2017 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

A global programme to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 related targets address the most important social, economic, environmental, health and governance challenges of our time. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ... Read More »

UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD

The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD. The 2017 call for nominations is now open. The prize, which is funded by the Government of Japan, consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. It was awarded for the first time by the DIrector-General of ... Read More »

New Europe Business Forum/Scholarship!

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Open to: high school or university students Award: invitation to the New Europe Business Forum, 3x partial scholarships  Description The New Europe Business Forum 2017 (NEBF) is a fantastic opportunity to meet and learn from the leading thinkers, businessmen and policymakers from around the world. This is an invite only event for the brightest young student minds, and ... Read More »

IMANA Convention Essay Competition

Deadline: 2 May 2017 Open to: all pre-medical students, current medical students Prize: winners are invited to present their essay at the 2017 IMANA Convention on the Mediterranean cruise Description IMANA invites pre-medical students, medical students, residents and fellows to participate in an Islamic medicine Essay Competition to recognise the significant contributions made by Muslim physicians and scientists and learn about its profound influence. ... Read More »

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 »