33rd Eisaku Sato International Essay Contest


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) Description 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, ... Read More »

Slawson Awards


By the kind generosity of Fellows Paul and Mary Slawson, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) offers three to four awards annually, of up to £3,000 each, for PhD students intending to carry out geographical field research. The awards support geographical fieldwork involving development issues with a high social and economic value. Deadline: 22 February (each year) Apply   Slawson Award guidelines ... Read More »

World Wetlands Day Youth Photo Contest 2017


Deadline: March 2, 2017 To celebrate World Wetlands Day on 2 February 2017 and theme “Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction” the Ramsar Convention Secretariat is organizing a Wetlands Youth Photo Contest.  All images submitted for the photo contest will be used at the discretion of the Convention in outreach products for the purpose of educating, raising awareness as well as ... Read More »

SE 100 Inspiring Social Innovators Programme 2017


Deadline: 15 February 2017 Open to: social enterprises that have completed at least one year of functioning Benefits: selected SE 100 social innovations will connect with Impact Angel Investors for funding; get a free pass to First Global Social Innovation summit from social enablers in India + the mentorship In-Kind Services Description Social Enablers, one of the widely read content platforms on social entrepreneurship ... Read More »

RICE Business Plan Competition 2017


Deadline: February 10, 2017 | Apply Dates: April 6-8, 2017 Eligibility: teams of 2-5 current students in which at least one student must be a member of the venture’s startup management team Prizes: USD 1,500,000,- in cash and in-kind prizes Location: Houston, The United States Rice Business Plan Competition 2017 World’s Richest and Largest Student Startup Competition The Rice Business Plan ... Read More »

AppLab proqramı


Bakcell şirkəti #AppLab proqramında iştirak etmək üçün növbəti çağırışını elan edir Əvvəlki illərdən fərqli olaraq, bu dəfə İT sahəsində fəaliyyət göstərən bütün yerli developerlərlə yanaşı ümumiyyətlə, ideya və marağı olan hər kəs AppLab proqramının təklif etdiyi geniş imkanlardan faydalana bilər. Bunun üçün qeydiyyatdan keçmək və maraq göstərilən sahə üzrə ideyanı bölüşmək lazımdır. Qeydiyyat prosesi 25 yanvar 2017-ci il tarixindən 25 ... Read More »

STARTS Prize by the European Commission Ars Electronica


Deadline:  3 March 2017 Open to: Artists / creative professionals or the researchers / companies involved from throughout the world Award: two 20,000 EUR cash grants Description Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. This follows the launch ... Read More »

The United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards 2017


Deadline 15th November 2017 Participants The competition is open to political cartoonists from all over the world. Description The awards are granted for the best political cartoons reflecting the spirit and the principles of the United Nations. Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual, and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in ... Read More »

2017 Momentum for Change Awards


Winners Will Be Celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, governments and other key players that are taking the lead on tackling climate change can nominate their game-changing projects for a United Nations award. The United Nations Climate Change secretariat opened the call for applications for the 2017 Momentum for Change ... Read More »

ZEISS Photography Award 2017


The ZEISS Photography Award is a highly prestigious international photo competition run jointly by ZEISS and the World Photography Organisation (WPO). “Our lenses enable photographers to achieve superior imaging quality, and the ZEISS Photography Award is an expression of our dedication to premium-quality photography,” says Dr. Winfried Scherle, Executive Vice President and Head of the Consumer Optics business group at ... Read More »