Junior Achievement Kenya Innovation Challenge

Deadline 10th April, 2016 Junior Achievement Kenya in partnership with NIC Bank and Craft Silicon have put together a Financial Innovation Challenge for young people under the age of 24. The winner gets a cash price of KES 250,000 from NIC Bank and Prototyping and Go-to-market mentorship from Craft Silicon Foundation. Apply here

Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa

Deadline:May 1,2016 The Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa supports Internet.org’s vision of a connected world. To this end, the goal of the Challenge is to recognize individuals and organizations that are working on internet-based solutions to promote education and economic empowerment in countries throughout Africa. The Challenge will encourage the development of apps, websites and […]

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program 2017

Deadline: April 29, 2016 The Embassy is now accepting applications for MEXT Research Scholarship 2017 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology  offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as research students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2017 as stipulated below. Fields of Study: Fields of […]

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Scholarship

Applications are open for AIMS Masters degree. The AIMS Master’s degree in the mathematical sciences is a unique, innovative program providing problem-solving and computational skills as well as exposure to cutting edge fields. Requirements: Applicants should hold, or anticipate completing by the start date of the AIMS course, a 4-year university degree in mathematics, or any science […]

Full-Time Data Scientist-Data Science Fellowship

Ushahidi under Making All voices Count is looking for a passionate and experienced full-time Data Scientist who will work with the South to South Lab to analyze data generated by the Making All Voices Count programme and projects. The Fellow must be a citizen of Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Indonesia, Philippines or Ghana (or foreign national […]


The World Summit Award (WSA) selects and promotes the world’s best digital innovation. Founded in 2003 as follow-up initiative to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva. The declared aim of the conference was to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) accessible to everyone and to bridge the digital divide .The World […]

UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships

Deadline: April 30, 2016 Applications are open for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships. Fellowships will be given to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. The fellowships are offered with a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and […]

PhD Fellowship

Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC) at Centres of Excellence in the South The Fellowship is offered to women scientists to pursue postgraduate research in a field of the natural sciences.  Deadline for applications: 31 May 2016. Eligibility Open to qualified women science graduates from countries in […]

F8 Meetup Nairobi

In an effort to bring developers from all over the world key content and announcements being shared at F8, Facebook is organizing 27 meetups all over the world to coincide with the event happening live in San Francisco on April 12. Each meetup will feature a live stream of the opening day keynote and time […]

2016 Bell Labs Prize

The Bell Labs Prize is a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. […]