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Fellowships
Idea Hatch (iHatch) Startup Incubation Programme Cohort II for Nigerian Entrepreneurs

iHatch is a 5-month free intensive incubation program designed to help Nigerian entrepreneurs refine their business ideas through a series of coaching, lectures, and boot camps, to generate viable and scalable business models.  The incubation programme will focus on the youths, innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology. Requirements: INDIVIDUALS/GROUPS WITH AN INNOVATIVE BUSINESS

Free Trainings, Grants
MTN Foundation Y’ellopreneur Program 2022 for Nigerian female entrepreneurs

MTN Y’ellopreneur is an initiative of the MTN Foundation designed to provide capacity-building and funding opportunities to qualified Nigerian female entrepreneurs, in collaboration with the Bank of Industry. The Foundation is committed to bridging female entrepreneurial skills gap, through a 4-week virtual training programme meant to ultimately empower more female folks, in alignment with the Federal

Competitions
Pitch AgriHack 2022 digital agriculture competition for agritech startups (US$45,000 Cash Prize)

Pitch AgriHack is a digital agriculture competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth and job creation in the agriculture sector by leveraging advanced technologies and youth participation in Africa’s food security agenda. This eighth edition of Pitch AgriHack invites African businesses to pitch their approach to driving technological innovation in the agriculture

Fellowships
Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program 2022 for young professionals – Marrakesh, Morocco (Fully Funded)

The Policy Center for the New South (PCNS) is organizing the 11th edition of the Atlantic Dialogues Conference, a high-level conference convening influential public and private sectors leaders from around the Atlantic Basin for open, informal discussion on cross-regional issues. The ADEL program is PCNS’s flagship young professionals program, held two days prior to the Atlantic Dialogues

Grants
International Breweries Foundation Kickstart Entrepreneurship Program 2022 for young Nigerians

The International Breweries Foundation is an arm of International Breweries Plc, (a proud part of the AB InBev Group) with the objective of delivering impactful, developmental, and sustainable projects. Kickstart is an initiative of the Foundation and focuses on enterprise growth and development for young entrepreneurs. The programme supports youth-owned businesses through the

Fellowships
Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship 2023/2024 (full-time, paid program at Stanford University)

The Biodesign Innovation Fellowship is a 10-month experience that equips aspiring innovators with a proven, repeatable process to identify important health-related needs, invent novel health technologies to address them (including medical devices, diagnostics, digital health, drug delivery, and biotechnology solutions), and prepare to implement those products into patient care through start-up,

Scholarships
University of Pretoria MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2022/2023 for study in South Africa (Fully Funded)

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) at the University of Pretoria (UP) for full-time postgraduate study is open to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree and are residents or citizens of an African country. This Program targets academically qualified, yet economically disadvantaged, young people in Africa who will go

Grants
World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2022 (Cohort III) for Solutions to Hunger (USD $100,000 in equity-free funding)

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator sources, supports and scales bold new solutions to disrupt global hunger and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. For this year’s challenges WFP are looking for disruptive innovations for fighting hunger in areas such as resilience to shocks and stress, climate change, access