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Nextgen Essay Writing Competition

Deadline: 27 September, 2012 Open  to: Everybody under 35 Prize: The winning  essay will be presented at the Worldwide Security Conference taking place  in Brussels, November 12-13. The winner will also receive a Google  Nexus 7 tablet. Description The EastWest Institute is a global think-and-do tank that devises innovative  solutions to pressing security concerns and mobilizes networks of individuals,  institutions ... Read More »

EIU Business Professor of the Year Award

Deadline: 19 October 2012 Open to: Students & Alumni of MBA and business related subjects from around the  world Prize: USD $100.000 Description The EIU Business Professor of the Year Award recognises and rewards  excellence in business teaching. We will be encouraging students and alumni of  MBA and business related subjects from around the world to nominate the  professor that ... Read More »

15th All Pakistan Inter-University Debate Contest

The Higher Education Commission is going to conduct 15th All Pakistan Inter-University debate contest from Oct 1. A spokesman for the HEC said that first round of Inter-University level would begin from Oct 1 while second round contest would start at regional and provincial level from Dec 1. He said that final round would start at national level during March ... Read More »

National Geographic Photo Contest 2012

Deadline: 30 November 2012 Open to:  Individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of  residence at the time of entry and who do NOT reside in Cuba, Iran, New Jersey,  North Korea, the Province of Quebec, Sudan, Syria or Vermont. Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a  trip to National Geographic headquarters in ... Read More »

Essay Contest for Free Trip to Kyiv Security Forum

Deadline: 15 October 2012 Open  to: students of senior courses, PhD students, researchers,  representatives of youth and civil organizations, who are interested in issues  of international relations, foreign policy and international security. Venue: 23 – 24 November 2012, Kyiv, Ukraine About the Forum Youth Kyiv Security Forum (KSF – Y)  is the new initiative of Open Ukraine Foundation, which aims ... Read More »

Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Deadline: 31 October 2012 Open to: organizations from Asia, Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe,  Latin America, Middle East and North Africa and North America Prize: The winners are highlighted at national  celebrations and during key plenary sessions at Forum events. Description The Schwab Foundation for Social  Entrepreneurship provides unparalleled platforms at the regional and global  level to highlight and advance leading ... Read More »

Acer Incredible Green Contest

Deadline: 31 October 2012 Open to: students worldwide Prize: from  $10,000-$60,000 Description Acer Incredible Green Contest encourages  students at all level to create green-centric applications to generate  innovative and sustainable solutions embracing energy saving, carbon reduction,  ecological conversation, and other environmental issues. Most importantly is to  increase awareness and understanding of caring for a green environment among  general public. Main ... Read More »

Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 30 September, 2012 Open  to: Cities and Regions worldwide, including members of United  Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and Metropolis Award: Presented biennially, the award will encourage  and recognize outstanding innovative projects and practices in the public  sector Description The concept of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation  (abbreviated as Guangzhou Award) is derived from the city’s  long-term ... Read More »

Youth Employment Network: What’s Working Competition

Deadline: 9 November, 2012 Open to:  Organization in various sectors who have had positive results from their youth  employment projects; the competition is open to all countries. Awards: The prizes are (USD) $800 for first place, $500  for second place, and $300 for third place Description Youth employment is now a priority in most regions of the  world. There is ... Read More »

E-Waste International Design Competition

Deadline: 1 November 2012 Open to: anyone who’s 18 or older, currently attending college or graduated  since May 2010 Award: Platinum Award  of 3,000 USD, a Gold Award of 2,000 USD, and a Silver Award of 1,000  USD Description Electronic waste, or “e-waste,” generated by computers, TVs, cameras,  printers, and cell phones, is a growing global issue. Through the Second  ... Read More »

Dell Social Innovation Challenge Competition

Deadline: 28 January 2013 Open  to: Any undergrad or graduate student in any field of study, from  any country Prizes: More than $105,000 in cash prizes  and more than $350,000 worth of in-kind prizes Description The Dell Corporation invites all undergrad or graduate students in any  field of study, from any country, to enter the Social Innovation  Challenge competition. The ... Read More »

The St. Andrews Prize for the Environment

Deadline: 31 October 2012 Open  to: Individuals, multi-disciplinary teams or community groups able  to make significant contributions to environmental conservation Prize: The Prize for the winner consists of an  award of USD$100,000 and a medal. Additional awards of USD$25,000 are given to  the runners-up Description The St Andrews Prize for  the Environment is an initiative by the University of  St ... Read More »

“Name that Asteroid!” Student Contest

Deadline: 2 December, 2012 Open  to: Students under age 18 from anywhere in the world Prize: The Grand Prize winner will have named a part of  the solar system! They will also receive other benefits and will be invited to  participate in a public video or phone conference with OSIRIS-REx mission team  members and the discoverer of the asteroid. International ... Read More »

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