The African Internet Governance Forum (African IGF) has some great news for young people in Africa.
They’re offering grants to help young people attend a big event in Nigeria in 2023.
Here’s all you need to know about this special offer.
Location: Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria
What’s It About: The African IGF is meeting to talk about the future of the Internet in Africa. This meeting is a big deal, and they want young people to be there too.
What Is The Travel Support Grant?
The African IGF wants young people to help decide the future of the Internet in Africa. But they know that travel can be expensive. So, they are giving out grants to help young people go to the event.
What Are the Benefits?
There are two types of grants:
- Full Support: This covers everything – travel, where to stay, and getting around in Nigeria.
- Partial Support: This covers some of the costs, like either travel or where to stay.
Who Can Get a Grant?
- You have to live in an African country.
- You must be 15 to 35 years old.
- You must care about the Internet and how it works.
- You must tell them why going to this event will help you and your country.
- You must pay for your own visa.
Here are the key dates for the grants:
- Application Deadline: 7th August 2023
- Announcement of Selected Participants: 18th August 2023
How to Apply
Applying is easy! Just go to the African IGF’s website and follow the instructions.
Why Is This Important?
The African IGF is working hard to make the Internet better for everyone in Africa. They know that young people have great ideas and want them to be part of the change. By offering these grants, they are making sure that money is not a problem for young people who want to help.
Some big groups are helping to pay for these grants. They believe in young people and want to help them make a difference. This shows that many people think this event is important.
The African IGF 2023 in Abuja is a big chance for young people to have a say in the future of the Internet in Africa. These travel grants make it easy for young people to be there.
If you’re a young person in Africa who cares about the Internet, this is a chance you don’t want to miss. Check out the official African IGF website for more details.
Don’t wait too long – the deadline to apply is 7th August 2023! The African IGF is excited to hear what you have to say.
Table: Grant Summary
|Type of Support||What’s Covered?|
|Full Support||Travel, Stay, Transportation|
|Partial Support||Either Travel or Stay|
- Apply for the New Minds Initiative Youth Employment Program
- Official African IGF Website
By being part of this, you could help shape a better digital future for Africa. It’s a big opportunity, so don’t miss out.
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