Apply for these opportunities for August and September

Here is a list of fellowship, grants, funds, competitions and other opportunities that have been made available beginning in August.

CIPESA Forum on Internet Freedom Call for Proposals

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and Paradigm Initiative (PIN) are pleased to announce the 2020 edition of the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica20) and to invite session proposals. This landmark event convenes a spectrum of stakeholders from across the internet governance and digital rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow of information online. In light of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, FIFAfrica20 will adopt a hybrid approach which blends online and physical interactions.

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For those who want to be part of the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2020 (#FIFAfrica20)submit your ideas for sessions that support #InternetFreedomAfrica

|   Deadline: 21 August 2020

Digital Accelerator for Tech & Innovation Start-ups originating from townships

Akro is a company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs turn ideas into businesses. The accelerator programme aims to get companies investment-ready and funded within five months of starting the programme. This is who can apply for this programme:

  • Businesses founded by South African passport holders.
  • Businesses that are at least 51% black-owned.
  • Businesses that were Either founded in a township, operating in a township or founders were born in a township.

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|   Deadline: 21 August 2020

Hillary Rodham Clinton Scholarship Programme 2021 for International Masters Students

The Hillary Rodham Clinton Global Challenges Programme, supported by Sky, aims to facilitate international cooperation to address urgent national and transnational challenges. This graduate scholarship seeks to develop the next generation of outstanding, forward-looking, real-world focused leaders in legal scholarship, activism and practice.

The scholars will follow a one-year (12 months) Master of Arts degree in Global Challenges: Law, Policy and Practice; a degree programme that is based on experiential learning and includes a research project placement. Scholars will also benefit from a range of additional activities, including mentorship, guest speakers, visits and media training. Candidates accepted onto this master’s programme will receive a scholarship which covers the full tuition fee as well as a stipend of c.£15,000 to contribute towards their living costs.

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|   Deadline: 28 August 2020

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