Of all of the millions of subjects you can read about on Wikipedia, subjects relating to Africa have the least coverage. This is because of a number of reasons, but mostly because many people do not know that they can donate their images, videos and audio. Wiki Loves Africa needs your help to show the richness,
Show in Film What YOU Can do to Change the Story. Share your ideas in film with Girls Impact The World! Enter your film now for a chance to win over $20K in prizes!! There are 2 Competitions: Girls Impact the World (GITW) and Green IS.
- GITW: 20th January,
Children and young people from around the world are invited to submit a short 3 minute video which captures their understanding of the ways in which food, water and energy is produced, consumed and experienced in their everyday life.
Application Deadline: 31st December, 2016.
Because Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, it offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.
In the Olympus Global Open Photo Contest, there are no restrictions whatsoever on photographic equipment used to shoot photos to be entered. Any photographic device from a DSLR to smartphone may be used. Anyone can participate with any kind of camera.
Application Deadline: 10th January 2017
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): Online
About the Award: Olympus contributes to society by making people’s lives healthier,
Are you, an African youth concerned about peace and security on the continent? Do you believe your future is, in any way, affected by current peace and security challenges on the African continent? Would you want your voice to be heard on this issue? Do you have a passion for writing?
Wildlife Photographer of the Year calls on photographers worldwide to put nature in the frame. Whether you’re young, old, professional or amateur, we’d like to see work that raises awareness of the beauty and fragility of the natural world.
Application Deadline: 15th December 2016 11.30 GMT.
Original and high-resolution files requested from 25th January 2017 until 10th February 2017 at 11.30 GMT.
The World Bank and the Wharton School invite students and young professionals from around the world to develop innovative ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Application Deadline: 31st December, 2016 and 28th February, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Any
To be taken at (country): Any
Field/Level of Study: Any
About the Award: Ideas for Action,
Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) in collaboration with Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) is organizing the 4th Continental Essay Competition 2016/2017 with the effort to ensure that youth are enlightened and their standard culture is improved.
Application Deadline: 1st March, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: African Countries
About the Award: This year’s theme is: “
The Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research is pleased to announce its first ever essay competition on the future of health policy and systems research. The winning paper will be published as a background paper for a high level conference on “Health Policy and Systems Research: 20 years on” that will take place in Stockholm Sweden,