MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017 Eligible Regions: Open for All. Location: United States Benefits: Award worth is  $250,000 cash prize. Applications are now being accepted for the first-ever MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award, which carries a $250,000 cash prize, no strings attached. This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience ... Read More »


The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is the world’s largest competition in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green startups from all over the world can submit promising sustainable business plans until 1 June 2017 inclusive. In order to be able to compete, your product or service must reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The winner will receive €500,000 to further develop their product ... Read More »

MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award: Apply and win Cash Prize of up to $250,000

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award, carrying a $250,000 cash prize. This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society. This award honors work that impacts society in positive ways, and is consistent with a ... Read More »

Knight Journalism 360 Immersive Storytelling Challenge Open for Submissions

The Knight Foundation has joined with Google News Lab and the Online News Association to launch the Journalism 360 Challenge, an open call for ideas from everyone and anyone willing to experiment and share what they’re learning about mixed reality, virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360-degree video. Winning ideas will receive up to $35,000 for early-stage projects that best answer ... Read More »

Adobe Design Achievement Awards

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Open to: students around the world Award: global recognition, trophies, yearly Adobe Creative Cloud memberships, mentorship opportunities, certificates Description The Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) 2017 global digital media competition opens for entries and students around the world are invited to participate. Connected to industry professionals, academic leaders, and top brands, the ADAA is launching the next generation of ... Read More »

Plural+ Youth Video Festival 2017

Deadline: 4 June 2017 Open to: young people maximum 25 years of age Award: USD 1,000 Description PLURAL + is a youth-produced video festival which encourages young people to explore migration, diversity and social inclusion, and to share their creative vision with the world. PLURAL + is a joint initiative between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization ... Read More »

UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

Deadline: 5 May 2017 Open to: individuals, institutions, or non-governmental organizations Prize: award of USD 50,000 each to further their work in the area of girls’ and women’s education Description The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organisations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this ... Read More »

Smart Villages Photography Competition

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Open to: everyone, regardless of nationality, background, age and experience Prize: USD 2000 for the overall winner Description This competition focuses on how energy access changes the life of rural communities around the world, and the concept of “Smartness” i.e., not just provision of off-grid energy to villages, but how that energy is being used in productive, innovative, and ... Read More »

WIZZ Youth Challenge

Deadline: 5 April 2017 Open to: college or university students Award: 1st prize is UNLIMITED travel on the WIZZ Network for one year Description WIZZ Youth Challenge is the first international case study competition from Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline of Central and Eastern Europe. You will get the opportunity to test your skills, intelligence, expertise and experience to the ... Read More »

2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest

Contest is open from the 6th of March to the 10th of  April 2017 THEME: Sustainable Development Goal 4.7: Education for sustainable development and global citizenship In September 2015, the member states of the United Nations agreed on a new sustainable development agenda with 17 goals to be achieved by 2030.  These Sustainable Development Goals are the collective vision of the international ... Read More »