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2021 International Student Scholarships at George Brown College in Canada

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The International Student Scholarships aims to support international students who want to be part of the undergraduate or master’s degree program at George Brown College.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be an international student
  • Applicants must display financial need
  • Applicants must meet the entire English language requirement of the college.

Application Deadline: April 5, 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Undergraduate and Master’s degree

Value of Awards: Tuition-fees

Number of Awards: Not Specified

Method of Application: Applicants must take admission in the bachelor or master’s degree coursework at the university.

2021 OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Internship Program

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The OPEC Fund offers an Internship Program enabling students from diverse academic backgrounds to experience work with an international organization.

The Internship Program runs for between two and six months and is designed to:

  • Provide a framework to support students assigned to any OPEC Fund department so that the focus remains on enriching the student’s experience;
  • Provide an immersive experience so that students gain practical experience of working for an international organization; and
  • Provide the opportunity for students to understand the OPEC Fund’s vision, mission and related values.

Interns are assigned to different departments/units depending on their interests and qualifications, and according to departmental needs. The Internship Program offers opportunities to focus on one or more of the following: public sector operations; private sector and trade finance operations; grants; financial management; risk management; strategic planning and economic services; internal audit; human resources; administration; communication; legal services; and information technology.

Work assignments undertaken by interns may include:

  • Conducting research;
  • Writing documents;
  • Organizing information; and
  • Assisting employees with their day-to-day work.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must be between 19 to 25 years of age and enrolled in an undergraduate program (having completed at least two years) or graduate program. Alternatively, applicants may be recent graduates, having graduated a maximum of one year before the application deadline.

Applicants must be:

  • Proficient in English. Knowledge of an additional language (e.g. French, Spanish, Arabic) is an asset;
  • Computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office);
  • Keenly interested in the work of the OPEC Fund;
  • Able to demonstrate cultural awareness; and
  • Able to demonstrate the OPEC Fund’s core values (Integrity, Empowerment, Excellence, Innovation, Community).

Method of Application

Candidates must submit:

  • The online application form;
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • A copy of their university diploma or equivalent, or an original letter of confirmation from a university/school certifying the applicant is / was an undergraduate student;
  • A copy of their most recent university transcripts, showing the cumulative GPA or equivalent; and
  • A short statement in English (about 150-250 words) outlining their motivation for applying.

Successful candidates must be able to present a valid health or medical insurance policy for Austria or a similar certificate proving he / she will be fully covered from a medical perspective for the duration of the program.

Due to a large volume of applications, the OPEC Fund will only enter into further correspondence with shortlisted candidates.

Please keep in mind:

  • All applications must be in English;
  • Please upload the statement and transcripts under the ‘Additional documents’ section of the application form; and
  • Please answer all the questions on the application form.

Click Here to Apply

2021 LSETF/USADF Employability Training Programme

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The employability partnership with the United States African Development Programme (USADF) is targeted at equipping 3,000 Lagos residents, between the ages of 18-35years with industry relevant skills, annually, for a period of five years. The project will achieve this through the provision of skills development training that will last between 4-12 weeks, and will ensure the placement of a minimum of 50% of the beneficiaries in Internships/jobs.

Requirements
Must be a Lagos resident
Must have a Lagos State Resident Registration Agency ID (LASRRA ID – can be gotten at any LGA office)
Must have a minimum of JSSCE qualification
** All applicants will be required to go through a screening process to determine their eligibility for the training.

Application Deadline: February 12th 2021

Click Here to Apply

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage

2021 Startupbootcamp AfriTech iNOVO Business Accelerator Programme

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Are you a startup based in Nigeria, looking to scale your business by taking part in one of the most intense virtual 3 month programmes?

Introducing iNOVO by UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Powered by Ventures Platform and Startupbootcamp AfriTech.

This programme will accelerate early stage startups in Nigeria that are solving challenges resulting from the Covid19 Pandemic, specifically in EdTech, AgriTech and HealthTech. We are looking for startups with innovative, out of the box solutions, ideally having achieved some traction and ready to scale.

Through this 3-month online programme, 10 selected startups will receive capacity building, lean startup training, mentorship and support to rapidly scale their products and business models. SBC will provide the complete programme through the Accelerator Squared platform, which provides a rich learning and collaboration platform where founders can engage with the SBC and Ventures Platform team, dedicated Entrepreneurs in Residence, mentors, investors, and industry experts.

Teams will validate their solutions and perfect their pitching skills.  The 3 month programme ends with an online Demo Day which will give each team exposure to a broad audience of investors and corporate and government partners.

Timeline

  • Jan 26: Applications open
  • Feb 24: Applications close
  • Mar 03 – 05: Selection Days
  • Mar 15: Program begins
  • Jun 10: Demo Day

Application Deadline:24th February 2021.

Click Here to Apply

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