Wouldn’t it be absolutely amazing to visit the land of opportunities like the USA? Thanks to top global opportunities for Africans to explore in the USA and Canada. Feel free to take advantage of this list but, remember that it is subject to updates because it is in-exhaustible. 

1. Google PhD Fellowship in Computer Science and Related Areas for African Students 2020

Google is currently inviting applications for the Google PhD Fellowship Program for interested outstanding African students looking to pursue PhD level studies in Computer Science and related areas to apply for the 2020 Google PhD Fellowship. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application submissions must be submitted by Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

2. Acumen and Ikea Social Entrepreneurship East Africa Accelerator Programme in the USA 2021

Acumen impact investment in the USA invites applications for the Acumen and Ikea Social Entrepreneurship East Africa Accelerator Programme in the USA in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The application closes on June 8th, 2021.

3. Robert S. McNamara Postgraduate Fellowships for Developing Countries 2021

Applications are currently being invited for the Robert McNamara Postgraduate Fellowships (RSMFP) for Developing Countries in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The window for applications is now open and will accept applications until April 30.

4. COINS Grand Challenge for Undergraduate Students and Entrepreneurs in the USA 2021

Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) invites applications for the COINS Grand Challenge for undergraduates, youngsters and entrepreneurs in the built environment in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The applications close June 28, 2021.  

5. Rotary Peace Fellowships for Masters Degree Students Worldwide in 2022-23

Rotary International is accepting applications for the 2022-23 Rotary Peace Fellowship programme by the Rotary Peace Center. Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The applications close May 15, 2021.

6. Pulitzer Center Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund for Journalists in Africa (Win $7,500)

The Pulitzer Center invites applications for the Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund in the USA in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline is on a rolling basis. 

7. National Geographic COVID-19 Remote Learning Emergency Fund for Educators 2020

The National Geographic Society invites applications for the COVID-19 Remote Learning Emergency Fund for Educators in 2020. The National Geographic Society recognizes that educators, who are among the many dedicated individuals on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, are pioneering new ways of teaching so that students can continue learning. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications may be submitted until further notice. 

8. IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Worldwide in USA 2020

The International Women’s Media Foundation(IWMF) in the USA is inviting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Worldwide in 2020. Undoubtedly, this is one of the top global opportunities for Africans to explore. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application is accepted on a rolling basis.  

9. DFID Global Innovation Fund for Poverty Alleviation in 2020(Win £10m)

The US Department of International Development (DFID) invites applications for grants within the Global Innovation Fund in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: They accept applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding. Click here for more details and to apply.

International students can visit the land of opportunities by taking advantage of the top global opportunities for Africans to explore in the USA and Canada.