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ANNOUNCING THE 2021 TWO-YEAR WORLDWIDE IBM PhD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The 2021 Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship for the academic years of 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 is now open for applications. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. Focus areas include the following topics of particular interest:

EAC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME - CALL FOR 2020 APPLICATIONS

The EAC Scholarship Programme is an initiative of the East African Community (EAC), the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and German Development Bank- KfW. The project begun in 2018 when the EAC and IUCEA entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with KfW geared towards the training of students within the EAC Region.

HIGH IMPACT ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM (HIEP) - A SURVEY FOR THE LAUNCH

Jasiri is a one-year entrepreneurship development program for high potential individuals (under the age of 35) who display entrepreneurial intention-, maturity, and competencies to form part of a community of high impact responsible entrepreneurs.

WEBINAR - UON@50:CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

The University of Nairobi was born on 1 July, 1970 and has therefore turned 50. The University Management has mandated several activities to be included in the golden jubilee celebrations at various levels. One of the activities is holding of webinars on research breakthroughs at the University of Nairobi as well as topical subjects involving local, national and global challenges and opportunities.

GRADUATE APPRENTICE PROGRAM - LAPID LEADERS AFRICA

Lapid Leaders Africa is launching a new entry level path for recent graduates.They are looking for a combination of self-awareness, analytical skills, flexibility, teamwork, and the ambition to grow yourself. They look for smart entrepreneurial leaders with diverse backgrounds, who believe in teamwork and collaboration to solve the most complex youth leadership challenges in the region.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (HULT PRIZE 2020-2021 ) - ONE DAY TO GO!

I would like to bring to your attention the annual HULT prize competition 2021 edition. Hult Prize, in Partnership with the United Nations, is the largest start up accelerator for social entrepreneurship impact. Our theme for this year’s On– Campus program is “University of Nairobi for SDGS”. It seeks to tap into ideas of young people, in line with the Hult Prize 2021 Challenge: “Transforming food into a vehicle for change” #Foodforgood"

INCLUSIVE AFRICA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020 - PROMOTING DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY IN AFRICA

We are delighted to announce Haben Girma, an American disability rights lawyer of Eritrean descent is a keynote speaker at the Inclusive Africa conference next month. Haben was the first deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School and advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change. She received the Helen Keller Achievement Award, and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Chancellor Angela Merkel have all honored Haben.

UoN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CLASS OF 1970 ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2020/2021

The UoN School of Medicine Class of 1970 Alumni led by Dr. Betty Gikonyo and Dr. Frank Njenga offers five (5) scholarships to bright but needy students in the School of Medicine (MBChB) for the first years who joined the University on 31st August 2020.