SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Open to: young professionals (up to 35 years old) Cost: meals, accommodation and travel will be provided


SAYP is a training programme developed to build new networks, knowledge and practices for increased transparency, efficiency and resilience in public administration in the Baltic Sea region and in the EU Eastern Partnership countries. The programme also aims to strengthen young professionals and their individual capabilities to meet the requirements of a modern governance structure. SAYP welcomes participants from Belarus, Estonia, Young professionals employed in any of the above-mentioned countries but with a citizenship of another country in the Baltic Sea region are also qualified to apply. Young professionals currently not working in any of the eligible countries according to the... Read More »

My City, Our World Heritage Video Competition

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Open to: age groups between 14 and 17 years old and those between 18 and 21 years old Prizes: 1000 USD for the winner of the 14-17 years old category / 2000 USD for the winner of the 18-21 years old category


The OWHC is proud to renew for a fourth time the International Video Production Competition entitled “My City: Our World Heritage”. This competition is intended for young people of two age groups: those between 14 and 17 years old and those between 18 and 21 years old. At the invitation of the cities that have registered, the young people will be called upon to produce a video of a maximum duration of five minutes on the... Read More »

Global Startup Challenge 2017

Posted on January 11th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world Prize: fully covered trip for the top three finalists, including flights, accommodation and participation fee waiver


Global Startup Challenge is an online competition for aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world. The aim is to empower people from as many backgrounds as possible, keeping in view the border vision of *ship The Startup Festival, i.e. to connect the next-generation of entrepreneurs with mentors worldwide. This is an experience of a lifetime for the ones creating tomorrow, not watching it happen. Interested applicants can submit their ideas and startups  in an application consisting of problem identification and solution proposal. Submission of executive summary, pitch deck and promotion video is optional.

Eligibility The applicant... Read More »

University of Bamberg Scholarships

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: international students holding a Master’s degree in sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political science, economics, demographics, or statistics Scholarship: amounts to 1,365.00 EUR per month plus a grant for material costs


The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) is a multidisciplinary Graduate School funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative. The School was established in 2010 to create an innovative working and learning environment for exceptionally qualified doctoral researchers. The primary goal of the school is to provide doctoral scholars with an outstanding, supportive environment for learning, research, and career development.

Eligibility Applicants should hold a master’s degree or an equivalent in one of the following fields: sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political... Read More »

Nanyang Technological University Fellowship

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 January 2017 Open to: applicants with a doctoral degree issued no more than three years Scholarship: includes ticket by the most economical route, per diem and registration fees


Nanyang Technological University is inviting applications for CLASS postdoctoral/research fellowships for the academic year 2017-2018. International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships. Successful candidates will be affiliated with one or more than one of the constituent schools of the College namely, School of Art, Design, and Media (ADM), School of Humanities (SoH), School of Social Sciences (SSS), and the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI). The Nanyang Technological University is an autonomous university in Singapore offering publicly-funded degree programmes.

Eligibility Applicants must possess a doctoral degree issued no more than... Read More »

International Lighting Design Competition

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 January 2017 Open to: anyone intrested in lighting projects, design, environment Award: the total prize fund is USD 8,500, of which USD 5,000 are reserved for the 1st Prize-winning project


The 3rd edition of the CLUE (Community Lighting for the Urban Environment) International Lighting Design Competition, themed “One for light, light for all” is now open for registration.

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Since 2004, the CLUE Foundation has been holding this international design competition to annually recognizes the best in lighting projects that stand out for their quality of innovation.

Eligibility Proposals should suit the context of a public space—interior or exterior—and should answer a social need while improving the quality of life and having a positive impact on... Read More »

Vienna Start up Package

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: international start-ups who want to develop their business idea in Vienna and Germany, Austria and Switzerland Scholarship: cost of travel to Vienna (within Europe) and accommodation for two months


The Vienna Business Agency start-up package supports selected international start-ups who want to develop their business idea in Vienna and Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In 2016 the Package was awarded to 10 startups from Czech Republic, Poland, Serbia, Bulgaria, South Korea, Slovakia, UAE, Japan and Hungary.

Eligibility An essential condition for participation in the Program is that the Start-up commits itself to fully participate in the program fully and be physically present in Vienna for at least two months during the program; All Start-ups require sufficient financial resources to sustain... Read More »

Mobility is My Lifestyle!

Posted on December 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 December 2016 Open to: residents of EU member states or one of the following non EU countries: Iceland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Turkey, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and Serbia. Prizes: the winner will receive a 2 week trip around Europe with travel and accommodation costs covered


Have you ever dreamt about travelling non-stop? Do you have a plan to visit all European Capitals one day? Would you like to share stories to inspire others to explore the unknown? Then, this competition is meant for you!

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organisation. Their mission is to represent international students, thus provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle... Read More »

Ideas for Action Competition

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: students and young professionals between the ages of 14-18 years and 18-35 years from around the world Prizes: invitation to IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders


Ideas for action are a platform connecting young leaders all around the world who have valuable thoughts and ideas about the 2030 Development Agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals, and any other topic related to the future development of our world. They hope to engage young people to contribute their own voice to the conversation.

Every year, students and young professionals from around the world participate to design ideas for financing... Read More »

Water Integrity Network Photo Competition

Posted on November 30th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: photographers from all around the world Prizes: first prize of 1000 USD voucher for photo equipment


How do corruption and malpractice affect water and wastewater management? What does integrity in wastewater management mean? How can we visualize it?

Your photos could have the power to reflect how increased water integrity can change the water sector and improve lives. A jury of water and media specialists will select the winning photo and runners up, bearing in mind the following qualities

Balance: the photo holds the viewers’ attention and shows a consistent focus; Message: the photo clearly identifies a subject which relates to either positive actions for water integrity or the negative impacts of corruption (exclusive of the caption); Aesthetic Quality: the photo shows... Read More »