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Scholarship Contest 2020

      • African Union/CIEFFA 2020 #AfricaEducatesHer Campaign

      • AU/CIEFFA invites African girls and women: students, human rights’ activists and teachers/educators to submit creative content showcasing their experiences learning/teaching girls during the COVID-19 related school closures and initiatives being taken by individuals, organisations and nations
        • Deadline: November 30, 2020
        • Posted: September 17, 2020
      • UNESCO 2020 National Art Competitions For Young Nigerian (Nigeria)

      • The National Art Competition under the theme of “Sheroes” is specially designed by UNESCO Abuja under the European Union (EU)-United Nations (UN) Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria: To eliminate violence against women and girls. The Human Development Report 2016 ranks Nigeria 118 out of
        • Deadline: September 30, 2020
        • Posted: September 16, 2020
      • XPRIZE Foundation 2020 Next-Gen Mask Challenge

      • The Next-Gen Mask Challenge aims to reimagine protective face masks used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by making them more comfortable, functional, accessible, and even stylish. The XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge will aid in the fight against COVID-19 by enhancing an effective solution: face
        • Deadline: September 15, 2020
        • Posted: September 4, 2020
      • Luc Hoffmann Institute 2020 Beyond Tourism in Africa Innovation Challenge

      • The Luc Hoffmann Institute, the African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation and the WWF Regional Office for Africa are launching a global innovation challenge. We aim to discover and incubate new revenue models that do not depend on tourism, but still enable local commun
        • Deadline: October 15, 2020
        • Posted: September 3, 2020
      • Commonwealth Writers 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Commonwealth Countries

      • The 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now open for entries. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English written by a citizen of a Commonwealth country. Short stories translated into English from
        • Deadline: November 1, 2020
        • Posted: September 3, 2020
      • UNICEF 2020 Youth Mediathon for Young Content Creators

      • Are you a content creator (a writer, illustrator, social media creator, photographer, radio producer…) who believes in building a better world? ?? Are you between 16 and 24? ?? If you are also fluent in English or Spanish and available to join a Zoom call with other c
        • Deadline: September 15, 2020
        • Posted: September 2, 2020
      • Commonwealth 2021 Youth Awards (UK)

      • Nominations are now open for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. Turning adversity into advantage Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has severely upended the lives and prospects of our young people. It has crea
        • Deadline: October 21, 2020
        • Posted: August 26, 2020
      • Thomson Reuters Foundation 2020 Bigger photo competition on Covid-19 for Photographers

      • Could your picture tell a thousand words? Then the camera is in your hands. Thomson Reuters Foundation photo competition is open to anyone with a passion for turning the lens on the real lives behind the headlines, and an ability to capture the most powerful images of the pandemic’s impac
        • Deadline: October 28, 2020
        • Posted: August 26, 2020
      • The International Youth Math Challenge 2020 Math Competition for Young People Worldwide

      • The International Youth Math Challenge is one of the biggest online math competition for students from all around the world and applications are currently being accepted for this year's competion. Do you think you are good in Mathematis and you want to test how sound you are, then apply before t
        • Deadline: October 11, 2020
        • Posted: August 26, 2020
      • Policy Competition 2020 Contest for Nigerian Undergraduate Students (Nigeria)

      • The Policy Competition believe that the state of affairs of our dear country Nigeria presents a challenge to the creativity, intelligence and resourcefulness of the Nigerian Youth. The Policy Competition aims to galvanize the Nigerian Youth to accept this challenge through active participation in th
        • Deadline: September 10, 2020
        • Posted: August 25, 2020
      • PhotoAfrica 2020 Multicultural Photo Contest for Africans

      • Entries are invited for the PhotoAfrica Multicultural Photo Contest 2020. PhotoAfrica is an online multicultural Photo Contest that aims to raise strong, committed young men and women who are willing to represent their community as custodians and repositories of their people’s collective
        • Deadline: October 23, 2020
        • Posted: August 25, 2020
      • FAO 2020 World Food Day Poster contest for Children

      • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) calls on children and teens from all over the world (age 5 to 19) to use their imagination and create a poster that illustrates their idea of Zero Hunger. Winners will be promoted by FAO offices around the world and receive a surprise
        • Deadline: November 6, 2020
        • Posted: August 23, 2020
      • FITC 2020 Youth Connect Essay Challenge for African Undergraduate Students

      • The FITC Youth Connect Essay Challenge is organized to harness the creativity and innovation mindset of the African youth in promoting growth and development in Africa. The objective is to develop in undergraduate students the habit of contributing to national and global issues, as well as prov
        • Deadline: August 31, 2020
        • Posted: August 18, 2020
      • Lex:lead 2020 Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students in Developing Countries

