Category: Competitions

UBA Foundation 2023 National Essay Competition for Nigerian senior secondary students (10.5 Million Naira in educational grant)

The UBA National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria, is organised annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative which aims to promote the reading culture and encourage healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa. Essay Topic: WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

GEC+Africa Regional Pitching Competition Programme 2024 for Africa SMEs ($50 000 Prize)

The GEC+Africa entrepreneurship regional pitching competitions aim to bring in startups and SMMEs from across the continent to showcase their businesses. This will be an opportunity to highlight Africa’s innovative startups / SMMEs and a platform to strengthen each country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. Applications will be open to tech startups at pre-seed or

Geneva Challenge 2023 – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students (25,000 CHF in monetary prizes & Fully Funded to Geneva, Switzerland)

The 2023 Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students aims to present innovative and pragmatic solutions to address the challenges of poverty reduction. Eager to stimulate reflection and innovation on development from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives and with the generous support of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, the Graduate Institute has

UONGOZI Institute’s Youth Leadership Competition 2023 for young Africans (USD $2,000 & Fully Funded to Accra, Ghana)

The Youth Leadership Competition is organised as a component of the African Leadership Forum (ALF) to provide a space for the youth of Africa and the next generation of leaders in the region to contribute to important discussions on leadership and sustainable development. In each contest, African citizens between the age of 18 and

Competitions, Grants
African Development Bank (AfDB) 2022 AgriPitch Competition for African Youth Agripreneurs (USD 140,000 grant)

The aim of the 2022 AgriPitch Competition is to support agripreneurs by focusing on building the bankability of their businesses and ensuring that they are pitch ready for potential investors. Entrepreneurs will be coached and mentored in an interactive and tailored two-week training programme to review, prepare and present their businesses for