Prize and award opportunities

Essay Award Topic for 2020

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The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the...

FuturArc Prize 2020

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Biodiversity habitats that were once embedded within cities have shrunk or disappeared altogether. Ecosystem services that we relied on are impaired or lost. The cumulative impact of these changes has...

Catalyst Fund awards small

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Bold ideas depart from the status-quo and require us to look at a problem and its solution in a new light. Big ideas have a high potential for large-scale impact and sustainable change. Combined,...

LafargeHolcim Awards

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The LafargeHolcim Awards seek leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence. The 6th...

Prize for Environmental Conservation

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The purpose of thé UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation is to afford récognition to outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations...

The International VELUX Award 2020 for Students of Architecture

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“Light of Tomorrow” is the overall theme of the International VELUX Award. The award seeks to challenge the future of daylight in the built environment with an open-minded and experimental...

Euromena Awards Sub African Edition

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€5,000 $
The Euromena Awards – MENAEdition welcomed startups that aim to resolve a specific challenge or problem, and that include social impact as part of their business’ core values. They can be aligned...

Nominations for Lush Prize 2020

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The Lush Prize rewards initiatives across science and campaigning that work to end or replace animal testing, particularly in the area of toxicology research. Science Prize. For individuals,...

Prizes for Refugee Projects

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£25,000
The GBP100,000 prize will be shared equally by four winners who will each receive GBP25,000 to extend their endeavours. The cash prizes recognize and reward innovative work that promotes...

2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

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The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is an annual award for unpublished short fiction administered and funded by the Commonwealth Foundation. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is run by Commonwealth...

Jean Monnet Prize for European Integration

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The Jean Monnet Prize for European Integration aims at: Rewarding individuals and groups for efforts in promoting European integration and federalism; Encouraging citizens, in Europe and abroad,...

The Future Awards Africa

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The awards celebrate young people between the ages of 18 and 31, who have made outstanding achievement in the year under consideration. Forbes has described the awards as “Most important awards for...

2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards

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The Commonwealth Youth Awards recognise the exemplary work undertaken by young people across the 53 member countries. Regional winners will be invited to an awards ceremony in London on Commonwealth...

Asia Pacific Design Awards

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Categories Corporate Space Large (1,000 square meters and above) Corporate Space Small (under 1,000 square meters) Education (elementary/secondary educational facilities, colleges/universities)...

International Awards for Art Criticism

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The Sixth Edition of the International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC 6) 2019, was open to candidates from anywhere in the world writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition...

Carmignac Photojournalism Award

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€50,000
The 11th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award is dedicated to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and to the human, social and ecological challenges it faces today.Selected by an...

2020 Science and Innovation Awards

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$22,000
Grant applications are now open for the 2020 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35 and want to make a difference in agriculture, this...

Loewe Foundation Craft Prize

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50,000 euros
The Prize for the winning piece of work is fifty thousand euros (50,000 euros). The winning entry can be made up of either one single piece of work or one series of works. Prizes will be subject to...

New Media Writing Prize

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a. Unicorn Student Award: £750 donated by Unicorn Training – students only! b. if:book UK New Media Writing Prize: £1000 donated by if:book UK, where the winner may also be a student c. The...

Mahathir Science Award

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There are four categories of the award: Tropical Agriculture Tropical Architecture & Engineering Tropical Medicine Tropical Natural Resources

CLP Conservation Award

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$50,000
We are now accepting applications for our 2020 Conservation Awards. This funding supports early-career conservationists to conduct scientific research, encourage and promote pro-conservation attitudes...

LafargeHolcim Awards

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The LafargeHolcim Awards seek leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence. The 6th...

Gender-Just Climate Solutions

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€ 2000
The Women and Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 5th Annual ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards! These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and...

2020 Grinnell Prize

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$100,000
The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize (the Grinnell Prize) honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary...

One World Award 2020

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45,000 Euro
Nominations for the international ONE WORLD AWARD can be submitted from any country in the world. The OWA has no preferences with respect to certain geographical regions. The nomination procedure is...

2020 Lexus Design Award

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Submissions for the 2020 Lexus Design Award are open. Lexus invites today’s emerging design leaders to ‘Design for a Better Tomorrow’ for an extraordinary chance to achieve recognition on the...

Photography 4 Humanity

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$5,000 USD
Photography 4 Humanity is an international initiative that calls on photographers around the world to bring to life the power of human rights through their images. Highlighting the most compelling...

Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid

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1.000.000 euros
The challenge of this Prize consists in developing proven innovative and more cost-effective solutions to be used in a humanitarian aid context, based on frugal application of advanced technologies....

The Caine Prize for African Writing

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£10,000
The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and...

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

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The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award supports research and development of new and innovative technologies that produce, desalinate and purify water, using solar energy to support the...

Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award

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6,000 euros
The Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, granted by Médicos del Mundo Spain recognizes the work of professional photographers who, through their images, denounce...

Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award

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15,000 €
Athens Photo World aims to showcase the work of photojournalists and their contribution to shaping the image of our world and documenting moments of history in the making, in times of political and...

Gender-Just Climate Solutions Awards

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€ 2000
The Women and Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 5th Annual ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards! These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and...

Rolex Awards for Enterprise

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200,000 Swiss francs
The Rolex Awards identify and invest in exceptional people around the world who are carrying out pioneering projects. Rolex Laureates are of all nationalities and backgrounds. They are united by a...

2019 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

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CHF 10’000
Do you have an innovative idea that could revolutionise the field of Global Security? Through its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme...

Les Mills Fund for Children

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£1,000
The Les Mills Fund for Children works with carefully selected organisations who share our values and have the resources available to help children. LMFC raises money to fund other charitable...

The Allianz Climate Risk Research Award 2019

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EUR 7.000
The Allianz Climate Risk Research Award 2019 focuses on excellent research projects regarding resilience, digitalization and weather risks expected to rise as a result of climate change. It is funded...

Luxembourg Art Prize

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50000 €
The Luxembourg Art Prize is an annual international prize organized by the Pinacotheque, a private, non-profit museum located in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Every year the Prize aims to discover...

Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize 2020

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The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize (the Grinnell Prize) honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary...

The Kindle Storyteller Award

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£20,000
The Kindle Storyteller Award 2019 is a £20,000 literary prize recognising outstanding writing. It is open to writers publishing in English in any genre, who publish their work through Kindle Direct...

ICIMOD Mountain Prize 2019

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Nominations will be accepted for those individuals, organizations, or companies that have brought about transformative change in the HKH. Particularly, nominations for individuals or organizations...

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE

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EUR 50,000
Our new initiative – the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE – aims to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. The best projects will be honored with a total prize money of EUR 50,000. You...

UNESCO ICT in Education Prize

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US$ 25,000
Any individual, institution, or non-governmental organization (NGO) with an established ongoing project relevant to the specific theme of the year i.e. that uses AI-powered solutions to enhance...

Cartier Women's Initiative

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US$ 100 000
Since 2006, the Cartier Women's Initiative has supported 219 female entrepreneurs worldwide. Each year, 21 finalists representing 7 regions (Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, Europe,...

The Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award

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Nominations are invited for the Prestigious Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award for distinguished contribution to the development of social work education internationally.  The nominee can come from...

The Realscreen Awards

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In a high-profile presentation at Realscreen Summit in New Orleans, we will pay tribute to outstanding content from around the world at the industry’s global celebration of non-fiction and...

Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

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US $1,000,000
As the world awaits the announcement of the 2019 Aurora Prize Laureate, nominations open for the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. This global annual award, launched by the Aurora Humanitarian...

VideoTech Innovation Awards 2019

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The VideoTech Innovation Awards is the ultimate celebration for companies and individuals that are revolutionising today’s global industry. 2019 CATEGORIES Advanced TV Innovation of the Year. ...

Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards 2019

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Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE competition is an annual national competition to harness the creative and innovative spirit of children (up to Standard XII in school or those up to the age of 17 years out...

The .eu Web Awards

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The five (5) Winners will receive the following: A custom trophy; A customised promotional video arranged and produced by EURid; A one-month (minimum) billboard advertising campaign in Brussels...

2019 Hackaday Prize

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$125,000
$125,000 and a Supplyframe DesignLab Residency await the Best Product winner. There are five focus categories this year, with the winner of each receiving a $10,000 prize. And to help encourage those...

Merck Diabetes Award 2019

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Theme: Every Day is a Diabetes Day Submit a concept paper about: How to improve the awareness about Diabetes Early Detection and Prevention in your country. How to encourage your society,...

The Volvo Environment Prize

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EUR 145,000
Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives. The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the...

REIMAGINE EDUCATION CONFERENCE & AWARDS

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US$ 25,000
Do you have a groundbreaking idea for the world of education ?Then apply for the opportunity to win $50,000 in funding ! AWARD CATEGORIES AI Best Distributed Program for Nurturing 21st-Century...

The Leo Foundation awards

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100.000 USD
With our LEO Foundation Awards, we want to recognize the individual young researchers and scientists around the world, whose work represent extraordinary contributions to medical research and whose...

Field Research Grants Applications

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$15,000
The Tinker Foundation’s Field Research Grants Program is designed to provide graduate-level scholars with hands-on experience of their region of study, regardless of academic discipline.  The...

EIC Horizon Prize for 'Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid'

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5.000.000 euros
Solutions should be novel (at the time of the submission) demonstrating the added value and potential of one or more advanced technologies (but should not involve only Information and Communication...

Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

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266000 $
PSIPW offers five distinctive prizes every two years, giving recognition to scientists, researchers and inventors around the world for pioneering work that addresses the problem of water scarcity in...

Early Warning for Epidemics | Solve the challenge

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5,000,000 Euros
The objectives of the prize are: to develop and demonstrate a scalable, reliable and cost-effective early warning system prototype using Earth Observation data to forecast and monitor vector-borne...