[Thread]: Opportunities Around the World for Students


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This is a thread that highlights opportunities for students around the world. You can also add important opportunities that you think will benefit students in Nigerian.

  1. Ideas for Action Competition

The UN is hosting the third global Ideas for Action Competition. Students and young professionals from around the world sign up to participate to design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders.

Register here

You can submit your proposal: here

Find out more: http://www.ideas4action.org/2017-competition/

Deadline is February 28, 2017


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Application for Carnegie Mellon University’s Master’s Program

Join the Carnegie Mellon’s University community of change.

Submit your application by May 1st to be considered for August 2017 admission. Apply here today.


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IDEA Challenge 2017

Would you like to participate in an idea challenge that can enhance creativity and knowledge exchange between students and other tech developers?

Apply for the Make a difference challenge and stand a chance to develop your ideas into physical products.

Find out more here


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thanks @anosime putting up mine. Would love to get more of this.


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Hi @pken, Good to hear this. Continue to watch this space.


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Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in Germany

Got innovative ideas or projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)?

Apply for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in Germany here

Deadline 31st of July, 2017


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IKEA bootcamp Opportunity for those with early stage startups.

Apply here: http://ikeabootcamp.rainmaking.io/


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Carnegie Mellon University Africa is now accepting applications for its masters’ degree program in Information Technology starting 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Application deadline: December 15th 2017

Apply here


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UNICEF launches Climate Comic Contest. Apply here. Deadline October 22, 2017


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Do you have an early stage social enterprise with the potential to dramatically improve the lives of women and girls in society?

coLABS invests in innovative start-ups by providing seed investment capital, rapid prototyping and advisor support.

Investment criteria:

Investment focus: Social Enterprises working to improve the lives of women and girls

Investment size: $50k - $250k

Investment structure: Revenue-share investment, no debt & no equity

Timeline: Pitch in Jan/Feb 2018

Apply below: https://goo.gl/forms/bvIZclFH77gQnzqj1

Deadline: Tomorrow, Wednesday, 10th January.


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Are you a very young entrepreneur?

The Anzisha Prize seeks to award young entrepreneurs who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses. Twenty finalists from across Africa will win an all-expenses paid trip to South Africa to be a part of a week-long entrepreneurship workshop and conference at the African Leadership Academy.

You stand the chance to win a shared amount of US$100 000 and become an Anzisha fellow.

Sign up here: http://www.anzishaprize.org/apply/