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Competitions, Contests and Challenges for Youths around the world

A list of the latest, upcoming and past competitions, contests and challenges for youths and youth organizations around the world.

Apply for Algeria Youth Leadership Program!

Applicants are invited to apply for Algeria Youth Leadership Program (AYLP) which is a four-week U.S.-based exchange program for high school students focused on civic education, youth leadership development, respect for diversity, and community engagement. This Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Northern Nevada International Center. Participants will engage in a variety of activities, such as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CMI 3rd Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest!

The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) is currently inviting applicants to apply for the third edition of the “Mediterranean Water Heroes” youth contest. In the run-up to this workshop, the third edition of the “Mediterranean Water Heroes” youth contest will offer young water activists from around the Mediterranean the opportunity to showcase their innovative work on water and migration. Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water … [Read more...]

Rise Up Call for Applications: Youth Champions Initiative (YCI)

Rise Up has launched a third cohort of the Youth Champions Initiative, in partnership with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) is an exciting initiative that is advancing innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. Through YCI, Rise Up invests in young champions who are leading the sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice (SRHRJ) movement now and for the next generation. Following a competitive … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for SoL’s Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge!

School of Leadership (SoL) is accepting applications for its Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge to create solutions that will support the three key pillars of Generation Unlimited: secondary-age education; skills for learning, employability and decent work; and empowerment, with a focus on girls. The contest will engage young people around Pakistan in the design of solutions that have the potential to scale and create significant improvements to empower and promote participation of women … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019-2020 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program!

Applicants are invited to apply for 2019-2020 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities. During the Program, Global UGRAD participants challenge themselves to explore U.S. society, culture, and … [Read more...]

16 Days Campaign Against Gender-based Violence (GBV): Inviting Youths in Cambodia

USAID/Cambodia is calling on all youths in Cambodia to submit a creative visual response to the following question: How can young people in Cambodia help prevent and respond to GBV? 16 Days campaign theme for 2018: The theme of the 2018 Campaign is “End Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work.” Benefits The competition winners will have the chance to: Lunch with key members of the U.S. Embassy Share their work in the globally distributed USAID Newsletters; Feature in … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4!

Deadline: 5 January 2019 Applications are open for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. In 2017, during the United Nations General Assembly GBC-Education launched the Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative. Through the Initiative, the Coalition hopes to tackle to challenges … [Read more...]

Apply for UKYCC’s Youth Voices for Climate Justice!

The UK Youth Climate Coalition is building a chorus of voices, voices of young people answering the question “What does climate justice mean to you?”. If applicants would like to share their thoughts on climate justice, UKYCC are asking individuals to submit a written answer, a voice clip or a short video answering the question “What does climate justice mean to you?”. They are seeking to collect heart-felt, personal stories on climate justice to demonstrate that young people have a voice and … [Read more...]

UNFPA Call for Proposals: Youth Entrepreneurship Support Interventions in Mongolia

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the selection of an Implementing Partner on Youth Entrepreneurship Support Interventions. In 2018-2021, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is implementing the “Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People’s Health In Umnugobi” jointly funded by the Gobi Oyu Development Support Fund (DSF), Government of Mongolia, Embassy of … [Read more...]

Apply for ygap Kenya’s Accelerator Program!

Applicants are invited to apply for ygap Accelerator Program which is a powerful opportunity for passionate impact entrepreneurs in Kenya who are at the early stages of building businesses and organisations that exist to change the lives of Kenyans. Stages Accelerate: The startups ygap selects go through a one week live-in accelerator where their business models are strengthened and they are equipped with the tools they need to turn their startups into viable ventures. Support: After … [Read more...]