Opportunities for Women #25
Compiled by Mosopefoluwa Amao, Zulu Uwulloh and Toluwanimi Ademola-Sunday
By the time you’re reading this, I’m sure you would be gearing up for Easter! We’re so excited to release our Easter edition of Opportunities for Women to you and we hope that these opportunities and resources would be a kick start to boost your career for the rest of the year!
Remember, we also have our first Sisterly Session on Applying for Global Scholarships which takes place today by 4pm WAT via LinkedIn Live. Set those alarms and make those reminders. We will love to see you there!
Applying For Global Scholarships by Sisterly HQ
We specially invite you to our upcoming event. Opportunities For Women is a project of Sisterly HQ that connects women to opportunities and resources to achieve their goals and dreams. Applying For Global Scholarships will provide women with much-needed information and insights on applying for scholarship opportunities. How do you start? How do you stand out? How do you get a Yes? How do you get a fully-funded offer?
- Desire Uba, ERASMUS+ Scholar, and MSC Candidate, L’Universita degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale
- Teresiah Wambui Warui, Chevening Scholar and MA Graduate, University of Sussex
- Olufisayo Abiodun, MBA Candidate, Arizona State University and Forte Fellow
Join us and our panelists, as we dive into their journeys to and with fully-funded scholarships in Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
Jobs, Apprenticeships and Internships
Service Delivery Geoscientist at Baker Hughes
We are the leader in well construction and production. Our innovative physical and digital solutions improve efficiency, production and maximize reservoir value. Our Geoservices team provides support to multiple product lines within our organization. We partner with internal cross-functional teams and customers to provide services from exploration through to production.
The applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and at least 4 years’ of experience in Engineering or Technology.
Deadline: Not Stated.
Shell 2022 Graduate Programme
Join the Shell Graduate Programme. Our Graduate Programme will help you make the most of your potential, personally and professionally:
- 2–5 year development programme, tailored to your chosen area.
- Challenging and substantial responsibilities from your very first entry into the business.
- A structured development programme, highly valued across the industry
- Working for a globally recognised brand, tackling significant global challenges. Excellent flexibility and work-life balance.
Deadline: Not Stated.
WEMA Bank ‘Tech’ Graduate Trainee Programme 2022
The program will include three business areas; Information Security, Software Engineering and IT Networking and Administration.
To participate in this programme, you must meet the following requirements:
- First Class or Second-Class Upper degree from a recognized University
- 5 O’ level credits (including English & Mathematics) at ONE sitting
- Maximum of 18 months work experience post- National Youth Service
- Not older than 26 years at the point of application
- Have passion for IT (specialized technology)
- A Masters degree from a recognized university would be an added advantage.
- Relevant professional certification(s) would also be an advantage.
Deadline: April 22, 2022.
Brand Identity Designer at Hetikal
At Hetikal, we see a brand identity designer as someone who shapes a brand and how it’s presented to the public. We are looking for a highly creative brand identity designer who can breathe life into a brand and give it a tangible identity. Our ideal candidate must be able to express their thinking via words and imagery that cut through the noise and strike a chord with the public. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project. If you think you have what it takes to bring ideas to life with visual impact, we want to hear from you.
Deadline: Not Stated.
Access Bank Entry Level Training Programme
Access Bank has opened up applications for its Entry Level Training Programme. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements;
A graduate with a minimum of a second class upper division from a top tier university, and with NYSC certificate.
A graduate with a minimum of a second class lower from a top tier university, NYSC certificate, and a Masters’ degree from a top tier university.
Deadline: April 21, 2022.
Program Manager at Twitter
We are the Twitter Service team, dedicated to delivering customer service through meaningful connections. Whether we’re optimizing operations, guarding the health of the service through scaled enforcement, driving content and support channel strategies, or localizing the product for our global audience, we’re with our customers every step of the way.
As an Identity Ops Program Manager II you will be expected to provide project management capabilities, effective oversight of day-to-day operations, surface and resolve operational challenges and provide proactive analysis of operational trends.
Deadline: Not Stated.
Program Manager, Community Engagement at One Project
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and help expand our work with communities and co-create opportunities to achieve maximum impact. The Community Engagement team partners with communities across the globe, managing activities and relationships aimed at co-creating alternative systems. In this new role, the Program Manager will serve as a key point of contact for our community partners and manage all of the activities that we pursue with them. They will work with our consortium of collaboration partners and manage a team of external contractors who support our engagement activities, ensuring that they have the support and knowledge needed for the effective design and implementation of activities.
Deadline: Not Stated.
Senior Strategic Designer at Collaborating For Resilience
The Senior Strategic Designer will serve as a leading team member for the design phase of “Systems Entrepreneurship on Rural Livelihoods and Environmental Governance in India” focused on analysis and network building, with the expectation of continuing into the launch and implementation.
Deadline: April 20, 2022.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards
LLM: University of Lagos Law School Scholarship
In recognition of the developing relationship between the University of East Anglia (UEA) Law School and UNILAG School of Law, UEA Law School will consider offering 2 x 50% tuition fee Scholarships to UNILAG Law Student(s) who are currently studying at or have recently graduated from UNILAG Law School, at the discretion of UEA Law School. Following a selection process to be conducted by the same.
SSE MBA Scholarship
This scholarship is based on cooperation between Dagens Industri, utbildning.se and Stockholm School of Economics and covers the full tuition fee of SEK 495.000 + VAT for SSE MBA-scholarship 2022 Autumn. The training starts on December 5, 2022 and is completed part-time for 18 months, in parallel with regular work. Study trips are also made abroad.
