12 Funding Opportunities for African youths Please share with your network. Feb 2018:

1. Merck 350 Research Grants (up to EUR 350,000) Deadline: August 15th, 2018. Get funding to work on challenging research topics at the occasion of Merck’s 350th anniversary. Merck is all about Science and Technology. Check out this link: https://www.merckgroup.com/content/dam/web/corporate/non-images/research/350openinnovation/research-grants/en/Application-registration-350-Research-Grants-en.docx Merck
2. Africa Women Development Grants 2018 – $50,000 – Deadline March 7th 2018. The Africa Women Development Grants invites applications from African women’s organizations under it’s main grants programme. http://awdf.org/wp-content/uploads/Application-guidelines-Main-grants_Jan18forweb.pdf African Women’s Development Fund
3. UNAOC – United Nations Alliance of Civilizations – $25,000 – February 16th 2018 – Youth Solidarity Fund application – https://apply.unaoc.org/ United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
4. Misk Grand Challenges – Up to $100,000 Grant for Young Innovators World Wide – Deadline – May 14th 2018 – Via the Misk Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates   Foundation. http://miskgrandchallenges.org/ressources/Application_Form.pdf Misk Foundation مؤسسة مسك الخيرية
5. IITA Research Fellowship on “Youth Engagement in Agribusiness and Rural Economic Activities in Africa” – Up to $10,000 – Deadline – February 28th 2018 – http://ow.ly/fNr630gosZB 
6. Tanzania Sudden Opportunity Grant – Up to $200,000 – Deadline – Dec 31st 2018 –  https://www.voice.global/call-for-proposal/tanzania-sudden-opportunity-grant-v-1853-tz/ Voice
7. For Further funding opportunities, grants, scholarships, stay tuned on: https://www.facebook.com/fernandes.benjamin7/ 
8. UK Network for funding organizations in International development, rolling deadlines, form $5,000-$500,000: https://www.bond.org.uk/hubs/funding-opportunities 
9. Open society initiative of East Africa – https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-initiative-eastern-africa Open Society Foundations
10. IDEX Global Accelerator Fellowship 2018/2019 – for aspiring social entrepreneurs. Deadline – March 15th 2018 – http://www.idexaccelerator.com/peek-inside/ IDEX Fellowship
11. Global Change-makers Youth Summit 2018 – 18 to 23 years old –  Fully Funded to Switzerland – https://www.globalyouthsummit.net/ Global Changemakers
12. All Bar None Scholarship to attend the 2018 One Young World Summit in The Hague, The Netherland (Fully Funded) – Deadline – 2nd April 2018 – https://www.oneyoungworld.com/all-bar-none-scholarship-2018 One Young World
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