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Stiftung Entrepreneurship — Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2020

The Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition (CEC) invites entrepreneurs from all around the world to submit innovative answers and ideas to solve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) submit their ideas and projects in the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship category. Entrepreneurs over 30 years apply to the Adult Citizen Entrepreneurship category. The winners receive […]

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International Center for New Media — World Summit Awards 2020

Nominations are open for the World Summit Awards (WSA) and the WSA Young Innovators awards (young social entrepreneurs under the age of 26 years). Start-ups and social entrepreneurs are asked to submit their local digital innovations with high social impact. The 8 award categories include one on Environment & Green Energy. The winner does not […]

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One Young World — Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The One Young World Summit seeks startups and entrepreneurs with solutions to the world’s most pressing issues, including climate change and the challenges of globalization. Applicants can be of any nationality but must be between 18-35 years old. Five winners will receive a fully funded trip to participate in the One Young World Summit in […]

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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification — UNCCD Land Heroes Contest

UNCCD invites young changemakers to participate in a social media campaign trending under #UNCCDLandHeroes and #FoodFeedFibre. Participants are invited to submit a short text with a photo or video proposing specific solution to limit the footprint that current production and consumption of food, feed and fibre leave on the land. The contest is open to […]

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One Young World — Scholarships to Participate in the One Young World Summit 2020

The One Young World Summit brings together young talents (ages 18-30) from many nationalities to share solutions addressing the world’s pressing issues. To ensure that the most qualified young leaders participate in the Summit, regardless of their ability to pay, fully-funded scholarships are awarded. Each scholarship has its own deadlines and eligibility criteria, please check […]

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Merlin Trust — Study Travel Grant for Horticulturists

The Merlin Trust offers travel grants to young horticulturists. The Trust offers up to £1500 to individual applicants to assist with foreign or domestic travel projects. Foreign citizens may apply but must be studying in a British or Irish horticultural training establishment. Eligibility extends to young horticulturists aged between 18 and 34. Submissions are considered […]

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UNICEF — Young Changemakers Competition on Sustainable WASH Solutions

UNICEF seeks young changemakers with innovative Water, Sanitation and Hygiene solutions that will make a difference for children and their families across Asia Pacific. Eligibility extends to young innovators (between 21-30 years old) who work in the water industry developing innovative WASH solutions for families in the Asia-Pacific region. Up to 10 finalists will win […]

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Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards — Youth Climate Awards

The Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAF) acknowledge and promote individuals and organizations that implement sustainable projects to secure water, clean air, and food — and that empower local communities. The 2020 award will focus on youth under 25 from the global South who are working for sustainable development and advocate for climate change action. […]

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United Nations Foundation — Empowering Girls

The United Nations Foundation seeks passionate female change-makers from all around the world for the Girl Up Teen Advisor program. Teen Advisors receive skills-based trainings, professional development opportunities, hands-on learning, and networking opportunities. Applicants may develop projects that empower girls and women including one or more subject areas of the Terra Viva Grants Directory. Applicants […]

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Commission for Environmental Cooperation — Youth Innovation Challenge

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) seeks innovative ideas for green growth to address the complex sustainability challenges in North America. Residents of Canada, Mexico and the United States (and its territories) aged 18-30 are eligible to submit science, technology and business innovations. The winner will receive C$5 thousand in project seed funding and mentoring […]

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