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2023 ECOWAS WASIG Scholarship for African Students

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March 31, 2023

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) with the WAIGF Team  is pleased to announce the call for application for the first West African School on Internet Governance (WASIG) to be held from 22 – 24 May 2023 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Hybrid).

The school is structured as a three (3) day intensive learning program intended to introduce participants to Internet governance (IG) from the global and West African perspectives. The format will include fireside discussions with experts in the field and participation in the Policy and Regulation Initiative for Digital Africa’s (PRIDA) virtual training platform.

Application Deadline: 31st March, 2023

Eligible Countries: West African Countries

Type: Scholarship

Number of Awards: Not Mentioned

Value of Award: Certificates will be issued to participants who successfully complete the training. 


  • Applicants should ideally be involved as key actors or decision-makers in Internet governance or ICT policy processes.
  • Applicants should be able to contribute now or soon to IG activities or/and processes within their institutions, countries, continent and globally.
  • Applicants must be West Africans.

How to Apply: Applicants are kindly requested to complete the online form before the deadline.

Source: waigf.org

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