Deadline: 15 April 2016 Open to:  young professionals – architects, designers and students of relevant higher educational institutions aged 18-30 living in Azerbaijan Prizes: certificate for all-expenses-paid trip to Germany and other valuable prizes. Description: “KNAUF MATERIALS – CHOICE OF YOUNG ARCHITECTS!” best project’ competition organized by the Union of Architects and KNAUF Company. The aim of competition is to ... Read More »

Poster Design Contest for World Wildlife Day


Deadline: 3 March 2016 Open to: to all people in all countries. Children below the age of 13 will need to have their parents’ permission Award: three winners will travel to South Africa to attend the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora  Description The theme of WWD ... Read More »

Global Reporting Grants: Persephone Miel Fellowship


Deadline: 1 March 2016 Open to: journalists, writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers, staff journalists as well as freelancers and media professionals outside the U.S. who are seeking to report from their home country Grant: USD 5,000 Description The fellowship, overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews, is designed to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting ... Read More »

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition


Deadline: 14 April 2016 Open to: astrophotographers of all skill levels, worldwide, and aged 16 or over Award: £10,000 for winner, special prizes (exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, 1 year’s subscription to BBC Sky at Night magazine) Description The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the dates for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition – its annual global search for the most beautiful ... Read More »

Genius Loci Weimar Competition for Visual Artists


Deadline: 23 March 2016 Open to: visual artists around the world interested about video mapping and facade projection Prizes: 3 best submissions will be awarded a budget of EUR 15,000 Description Every summer since 2012, Weimar becomes a meeting point for digital avant-garde artists, culture enthusiasts and scientists. The Genius Loci Weimar festival for site-specific audio-visual art and interactive facade projections now ranks among the ... Read More »

UNICEF Request for Open Source Technology Solutions for Children


Deadline: 26 February 2016 Open to: companies/institutions registered in UNICEF’s programme countries Grant: up to 100,000 USD Description The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) invites expressions of interest to receive funding that will be made available through the UNICEF Innovation Fund. The Fund provides investment-style funding for early-stage, open source technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people. The ... Read More »

Navigator Dreams – Global Talent Design Contest


Deadline: 11 March 2016 Open to: open to all individuals older than 18 age, interested about area graphic design Award: the best three participants will be awarded technical products Description Navigator Dreams is hosting its 2nd (2016) Dreams global talent design contest, open to all individuals older than 18. The challenge is to design the packaging for the 2016 edition of Navigator Students — a multi-functional office ... Read More »

The 2016 Student Web Awards


Deadline: 31 May 2016 Open to: both category like undergraduate and graduate students Award: specific awards in certain categories Description Building on previous years’ success, the 2016 Student Web Awards contest promises to be another exciting event, showcasing the best in student Web design. The competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. This contest is an online exhibition, juried by ... Read More »

International Women’s Media Foundation Grants


Deadline: 17 February 2016 Open to: woman journalist from all over the world Grants: total budget of USD 230,000 Description The IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists is an incredible resource for talented reporters and will make a real difference in the field of journalism. The fund was designed to help women journalists from around the world by providing grantees support ... Read More »

Knight International Journalism Awards


Deadline: 17 February 2016 Open to: reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers from Africa, Asia, Central/Eastern Europe, Latin America/Caribbean or the Middle East Prize: USD 10,000, crystal trophy, trip to USA Description The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks nominations for the 2016 Knight International Journalism Awards. The Awards recognize journalists who, through their pioneering work or technological innovations, produce ... Read More »