WEEC Opportunities for Women

Talent is equally shared, but not opportunity. To this end, we at WEEC have taken time to research and highlight various opportunities for Africans. These opportunities will support women development. Some of these opportunities are for entrepreneurs and other are for students.

Some of the opportunities are as follows;

Tony Elumelu Foundation Programme for Entrepreneurs
The Tony Elumelu Foundation has opened applications for its entrepreneurs from all over Africa. Applications have opened on January 1st 2020 and will close by March 1st, 2020.
The Entrepreneurship programme is open to entrepreneurs who have novel ideas in any sector and has been in operation for 3 years.  
Applications can be done on https://application.tefconnect.com/

ARM Young Talent Programme (AYTP)

The AYTP programme is organized by Assets and Resources Management (ARM). The internship will allow you learn vital work skills, develop capabilities and gain employment easily upon completion of university education.

Eligibility requirements include;
  •           Enrollment in a degree programme
  •         Applicants must have completed a year of their degree programme
  •         You must be on track for a 2:1 and;
  •         Candidates must be available to resume work by 15th of June, 2020.

To Apply: Visit www.arm.com.ng/armcareers
For more questions, send an email with the subject AYTP 2020 to aytp@arm.com.ng

Al-Sumait Africa Prize

The Al-Sumait Africa Prize originated in Kuwait and it is targeted at programs or initiatives in education.

The prize will be awarded to individuals or institutions who are doing the following; 

  •          Improving people’s access to basic education, vocational & training programs and/or higher education.
  •          Improving literacy among all members of society.
  •          Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economic status of their parents.

 For more details on nominations; check www.alsumaitprize.org/nominations/

Yale African Scholars Program

Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS),  is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent.

Participants will enhance their academic skills, receive university admission and financial aid application guidance, and join a network of young leaders from across Africa

Following the eight-day program, students will be paired with mentors who will help advise them throughout the university application process. There are no tuition, meal, or lodging costs for students to participate in YYAS.

YYAS is an official program of Yale University.

For more details check: https://africanscholars.yale.edu/

Interswitch Group Next Engineering Intern 2020 for Young Developers

Interswitch is recruiting for its #NextEngineeringIntern program. Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organization’s on a timely and consistent basis.

The #NextEngineeringIntern program for developers seeks to create the next generation of Nigerian developers.

Application deadline is 11th February, 2020.

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