Awards

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Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge 2020 ( $116,000 in Total Prizes for Winners)

Application Deadline: October 16th 2020 As cloud and AI technologies are shaping all industries globally and driving numerous innovations, Alibaba Cloud has launched the Machine Learning Platform for AI (PAI) service to empower AI developers and innovators by lowering technical barriers and development costs. The Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge is an open competition

The Alliance Française de Nairobi Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition 2020 for young Kenyans (KShs.175,000 cash prize)

Application Deadline: Midnight, 27 September 2020 The 5th edition of the Alliance Française de Nairobi Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition is programmed in October and will coincide with the 2020 French Film Festival (7 to 10 October 2020). 2020 THEME ‘World Mpya’ / ‘Un Nouveau Monde’ The Alliance Française de Nairobi is the Promoter of the Smartphone

The African Development Bank’s AgriPitch Competition 2020 for Youth Agripreneur (US$120,000)

The African Development Bank’s Youth Agripreneur AgriPitch Competition and DealRoom connects expansion-ready, youth-led African businesses with global investors (debt, equity and/or grant). The DealRoom focuses on youth-led agribusinesses under the themes of nutrition and gender inclusivity. The goal of the AgriPitch Competition and DealRoom is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture among youth in Africa and

UNESCO SHEROES- National Art Competition 2020 for Young Nigerians

Application Deadline: September 30th 2020 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. Objectives This competition is aimed at raising awareness about VAWG/SGBV/HP among the public, and to support the

Go Green in the City 2021 Global Student Competition (Sponsored Trip to Schneider Electric’s Global Innovation Summit!)

Application Deadline: February 15th 2021 Schneider Electric believe that energy is a basic human right and SE is dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold ideas that can re-shape a smarter and more sustainable future for both: our industry and our

The AKO Caine Prize 2021 for African Writing (£10,000 Cash Prize & Funded Workshop in London)

Application Deadline: s 31st January 2021. The AKO 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 diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The

The African Leadership University’s Beyond Tourism in Africa Innovation Challenge 2020 (US$10,000 grant)

Application Deadline:15 October 2020 (23:59 CEST). 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 communities within African countries to

2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Writing Contest for unpublished short fiction (£15,000 in Cash Prize).

Application Deadline: 1 November 2020. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize started in 2012 with the launch of Commonwealth Writers. Free to enter and with a global reach across five continents, the Prize seeks out talented writers and brings stories from new and emerging voices to an international audience. Stories often come from countries with little

The International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) 2021 International Poster Contest ($500 prize)

Application Deadline: November 2nd 2020 The International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) Committee invites YOU to get involved in ICAW 2021. ICAW are looking for anyone, 9th grade (age 14) or older, interested in participating in our 19th Annual Poster Contest. The winning poster will be used to promote International Compost Awareness Week, May 2-8, 2021.

The Food Factory-4-Us Sustainable Supply Chain International Student Competition 2020

Application Deadline: 30 September 2020: Are you a Master’s student enrolled in a food study programme eager to find solutions for valorizing food biodiversity in your country? Students will participate in an innovative, learner-centric environment based on active, action-oriented learning to develop a project including a specific objective/target, the design and development of a solution exploitable at