Students Photo Competition 2017

Posted on February 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Open to: students who are currently enrolled either full or part-time at any university Prize: Apple Watch Sport (1st prize)

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Each year, students show Morgan Stanley what the world looks like through their eyes in our annual photo competition. This year’s theme, Places and Spaces, focuses on the various places and spaces where you live, work and travel to. You are encouraged to submit photos of Places and Spaces; moments in your lives, your travels and your imagination. After all, photos are submitted, our panel of judges will narrow down all submissions to five entries from each region – Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and North America

Eligibility 

To be eligible, all entrants must be studying at a... Read More »

InterAction’s Photo Contest 2017

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: all, with exception of current InterAction staff Prize: winner will receive 1,000 USD and the Effective Assistance Photography Certificate

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For 15 years, InterAction’s photography contest has focused on incredible humanitarian and development work. Once again, we encourage you to submit your most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective and inspiring efforts in humanitarian assistance and international relief and development. To honor this milestone, this year they will honor winners in three categories in addition to the grand prize winner. The categories are Global Development, Humanitarian Assistance, and Mobile Phone. 

Eligibility Entry is open to all, with the exception of current InterAction staff; For any persons appearing in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the... Read More »

33rd Eisaku Sato International Essay Contest

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: no restrictions for age, nationality or profession Prize: first place (4,000 USD), second place (1,700 USD), an honorable mention (400 USD)

Description

The theme of the 2017 contest is: “Demography of the world is experiencing a significant structural change. While world total population is still growing, increasing number of countries are facing low fertility, rapid ageing and even depopulation. Some are concerned about possible ageing before societies become rich. Others are seeing continuing explosion of unemployed youth. Even in rich countries, social security system is under pressure, and generational conflict is on the rise.

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How should the United Nations cope with such demographic changes? Discuss the potential role of... Read More »

Global Impact Challenge 2017

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to : anyone, anywhere in the world Award: full sponsorship to attend Singularity University’s prestigious Global Solutions Program

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The Singularity University together with the World Food Programme (WFP) is currently inviting applications for the Global Impact Challenge to find new ways to provide food in Emergencies. You have likely witnessed a scene like this far too many times on the news, from the safety of your home: hundreds, thousands, or even millions of families caught in the grip of conflict or disaster. Chased, burned, or washed out of their homes. Stripped of their belongings, cut off from their fields. Little to eat. Children denied food when they need it most. A life of stunting and underachievement—for those who get... Read More »

“Many Languages, One World” Student Essay Contest

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 March 2017 Open to: full time university students Award: all-expenses-paid trip to Boston and New York City

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ELS and the United Nations Academic Impact are pleased to sponsor the fourth Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum. This year welcomes Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organiser of the Northeastern University Global Youth Conference.

Eligibility  Too qualify, essays must be written in an official language of the United Nation that is neither your first language(language(s) spoken at home) nor the medium of instruction in either your primary or secondary school education; You will need to demonstrate both written and verbal competency in the language of the essay; You... Read More »

Mittelmoda International Fashion Design Competition

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: students in their last year at college (undergraduate and post-graduate level) who will graduate (or get a Diploma) in 2017 as fashion designers Award: cash prizes

Description

Mittelmoda is coming back for the 24th year and is calling out for the 2017 edition of the most international fashion design contest ever. The competition is promoted by Mittelmoda International Lab in collaboration with Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, SMI – Sistema Moda Italia, Fondazione Industrie Cotone Lino and Milano Unica.

Selected candidates will be invited to take part in the finals and will be asked to create their collections (Outfits + Accessories) to be shown on Mittelmoda’s catwalk in a collective fashion show (date and place to be... Read More »

SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »