Deadline: 10 October 2016
Open to: international startups selected on the merit basis
Costs: selected startups with free registration, free exhibition space, a free booth, free branding, and free accommodation
Apply now to compete for the USD 20,000 Cash Prize, along with cool prizes from our partners and sponsors! The BDL Accelerate Startup Competition puts the world’s best early stage startups in front of industry leaders and veteran investors / VCs for what has become a Global Top 5 international startup competition. Why is the BDL Accelerate Startup Competition among the Global Top 5? Because candidates are selected solely on merit only, guaranteeing the best from around the world.
BDL Accelerate has been featured in leading international publications, including TechCrunch, Forbes, CNN, and The New York Times, ensuring tremendous... Read More »
Deadline: 30 April 2017
Open to: anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope
Awards: cash prizes/USD 3,000/ USD 2,000/ USD 1,000
The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines. The subject matter is unrestricted and any type of light microscopy technique is acceptable, including phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, interference contrast, darkfield, confocal, deconvolution, and mixed techniques. Entries submitted to Nikon are then judged by an independent panel of experts who are recognized authorities in the area of photomicrography and photography. These entries are judged on... Read More »
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 »
Deadline: 1 September 2016
Open to: junior scholars with an interest in culture, history, politics of postsocialism
Award: the award is nominal
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.
Articles published in 2015... Read More »
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
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 »
Deadline: 12 August 2016
Open to: travel bloggers
Award: all-expense paid trip across the Balkans for 2 weeks in a branded camper
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 »
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)
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.
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.
Awards will be announced in several categories and the total value of prize money that will be awarded is almost 50,000... Read More »
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
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 »
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
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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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
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 »