Oxford Innovation Seed Fund Challenge - Calling all Innovators for Africa!!!

The 2022 Oxford Africa Conference: Innovation Seed Fund application is now live!


The University of Oxford Africa Society, in collaboration with the University of Oxford Vice Chancellor’s office, is awarding 5 grants of GBP 2,000 each to fund Oxford students’ research or entrepreneurial projects that seek to specifically address issues in Africa with innovative and scalable solutions. 


Who can apply: Any undergraduate or postgraduate student currently enrolled at the University of Oxford is eligible to apply to this fund. If applying to use as part of a team-based project, at least one member of the team must be a current Oxford student. Kindly note that a team shall be comprised of NOT MORE THAN three people. 


Winners from this event will be announced at the 2022 Oxford Africa Conference hosted by the University of Oxford Africa Society. This event will be hosted on May 27th - 28th, 2022 at the Blavantik School of Government, Oxford. 


Deadline: Friday, May 20th 2022

Competition Judges:



  • Dr James Marsden: Executive Officer (Policy & Governance) – Vice Chancellor’s Office