Europeans for Peace: International School and Youth Projects 2020-2021 [EVZ Foundation]

Applications Close 20.1 2020. Europeans for Peace encourages young people to be active for human rights and democratic values. It promotes international exchange projects for young people from Germany and the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Israel. In 2020, Europeans for Peace celebrates its 15th anniversary. Schools and non-school educational institutions are invited to join up in international partnerships and apply for funding for their joint projects. Projects can be implemented from May 2020 to October 2021. Funding can be …

Diamond Challenge Global Young Entrepreneurs Competition [University of Delaware]

Submissions Close: 8.1 2019. The Challenge aims to empower young people to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world through entrepreneurship. Competition is open to high-school/secondary school students around the world. Competition Tracks: Business Innovation: If the primary purpose is to solve a customer problem that by doing so will generate revenue and profit, then the business innovation competition is right for you.The business innovation competition focuses on the development and validation of new business models. Social Innovation: If the primary purpose is to …

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses. New entrepreneurs gather and exchange knowledge and business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur, with whom they stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months. The stay is partly financed by the European Commission. Open to: (a) New entrepreneurs, firmly planning to set up their own business or have already started one within the last three years; and (b) Experienced entrepreneurs who own or …

International Schools Essay Competition [Trust for Sustainable Living]

Entries Due 20.12 2019. TSL is pleased to invite children around the world to share their ideas on how partnerships can help to achieve the SDG’s and build a more sustainable world. The brief for 2020 – My vision: Partnerships for a sustainable future The essay competition is aimed at primary and secondary school students, supported by Teacher Champions, parents and schools. (To participate, each school simply needs to register a Teacher Champion to coordinate on its behalf.) Students and Teacher Champions who participate in …

Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2020 [Singapore International Foundation]

Closing Date 15.12 2019. Programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises in Singapore and beyond. Participants will learn from leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential collaborations for good. Open to young changemakers and entrepreneurs (ages 18-30, all nationalities) who have great ideas and are looking to develop their social enterprises. Enterprises must have a viable business proposition that addresses a social issue; …

Rubincam Youth Writing Competition [National Genealogical Society]

Entries Due 15.12 2019. Competition to encourage and recognize youth as the next generation of family historians. Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply. Awards given annually for an appropriately prepared genealogy in the following categories: Senior: High school students in grades 9–12 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a USD $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non print). Junior: Middle school students in grades 6–8 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a USD $250 …

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 …

DiscoverEU

Apply by 28.11 2019. Initiative gives 18-year-olds the opportunity to travel around Europe. By travelling mainly by rail (there are exceptions to allow those living on islands or in remote areas to take part), young people will discover Europe’ stunning landscapes and its endless variety of cities and towns. This journey will also give them the chance to meet like-minded travellers, become more independent and confident as well as explore their EU identity. DiscoverEU is open exclusively to young people who will be 18 years …

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 …