Latest Global Opportunities – conferences, awards, fellowships and scholarships, competitions, grants and jobs for You!Courtesy of Opportunity Desk


Fellowships (27) 

• Obama Foundation Fellowship for Civic Innovators Worldwide

• Open Society Presidential Fellowship 2018 in New York, USA

• Mandela Washington Fellowship 2018 for Young African Leaders

• NonprofitCoach™ Global Leaders Fellowship 2018

• Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator for Tech Start-ups

• Aviva Global Graduate Leadership Programme 2018

• Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists at University of Michigan

• Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship 2018

• Sydney Policy Lab Fellowship Program 2018

• Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Research Fellowship 2018 (Funded)

• Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship 2017/18

• Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Harvard 2018

• Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation 2018

• James Marston Fitch Mid-Career Fellowship 2018 (Up to $15,000)

• She Entrepreneurs Leadership Programme 2018 (Funded)

• Social Innovation Lab at Johns Hopkins University 2017-2018

• Alfa Fellowship Program in Russia 2018 (Fully-funded)

• CBYX Fellowship for Young Professionals from the United States

• KOP Netherlands Fellowship Programme to Study in Holland 2018

• Royal Society/Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellowship 2017

• AfyaBora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership 2018

• Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

• UN/Italy Long-term Fellowship on GNSS and Related Applications

• Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2018-2019

• Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program at Columbia University

• STIAS Iso Lomso Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers 

• Australia Awards Africa Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2018

Jobs/Internships (10)


• World Bank Group IFC’s Young Professionals Program 2018

• Kasahorow Writers’ Language ICT Content Translator Program 2017

• UNSSC is hiring an Individual Contractor – Turin, Italy

• IYF Representative Needed in Americas & Caribbean Countries!

• ILO Geneva is looking for a Communications Officer!

• Postdoctoral Researcher Needed at Climate Service Center, Germany

• Standard Chartered International Graduate Programme 2018

• Call for CSO Co-Chair of the UHC2030 Steering Committee

• GSK Esprit Commercial Pharmaceuticals Leadership Development


• Google Software Engineering Intern Needed for Winter 2018

Grants/Competition/Awards (35)


• World Bank/SVRI Grant for innovation to prevent gender based violence

• Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) 2018/19

• Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) Winter Program 2018

• Miss.Africa Seed Funding for Women-led Tech Initiative 2018

• Small Grants for Research on Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017

• International Visegrad Fund: 2017 Visegrad+ Grants Programme

• IDRC Fund for Strengthening Engineering Research & Training in Africa

• International Visegrad Fund: 2017 Visegrad Grants for Organizations 

• Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism Grant 2017

• Apply for Learning Disabilities Foundation of America Grant 2017


• Chivas Venture Competition for Social Entrepreneurs 2018

• SWFF Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest 2017

• Apply for IXL Innovation Olympics Fall 2017 ($6,000)

• What’sFlame Young Entrepreneur’s Internet Marketing Scholarship

• Carnegie Council International Student/Teacher Essay Contest 2017

• ACCCRN Storytelling Competition 2017

• TSL International Schools Essay Competition and Debate 2018

• Trust for Sustainable Living’s Schools Sustainability Challenge 2018

• PepsiCo Change The Game Challenge 2017 (Win a Trip to New York)

• MITEF Arab Startup Competition 2018 (Over USD 160K in Prizes)

• Earth Science Week Photography Contest 2017


• Borealis Student Innovation Award 2018 (Win a trip to Sweden)

• King Hassan II Great World Water Prize 2018 ($100,000)

• Lemelson-MIT Prize for Mid-Career Inventors 2018 ($500,000)

• GHTC Innovating for Impact Awards 2017

• Nominate a Rising African Leader for the Future of Women Award

• International VELUX Awards 2018 for Students of Architecture 

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists
Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?




Author: youthcountyprojects

This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya. It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities. The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030. Email: Facebook Page: Youth Projects Kenya Twitter : @YouthProjects

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