United Nations (UN)/MIT Climate CoLab Contest for Innovative Solutions to Climate Change 2018

Application Deadline: 7th January 2018 The United Nations is inviting applications for the United Nations (UN)/MIT Climate CoLab Contest for Innovative Solutions to Climate Change 2018 , only eligible persons will be considered for this program. The MIT Climate CoLab organizes contests to solicit the world’s best ideas to prevent and adapt to climate change. This contest asks participants to combine real-world […]

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Commonwealth Class Short Story Writing Competition 2018

Application Deadline: 2nd January 2018 The commonwealth Organisation is pleased to invite young students to be part of the Commonwealth Class Short Story Writing Competition 2018, Interested students are to ensure that they have complied with the eligibility criteria as listed.  This competition is operated by the British Council to publicise the Commonwealth Class programme and to increase participation amongst pupils aged 7-14 […]

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Calibre Essay Prize 2018

DEADLINE: January 15, 2018 Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the twelfth Calibre Essay Prize. The Calibre Prize, founded in 2007, is one of the world’s leading prizes for an original non-fiction essay. It is now worth a total of $7,500. Entry is open to anyone in the world who is writing in English. The winning essay will be published in […]

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APPLY: TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018

DEADLINE: January 31 2018 The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. WORTH Each winning entry will receive a cash prize of $10,000 USD and the reporter will be invited to an award ceremony hosted by TRACE. The judges may also name up to two honourable mentions, who will each […]

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World of WearableArt (WOW) Designer Competition 2018 (Over $170,000 in prize money)

Deadline: March 28, 2018 (International Applicants) / May 14, 2018 (New Zealand Applicants) Entries are invited for the World of WearableArt (WOW) Designer Competition 2018. The WOW Design Competition is a renowned international design competition that attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world. Using the human body as a blank canvas designers create works of wearable art to be […]

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2018 World Summit on the Information Society

Application Deadline:  2 January 2018  23:00 Geneva time Applications for the 2018 World Summit on the Information Society is now available  and interested persons are by this notice notice invited to hurry and grasp the opportunity to be part of the program WSIS Prizes is a unique international contest developed in response to requests from the WSIS stakeholders to create an […]

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Competition: Make Girls Count

Tell us your big idea to make sure girls count – and you could be sharing it with African leaders! Deadline for entries is 17 November 2017. 130 million girls around the world are being denied an education — and 53 million of them are right here in Africa. Without an education, no child can reach their full potential. This has […]

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Community Media – Technology Innovation Award 2017-2018

Deadline: November 8, 2017 Development Alternatives with support from Ford Foundation announces the Community Media – Technology Innovation Award 2017- 2018. The Award encourages technology innovators to incubate their technology and strengthen the community media efficiency, outreach and effectiveness. Development Alternatives (DA), the world’s first social enterprise dedicated to sustainable development, is a research and action organisation striving to deliver […]

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Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Award 2017 for One Young World Ambassadors

Deadline: November 17, 2017 Facebook is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Award. In line with the company’s mission, the award will present a prize to 4 teams or individual social entrepreneurs with advertising credits and Facebook mentors who will share marketing expertise. Facebook is the world’s largest social network and connects over 2 […]

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The Hague Innovators Challenge for Startups 2018- Win up to €30,000

Deadline: November 6, 2017 The Hague Innovators Challenge, the City of The Hague aims to encourage startups, organizations and students to present new ideas on tackling current global challenges. Idea owners are encouraged to invest their prize money in experimentation. Winning ideas are awarded with prizes ranging from €5,000 to €30,000. In The Hague, tens of thousands of people are working towards […]

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Sterling Recyclart Competition for Artists 2017 (Up to N4,000,000 for grabs)

Deadline: Ongoing Create original State of the art artefacts, made from waste materials and win rewards in the Sterling Recyclart Competition 2017. The competition serves as a means to preserve culture by empowering young artists and emerging talent nationally. To participate, create an original piece of art made from recycled and repurposed materials to be exhibited at a public space. The […]

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Global Youth Leadership Scholarship in Canada

Deadline: 30th April 2018 Global Youth Leadership Scholarship in Canada The Global Youth Leaders Certificate is a three-week education program offered at Coady Institute. This program enables young development practitioners from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Participants engage in learning that is grounded in real-world […]

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SWFF Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest 2017 (Over $1,000 in prizes)

  Deadline: September 27, 2017 Submit entries for the SWFF Global Water-Agriculture Contest 2017. The Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched a global water-agriculture photo contest to call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity, while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. The Securing Water […]

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Carnegie Council International Student/Teacher Essay Contest 2017