Deadline: June 16, 2022
Cambridge University MBA Scholarship
The Cambridge MBA is one of the world’s leading business programmes, taught at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Scholarship recipients become members of Pembroke College, the third oldest and one of the most highly regarded colleges. The Scholarship offers Financial aid amounting to £30,000 towards tuition fees, Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Digital Innovation for Development in Africa (DIDA) PhD Fellowship For Healthcare Professionals
10 PhD fellowships are available for African nationals to join a unique programme developing the next generation of diagnostics for African Healthcare Systems. Successful applicants will be based at African institutions and will be part of a close-knit cohort, receiving bespoke training in diagnostic development and professional skills which will equip them to be future leaders in this field.
Deadline: 13th May 2022, 5 pm BST
Pulitzer Center Persephone Miel Fellowship 2022 for Media Professionals for developing countries
The Persephone Miel Fellowships are open to all journalists, writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers, staff journalists, as well as freelancers and media professionals outside the U.S. and Western Europe who are seeking to report from their home country but would like to broaden the reach of their reporting by publishing it in international outlets. Applicants must be proficient in English.
Deadline: April 24, 2022
Université Paris-Saclay International Master’s Scholarships in France
Université Paris-Saclay aims to promote access for international students to its Master’s programmes, delivered by its member institutions, and to make it easier for highly-qualified international students to join the University, especially for those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the doctoral level.
Deadline: April 28, 2022
Standard Bank Africa Chairman’s Scholarship
London School of Economics in partnership with Standard Bank is offering three scholarships are to support academically gifted students who do not have the financial means to pursue further studies of this nature. The successful candidates will need to demonstrate a combination of exceptional academic merit and financial need.
Deadline: April 28, 2022
Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development
The MSc in Health and International Development programme will award a full scholarship to a total of eight students for entry between 2019 and 2024. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, these scholarships will support the very best students seeking a career in health-related social science research.
Deadline: April 29, 2022
2022 King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award
The King Hamad Youth Empowerment award comes as an initiative from the Ministry of Youth and Sport Affairs in the Kingdom of Bahrain, as an initiative aimed to empower young people and give them the attention, encouragement and motivation.
Deadline: July 1
Programs, Workshops and Conferences
BCG ASPIRE Women’s Workshop
BCG ASPIRE Women’s Workshop is a 3-day women’s professional development event where over 85 talented women from Europe, Africa, Middle East and South America get to meaningfully engage with each other, explore consulting and connect with BCGers from around the world.
Deadline: April 10, 2022
Bincom Global Tech Programme
The Bincom Dev Center Global Tech Programme is your solution to launch your Tech Career Globally. It is a 1–2 years programme focused on 3 key pillars (Learn Skills, Gain Experience, Gain Exposure) (Programme Fee: 1.2 million Naira. Income Sharing Agreement + other Payment Options available.)
Become A World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
Nominations for class of 2023 are now open (Fully-funded). For almost two decades, Young Global Leaders have led their countries, served their communities, and launched ground-breaking initiatives to inspire new ways of doing business.
Deadline: May 31st
Global Peace Summit Baku 2022
An opportunity to attend the Global Peace Summit Baku 2022 in Azerbaijan for 4 days. This summit is considered the Second Global peace Summit in 2022 after Global peace summit Dubai in last February. This summit organised by Global peace chain.
Deadline: April 30
2022–23 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP).
The Program is designed for human rights activists working with NGOs on issues including sexual and gender-based violence, minority rights, LGBTQI+ rights, labor rights, indigenous peoples’ rights, migration, health, social exclusion, environmental justice, disability rights, and corporate social accountability.
Deadline: May 12
eMag & Climate Chance Virtual Workshops
Climate Chance is strengthening the year-round mobilisation of its African Coalitions from July 2020 with Virtual Workshops and in 2022 with the launch of the African Climate Action eMag.
Less Privileged African Youths Connect Initiative
The objective of the Less Privileged African Youths Connect Initiative is to prepare un(der)employed young men and women for the job market with an emphasis on digital skills/ skills gaps connecting them to job opportunities and inspiring them to undertake their civic responsibilities.
Education USA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP)
The United States Embassy, Nigeria seeks to identify academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students in Nigeria to join the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP).
- Strong academic record
- Robust participation in extracurricular activities
- Involvement in leadership roles
- Excellent community service participation
- Financial Need
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Mosopefoluwa is a Lawyer and a Cybersecurity Analyst with an interest in Cloud Security. She likes to share knowledge, hence, her role as an Opportunities and Resources Writer. In her free time, you would find her restaurant hopping, trying out recipes or seeing a movie. Connect with Mosopefoluwa on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.
Zulu, named after Zulu Shofola, is a writer, avid movie watcher, and self-proclaimed bibliophile. She is proud to call herself a feminist and when she’s not editing for Sisterly HQ and watching travel vlogs on YouTube, she’s trying to save the world in her own little way. Connect with Zulu on Instagram and LinkedIn.
Toluwanimi Ademola-Sunday is a law student at the University of Lagos, keen on international law and diplomacy. She is also a mental health advocate and an avid promoter of the SDGs. She is a devoted Christian who loves writing and a steward of a faith blog. Asides from being a wide reader keen on impact, she is attracted by the simple things of life and hopes to be able to represent African fashion brands later on. Connect with Toluwanimi on Instagram and LinkedIn.
Edited by Chiamaka Dike
Chiamaka Dike is a content writer, podcaster and a marketing and communications strategist. When she isn’t writing and managing communications for brands, you can catch her eating Jollof rice and watching Netflix. Connect with her on Instagram and Twitter.
Published by Akinsipe Temitope
Temitope is a young storyteller who thinks all stories are worth telling. She loves to inspire people to do what they love and follow their passions, tell their stories, and live in the present moment. Connect with Temitope on Instagram, and Twitter.