Youth Lens “The Blue Dot Magazine Photo Competition” by UNESCO

Posted on October 27th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 November 2015 Open to: individuals across the world aged between 18-34 years old Prize: first prize USD 200, second prize USD 150, third prize USD 100

Description

UNESCO MGIEP is a specialised institute established in co-operation with the Government of India to play a leading role in research, knowledge sharing, capacity building and policy formulation in the area of education for peace, sustainability and global citizenship.

UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) invites entries for the Youth lens 2015: The Blue Dot magazine photo competition. The topic for the competition is “Education and Crisis”.

Eligibility Entries are accepted from individuals across the world; Entrants must be between the ages of 18-34; You must be passionate about photography; Photographs that have won any... Read More »

Perstorp Focused Innovation Challenge

Posted on October 26th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 2 December 2015 Open to: university students and professionals worldwide Prize: 40,000 SEK (approx. EUR 4,300)

Description

Identify a challenge you think could arise in the next coming 40 years and build a solution using Capa™ Thermoplastics. Perstorp is inviting students and professionals worldwide to the Focused Innovation Challenge. Participants will get the chance to use their creativity and ingenuity to solve a problem of the future using Perstorp’s unique Capa™ Thermoplastics technology.  The innovation that impresses the distinguished panel of judges will be rewarded with a substantial cash prize and opportunity to get support for developing their idea from Perstorp.

Eligibility

Open to university students and professionals worldwide that want to make their mark on the future using Capa™ Thermoplastics. Participants can enter... Read More »

“Sticky Fingers: My City, My Vibe” Viber Photography Competition

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 November 2015 Open to: anyone that is over 18 years old Benefit:opportunity to work with the creative team at the Viber design studio

Description

Messaging app Viber invites artists and creative minds from around the world to create original stickers inspired by international cities for their Sticky Fingers: My City, My Vibe global design initiative. 

Stickers are used in Viber conversations to express an emotion, a reaction or a statement instead of just plain, boring text messages. Viber stickers are often accompanied by a phrase such as ‘Hi, Bye, BRB,’ etc. Viber has thousands of fun stickers from cute, to romantic, to quirky. There’s a sticker for everything on Viber.

Eligibility

Anyone that is over 18 years old.

Prize

Twenty Selected Finalists, as chosen by Viber and... Read More »

Win EUR 25,000 by The Ericsson Innovation Awards

Posted on October 19th, 2015 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 30 November 2015 Open to: students from all around the world Prize: up to EUR 25,000

Description

The Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2016 have officially started. The Ericsson Innovation Awards is a global competition that gives students the opportunity to develop innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts.

The theme for EIA 2016 is the future of city life. The competition is therefore focused on ideas that use ICT to improve the quality of urban life and to ensure that tomorrow’s cities are creative, connected and sustainable places to live and work.

The ten teams will each work with two selected Ericsson experts to develop a minimum viable product (MVP). Four teams will be chosen by the jury to participate in... Read More »

Take Part in the EVS Film Festival

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

Deadline: 9 November 2015 Open to: any person residing in Europe between 15 and 35 years old Prizes: 4 prize winners will be invited to participate in an event held in Paris at the end of November about Media, Youth and Environment

Description

The European program “Youth in Action” accompanies youth involved in projects on a daily basis. 2013 was the first edition of  the video contest; 2015 its third edition focused on environmental issues and climate change. Climate changes and sustainable development are clearly the key issues of for this end of 2015. “EVS Film Festival” offers a creative way to exchange ideas about civic engagement. This video contest will take place online, relying on social networks and a dedicated... Read More »

European Prize for Social Integration Through Sport

Posted on October 14th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 November 2015 Open to: local and regional authorities, the voluntary sector, non-governmental organisations and private organisations from any of the 28 European Union Member States Prize: financial support up to EUR 8,000 for the winner in each category

Description

Are you running a social integration project through sport that you wish to make known at the European level? Sport brings educational benefits because of the values it promotes such as respect, tolerance and self-control. As such, it can bring about positive social change and be used as a tool of prevention and education for topics such as discrimination, racism and violence. Apply for the European Prize for Social Integration Through Sport in one of following categories:

     Prevention of and fight... Read More »

International Reggae Poster Contest

Posted on October 9th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2015 Open to: artists from all over the world Prizes: the best designs will be included in various exhibitions all over the world; books, CD’s

Description

The International Reggae Poster Contest announces its 4th annual call for entries for social communication reggae poster designs. The goal is simple: create a poster about Reggae Music – the rest is up to your imagination. Feel free to explore topics of Reggae covering any one of the genres. In addition, incorporate the contest theme as part of the poster design. Theme of the 2015 edition: Toward a Reggae Hall of Fame, Celebrating Great Jamaican Music.

Eligibility

The contest is open to designers all over the world.

Prizes

The International Reggae Poster Contest... Read More »

Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition

Posted on October 8th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 November 2015 Open to: youth aged between 13-15 worldwide Prizes: participation in the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Description

Samsung Engineering offers opportunities to the young students (aged 13-15) to participate in the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit (GYELS) which is the biggest global environment forum for youth in Korea. To participate in this competition you have to write essay (200 words) about the Future of Energy and Young People.

Eligibility Youth aged 13-15 worldwide; Applicants who live in Thailand, Saudi Arabia and India must apply for the local competition. Otherwise, submitted applications to wrong category will not be considered. Prizes

Six winners of the competition representing each country will be given the opportunities to participate in the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit which... Read More »

Unesco Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education

Posted on October 6th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 November 2015 Open to: individuals, institutions, and Non-Governmental Organizations from all around the world Prizes: USD 25,000, diploma

Description

The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education, rewards individuals, institutions, and Non-Governmental Organizations for projects and activities which demonstrate best practices in, and creative use of, ICTs to enhance learning, teaching and overall educational performance. It is UNESCO’s only prize in the field of ICT in education and seeks to recognize the organizations and individuals that are embracing ICT as a pedagogical ally and, in turn, make learning more effective. The theme for the 2015 Prize is Pedagogical Innovation in the Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning.

Eligibility

Individuals, institutions, and Non-Governmental... Read More »

Apply for Global Goals for Sustainable Development Award

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

Deadline: 18 November 2015 Open to: individuals aged between 18-35 years old from any part of the world Prizes: winner will receive a EUR 50,000 cash prize, six finalists will each receive cash prizes of EUR 10,000

Description

The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards were launched in 2013 to inspire and support the innovation and creativity of young people who are responding to the greatest global challenges facing all of us today.

This year, seven young entrepreneurs will receive a total of EUR 200,000 in funding and support to help take their sustainable solutions to the next level. The prize package includes funding, customised expert mentoring support, access to an online business development programme, a two-day accelerator workshop at the University of Cambridge, and networking with... Read More »