Deadline: 30 November 2016/ 16 December 2016 for students
Open to: students, bloggers, artists and writers
Awards: the Main Prize, the Student Prize, the Dot Award, and the Gorkana Journalism Awards
The Media School at Bournemouth University is accepting entries for its New Media Writing Prize (NMWP). NMWP is looking for innovative and interactive storytelling (fiction or nonfiction) written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing on a PC or Mac, the web or a hand-held device such as an iPad or mobile phone. It could be a short story, novel, documentary or poem using words, images, film or animation with audience interaction. The New Media Writing Prize showcases exciting and inventive stories that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media.... Read More »
Deadline: 1 February 2017
Open to: enrolled in a graduate or postgraduate program in any field of study at a regular university
Award: CHF 20,000 (approx. 18500 EUR) is prize money shared by the three winners
All students studying on graduate level or higher are invited to contribute to the world’s most prestigious essay competition, endowed with CHF 20,000 prize money and the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award. Since its inception in 1989, tens of thousands of young academics have competed for this award from more than 1,200 universities in over 100 countries worldwide. Deadline to apply is February 1st, 2017.
Young people from all over the world have a chance to compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award and qualify for participation... Read More »
Deadline: 24 October 2016
Open to: ukrainian entrepreneurs who wants to sell and promote their products and services to European consumers more efficiently
Grant: 1000 EUR, several grants can be awarded to different recipients
The Youth in Science and Business Foundation, announces the grant contest within hopework.eu project. The project is partly financed from the development and humanitarian cooperation funding of Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
YSBF intends to support interesting products and services by giving a development grant, which helps you to develop or test your product/service idea.
Ukraine has a lot of talented youth and creative specialists in different fields. Current contest provides an opportunity to develop and implement new ideas regarding products and services, which will be... Read More »
Deadline: 15 April 2017
Open to: photographers all over the world
Award: five awards will be offered in accordance with the judging criteria: Grand Awards, Documentary Awards, Jury’s Special Awards, Nomination Awards and Performance Awards
Since 1998, the China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA) has launched a call to photographers all over the world to document folklore phenomenon extensively and in depth. To this end, CFPA founded HPA, blessed with UNESCO’s support and is granted with its logo since the 2nd HPA. HPA gets held biennially and HPA 2017 is the latest session, short for the 10th Humanity Photo Awards.
Organizers call upon responsible photographers who respect and love life to take out your cameras, and in the form of feature... Read More »
Deadline: 16 October 2016
Open to: anyone interested in photography
Award: exhibition of the work in Paris
The 8th edition of the Carmignac photojournalism Award is devoted to modern day slavery and its incidence amongst women.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that there are more than 2.5 million victims of modern day slavery, and women make up the majority of this number. According to Amnesty International, women represent 80% of the victims of human trafficking, of whom nearly 50% are minors. The types of exploitation are numerous: sexual, forced labour, domestic slavery…
Women are all the more vulnerable in situations where they have little protection. The countries of South and South-East Asia as well as those of Central... Read More »
Deadline: 30 October 2016
Open to: students on Bachelor, Master and Doctor studies of Fine arts, Design, Visual arts, are invited to enter the competition with a total of 3 poster designs
Award: ICOGRADA certificate
The Plakart Association of Graphic Designers has announced and opened its 9th International Student Poster Competition (ISPC) on the theme “Identity in Crisis“. This year the organizers are putting an emphasis on the issue of the identity, which in the face of the world’s events is vigilant and essential topic. “Identity in Crisis” represents a base of cultural interchange, having made new friendships, realizing the importance of tolerance as its major goals. Through ideas based on tolerance the young spirit should understand its value and realize the common... Read More »
Deadline: 1 December 2016
Open to: journalists in the Global South (Asia, Africa and Latin America)
Award: each winner will receive a cash prize and a week-long trip to the United States to meet with global health experts and digital media pioneers
Journalists in the Global South have a chance to win a prestigious international study tour as part of a contest to recognize the best stories on early childhood development. ICFJ will recognize in-depth, investigative or innovative reporting that has helped raise awareness on issues such as early nutrition, early child care, early education and their impact on a child’s future well-being and contributions to society. Winners will be chosen in three categories: best report, best visual storytelling and best data-driven... Read More »
Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: photographs and videos that present the fundamental importance of this essential material for our planet
Award: the main prize is a LEICA D-LUX camera, awarded to the 1st place winning entry in each of the two categories
The Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest calls for entries for a photo and video competition organized on the occasion of the Budapest Water Summit, which will take place between 28–30 November 2016. The “Water connects” competition is organized by the Capa Center on the occasion of the Budapest Water Summit 2016, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as well as the Ministry of Human Capacities. By calling for entries, we would like to... Read More »
Deadline: 31 August 2016
Open to: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka
Award: USD 500/ USD 300/ USD 200
#Science4Sustainability is a social media campaign to promote science education and research to empower people to design the solutions they need. The campaign began on the World Environment Day, 5 June 2016 and will end on World Science Day, 10 November 2016.
Science in everyday life;
Science for Peace and Development;
Biodiversity, Natural Heritage and Wildlife;
Water and Life;
The contest is open to nationals of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka;
Photos must be taken by the entrant himself or herself. Photos can be colour-corrected or have filters applied, but should not be digitally manipulated in terms... Read More »
Deadline: 18 August 2016
Open to: everyone who is in age of majority in country of Participant’s citizenship
Award: USD 150
Unplag plagiarism checker has launched a USD 150 contest for students worldwide! This is a creative writing contest where the main goal is to use original writing skills and use your fantasy! Just let the imagination run free and enjoy the process! All you need to do is to follow Unplag Facebook page, make a repost of the Contest Terms and share on your Facebook Timeline a short story (up to 300 words) describing your actions in the following situation – “ The army of ghosts is overrunning your school/college/university” – and add the hashtags #Unplag and #PlagiarismBusters.
Essay evaluation will be provided by Unplag team and based... Read More »