Education is considered one of the greatest equalizers. Many people born into low-income households have had a shot at a better life due to the power of education.
This is especially true for African and Caribbean Students, many of whom are dealt the short-end of the stick just by virtue of being in their respective continents. However, there are currently a lot of scholarship opportunities form African students by some of the most recognizable organizations across the world.
Below are two of them.
Goldman Sachs Africa and Caribbean Recruiting Programme for African Students 2024
Goldman Sachs is one of the most recognizable financial institutions and thus, their foray into offering scholarship programs is bound to change lives.
This program is an interactive multiday program for students in Africa and the Caribbean graduating in 2024-2025. This program aims to introduce students into the financial world through hands on experience.
To qualify for the program, you simply need to be a student graduating from a Bachelors or Masters degree program between January 2024 – June 2025.
Available opportunities will include a Summer Analyst Internship and a Summer Associate Internship.
In return, you will gain valuable experience and skills through interactive workshops, among others.
You can apply for it here.
2023 Old Mutual Graduate Programme for African Graduates and Postgraduate Students
The Old Mutual Graduate Program is aimed at students who are either graduates or post-graduates seeking work experience.
As a premium financial service organization, Old Mutual aims to give these students experience in areas such as Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management, and Banking and Lending.
These scholarship opportunities are invaluable to many students in Africa and the Caribbean islands. To keep up to date with these and more such opportunities, subscribe to our AWIT newsletter.