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Iridescent — Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls

Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Girls work with women mentors, find a problem in their community and develop a mobile app to launch a startup. Categories may include environment, poverty, health, and others. Eligibility extends to teams […]

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UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic — Marine Plastics Innovation Challenge

UN Environment in collaboration with Think Beyond Plastic invites university students from all over the globe to take part in the 2017 Marine Plastic Innovation Challenge. The challenge seeks solution-oriented engineering, research and communication projects that can help solve the global marine litter problem. The innovation challenge is organized around four themes: (1) Design and […]

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Action for Nature — International Young Eco-Hero Awards 2018

This program honors the work of young people between the ages of 8 and 16 who have completed successful projects in environmental advocacy, environmental health, research, or protection of the natural world. The selected individuals are awarded a cash prize and certificate, as well as public recognition. The annual competition is open internationally. The application […]

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Natural History Book Store — Gratis Books in Ecology and Conservation

NHBS supports science and conservation by supplying wildlife and environment books and equipment. In its Gratis Books Scheme, NHBS collaborates with other UK-based organizations to donate books on ecology and conservation to worthy recipients in the developing world. Individuals may request a book for themselves or suggest it for others. All applications will be considered […]

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Hult Prize Foundation — Hult Prize 2018

The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship which brings together college and university students to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The 2017 theme is “Harnessing the Power of Energy”. Students past or present from any college or university in the world are invited to form small teams. The Hult Prize runs […]

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Explorers Club — Exploration Grants 2018

The Explorers Club makes grants through its Exploration Fund. The Explorers Club considers proposals in disciplines that include climate change, marine science, plants and molds, animals, conservation science, and others. Applications are invited from high school students, university undergraduates, and graduate students. There are no restrictions by nationalities or country of residence. Awards range from […]

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Conrad Foundation — Spirit of Innovation Challenge 2018-2019

The Spirit of Innovation Challenge is a worldwide competition for youth ages 13-18 to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability. Categories include “Energy and Environment” (among others). Ideas are submitted by student teams, which can be international, if desired. There is a fee for team registration. The winning teams […]

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United Nations Environment Program — Fighting Plastic in the Oceans

UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic are sponsoring a worldwide innovation challenge for university students to fight the increasing problem of plastic in oceans. The winners in each of four categories of the competition will attend the Sixth International Marine Debris Conference in California (March 2018), and will receive free mentorship to help them develop […]

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