  Deadline: December 31, 2017 Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is please to announce its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world. From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, […]

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IOC Young Reporters Programme at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Fully-funded)

Deadline: November 1, 2017 Calling all budding sports reporters for the youth Olympic Games! Do you have what it takes to capture the passion of sport in a photo, a video or with words? The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is now accepting application for the third cycle of the IOC Young Reporters Programme, a sports journalism training programme for young creatives […]

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Earth Science Week Photography Contest 2017

  Deadline: October 13, 2017 American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is inviting submissions for its Earth Science Week 2017 Photography Contest. The photography theme for this year is: “Earth and Human Activity Here.” Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences […]

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ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration 2017

Deadline: October 27, 2017 The International Labour Organization (ILO) is pleased to launch a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status misperceptions, reinforcing […]

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Enter the CGAP Photo Contest 2017 (Win a $2,000 Photography Gift Certificate)

Deadline: September 29, 2017 Submit entries for the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) Photo Contest 2017. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Digital innovations and the growing use of smartphones are making it easier for poor and rural customers to manage their daily […]

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Promocode Essay Writing Competition for Young Critical Minds 2017

  Deadline: October 10, 2017 Promocode.com.ph is launching an essay writing contest for young students who have the ability to compose and write a nice and interesting piece. The essay writing competition aims to help the youth to unleash their critical thinking abilities. This contest also aims to inspire the society to learn from young minds. Promocode.com.ph’s goal is to help the […]

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UNESCO “Travelling to Learn Arts and Crafts” Programme 2017 in France (Fully-funded)

Deadline: October 20, 2017 Applications are open for the programme ‘Travelling to learn Arts and Crafts’, by Fondation Culture and Diversite in partnership with UNESCO patronage of the French and under the National Commission for UNESCO. The programme aims to enable arts and crafts students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds to complete a study tour abroad. It allows young French scholarship students […]

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MITEF Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition 2017

Deadline: November 27, 2017 Are you an innovator with a technology driven solution addressing a refugee problem? Enter the Innovate for Refugees Competition 2017. The MITEF Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR Competition) is designed to attract the best tech-driven solutions addressing the refugee crisis. Launched on World Refugee Day in 2016, the Innovate for Refugees program is an […]

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Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Competition 2017 (€6,000 Prize)

  Deadline: November 10, 2017 Entries are now accepted for the Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Competition. This is the twenty-first consecutive year in which Doctors of the World–Médicos del Mundo (MdM-Spain) has conducted the Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography competition. The contest is a reference within the world of photography, which seeks to extol humanitarian values and solidarity. Since 1997, Médicos del […]

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San Diego Latino Film Festival International Poster Competition 2017

Deadline: November 3, 2017 The San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) turns 25! They invite design professionals, artists and students from all over the world to produce a commemorative poster design that will represent the history and legacy of the SDLFF. SDLFF was born out of a desire to take a stand against the status-quo of cinema, to challenge the reigning and ever-present stereotypes […]

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Microsoft Dream.Build.Play Challenge 2017 (Over $200,000 USD in Prizes)

Deadline: December 31, 2017 Submit entries for the Microsoft Dream.Build.Play Challenge 2017. The Dream.Build.Play Challenge is pushing game makers to maximize their creativity and create experiences that engage gamers from across the world. This competition is open to all creators, working solo or in teams of up to seven. Create a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) game for one of the […]

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UNESCO Photography Contest for International Literacy Day 2017 (Over NPR 15,000 in prizes)

Deadline: September 30, 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting applications for its Photography contest on the theme “Literacy in a Digital World”. Digital technologies, including the Internet, mobile phones, and all the other tools to manage information digitally, are fundamentally changing the way we live, learn and socialize. For many, digital technologies provide better access to […]

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UN-Habitat Youth Photography Competition 2017 (Win A Trip to Bonn, Germany)

  Deadline: September 30, 2017 Here is your opportunity to add your voice to the foremost conference on climate change, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 23rd Conference of Parties (COP-23) that will be hosted in the historical city of Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017. UN-Habitat is inviting and giving an opportunity to young photographers to visually participate in […]

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Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) West Africa Regional Programme 2017, Accra Ghana (Fully Funded) – Cohort 8/ 5 Online

Application Deadline: September 1st 2017 Cohort 8 17/08/2017 8:00 AM GMT 01/09/2017 11:59 PM GMT 30/10/2017 1/12/2017 Cohort 5 Online 08/08/2017 8:00 AM GMT 01/09/2017 11:59 PM GMT 01/09/2017 30/09/2017   Apply for the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) Emerging Leaders Program – A President Barak Obama and USAID youth initiative! United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and […]

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