Deadline: 20 September 2016 Village Capital, The MasterCard Foundation, and the DOEN Foundation are seeking applications to identify and support the next generation of fintech entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa. These entrepreneurs are innovating in financial technology to increase financial health and improve livelihoods for low-income populations. Village Capital finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems. They build communities around entrepreneurs and their … [Read more...] about Village Capital Fintech Africa 2016: Supporting Next Generation Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa
Deadline: 30 July 2016 The West African Research Association (WARA), in collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, has announced support for young West African scholars through its new Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship program. The program reflects the joint commitment to increasing opportunities for emerging West African scholars, people who are transforming ideas into active solutions to the challenges facing the region and the world at large. Funding Information The Ideas Matter … [Read more...] about WARA Call for Applications: Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships for West Africa
Deadline: 6 June 2016 The MasterCard Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2016 Clients at the Centre Prize, with an aim to provide a platform where they can demonstrate their client-centric practices and share their successes and experiences through practical, ‘real world’. The 2016 Prize is looking for the world’s most impactful and sustainable financial service provider that puts “clients at the centre” of its thinking and operations for the benefit of poor people in … [Read more...] about MasterCard Foundation’s 2016 Clients at the Centre Prize: A Chance to Win up to US$150,000!
Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Mastercard Foundation and Institute of Development Studies are currently inviting applicants from young African researchers for its Matasa Fellowship 2016, with an aim to contribute towards development of outstanding young researchers who will ultimately become leaders in their chosen fields. The broad theme of Fellowship is "youth employment and entrepreneurship in Africa”. Themes Financial inclusion Migration and/or stretched livelihoods Education and … [Read more...] about Matasa Fellowship 2016: Seeking Outstanding Young African Researchers
Deadline: 10 June 2016 The MasterCard Foundation is currently inviting applications from around the world for its Rural Prosperity 2016 Scaling Competition. The challenge of the Scaling competition is to take proven concepts, products and business models and to adapt and launch them at a larger scale across new geographies and markets. Objectives The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity aims to help people move out of poverty by improving access to financial products and services … [Read more...] about Apply for MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity 2016 Scaling Competition