FutureScapes Writing Contest “Write your story, change the world”

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 July 2016 Open to: anyone interested in the topic Prize: up to USD 2,000

Description

FutureScapes is an annual writing competition that asks writers to envision a particular sort of world, and tell  a story about it. 

Democracy reigns in cities. It is the one place where the average person can readily seek and gain office, shape major policy decisions, and see the fruit of their efforts in real-time. In his seminal study of why democracy managed to take root and flourish in America, Alexis de Tocqueville observed that local government is America’s schoolhouse of democracy. Because a city so frequently touches the private interests of its inhabitants, and because political offices are within the reach of almost anyone, cities produce citizens with... Read More »

Education Youth Video Challenge

Posted on June 2nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: young people from around the world aged between 13-30 Prizes: invitation to New York, iPad mini, HP Chromebook, video camera

Description

The Education Commission was set up last September to help the world develop a plan for achieving the ambitious Sustainable Development Goal on Education (SDG 4) which calls on the world to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” This is an enormous challenge.

More than 124 million children and youth do not have access to primary and secondary schools. And of the roughly 590 million that are in school, some 250 million—roughly two in five—are failing to learn the basics of reading, writing and math.

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The International Competition in Architecture ˝Imagine your future. Make your dreams real.˝

Posted on May 31st, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Open to: architects, designers, engineers, artists and urban planners, individual authors or a team Prizes: three main prizes each worth EUR 10,000

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Architects, designers, engineers, artists and urban planners are given a unique opportunity to win one of the three prizes of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation – Institut de France by creating innovative and ambitious projects.

These architectural projects based on emerging developments and a prospective vision should address some core issues of mankind: greater environmental, industrial and technical responsibilities, while taking sustainable development principles into account: innovative materials, techniques and fundamental advance in design, development, energy saving or natural resources, recycling. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ... Read More »

Win EUR 60,000 by writting Essay on Europe’s Economic Growth

Posted on May 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Open to: anyone in any part of the world with entries written in English and less than 5,000 words long. Prize: the first prize is EUR 60,000 (USD 69,141)

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The McKinsey Global Institute has launched a global essay contest aimed at crowdsourcing solutions to one of Europe’s biggest political and economic conundrums: how to implement a pro-growth economic strategy that is both effective and that appeals to voters and policy-makers.

The essay prize is a follow-up to the MGI June 2015 report, A Window of Opportunity for Europe, which identified policy measures that could double GDP growth in Europe in a sustainable manner and create (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); more than 20 million jobs in Europe. While that report identified... Read More »

European Drug Prevention Prize

Posted on May 16th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Open to: projects involving young people under 25 Prize: a trophy and a monetary benefit of EUR 5,000

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The Pompidou Group’s European Drug Prevention Prize was initially launched in 2004 to highlight innovative drug projects led by young people for young people. It aims at recognition of the importance of active youth participation in building healthier and more favorable environments for all communities in Europe.

It is already the 7th cycle of the European Drug Prevention Prize and a unique possibility for young people involved in the projects to apply for the Prize and demonstrate their commitment for drug prevention. The idea of the Drug Prevention Prize is to recognize the importance of the youth participation,... Read More »

The Cewas Call: Innovative Ideas and Business Models

Posted on April 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 May 2016 Open to: entrepreneur individuals or teams from all academic disciplines Venue: 9 June 2016 in Willisau, Switzerland

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The Cewas Call for Ideas 2016 honours the most promising, interesting and creative idea in sanitation, water and resource management for the poor. The winner will secure a sponsored place in the cewas start-up programme 2016/17 from 10 August to 16 September 2016. The cewas start-up programme is a professional summer school for those planning your own organisation or business in sanitation, water and resource management. From launching a project idea to developing a proper start-up, cewas offers you the knowledge, support and connections you need to make your idea a (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); success.

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Apply and Win Spanish Food Adventure Trip

Posted on April 11th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Open to:  food writers, bloggers, aspiring chefs aged above 18 Prize: all-expenses-paid trip to Spain, mentorship, round-trip airfare, travel insurance

Description

World Nomads is pleased to invite you to apply for Spanish Food Adventure which is for three culinary explorers to embark on food-fueled assignments to uncover the local recipes, techniques and attitudes that make Spain a seriously celebrated food destination. 

This is your opportunity to go on an all-expenses-paid trip to learn from the producers, chefs and home cooks that are so passionately dedicated to Spanish cuisine. You could be scoffing churros and preparing patatas bravas in Madrid, cooking fideuàs and indulging in crema Catalana in C (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); atalunya or perfecting a tortilla Espanola and gulping gazpacho... Read More »

7th Earth Care Awards “Protecting Land and Water Resources”

Posted on March 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  31 March 2016 Open to: SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) Awards: each category winners will receive a citation and trophy, in the community and innovation categories, the awards also include a cash payment

Description

The Earth Care Awards (ECAs) is an initiative in the chain of green awards which highlights locally evolved climate friendly practices in the production and consumption regimes across multiple sectors with special reference to climate change.

Applications are open for 7th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2016 to promote resilience to climate change and reduction of greenhouse gases in the development of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lan (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ka.

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award for Prospective & Professional Photographers

Posted on March 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 April 2016 Open to: professional photographers from around the world Benefits: a Leica M camera and a lens worth EUR10,000 (US$10,857) in addition to a cash prize of EUR25,000 (US$27,144)

Description

An international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award to professional photographers whose unerring powers of observation capture and express the relationship between man and the environment in the most graphic form in a sequence of a minimum of 10 up to a maximum of 12 images. Entry submissions must be a self-contained series of images in which the photographer perceives and documents the interaction between man and the environment with acute vision and contemporary visual style – creative, groundbreaking and innovative. Only one entry per photographer is accepted.

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Enter an Essay Writing Contest

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 June 2016 Open to: everyone willing to showcase superb skills in creative and critical thinking Awards: Winner /USD 3,000; First runner-up / USD 2,500; Second runner-up/ USD 2,000

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EssaysCapital announces an international essay writing contest for everyone who’s willing to showcase superb skills in creative and critical thinking. This is your best chance to get recognition for your talent!

What you will get when you enter to the contest?

Your entry will be published on the blog and shared on the social media profiles, where thousands of followers will access it; Your essay will be evaluated by the most talented academic writers in the custom-writin (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); g industry; The published paper will help thousands of students to realize how an extraordinary essay should look... Read More »