Are you ready to find your ultimate potential? Challenging yourself can help you break barriers and set a new limit to your capability. Further, competing with other people from all over the world can enlighten you with your potential and recognize the barriers that are holding you back. Moreover, international competitions and awards implore you to excel in your endeavors.
Various organizations have set up competitions and awards that aims to discover potential individuals capable of contributing significantly to society. Furthermore, being able to compete in an international forum and lucrative awards make such competitions worthwhile. So, are you ready to take a leap into the unknown? Grab these competitions and awards opportunities and find out what’s waiting for you on the other side of the tunnel.
Application Deadline: 15 May 2019
Global Wellness Summit is now accepting the application for Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition 2019. Among International competitions, it is one of the most competitive events that challenge students to demonstrate their full potential. The competition is a unique global challenge that rewards students for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry. Moreover, Students are to submit a concept submission form detailing their idea and a one-to-two-minute video presentation of their idea. Further, the wellness industry currently has a value of over $4.2 trillion. Thus, it is an excellent opportunity for students with great ideas.
Application Deadline: 10 June 2019
British Council has announced the application for IELTS Award 2019. The British Council IELTS Award assists high caliber individuals who have a strong motivation to develop their career and demonstrate the potential to contribute to society with their studies. Moreover, this award will enable successful applicants to enroll in higher studies anywhere in the world.
Location: Citizens and Residents of the Commonwealth
Application Deadline: 01 May 2019
The Royal Commonwealth Society has announced the application for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2019. The competition is an opportunity for all young Commonwealth citizens and residents, regardless of region, education or background. Moreover, the event presents the participants a platform to share ideas, celebrate their story and have their voice heard – all whilst developing key skills. Additionally, the theme for 2019 is A Connected Commonwealth which builds on 2018 theme ‘Towards a Common Future’. Furthermore, this year’s topic provides the young scholars a chance to reflect on how they can work to use cultural, technological and environmental connections for positive change across the Commonwealth.
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Application Deadline: 24 March 2019
The Graduate Institute Geneva is now accepting the application for Geneva Challenge 2019. The Graduate Institute had launched the Advancing Development Goals Contest, an international competition for graduate students in 2014. Moreover, the idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem. Furthermore, the aim of this competition is to stimulate reflection and innovation on development from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives.
Application Deadline: 03 May 2019
Nigeria LNG Limited invites entries for The Nigeria Prize for Science 2019. This annual prize for science is endowed by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) to recognize outstanding scientific achievements by Nigerians as well as non-Nigerians. Moreover, the prize is given to candidates achieving advance scientific solutions to a prescribed problem afflicting Nigeria, as captured by the theme for the year. Furthermore, the theme for the 2019 competition is Climate Change: Erosion, Drought, and Desertification. NLNG has invited entries from researchers working to deal with issues arising from Climate Change especially Erosion, Drought, and Desertification – especially from the Nigerian perspective. Moreover, the prize carries a reward of one hundred thousand US dollars ($100,000.00).
Application Deadline: 05 April 2019
Nigeria LNG Limited invites entries for The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019. This annual prize for literature is endowed by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) to recognize the outstanding author of the best book by a Nigerian within the last four years. The prize rotates among four literary genres- prose fiction, poetry, drama and children’s literature. This year, the competition is for Children’s Literature. Furthermore, the competition is open to only Nigerian writers irrespective of their place of residence. Moreover, the prize carries a reward of one hundred thousand US dollars ($100,000.00).
Application Deadline: 12 April 2019
Deep Learning Indaba has announced application open for the Maathai Impact Award. The Maathai Impact Award encourages and recognizes work by African innovators that show an impactful application of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Moreover, this award reinforces the legacy of Wangari Maathai in acknowledging the capacity of individuals to be a positive force for change. Above all, it recognizes ideas and initiatives that demonstrate that each of us, no matter how small, can make a difference. The award ceremony will be at the annual Deep Learning Indaba in August 2019.
Location: New York, USA
Application Deadline: 29 March 2019
International Green Gown Awards 2019 is open for applications. Moreover, International Green gown Awards is looking for inspirational sustainability leaders. Further, the award recognizes exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by the world’s universities and colleges. Additionally, it aims to set the bar and put every learning institution at the heart of delivering the UN Global Goals. Furthermore, it aims to bring together a wealth of global knowledge and resources from across the sector, continents and beyond.
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
Kurt Schork Memorial Fund has announced Kurt Schork Awards for exceptional Journalist worldwide. The award recognizes and supports those journalists who are often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger. Moreover, the three annual awards are recognized worldwide as a mark of excellence. Furthermore, the award has an established track record for brave reporters highlighting on conflict, corruption, and injustice.
Location: San Francisco, USA
Application Deadline: 20 March 2019
Technovation has announced the application for girls all around the world for its Technovation Challenge 2019. Moreover, Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Nearly 20,000 girls around the world registered to participate in Technovation 2018, building apps and starting businesses that solve problems in their communities.
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