Google News Initiative

Apply: Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge (Up To 150,000 USD)

As part of this program, the Google News Initiative (GNI) will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent of producing learning and thought leadership to share with the wider industry. We are proud to launch the GNI’s first Innovation Challenge in the Middle East, Africa &…

UNESCO YouthMobile Seed-Grants For Africa Code Week 2019

UNESCO YouthMobile Seed-Grants is now seeking applications for supporting local organizations to implement Africa Code Week workshops. The project aims to empower girls with digital skills and equip teachers with coding knowledge to teach more students in the future. UNESCO YouthMobile is joining forces with SAP to empower young Africans with coding and digital skills…

International Youth Math Challenge

Call For Applications: International Youth Math Challenge 2019

International Youth Math Challenge (IYMC) 2019, an international math competition open to all talented high school and university students. The Qualification Round 2019 of the International Youth Math Challenge has opened for submissions. Use your math skills and your creativity to qualify for the global final round to win great prizes and certificates!  The IYMC…

United Nations Unite Ideas Summer of Solutions

Call For Application: United Nations Unite Ideas Summer of Solutions

The “Summer Of Solutions” is a call for applications from young people around the world to create innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges. This is a new initiative launched by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with the United Nations Technology and Innovation Labs, United Nations Development Programme, the Office of Information and Communications Technology and Unite…

M100 Young European Journalists Workshop 2019

Fully Funded M100 Young European Journalists Workshop 2019

The M100 Young European Journalists Workshop is part of the renowned annual international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium. The workshop addresses a young generation of journalists and editors between the ages of 18 of 26 from Europe, the countries of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova), and Russia. In addition to…

CT Foundation Changemakers Innovation Challenge 2019

Call For Applications: ACT Foundation Changemakers Innovation Challenge 2019

  The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is conceived by ACT Foundation as a response to the impressive work of community nonprofits and social enterprises in Africa who are leveraging technology/ digital tools to create social change in their communities. Research shows that most nonprofits using technology/ digital tools to drive projects and develop communities are coming ahead…

UNFPA CACPD Youth4Youth Forum Call For Video Submissions

UNFPA CACPD Youth4Youth Forum Call For Video Submissions 2019

There is a new wave of youth activism and it is going to change the world forever! UNFPA and AfriYAN Ghana believe in this new wave and also believe that the youth are central to sustainable development. There will be no achievement of Agendas 2030 and 2063 and the ICPD Programme of Action if youth…

Thomson Foundation/Mojofest Mobile Journalism Competition

Thomson Foundation/Mojofest Mobile Journalism Competition 2019 (Fully Funded To Ireland)

The Thomson Foundation mobile journalism competition is a leading showcase for mobile journalism (‘mojo’) talent. In partnership with Mojofest, the competition is now in its fifth year. Every spring, applications are invited from those who have what it takes to become the next mojo star. Applicants are required to submit a feature story or news report filmed and edited entirely on…

ReDefine Next 100 Global Youth Program 2019

ReDefine Next 100 Global Youth Program 2019 (Scholarships Available)

The ReDefine Next 100 program brings together selected young leaders from diverse fields including (but not limited to) humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine, computing science, art and the natural sciences. Top young leaders identify the issue they perceive to be the paramount global challenge in the future. GARI will put the selected candidates into diverse…

United Nations Global Climate Action Award

United Nations Global Climate Action Award 2019 (Fully Funded To UN Climate Conference in Chile)

Spearheaded by UN Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Who can apply? Organizations, communities, cities, businesses, universities, governments and others that are taking concrete action on…