Leader of Tomorrow – Essay Competition


Deadline: 1 February 2016 Open to: all students enrolled in graduate or postgraduate program (master level or higher) in any field of study at a regular university Award: CHF 20,000.– prize money shared by the three winners and the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award Description Compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award and qualify for participation as a ... Read More »

Klassik Stiftung Weimar Awards


Deadline: 31 January 2016 Open to: graduates and PhD holders with a research project connected with Klassik Stiftung Weimar’s collections Grants: EUR 500 – 1,500 per month Description The Klassik Stiftung Weimar is a unique ensemble of cultural memorial sites. With more than 20 museums, palaces, historic houses, parks as well as literary and art collections, it is one of ... Read More »

Sustainergies Cup in Sweden


Deadline: 17 January 2016 Open to: any active student Prizes: three winning ideas will be awarded with EUR 2,500 each Description Sustainergies creating innovative sustainability solutions and meaningful careers. They are the premier platform for industry, academia and students to collaborate on sustainability. Their methods include student consultants, case competitions, recruitment for internships and student jobs, workshops and mentoring programs. Furthermore, they operate the blog inspiration mitthållbarhetsjobb.se. The ... Read More »

Create Climate Fiction Short Story and Win USD 1,000


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 ... Read More »

United Nations Democracy Fund Grants


Deadline: 31 December 2015 Open to: civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, independent and constitutional bodies, global and regional inter-government bodies Grants: ranging from USD 100,000 – USD 300,000 Description The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote ... Read More »

Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants


Deadline: 1 February 2016 Open to: applicant may be a citizen of any country Grant: up to USD 2,500 Description Each year, the Wilson Ornithological Society offers four categories of research grants. The focus of each differs somewhat, as does the amount of the awards. Louis Agassiz Fuertes Grant. The Wilson Ornithological Society’s most prestigious award is available to all ornithologists, although graduate students and ... Read More »

Young Package 2016 International Design Competition


Deadline: 25 March 2016 Open to: students and young designers up to 30 years of age from all around the world Prizes: 1th prize 1100 EUR (University students)/ 1st prize 800 EUR (High school students) About the competition Don’t let packages end up in the trash, find their additional function! Packaging design has a special position not only in design, ... Read More »

UN Poster for Peace Contest


Deadline: 14 January 2016 Open to: anyone of any age in all countries interested in the topic Prize: main prize USD 3,000 Description The contest is launched by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly resolution, dedicated to eliminating nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction. The main aim of ... Read More »

Essay Competition by Bodley Head and Financial Times


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 ... Read More »

Islamic Development Bank Prize 2016 for Women’s Contribution to Development


Deadline: November 30, 2015 Applications are invited for IDB Prize available for both individuals and organizations. The prize aims to recognize the essential role of women in managing water resources and thereby, improving the economic and social conditions of their communities. The Prize consists of two cash awards-U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women and U.S. ... Read More »