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The British Academy — Youth Participation in Global Sustainable Development Challenges

The British Academy program Youth Futures, funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund, will support youth-led research directly and primarily relevant to the problems of developing countries. Projects must aim to support the economic development and welfare of countries on the OECD DAC list. Projects must be 21 months in duration, with a maximum value […]

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Reckitt Benckiser — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 6 seeks to increase water-use efficiency within households and drive responsible water usage. The challenge welcomes solutions that educate households (especially in countries and regions at greatest risk to the consequences of water scarcity) and drive innovative ways to reduce water usage through focused behavioral change methods or technological […]

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British Petroleum — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 seeks innovative renewable energy solutions from young innovators. The challenge welcomes solutions that improve current renewable technologies (solar, wind, biofuels, etc.); explore new technologies to produce renewable energy; or increase access to affordable renewable energy in developing countries. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and […]

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Mondi Group — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 12 seeks solutions that address necessary changes required to avoid unnecessary waste production. Projects can focus on alternative solutions for waste streams; retail recycling, consumer behavior, cross-industry collaboration; or the reduction of post-harvest losses. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and 12 months of mentorship from […]

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Credit Suisse — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 (Life Below Water)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 seeks entrepreneurs with for-profit enterprises that help improve ocean health. The challenge welcomes solutions that reduce marine waste; support sustainable aquaculture practices; provide marine conservation benefits; develop ocean related energy projects; or minimise shipping contribution to climate change. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and […]

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Action for Nature — International Young Eco-Hero Awards 2020

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 (US$500) and certificate, as well as public recognition. The annual competition is open internationally. The […]

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Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation — Science without Borders Challenge 2020

The Science Without Borders Challenge is an international student art competition. The theme for this year’s challenge is “Take Action: Conserve Coral Reefs.” Students are asked to use their artistic talents to create a piece of artwork that illustrates different actions that can be taken to preserve coral reefs. The SWB Challenge is open to […]

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Explorers Club — Exploration Grants 2020

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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Center for Mediterranean Integration — Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest

The Center for Mediterranean Integration and partners invite applications for the 4th Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest. Winners will participate in the CMI 2020 World Water Day workshop in Murcia, Spain (March 2020) with covered travel and accommodation. World Water Day 2020 will focus on “Water and Climate Change.” Young researchers, entrepreneurs and activists (18-35 years) […]

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United States Agency for International Development — Power Africa: Young Leaders in the Energy Sector

Power Africa accepts applications from young leaders in the energy sector to participate in a four-week career development training workshop (February/March 2020). Successful applicants will be provided round-trip transportation, lodging, meals, and course materials. Young leaders (between 18-35 years) from Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, and […]

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