The European Young Researchers Award (EYRA)

Posted on November 20th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Open to: young researchers who are presently enrolled in a postdoctoral programme of any kind working in European country Prizes: certificate, waiving the participation fee to ESOF, a grant to cover travel and accommodation, free EuroScience membership

Description

The European Young Researchers Award (EYRA) is granted since 2010 to researchers demonstrating outstanding research performance and leadership. It aims to inspire early stage researchers to incorporate a European dimension and perspective into their research.

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The prize-giving-ceremony is held every two years at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) where the two recipients will present their work. In 2016 the forum will be held in Manchester (UK) from 23-27 July.

Eligibility Candidates should work in a European country (understood in... Read More »

Create Climate Fiction Short Story and Win USD 1,000

Posted on November 17th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Open to: anyone interested in the topic Prizes: first prize USD 1,000, best submissions will be published in a forthcoming online anthology

Description

The Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative and the College for Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University are proud to announce the 2016 Climate Fiction Short Story Contest. The contest will be judged by science fiction legend Kim Stanley Robinson, award-winning author of many foundational works in climate fiction, along with other climate fiction experts from ASU.

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International Journalism Competition Belarus in Focus 2015

Posted on November 16th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 January 2016 Open to: anyone who has published article about Belarus during year 2015 Prizes: EUR 3×500 for professionals and EUR 3×300 for amateurs

Description

Are you interested in Belarus? Have you written articles about this country in 2015? If the answer is “yes” then Belarus in Focus 2015 is for you.  Goal is to encourage journalists and editors to pay attention to ongoing events and trends in Belarus – political, economic, social, and cultural.  By creating a place for exchange and debate, organizers hope to contribute to understanding about Belarus, and help to overcome country’s isolati (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); on.

Eligibility

There are no restrictions on nationality, citizenship, or place of residence. Belarusian journalists are particularly encouraged to enter.... Read More »

Flux Emerging Architects Design Competition

Posted on November 12th, 2015 in Archive6 Responses »

Deadline: 31 December 2015 Open to: students studying subjects related to the built environment Prizes: cash prizes up to USD 5,000

Description

Flux is about providing cloud-based collaboration tools for architects, engineers, and contractors to exchange data and streamline complex design workflows. Flux acts as an interchange point for sharing project data such as the architectural program, schematic designs, analysis models, and material schedules. Flux is funded by DFJ, Borealis Ventures, Obvious Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Google Ventures,

Flux is calling on the next generation (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); of building designers to enter student architecture competition. Aim is to improve the quality of buildings, strengthen communities, and minimize impacts on the environment. In this competition you show how to use Flux in your... Read More »

Europass Viral Video Competition

Posted on November 10th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Open to: citizens over 18 years of age coming from Austria, Belgium (French community), Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom Prizes: 2 x EUR 2000 in shopping vouchers / 3 x  EUR 500 in shopping vouchers

Description

The aim of Europass viral video competition is to create a short film (viral video) highlighting the benefits of Europass and celebrating its 10 year anniversary. You can choose any style: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); documentary, drama, comedy –let your imagination run free. Any media can be used: illustration, animation, live action… Anything you can think of.

Eligibility

Any citizen over 18 years... Read More »

Submit Your ‘What If’ Question and Win Up to USD 5,000 in Prizes

Posted on November 10th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2015 Open to: all Africans Prizes: total value of the prize packages is USD 11,000/ first prize is worth USD 5,000

Description

Participation in Grappleline “WHATIF Challenge” contest is by submitting a sentence which must be written in English language. The sentence written and posted by the Participant must be a question, up to 140-characters long and begin with the phrase “WHAT IF…” The Participant’s “#WHATIF” sentence must express a dream, a problem identified in the society, or an innova (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); tive project that adds value.

Eligibility

The challenge is open to all Africans. Everyone who can imagine and share ideas that could solve real problems and add value to the world. Everyone is invited to join us in asking questions that really matter.

Prizes This Contest awards prizes to 3 winners. The total value of the prize packages is USD 11,000. 1st prize is worth USD 5,000 and... Read More »

UNESCO Design Contest for The World Press Freedom Day

Posted on November 6th, 2015 in Archive3 Responses »

Deadline: 20 November 2015 Open to: all interested designers from around the world Prizes: remuneration for creating the “global look” for World Press Freedom Day 2016, honorable mention of top 19 submissions

Description

Freedom of information is a human right. It is also an integral part of the fundamental human right of freedom of expression “to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers”. Freedom of information is also a precondition for informed public participation in governance and in the democratic process.

On World Press Freedom Day (WPFD2016) on th (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); e 3 May 2016, UNESCO wants to put a spot light on the importance of freedom of information and the need to... Read More »

goEast Film Festival Contest

Posted on November 5th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 December 2015 Open to: filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe Prize: main prize EUR 10,000

Description

goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film aims at increasing the international audience’s awareness for film-cultural developments in Central and Eastern Europe, and it will facilitate international contacts between filmmakers, thus raising international dialogue, understanding and cultural integration.

Festival goEast, organized by the German Film Institute, will take place from 20 to 26 April, 2016 in Wiesbaden (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); , Germany. The festival showcases documentary and feature films created in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe in 2014 and 2015.

They accept feature fiction films with a length of at least 70 minutes and documentaries from a length of 30 minutes. The festival... Read More »

Essay Competition by Bodley Head and Financial Times

Posted on November 2nd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 November 2015 Open to: anyone under 35 years of age from around the world Prizes: winner-GBP 1000, two runners-up GBP 500, e-publication, mentoring session

Description

The fourth annual Bodley Head and Financial Times Essay Prize aims to discover the world’s best young talent in long-form essay writing. Dynamic, authoritative and lively essays of no more than 3,500 words on a non-fiction topic of your choice are welcomed. It can be journalistic, study, wide-ranging or minutely focused. In keeping with the ethos of both sponsors, it can address any topic – from finance to history, from curre (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); nt affairs to a scientific discovery.

Eligibility

Everyone interested in writing under 35 years of age.

Prizes

The prize for the... Read More »

Valeo Innovation Challange for Students

Posted on October 28th, 2015 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Open to: students worldwide who have completed their high school education, with one entry per person Prizes: first prize of EUR 100,000, second prize EUR 10,000

Description

Valeo is offering young students worldwide the opportunity to make the car of 2030 and the way it’s used more intelligent, intuitive, green and fun. Comprising teams of two to five people, students from any discipline can take part by presenting a relevant, innovative project in English. The aim is to stimulate the students’ creativity, enabling them to form multidisciplinary teams. The Valeo I (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); nnovation Challenge is part of Valeo’s innovation strategy, supported by the company’s annual Research and Development budget of over EUR 1 billion.

The aim of the contest... Read More »