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Human Development Innovation Fund — Mawazo Challenge in Tanzania

The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is funded by the UK government to create social impact in education, health and water, and sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. The Mawazo Challenge invites ideas to design a competition or award scheme that will foster and support promising ideas to solve problems in these areas. The best […]

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Connect4Climate — Video Competition about Climate Action

The Film4Climate Global Video Competition invites filmmakers worldwide between the ages of 14-35 to create a public service advertisement or a short film about climate action. The judging panel will select up to eight entries from individuals and teams for cash prizes up to US$8 thousand (18-35 age group). The submission deadline is 15 September […]

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Elsevier Foundation — Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists

Nominations are open for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World.  The awards are sponsored and organized by the Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).  The awards theme for 2017 is engineering and engineering sciences in subject […]

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Center for International Forestry Research — Asia-Pacific Rainforest Photo Competition

The Asia-Pacific Rainforest Photo Competition seeks photographs that highlight the value of rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region. These can include photos of rainforests and forest landscapes; the communities who live in and around forests; forest products for trade, health or nutrition; diverse plants and animals that highlight the region’s rich biodiversity; or anything else that […]

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Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation — STEM Prize for Young Africans

The STEM Prize aims to encourage young Cameroonians and other Africans, especially girls and young women, to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Applications are invited from teams of three to five persons who submit a project that has the greatest potential to positively improve their communities.  Applicants must be between the ages […]

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Islamic Development Bank — Prizes for Science and Technology, 15th Edition

The ISDB offers prizes for S&T that are awarded on the occasion of the ISDB’s annual meeting of its Board of Governors. The prizes are awarded to institutions in ISDB member countries in three categories. Category 1: Outstanding scientific or technological contribution to the socioeconomic development of a member country. Category 2: Outstanding contribution to […]

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Green Cross International — Green Cross Awards 2017

In collaboration with the United Nations, Green Cross International makes the Green Star Awards to recognize individuals and organizations that have made remarkable efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to environmental emergencies – as well as to integrate environment with humanitarian action across the world. The 2017 edition of the Green Star Awards will […]

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EU Horizon 2020 — INDIGO Young Scientist Competition 2016

The India-Europe Research Partnerships (INDIGO) announces the 2016 Young Scientist Competition for PhD students and early-career researchers in India and the EU. Six young researchers will be invited to the EU-India Cooperation Days in September (Goa, India) to present their ideas on a global or societal challenge pertinent to research cooperation between EU and India […]

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MacArthur Foundation — 100 Million Dollars to Help Solve a Critical Problem

The MacArthur Foundation announces “100&Change” as a competition to award US$100 million that addresses a critical problem affecting people, places, or the planet. The competition is open to organizations working in any field of endeavor anywhere in the world. Applicants must identify the problem they are trying to solve, as well as their proposed solution. […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Global Video Competition on Climate Change

UNFCCC announces its second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. The competition invites young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to submit three-minute videos about their actions to address climate change or to raise public awareness about it. Two winners will receive a round trip and accommodations to attend the UN […]

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