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 »

Ericsson Innovation Awards 2017

Deadline: 14 March 2017 Open to: students Award: first prize EUR 25,000 Description Welcome to the Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition, a global student competition that gives you the opportunity to develop your innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts. This year’s competition theme is the FUTURE OF FOOD and is based on The UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero ... Read More »

6th International Random Film Festival (IRFF) 2017

Deadline: 25 March 2017 Open to: anyone interested in producing films Venue: 5-7 May 2017, Helsinki, Finland Description The International Random Film Festival (IRFF) — the first film festival in the world which celebrates randomness in cinema — is calling for entries for its 6th edition. The organizers intend to present the widest possible range of randomness to their audience. Eligibility Films of ... Read More »

Schwarzkopf Foundation Travel Grants

Deadline: 19 March 2017 Open to: young people residing in the Council of Europe member states Prize: 550 EUR Description With its travel grants the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe wants to give young people the opportunity to travel and explore Europe. The Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe offers young people the chance to get to know European neighbours as well as to ... Read More »

2017 Thomson Foundation/RTÉ MojoCon Mobile Journalism Competition Scholarship

Thomson Foundation has as soon as once more teamed up with RTE MojoCon Ireland to launch its third cell journalism competitors. Works can be judged by an professional panel who can be in search of a characteristic story or information report shot and edited solely on a cell system, which excites, intrigues and surprises them and demonstrates influence and creativity. The ... Read More »

UNESCO If I were… Global Youth Video/Photo Contest 2017


Accommodation due date : 12 March 2017. What might your life resemble if you were somebody else? Have you ever envisioned venturing into another person’s shoes? Imagine a scenario where that individual was living adjacent. How might you feel? How might you respond to a given circumstance? Through this challenge, you can pick who you might want to be: you ... Read More »

Poster For Tomorrow 2017 Freedom Of Movement


Deadline: 10 July 2017 Open to: previously unpublished poster designs in the portrait (vertical) format and designers are encouraged to express themselves freely in their mother tongue Award: the best 100 posters will become part of a worldwide exhibition Description The Poster for Tomorrow 2017 poster design competition was recently announced and themed “Freedom Of Movement“, with the intention to refocus the ... Read More »