      • Up to () US$500 awards are to be made in February 2021 to the top-ranked essays answering this year’s essay question: Lex:lead is a group of international lawyers and friends who support economic development focusing on the world’s least developed countries. Lex:lead offers an annu
        • Deadline: October 31, 2020
        • Posted: July 31, 2020
      • French Institute 2020 Visas for Creation for African and Caribbean Artists

      • Visas for Creation is part of the “Creation in Africa and the Caribbean” programme. Its goal is to support emerging artists in Africa and the Caribbean through residencies in mainland France and its overseas territories to enable them to develop a creation or research project.
        • Deadline: July 31, 2020
        • Posted: July 20, 2020
      • One World Media 2020 Coronavirus Reporting Award for Journalists & Filmmakers

      • The One World Media Awards this year come at an unusual time, as we face the Covid-19 pandemic. In response to the exceptional work of journalists and filmmakers covering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries, we are launching the Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020, supported
        • Deadline: July 30, 2020
        • Posted: July 19, 2020
      • Farmz2u 2020 ‘Food For Thought’ Essay Contest for Young Nigerians

      • Applications are open for the Farmz2u ‘Food For Thought’ Essay Contest 2020 for Young Nigerians. The ‘Food For Thought’ Challenge is focused on the SDGs 2 – Zero Hunger and SDG 12 – Responsible Production and Consumption. It aims to sensitize the youth of the
        • Deadline: July 25, 2020
        • Posted: July 15, 2020
      • Bergen 2020 International Essay Competition for Non-Fiction and Fiction

      • The Bergen International Literary Festival for Non-Fiction and Fiction is held in February every year in the Norwegian city of Bergen and attracts writers from every continent. We are looking for new, excellent writing and are pleased to announce the Bergen International Essay Competition open to ev
        • Deadline: October 1, 2020
        • Posted: July 15, 2020
      • Google 2020 for Podcast Creators

      • The Google Podcasts creator program is a partnership between Google and PRX that trains, mentors, and provides resources to underrepresented voices in podcasting around the world.  Launched in 2018, the Google Podcasts creator programis guided by a mission of providing a global audio communi
        • Deadline: August 2, 2020
        • Posted: July 10, 2020
      • Miles Morland Foundation 2020 African Writing Scholarships

      • The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2018 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers. The Scholarships are open to anyone writing in the English language who was born in Africa or both of whose parents were born in Africa.  It can be difficult for writers,
        • Deadline: July 18, 2020
        • Posted: July 9, 2020
      • Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) Short Animation 2020

      • The following prizes are awarded to excellent films: Grand Prize for Short, a cash award of 500,000 yen Award of Excellence for Short, a cash award of 100,000 yen and other prizes (if applicable).
        • Deadline: January 1, 1970
        • Posted: July 6, 2020
      • Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) Feature Animation 2020

      • The following prizes are awarded to excellent films: Grand Prize for Feature, a cash award of 500,000 yen Award of Excellence for Feature, a cash award of 100,000 yen and other prizes (if applicable).
        • Deadline: January 1, 1970
        • Posted: July 6, 2020
      • Huawei 2020 HMS App Innovation Contest for Developers

      • The Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest aims to inspire global developers to leverage HMS Core to create innovative apps, bringing smart life services to Huawei device users in 170+ countries and regions. The contest will be held in Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America, and Ch
        • Deadline: August 30, 2020
        • Posted: July 6, 2020
      • Goethe Institut 2020 “Decolonise The Internet” Edit-A-Thon for African Womxn

      • As a kick-off, Goethe Institut are organizing an Edit-A-Thon to open up the world of Wikipedia to Womxn from Africa! Studies have shown that most of the articles on the Wikipedia are written from Europe and the US – and articles written from Africa are mainly written by men. During its
        • Deadline: Not Specified
        • Posted: June 19, 2020
      • Ernst & Young (EY) 2020 Young Tax Professional of the Year – South Africa

      • Get ready to kick-start your career in Tax and compete with the best student minds across South Africa and showcase your unique point of view on the subject of taxation. YTPY South Africa is a competition aimed at identifying and recognising young and aspiring tax professionals where students dem
        • Deadline: July 13, 2020
        • Posted: June 17, 2020
      • The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange 2020 Essay Competition

      • The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange is currently inviting applications from qualified and interested candidates who wish to participate in this year's competition. An International Cultural Exchange Program designed for the purpose of using the platforms of Literature, Arts
        • Deadline: June 26, 2020
        • Posted: June 10, 2020
      • UONGOZI 2020 Leadership Essay Contest for African Students

      • ONGOZI Institute is pleased to announce this year’s Leadership Essay Competition, the eighth since inception (2013). Similar to previous years, this year’s topic aims to solicit thoughts on the theme of the African Leadership Forum (ALF). The essays should respond to the following questi
        • Deadline: July 10, 2020
        • Posted: June 9, 2020
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