McDonald Fellowships

Applications for the 2022 McDonald Fellowships are now open. We urge all applicants to consider their projects and hosts for the 2022 round. Finding a host can take several months. Please contact our research team to discuss the topic of your research proposal before you apply, using the contact us form, selecting “Research grants and awards”. What […]

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The Aspire Grant Program provides competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals working in the areas of biodiversity, conservation, and environmental sustainability in the Congo Basin region. The 2022 Aspire Grant Program Application Period is April 1 through June 15.  Why the Congo Basin? The Congo Basin


The International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD)Presidential Fellowship 2022

Fellowship Application IFSPD ( is a per-eminent international institution based in Europe, represented by leaders, diplomats and intellectuals from over 50 nations. The institution is focused on analyzing global security, promoting dialogues, facilitating diplomacy and averting conflicts. The IFSPD Presidential Fellowship is a prestigious 6 months remote/work from anywhere internship program identifying and providing practical

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Closing date: 24 May at 16:00 UTC Applications are now open for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS). QECS offers a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country. Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience

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Standard Bank Group Internship

Own your future with a Standard Bank Group Internship We know that investing in ambitious young people like you now, will lead to a brighter future for Africa. And our Internship programme lets us do just that. If you’d like to progress your education further, get some meaningful work experience – and find new ways to make your dreams possible with a specialist qualification – then we’d

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Program Details The Global Citizen Scholarship Program empowers young, active global citizen leaders who are engaged for the SDGs and may otherwise not have access to valuable educational opportunities, networking experiences, and peer-to-peer exchange. The Scholarship includes the opportunity to attend a specialized academic training, join international fora, network with high-level changemakers, attend expert skills


The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships, Centre of African Studies

Applications close at 12:00 Noon GMT, 30 April 2022. The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce the availability of one full scholarship for suitable female applicants from Africa to study for an MSc in Africa and International Development and subsequent PhD in African Studies or, where more suitable, go directly

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