Filmmakers Without Borders

Due Date: 1.1 2020. Grants available for novice and experienced independent filmmakers (ages 18 and up) around the world to share their unique stories through narrative, documentary, experimental, and new media projects. Grants are available in the following amounts: Development: USD $250, $500, $750 or $1000 Production: $500, $1000, $2500, or $5000 Post-production: $250, $500, $1000, or $2500 Film Festival Applications: $100, $250, $500, or $750 All applicants complete an online application and submit a variety of supporting materials including a video essay. Proposed projects …

ibiology Young Scientist Seminars Competition 2020

Entries Close 16.12 2019. The Young Scientist Seminars is a video series produced by iBiology that features early-career scientists giving talks about their research and discoveries. Videos are freely available online and widely viewed by an international audience of students, scientists, educators, and the public. Open to U.S. and international pre-doctoral graduate students (i.e. PhD candidates) and post-doctoral fellows in any field of the biological sciences. Research stories should be close to publication or have been recently published. Selection Process Phase 1 – Finalist Selection: …

New Media Writing Prize (Student Entries) [Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation]

Closing Date: 13.12 2019. Annual international competition showcases exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. The prize encourages and promotes the best in new media writing and is leading the way toward the future of the ‘written’ word and storytelling. The Competition is free and open to any person regardless of age or nationality. Prize Categories: Unicorn Training Student Award: £750, donated by Unicorn Training if:book UK New Media Writing Prize: £1000 donated by if:book UK, …

David Carr Prize for Emerging Writers [SXSW]

Applications Close 6.12 2019. Open to all high school, undergraduate, and graduate students (PhD & Masters included) interested in the convergence of new media, technology, and culture. Candidates will submit an essay or short story of 1,500 words or less (minimum 500 words) in the competition. Essay content can be creative writing or factual, citing sources as necessary. Five (5) finalists will be selected by the SXSW Selection Committee. Each finalist will receive one Platinum badge (USD $1,650 value) to attend SXSW 2020. One winner …

New Media Writing Prize (Professional Entries) [Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation]

Closing Date: 22.11 2019. Annual international competition showcases exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. The prize encourages and promotes the best in new media writing and is leading the way toward the future of the ‘written’ word and storytelling. The Competition is free and open to any person regardless of age or nationality. Prize Categories: Unicorn Training Student Award: £750, donated by Unicorn Training if:book UK New Media Writing Prize: £1000 donated by if:book UK, …

Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach 2019

Applications Close 29.10 2019. This edition of the Prize focuses on activities and works that help young Europeans engage in democratic life and understand the values on which the EU is based. The prize will be awarded to outstanding works that are informed by state-of-the-art knowledge and are solidly based on evidence. Open to individual applicants (natural persons) who are EU citizens as well as to non-governmental legal entities that are established and based in the EU. Up to sixteen prizes of EUR 25,000 each …

Global Giving 2019 Accelerator Program

(2019 Giving Season Cohort) Apply by 18.9 2019. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a combination virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign to give non-profit / non-governmental organizations around the world the tools and support to elevate their online fundraising skills and knowledge. Starting from an optional one-week training curriculum, organizations will be entered into an Accelerator campaign. Each organization will raise at least USD $5,000 total from a minimum of 40 different donors in order to graduate and secure a permanent fundraising spot on the GlobalGiving …

New Voices Fellowship [Aspen Institute]

Nominations due: 15.10 2019. Year-long fellowship provides intensive media and advocacy training for frontline experts from the developing world. Open to talented individuals — regardless of professional experience level — who possess big ideas, strong personal stories, critical thinking, confident opinions, and a desire to share their perspectives on global development with a broader international audience. For 2020, 25 Fellows will be recruited: Fifteen (15) fellows who are development experts in fields such as food security, global health, development economics, health and human rights, mental …

Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge

Applications Close 13.9 2019. Startup competition designed specifically to address the needs of deep tech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies. The Challenge gives scientists and deep tech entrepreneurs around the globe a platform for their research and projects, providing equity-free prize money as well as other funding opportunities, global visibility and connections with key players in the deep tech innovation network. Eligibility: Teams of at least 2 people, whose activity is based on a new technology or an innovative application of an existing …