Top Global Awards for African Students to Explore in 2020

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As an African student who loves to win awards, there are Top Global Awards for African Students to Explore in 2020.

As most people cannot complain, studying abroad is exciting but it is made even more exciting with the idea of winning awards.

Top Global Awards for African Students to Explore

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You can partake in these awards programs to become a winner. Below we will be discussing some of the Top Global Awards for African Students to Explore in 2020.

Top Global Awards for African Students to Explore in 2020

Without further time-wasting, below are the Top Global Awards for African Students to Explore in 2020;

African Union Youth Silencing the Guns Awards in 2020

In this award program, you can win up to a $5,000 grant. This award is offered by the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy to young peacebuilders.

Award

  • Work recognition
  • Up to 5,000 grant funding to support their existing project
  • Getting featured at the African Union and partners platforms

Eligibility

  • Nominees must be within the age of 15 to 35.
  • All nominees must fit in one of the six award categories and directly address one of the thematic areas.
  • Nominees’ project must be apolitical in nature and must not be operated for profit.

Deadline

Nominations for this award will be accepted till on the 16th of November 2020.

Overview

All applications can be done on the official site at https://auyouthenvoy.org/ystgawards/#about. Further instructions can also be gotten there.

The Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award for Healthcare Entrepreneurs 2020

This award is currently open for applications and it will focus on innovative solutions that offer better access to healthcare for households in low-income communities.

Award

  • A financial grant from the Swiss Re Foundation. However, this depends.
  • Three of the finalists go face to face with an independent award jury of senior swiss, experts, academic representatives, and selected swiss clients. Total prize money of $7,000,000 will be divided among them.
  • There is an opportunity to receive an employee award and a special prize.

Eligibility

  • Operation in low-income communities
  • Innovation and technology focus

Deadline

The deadline for this award is scheduled to end on the 8th of November 20020 (8th/November/2020).

Overview

Application for this award can be done at https://www.swissrefoundation.org/our-work/key-initiatives/resilience-award/. More information can also be gotten from the site.

Africa No Filter Emerging Scholars Programme to Explore African Narratives 2020

This awards program is looking for scholars who are ready to explore African narratives across a range of storytelling mediums across the continent.

You should be aware that there is an award worth of full funding. The application deadline is on the 13th of November 2020. Further details and applications are here.

Future Awards Africa for Youths in Nigeria 2020

This award program has an award of full funding. Applications are currently ongoing. For further details and application, you can visit https://awards.yafri.ca/.

$60,000 Sony World Photo Awards for Professionals and Young Photographers 2020

The word photography organization offers the worth of an award to winners a total prize of $60,000. Its deadline is scheduled for the 14th of January 2021.

Open competition is scheduled for the 7th of January 2021. Youth competition on scheduled for the 31st of December 2020.

Student competition is scheduled for the 30th of November 2020. For more information and application, you can visit https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards.

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