Adobe Design Achievement Awards

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Open to: students around the world Award: global recognition, trophies, yearly Adobe Creative Cloud memberships, mentorship opportunities, certificates


The Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) 2017 global digital media competition opens for entries and students around the world are invited to participate.

Connected to industry professionals, academic leaders, and top brands, the ADAA is launching the next generation of student careers.

Competition categories are grouped in three (3) main segments and include many different subcategories:

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Contest is open to individuals who are:

18 years of age (or the age of majority in your jurisdiction) or older; students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education at time of entry. Award

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Smart Villages Photography Competition

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Open to: everyone, regardless of nationality, background, age and experience Prize: USD 2000 for the overall winner


This competition focuses on how energy access changes the life of rural communities around the world, and the concept of “Smartness” i.e., not just provision of off-grid energy to villages, but how that energy is being used in productive, innovative, and even entrepreneurial ways to achieve sustainable development outcomes for the individuals and communities concerned.

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Everyone, regardless of nationality, background, age and experience, is welcome to participate and submit up to 3 photographs.

Prizes USD 2000 for the overall winner; USD 1000 for the runner-up; Two USD 500 prizes for each of the four categories.

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WIZZ Youth Challenge

Posted on March 16th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 April 2017 Open to: college or university students Award: 1st prize is UNLIMITED travel on the WIZZ Network for one year


WIZZ Youth Challenge is the first international case study competition from Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline of Central and Eastern Europe.

You will get the opportunity to test your skills, intelligence, expertise and experience to the limits, developing a response to a real-world business situation as well as the possibility of sharing your ideas and expertise with Wizz, an airline which flew 23 million people in 2016.

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Your work will be evaluated by Wizz Air’s Executive Management team, which includes some of the most experienced experts in low-cost aviation. If... Read More »

Genius Loci Weimar 2017 Video Mapping Competition

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

Deadline: 9 April 2017 Open to: visual artists around the world Award: the three winning projects will then be completed with prize money totaling EUR 48,000


The Genius Loci Weimar Festival has opened the call for submissions for its 2017 Video Mapping and Facade Projection Competition.

Every summer since 2012, Weimar becomes a meeting point for digital avant-garde artists, culture enthusiasts and scientists. The Genius Loci Weimar festival for site-specific audio-visual art and interactive facade projections now ranks among the leading international events in this area.


Visual artists around the world are invited to submit artistic concept ideas, which present an innovative composition in the form of an audio-visual video mapping.

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Alpbach Scholarship Programme

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: people under the age of 30 Scholarship:  covers the participation fee for all Alppbach events

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Broaden your horizons and attend the European Forum Alpbach 2017 as a student. Immerse yourself in an environment bursting with novel ideas, new ways of thinking and opportunities for making new contacts. Every summer at the European Forum Alpbach some 700 young people from over 70 nations immerse themselves in a unique environment of new ideas, new ways of thinking and new contacts. This year the programme includes 20 academic seminars chaired by respected scholars and over 200 plenary discussions and breakout sessions on the general theme of “Conflict and Cooperation”..


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UNESCO Global Youth Video and Photo Contest

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 March 2017 Open to: ages between 21 and 30 years old, then you are eligible to participate Prize: one mini iPad, conference invitation with travel and accommodation paid by UNESCO


What would your life be like if you were somebody else? Have you ever imagined stepping into someone else’s shoes? What if that person was living next door? How would you feel? How would you react to a given situation? Through this contest, you can choose who you would like to be: you can decide to be anyone from your prime minister to your next door baker, and this only with a simple camera. “If I were…” invites you to experiment with somebody else’s life through a video (1-minute maximum) or a great... Read More »

Thomson Foundation’s Mobile Journalism Competition

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Open to: worldwide Prize: approximately EUR 800


Thomson Foundation, together with RTE MojoCon Ireland, has launched its third mobile journalism competition, recognising a feature story or news report shot and edited entirely on a mobile device, which excites, intrigues and surprises them and demonstrates impact and creativity.

This is an open competition to find the best journalistic example of the use of mobile content production for storytelling. The competition is open worldwide. It would be preferred if entries were in English, however, other languages with on screen subtitles are acceptable. Entrants must create a mobile journalism story, either a feature or TV-style news report with a run time of 2-5 minutes. The most important thing is that the story is shot and edited... Read More »

The Geneva Challenge 2017

Posted on February 28th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Open to: international graduate students Prize: winner will receive a cash prize of CHF 10,000 or approx. USD 11,000

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The Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students, eager to stimulate reflection and innovation on development from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives and with the generous support of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, the Graduate Institute has launched in 2014 the Advancing Development Goals Contest, an international competition for graduate students. The idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem stemming from an interdisciplinary collaboration between 3 to 5 enrolled master students from anywhere in the world.

Eligibility Participants of the ADG Contest must be enrolled graduate... Read More »

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)


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


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 »