U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Youth Debate Training and Competition

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for Youth Debate Training and Competition intending Afghan youth to develop skills required for successful civic engagement (e.g., public speaking, critical thinking, team-building, in-depth research) through formal debate training and competition. Funding Information The Base Period award floor and ceiling are set at $70,000 and $100,000. … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: US-China Training Programs for Afghan Cooperation and Reconstruction

Deadline: 25 May 2016 U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from the eligible organisations for the U.S.-China Training Programs for Afghan Cooperation and Reconstruction, an open competition for an assistance award for a cooperative agreement to implement: A two-week training program in the U.S. for up to 15 Afghan professionals in a specific sector of Afghan development (e.g. agriculture). A second, preferably concurrent, two-week training program in the U.S. for up … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 Innovation Competition by MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

Deadline: 28 March 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 Innovation Competition by Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity. The competition aims to transform lives of people by supporting Financial Innovation. The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity is a US$50 million challenge fund to extend financial services to people living in poverty. Is your idea innovative? The ideas will be judged on the basis of following questions: What is the potential for the … [Read more...]

Apply for Mo Entrepreneurs Competition: Recognizing and Supporting the Efforts of Young Tanzanian Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 26 February 2016 Mo Dewji Foundation and Darecha Limited are collaboratively seeking applications from young entrepreneurs in Tanzania for its Mo Entrepreneurs Competition to recognize and support their efforts. The competition seeks young entrepreneurs who have the passion, drive, and determination to grow their start-ups. The competition launches a platform that will enable Mohammed Dewji  to support young entrepreneurs who are running highly potential start ups but lack further … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Human Rights Essay Award 2016: Get a Full Scholarship to Attend the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law in Washington

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is currently inviting essay submissions for its Human Rights Essay Award 2016. The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article. Awardees will receive a full scholarship to attend … [Read more...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation: Funding the best Innovations using Wireless Technology to Address Critical Social Issues around the World

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Vodafone Americas Foundation is currently inviting applications for its competition- 'designing the Wireless Innovation Project' to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects . The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project (the “competition”) seeks to identify and fund the best innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social … [Read more...]

Golden Turtle Wildlife Fine Arts Competition

Deadline: 30 November 2015 The wildlife fund "FLORANIMAL" is inviting applicants for Golden Turtle Wildlife fine arts competition. Applicants can be nominated for the following nomination categories Painting Portrait of Animal: Portrait image of any wild animals. The main criteria in the nomination - a successful display of character, the "soul" of the animal - through his emotions, posture, eye expression. Animals in Nature: Works in this category should reflect the unity of the … [Read more...]

Golden Turtle Competition: Identifying Best Works and Projects

The wildlife fund "FLORANIMAL" is organizing Golden Turtle contest that includes various creative competition with an aim to identify the best works and projects demonstrating the beauty and harmony of wild nature. Golden Turtle will represent the best works submitted to the contest, as well as other projects aimed at preserving wildlife annually held in Moscow. The Golden Turtle is a largest international eco-cultural educational project, carried out in Russia. The various competition of … [Read more...]

Golden Turtle Best Art Design Competition

Deadline: 31 December 2015 The wildlife fund "FLORANIMAL" is the organizing Golden Turtle Best Art Design Competition, exhibition for environment and wildlife conservation. Nomination Categories Poster: Environmental Problems-Posters on free subject highlighting the problem of preservation of the environment on the planet. Nature and impact (both negative and positive) of anthropogenic factor on it, or any other topic affecting the interaction of the environment and … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for New Technological Art Award 2016

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Liedts-Meesen is currently inviting applications for its biennial update_6/New Technological Art Award 2016. The aim of the competition is to present works in accordance with Update’s mission. The submitted work may have been exhibited previously, but the jury reserves the right to exclude creations that turn out to be not realizable within the limits of the practical possibilities of the Liedts-Meesen Foundation, keeping in mind that the works will be displayed … [Read more...]

