33rd Eisaku Sato International Essay Contest

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: no restrictions for age, nationality or profession Prize: first place (4,000 USD), second place (1,700 USD), an honorable mention (400 USD)


The theme of the 2017 contest is: “Demography of the world is experiencing a significant structural change. While world total population is still growing, increasing number of countries are facing low fertility, rapid ageing and even depopulation. Some are concerned about possible ageing before societies become rich. Others are seeing continuing explosion of unemployed youth. Even in rich countries, social security system is under pressure, and generational conflict is on the rise.

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How should the United Nations cope with such demographic changes? Discuss the potential role of... Read More »

Global Impact Challenge 2017

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

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to : anyone, anywhere in the world Award: full sponsorship to attend Singularity University’s prestigious Global Solutions Program


The Singularity University together with the World Food Programme (WFP) is currently inviting applications for the Global Impact Challenge to find new ways to provide food in Emergencies. You have likely witnessed a scene like this far too many times on the news, from the safety of your home: hundreds, thousands, or even millions of families caught in the grip of conflict or disaster. Chased, burned, or washed out of their homes. Stripped of their belongings, cut off from their fields. Little to eat. Children denied food when they need it most. A life of stunting and underachievement—for those who get... Read More »

“Many Languages, One World” Student Essay Contest

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 March 2017 Open to: full time university students Award: all-expenses-paid trip to Boston and New York City

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ELS and the United Nations Academic Impact are pleased to sponsor the fourth Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum. This year welcomes Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organiser of the Northeastern University Global Youth Conference.

Eligibility  Too qualify, essays must be written in an official language of the United Nation that is neither your first language(language(s) spoken at home) nor the medium of instruction in either your primary or secondary school education; You will need to demonstrate both written and verbal competency in the language of the essay; You... Read More »

Navigator Dreams: Global Talent Design

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in ArticlesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to: all individuals over 18 years of age Awards: the three best projects as well the author of the best making-of will win the prizes


The Navigator Dreams global talent design contest is back on with a new edition and open for entries for 2017.

Participants are asked to design the new Navigator Students packaging – a multifunctional office paper made for academic challenges – and, as a reward, the winner will receive some amazing prizes – plus having their work showcased to the entire world!

Original designs which follow the contest rules and include the Navigator Students brand values — technological, modern, innovative and fun — are acceptable. Each participant is allowed to... Read More »

Win Travel & Accommodation to the ROCKIT Digital Summit!

Posted on January 24th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 January 2017 Open to: participants from around the world,  working in the field of media, marketing, business, non-profit or government Venue: 16– 17 February 2017 in Warsaw, Poland


Rockit Digital Summit is an annual international conference bringing innovation, entrepreneurial mindset and technology to digital communication and media. RockitWAW is the major networking conference for digital communication professionals from media, marketing, business, non-profit, and governmental sectors in Europe and Central Asia. RockitWAW brings you the world-class speakers & inspiring discussions around digital communication, tech trends and developments in media. This is the event to share ideas, inspire others and get inspired yourself.

Eligibility 450+ attendees; Media – journalists, bloggers, editors, media managers; Marketing – digital marketing and advertising professionals; Business – entrepreneurs, startups,... Read More »

Rolex Awards for Enterprise 2018

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Open to: young leaders, between the ages of 18 and 30 years Award: five winners will each receive 98,000 USD


Applications for the 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise are now open. Five Rolex Awards will be offered to Young Leaders, between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, who have a ground-breaking proposal or initiative that will help to expand knowledge of our world and improve the quality of life on the planet.


Applications must be broadly in the areas of the environment, applied science and technology, or exploration.

The 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise are open to candidates who are between the ages of 18 and 30; The application must be completed in English; Candidates are allowed... Read More »

My City, Our World Heritage Video Competition

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Open to: age groups between 14 and 17 years old and those between 18 and 21 years old Prizes: 1000 USD for the winner of the 14-17 years old category / 2000 USD for the winner of the 18-21 years old category


The OWHC is proud to renew for a fourth time the International Video Production Competition entitled “My City: Our World Heritage”. This competition is intended for young people of two age groups: those between 14 and 17 years old and those between 18 and 21 years old. At the invitation of the cities that have registered, the young people will be called upon to produce a video of a maximum duration of five minutes on the... Read More »

Best in Design – International Young Design Contest

Posted on January 11th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 February 2017 Open to: designers under the age of 30, coming from Europe, Asia and America Award: EUR 10,000 and an internship


International design contest Best in Design, formerly known as Design Talent — one of the biggest design competitions in middle Europe — is currently open for entries for its 8th edition. This time the competition includes four categories – Product design, Industrial design, Fashion design and Communication design.

The grand announcement of the Best in Design winners will take place of the 28th of April 2017 in Zlín, Czech Republic as a part of Zlin Design Week.


The competition is looking for young designers and is trying to motivate them to become the best in the design world.

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Next Generation Women Leaders Award 2017

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 March 2017 Open to: female students and experienced professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa Award: EUR 2,000 (or equivalent in local currency) towards the cost of tuition, summer employment, volunteer work, research, an independent project/entrepreneurial venture, or anything else you wish to do with the money etc.


McKinsey passionately believes in developing outstanding female leaders. They have also published numerous acclaimed pieces that demonstrate the importance of women in leadership, including Women Matter and the Centered Leadership project. Now they would like to invite you to take the next step of your leadership journey.

Women just like you are needed:

Individuals who enjoy problem solving and creative thinking; Women who thrive when working with other people; Women who actively seek ways to maximize their own potential. Read More »

Lifesaver Essays: Online Essay Writing Contest

Posted on January 9th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: young people aged 18 to 38 Award: 1st prize – 600 USD; 2nd prize – 350 USD; 3rd prize – 200 USD


Lifesaver Essays announces its next Essay Writing Contest. Anyone coming from any country is welcomed to apply and here is no entry fee. One of the following topics should be chosen:

Impact of essay writing services on students – do they curb their growth or help them develop? Unconventional but effective management practices to enhance workplace productivity Can academic writing skills translate to employability skills in a corporate career? How do you think education will change in the next 40 years? Is face to face learning better than online learning? Criteria Word count: The essay should be... Read More »