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 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...]

Apply for The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program FY 2019-20!

The American Center at the U.S. Embassy Dhaka is inviting applications for the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program for academic year 2019-20. The K-L YES program is a high school exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program is administered in Bangladesh by the International Education and Resource Network – Bangladesh (iEARN-BD), a non-profit organization, with the support of U.S. Embassy Dhaka. The K-L … [Read more...]

Submit Your Idea for a Short Film to Participate in “Young Filmmakers Competition”

Applicants are invited to apply for “Young Filmmakers Competition” which is part of the #EUandME campaign, that aims to show how EU legislation and initiatives can enable you to pursue your passions. Categories Entries can be submitted in one of five categories: Mobility Sustainability Skills & business Digital Rights Winning Entries Each of the 5 winners will be awarded with a grant of €7,500 to realise their films. Acceptance of the grant obliges each … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 3rd SQUEEZE IT Contest!

L’Officina and Studio Tommaseo, together with the Trieste Contemporanea Committee, is currently inviting applicants to submit applications for the third edition of the SQUEEZE IT Contest. The initiative is organized with the founding of the Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia. The contest is international and addressed to the European area. It is specifically directed at the new generations of artists in order to encourage future professionals to create original projects, which are … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa

Deadline: 14 October 2018 Applications are open for Open Innovation Challenge and Call for Youth for Africa and SDGs Ecosystem Challengetive Solutions Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa. YAS! is a portal-platform for Africa’s youth entrepreneurial ecosystem. The portal-platform supports the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship in Africa by creating a marketplace for eco-system players, namely investors, large corporates and governments. The portal-platform … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Pacific 2018 AgriHack Lab, ICTs from Farm-to-Table

Applicants are invited to submit applications for the Pacific 2018 AgriHack Lab to address the limited support for upscaling the use of novel and existing ICT platforms/applications or developing prototypes that would specifically attract the most farmers (especially smallholders and fisher folk) and small and medium enterprises involved in local food crops and fisheries value chains (from farm to table). The Pacific 2018 AgriHack Lab aims to identify and assess the potential for upscaling … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ASEAN +3 Youth Social Business Summit in Malaysia

Deadline: 28 September 2018 Applications are open for “ASEAN+3 Youth Social Business Summit 2018” with an aim to provide a platform for Malaysian youths and youths in the ASEAN region to partake in these conversations alongside business practitioners, academicians and industry leaders from both the public and private sectors, and to emphasize how Social Business can play a significant role in building a more equitable and sustainable marketplace within the ASEAN context. The event will gather … [Read more...]

2nd International Youth Summit Lahore 2018: Inviting Young Activists from around the World

Applicants are invited to apply for 2nd International Youth Summit Lahore 2018 to highlight a dynamic and principled process of promoting the values, relations and institutions that enable youth to participate in social, economic, cultural and political life on the bases of equal rights and dignity. Summit will focus majorly on engaging societies in order to foster them that are stable, safe and societies that are based on promotion and protection of human rights, as well as respect the value … [Read more...]

IFC Contest inviting young people to submit multimedia contests

The International Finance Cooperation is hosting a contest inviting young people to submit multimedia projects on the youth report’s themes and/or write-ups of examples of innovative youth engagement in action to highlight cases and best practices of engaging youth in the workforce. International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Youth Foundation (IYF) have launched a new publication Creating Value Through Global Youth Engagement: A Smart Investment for the Infrastructure and … [Read more...]

Share Your Story about Gender Equality for an Opportunity to Get Micro-Grants

Individuals and organizations are invited to share a story about gender equality for an opportunity to get micro-grants. The HP Girl Rising Creative Challenge is for individuals and organizations from across the world to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. Our actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. So write your story, submit a video, or share your artwork. Perhaps you voice a podcast about an after-school program to empower girls. Or maybe you saw a … [Read more...]