Apply Today –  Transform Your Tomorrow!  The Applications For The 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship Is Open

The Mandela Washington Fellowship, for Young African Leaders which commenced in 2014, is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

Apply Today –  Transform Your Tomorrow!  The Applications For The 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship Is Open 

The fellowship empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training and networking.

In 2020, the fellowship will offer 700 outstanding young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to enhance their skills at us college or university with aid for professional improvement after returning to their home country.

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The fellow who are between the ages of 25 and 35 get the opportunity to represent a different group of leaders in 48 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

 

Click on the link below to know more about the fellowship and apply!

Mandela Washington Fellowship

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Apply Today –  Transform Your Tomorrow!  The Applications For The 2020/2021 TGCL for East African Students Scholarships Is Open

Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL) Scholarships 2020/2021 for East African Students

 

Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies
Children are our future educate them

Students who are eligible must be from the following  Countries: Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan

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Deadline: 31st January, 2020

Visit http://www.tgcl.uni-bayreuth.de/ for full details

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FrancisKere. TUB-DiébédoFrancisKéré FrancisKereMeet Diébédo Francis Kéré, a Burkinabé architect based in Berlin,  Kéré is an award winning architect and founder of Kéré Architecture. Diébédo Francis Kéré grew up in Gando, a small village in Burkina Faso. He knew exactly what he wanted to do when he got his degree in architecture… He wanted to go home to Gando in Burkina Faso, to help his neighbours reap the benefit of his education.

Through his firm, Kéré Architecture, Kéré focuses on using local building materials and techniques in a modern way, to redefine and redesign the environment. He has taught his neighbours to build schoolhouses out of the mud and clay in their region. His innovative approach has seen the creation of remarkably beautiful, elegant space that the community loves to spend time in.

They have built libraries and other buildings. Kéré also teaches architecture; he has lectured at colleges including the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and Harvard. In 2013, he began teaching at the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Watch Kéré on TED below.

Great and inspirational guy! Keep up the good work! Credit: Diébédo Francis Kéré

Apply today –  transform your tomorrow!  Have you ever dreamed of studying at a U.S. university, but dismissed the idea due to financial constraints?  Are you aware International students get financial aid at many colleges?

Well, you will be pleased to learn that nearly 345 colleges in the United States offer financial aid to undergraduates from abroad according to U.S. News & World Reports. Go ahead and try your chances:https://goo.gl/nQ91Sm.

You can consult with U.S. Embassy Maseru @EducationUSA Advisor at the American Corner at the State Library in Maseru to see what’s possible.

Apply today!!! You have nothing to lose, WHOLE lot to gain!!!

Credit:  U.S. Embassy Maseru

Is your education or training project based in Africa?2014 Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education (USD70,000 prize plus fully sponsored trip to attend an International Conference)

Do you have what it takes?

Is your education or training project based in Africa?
Is your education project innovative?
Could other organisations learn from your project?

If you answered yes to these questions your organisation could be in with a chance of winning a Pan African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education.

Since 2007 Teach a Man to Fish in partnership with The Saville Foundation have been rewarding organisations that contribute to Africa’s long term growth and development through an entrepreneurial approach to education and training.

The competition is open to all organisations that are based in Africa and working in education. This includes primary, secondary and tertiary education, as well as non-formal and adult education

Benefits for winners

First prize of $10,000, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $5,000 and 55 awards of $1,000 for the best entry from each country in Africa.
A sponsored trip to the teach a man to fish international conference and peer-learning workshop for the top three award winners
Business guidance
Media publicity
Enhanced sponsorship and donation opportunities
Application Deadline: 12 December 2014

Apply here

 

Robotics Inspired Science Education Photos taken @ Ridge Church School, Photos taken @ Ridge Church School Photos taken @ Ridge Church School Photos taken @ Ridge Church School Photos taken @ Ridge Church SchoolGhanaian Senior High School teams and over 1000 students are gearing up to compete regionally to showcase their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to address real world challenges.

This competitions coordinated by the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation (GRAF) in partnership with the US Embassy Ghana, and other corporate institutions will occur in Tamale, Accra and Cape Coast. GRAF was founded in 2011 as a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to inspire the next generation of Ghanaians to participate in science and technology. GRAF’s mission seeks to design accessible and innovative programs that will excite and motivate young Ghanaians to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics(STEM). RISE seeks to transform the learning experience of young Ghanaians by connecting science theory to hands-on learning experiences. Not only do teachers and students strategize, design, build, program and test an autonomous robot to solve defined real world problems, but students are able to develop leadership skills, self-confidence, presentation and communication skills through the experience of Robotics competitions.

This is the fourth consecutive year, where thousands of participants and supporters have gathered on and off-line in Ghana to encourage this innovative and motivational experience under the tutelage of NASA Senior Robotics Engineer Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu and prominent Ghanaian professors.

We at the U.S. Embassy look forward to making the most of this educational partnership and witnessing the results of these activities in the months and years to come, as students are able to build on their newly-acquired skills. Come join in the excitement and cheer on Ghana’s youth!

The schedule of competitions is as follows:

Friday, September 26, 2014: Competition at the Central Administration Hall of the University of Development Studies; 13 high school clubs from Ghana’s northern regions participating.

Saturday, September 27, 2014: Competition at the Ridge Church Hall in Accra; 13 high school clubs participating from Greater Accra, Volta and Eastern regions

Saturday, October 4, 2014: Competition at the Saint Augustine SHS for high school clubs participating from the Central and Western regions.

Source: usembassy

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

Setup by Mo Farah and his wife Tania in September 2011, the Mo Farah Foundation is a charity focussed on health improvement, education and the alleviation of poverty in the horn of Africa and the UK.

Mo and Tania believe this is unacceptable; through the Foundation, they want to reach all their supporters and work with them to address the most urgent needs.

The Charity’s Aims

The aims of the Foundation include;

▪ Helping to provide safe drinking water and sanitation

▪ Improve Access to Healthcare

▪ Support Livelihood and generation income

▪ Promote education

▪ Identify, nurture and harness the sporting talent of young adults as part of the Olympic Legacy.

Beneficiaries include;

▪ Internally displaced peoples of Somalia and Kenya affected by severe drought and conflict.

▪ Young people in the UK from deprived backgrounds   UK Projects / Academy

The Mo Farah Foundation launched its first UK initiative during August 2013 designed to progress home grown sporting excellence whilst building on the London Olympic Legacy. Book your tickets now! For more information Click  Here

teacherTeacher..The Global Teacher Prize is an annual one million dollar award from the Varkey GEMS Foundation to be given to a super-special teacher. One innovative and caring teacher who has made an inspirational impact on their students and their community will receive the reward of a lifetime.

If you’re a teacher currently teaching children in a compulsory setting or between the ages 5-18, you can apply today. If you know a teacher who deserves to win the Global Teacher Prize, you can nominate a teacher.  Why apply for the Global Teacher Prize?  • Potential for national and international recognition of your achievements — Special Commendation for outstanding applicants in each region • Potential to be invited to the Global Education and Skills Forum 2015 in Dubai as one of 10 Finalists •

Potential to win the Global Teacher Prize and receive prize of US$1 million • Potential to have the Varkey GEMS Foundation make introductions to organisations who may be able to support relevant projects submitted by applicants. Click here to apply.

Deadline to apply: October 5th 2014