Scholarships to Attend the Kavli Prize: An Opportunity for Science Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 15 January 2016 The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is inviting science journalists from all over the world to provide them with scholarships to attend the Kavli Prize. The scientific program will include the laureates’ lectures as well as popular science lectures by some of the world’s leading science communicators. The winning journalists will be invited to the Award Ceremony followed by a Banquet, The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures and the Kavli Prize … [Read more...]

Global Student Entrepreneur Awards: Inspiring Students to adopt Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Deadline: Various The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for undergraduate (college/university) students who own and operate businesses. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world for the chance to win capital and in-kind prizes from sponsor organizations. EO GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success with a vision to be the … [Read more...]

Access for Athletes: Challenged Athletes Foundation’s Flagship Program for Physically Challenged Individuals

Deadline: 4 December 2015 Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) has announced funding grants through its Access for Athletes flagship program for equipment such as sports wheelchairs, hand cycles, mono skis and sports prosthetics, and resources for training and competition expenses directly to physically challenged individuals. Access for Athletes surmounts financial impediments to participation in sports, ensuring that challenged athletes are not left on the sidelines because they can’t afford … [Read more...]

2016 Hult Prize Challenge: Win $1,000,000 in start up funding

Deadline: 18 December 2015 The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Hult [email protected] gives participants an opportunity to bypass the traditional Hult Prize application process and fast tracks your team and idea through to one of five regional final rounds of competition. The program allows more students to compete around the world, leading … [Read more...]

2015 Africa Youth Peace Winter Camp Essay Competition in Ghana

 Deadline: 15 November 2015 Africa Youth Peace Call (AYPC) is currently inviting essay entries from African students for its Liberty & Entrepreneurship Camp 2016 (Winter Session). This Essay Competition is to encourage students to prepare ahead of the Winter Liberty & Entrepreneurship Camp 2016, scheduled at Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana from 3-8 January, 2016. Competition Topic "Five Barriers to Prosperity in Africa: Unchaining the Economy through Economic Freedom” Prizes … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: 2015 Continuum of Care Program to end Homelessness!

Deadline: 20 November 2015 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced initial announcement for Continuum of Care Program Competition to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness. This program will provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award!

Deadline: 2 December 2015 Are you an entrepreneurial student? Are you recent graduate and have a business idea to work on? If yes, then apply for the Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award. The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award aims to identify, foster and recognise leadership potential and innovative thinking amongst aspiring entrepreneurs in Ireland, with the aim of making Ireland’s Future. Entrants take part in a number of development days on the themes of leadership, digital innovation and … [Read more...]

Essay Writing Competition by NinjaEssays: Students, Writers, Educators Around the World can Submit their Entries to Win US$500!

Deadline: 10 December 2015 Are you a talented essay writer? Then take advantage of this unique essay writing competition by NinjaEssays! The NinjaEssays is currently accepting essay entries supporting writers and helping them to get the motivation they need. The purpose of this essay writing contest is to inspire writers from all around the world to showcase their creative and critical thinking skills. Students, writers, educators, and all other interested parties are welcomed to submit an … [Read more...]

Diskobolos Award 2015 for Best Business Solutions Based on the Use of ICT

Deadline: 14 November 2015 JISA - Union of ICT Societies of Serbia in cooperation with the CEPIS - Council of European Professional Informatics Societies, EEIG - European Economic Chamber of Trade Commerce and Industry, regional chambers of commerce, information technology associations and numerous experts will award this year the best business solutions based on the use of ICT through its Diskobolos Competition 2015.  Diskobolos is given to those companies with the best ICT … [Read more...]

National Journalism Awards 2016: An Open Opportunity for All Professional Journalists Working in Uganda!

Deadline: 20 January 2016 The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is inviting all professional journalists working in Uganda to apply for National Journalism Awards 2016. The goal of the awards is to improve the quality of journalism in Uganda by inspiring and recognizing excellence in reporting on public affairs issues. Objectives The Awards are intended to: Inspire young journalists to embrace enterprise and investigative journalism; Increase the quantity and quality of … [Read more...]