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Opportunity Corner Updates - Week 2

Welcome to Opportunity Corner, a place where we curate a diverse range of opportunities tailored to your interests and aspirations. Whether you're seeking scholarships, jobs, conferences or competitions, we have precisely what you need to propel your ambitions forward.


Are you a law student or a recent law graduate? Olaniwun Ajayi LP is now accepting applications for its summer internship programme. This opportunity is designed for undergraduate law students and graduates yet to attend Law School. Selected interns will get the opportunity to experience life at the firm through this internship, participate in a range of activities and have access to tutorials via BLUE POD- an online interactive platform. The programme will run from July - September 2023 and each cohort would run for a period of three (3) weeks. To qualify, candidates must meet the requirements stated by the firm.

Application closes 16 June 2023 and all applicants are expected to submit a 3-minute video introducing themselves and why they would like to work with them. Additional requirements include the following:

  • Resume

  • Statement of Interest

  • Video link (videos can be uploaded via any platform)

  • Proof of CGPA

Learn more about the 2023 Summer Internship & Blue Experience at Olaniwun Ajayi here


Forward is a free, 5-month online learning programme that seeks to bridge the gap between learning and practice. This programme equips young talent with the skills they need to help them succeed in their line of work. This virtual programme focuses on business, leadership and digital skills transferable across industries and roles. Forward is available to Africans and other parts of the world. At the end of the program, students of the program will receive a McKinsey Forward Digital Badge which will open them to a 98% recommendation rate when applying to other roles.

Applicants are only eligible if they reside in any of the countries where Forward is offered, have no more than five years of formal experience, have completed any post-secondary school degree, have a good command of the English language etc. The application deadline is June 20, 2023, 5PM CET.

Learn more about Forward here


This is a fully funded scholarship for individuals pursuing a master's or second-entry professional undergraduate program at McGill University. This scholarship includes tuition and fees for the full normal duration of the selected program, a living stipend of $2,000 per month and a one-time relocation grant for moving to Montreal.

This programme promises access to a wide range of other opportunities and up to 30 individuals will benefit from this scholarship. The application deadline for international students is August 24 2023. Only 10 international students will be selected to enjoy this scholarship.

Learn more here


This is the second Africa Regional Summit happening in Cape Town, South Africa from 17-20 October 2023. It is a fully funded opportunity open to changemakers aged 21-28 years old from or living in Africa. This is a life-changing week of skills development, networking and capacity building alongside 50 of Africa’s most impactful young leaders. After the summit, attendees will become eligible to apply for grant funding to scale and amplify their impact. International flights from your country’s main airport, transport within South Africa, accommodation and meals will be covered for the duration of the event for the selected changemakers. Changemakers will be selected through a competitive 3-part selection process. Applications will be accepted until midnight Central African Time on 10 June 2023.

Learn more about this opportunity here


The IMF Youth Fellowship 2023 is an opportunity open to young leaders between 20 and 35 years of age to join the IMF to contribute to global change. This year, IMF is sponsoring selected candidates to experience the IMF Annual Meetings in Morocco. Selected candidates must be within the required age bracket, and have demonstrated experience in either social activism, entrepreneurship or content creation. Public speaking skills are a plus as well as an education in international relations, economics or communication.

Applications may be submitted in English, Arabic or French. The IMF Youth Fellowship application closes on June 30 2023. For more information, click here. Apply for the IMF Youth Fellowship here.

See you next week for more opportunities!

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