Vote for MLADIINFO!

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 in ArticlesRespond to this post »

It has been election season around the world recently, but your vote isn’t limited to politics! The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition, a global program that seeks to encourage youth entrepreneurship for a better world, wants to hear your opinion!

Mladiinfo Team Getting Entrepreneurial

Mladiinfo has been nominated by the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Award committee for the chance to become finalists!

Have Mladiinfo helped you to find a study or work opportunity abroad? Did you apply for some conference or scholarship through our portal? Let’s spread the word about free education together and help Mladiinfo become of the finalists in the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Award!

Mladiinfo Next Steps

In the “Project” category, Mladiinfo itself has been... Read More »

New Article Prize for Postsocialist Studies

Posted on August 4th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 September 2016 Open to: junior scholars with an interest in culture, history, politics of postsocialism Award: the award is nominal

Description

Soyuz is broadly conceived as a group of anthropologists and other scholars working in postsocialist studies. It is formally constituted as the Post-Communist Cultural Studies Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and is also recognized as an official unit of the Association for Slavic, East European Studies and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES formerly AAASS). The Soyuz Research Network for Postsocialist Cultural Studies announces the opening of its first Article Prize competition for the best article related to the culture, history, politics of postsocialism by a junior scholar. This prize recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of scholarly understandings of postsocialism, broadly defined.

Eligibility

Articles published in 2015... Read More »

GCRF Centres Competition: Foundations of Inclusive Growth

Posted on July 27th, 2016 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 September 2016 Open to: research organisations with strong institutional commitment Grants: £10 million full economic cost (fEC) over five years in research centres

Description

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a new 5-year £1.5 billion funding stream to support cutting-edge research which addresses the problems faced by developing countries. GCRF was announced as part of the UK government’s 2015 spending review and forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment.

The aims of the ESRC’s GCRF Centres competition 2016: Foundations of inclusive growth will be to:

Develop interdisciplinary relationships within and beyond the social sciences around key global research challenges; Build strong collaborations with UK and international non-academic stakeholders in the identification of these challenges; Co-produce and deliver substantive and innovative... Read More »

Write a Blog About the Balkans and Win a 2-Week Trip!

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 August 2016 Open to: travel bloggers Award: all-expense paid trip across the Balkans for 2 weeks in a branded camper

Description

Do you have what it takes to be a Balkanvibe.com travel blogger? Send your best original blog about the Balkans. If your post vibes it will be published on Balkanvibe.com website and expand your audience to include thousands of readers and fellow travelers!

By submitting your blog entries, you enter a chance to go on a free, 2-week trip around the Balkans. This is the first in a series of Balkanvibe.com trips to be hosted in the coming year. Even if you aren’t selected for this trip, there is an opportunity to connect with new partners to write... Read More »

Morisawa Type Design Competition 2016

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Open to: new Kanji or Latin typeface designs, by any individual, group or nationality. Award: 1,000,000 Japanese Yen (8,250 USD)

Description

Morisawa’s International Type Design Competition has been giving birth to a new typeface design from 1984. The recent competitions held in 2012 and 2014 have received more than 1,000 entries, from over 20 countries and regions.

The 2016 Competition will mark the 31st anniversary of the Awards.

Eligibility All category winners will receive a testimonial and a trophy; The number of submissions per entrant is not limited; The entry is possible in any or in both competition categories. Award Awards will be announced in several categories and the total value of prize money that will be awarded is almost 50,000... Read More »

The University Startup World Cup

Posted on July 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 August 2016 Open to: Teams must have at least one person who is a student, faculty member or recent graduate (within the current calendar year) at the time of submission Venue: 3-7 October, Copenhagen, Denmark

Description

The University Startup World Cup will start off in Copenhagen with pitch session, investor meetings, mentor meetings, a trade show, a competition and the chance to build a strong startup network across the world.  The week will end off with the election of the world’s best university startup!

The University Startup World Cup is more than just an entrepreneurial competition. The aim is to support the development process of all finalist teams. Over the course of one year,  an environment in which the... Read More »

UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Time Capsule Competition

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 October 2016 Open to: creative young people around the world born between 1991 and 1998, interested in addressing the issue of sustainability for a more inclusive future Awards: a round-trip from home country to the UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna, Austria; accommodation and health insurance in Vienna (from the 20th November to the 26th November 2016) + a grant

Description

The competition is organized by UNIDO, the UN specialized agency that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability, together with AIESEC, the global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential.

Contestants  are required to submit a video message about their hopes, dreams and concerns with inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

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Central Asia Program: Student Research Paper Competition

Posted on June 29th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 November 2016 Open to:  MA or PhD students writing a thesis or a doctorate on Central Asia Award: USD 300 and opportunity to publish the paper in Central Asian Affairs

Description

The Central Asia Program (CAP) at George Washington University promotes high-quality academic research on contemporary Central Asia, and serves as an interface for the policy, academic, diplomatic, and business communities.

Research on Central Asia tends to be carried out all too often by geographically compartmentalized groups. Central Asia Program strives to bring together counterparts from the United States, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Central Asia by promoting various forms of interaction and initiating joint projects.

To facilitate the growth and coherence of the Central Asian Studies field the Central Asia Program at the George Washington... Read More »

United Nations World Tourism Organization Logo Competition

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 July 2016 Open to: creative people over 18 years of age Prizes: join UNWTO for the official launch of the International Year in Madrid on 18 January 2017, winning logo will travel all around the world

Description

The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (A/C.2/70/L.5). This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on the contribution of sustainable tourism to development among public and private sector decision-makers and the public, while mobilizing all stakeholders to work together in making tourism a catalyst for positive change.

In the context of the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the International Year aims to support a change... Read More »

Apply for Project Inspire Grant of USD 25,000!

Posted on May 24th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Open to: representatives of existing organizations, individual or as a team of up to three members Grant: USD 25,000/ winning project, USD 10,000 grant/running-up

Description

Project Inspire is a global initiative by Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard, for organisations to win up to USD 25,000 for the project proposals. This year’s theme is “Empowering Women and Girls through Safety and Security”, focusing on women and/or girls in the Asia and/or Pacific region. This can range from food security, to health, sanitation, financial, physical, and emotional security (more about submission rules in the official call HERE).

Eligibility Open to both males and females; Representants fo an existing organization; Participants may submit entries as an individual or as a team of up to... Read More »