sciencespo.fr/students/en/fees-funding/financial-aid/mcmillan-stewart-scholarship.html
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12. 2022 B. O. Benson Education Foundation Scholarships for Nigerian Students

Description: The scholarship program, funded by the B.O. Benson Education Foundation (BOBEF) is a major component of the BOBEF’s operating ethos. The criteria for the awards include academic records, essays, extra-curricular activities, work experience, financial need, special family or personal circumstances and an outside recommendation. Applications are invited from FULL TIME 100 and 200 level undergraduates who are Indigenes of the Ikorodu Division and are studying any first-degree program at an approved Federal or State University in Nigeria.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://yobe70.wixsite.com/bobef/copy-of-board
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13. 2022 Miriam Ofoegbu Foundation Scholarships for Nigerian Students

Description: The primary vision of this organization is to empower the younger generation with the basic resources that they require to live and develop with dignity and to become an active contributing member of our society. This is one-time scholarship offered to newly admitted nursing, pharmacy or medical students in any Nigerian University.
Deadline: December 15, 2021
Application link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdLhduaXKGER4stjqoywWynW7hJkRa4278-FdbNt9ymPljdww/viewform
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14. 2022 Daemen College Scholarships for International Students

Description: This is applicable to international students who wish to enroll in an undergraduate degree program of the University. The amount of the award is up to $10,000 and renewable upon maintaining a 3.0 QPA and full-time undergraduate status. Postgraduate students are also not left out in term of scholarship offers
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://www.daemen.edu/admissions/financing-your-education/scholarships-grants
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15. 2022 Australian Government RTP Scholarship For International Students

Description: International students are invited to apply for Australian Government RTP Scholarship to study at the University of Sydney – Australia. Scholarship can be taken in any of three rounds awarded annually. The University of Sydney welcomes applications for the Australian Government RTP Postgraduate research scholarships.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/e/australian-government-rtp-scholarship-international.html

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16. 2022 Niagara College Africa Continent Scholarship for African Students

Description: Members of our community have recognized the unique challenges that International students experience and have generously donated scholarships to assist and celebrate student achievement. The scholarships available through these donations are based on academic performance, financial need, and volunteerism.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://international.niagaracollege.ca/scholarships/
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17. 2022 Sciences Po Émile Boutmy Scholarship for International Students

Description: The Émile Boutmy scholarship fund benefits from the generous support of its sponsors (benefactors, companies and foundations) who are eager to allow the most deserving international students to study at Sciences Po. Private sponsors can be in direct contact with scholarship holders during official organised events. They support the Émile Boutmy excellence scholarship: BNP Paribas, Chalhoub Group, RATP Foundation, L’Oréal, Total.

Deadline: June 15, 2022
Application link: https://www.sciencespo.fr/students/en/fees-funding/financial-aid/emile-boutmy-scholarship.html

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18. 2022 Qatar Scholarships Grant For International Students

Description: Qatar Scholarships offers grants in tertiary, language and higher education programs to international students from developing countries interested in studying in Qatar. It is a program driven by Qatar’s vision to advance quality education worldwide and comes in support of the Sustainable Development Goal 4: “Ensuring fair and inclusive education for all and enhancing lifelong learning for all”.

Deadline: ongoing
Application link: http://qatarscholarships.qa/
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c. OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN
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19. 2022 United States Department of State (DOS) TechGirls Exchange Program

Description: The TechGirls program is a four-week (July 8 – August 3, 2022) summer exchange designed to empower and support young women (ages 15-17) to pursue higher education and careers in STEM fields through hands-on skills development.
TechGirls – TechGirls is an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. TechGirls is an international summer exchange program designed to empower and inspire young women from around the world to pursue careers in science and technology.
Deadline: January 15, 2022
Application link: https://techgirlsglobal.org/
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d. FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY

 

 

 

 

 

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e. GENERAL OPPORTUNITY/ESSAY WRITING
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20. 2021 Naija Coke Summership Programme For Nigerian Undergraduates
Description: NBC is a member of The Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) Group, which operates in 28 countries with over 605 million consumers and 197 brands in these markets. We are launching the third edition of our “Naija Coke Summership” – a one-month internship programme designed to attract third/penultimate year undergraduate students who share our passion for excellence, strive to learn with speed and agility, display creative thinking skills, and work well within a team.
Deadline: ongoing
Application link: https://flows.beamery.com/coca-colahellenic/cs2021ng

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f. MSME OPPORTUNITIES

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