Scholarships and Contests

JCI and SDSN Youth launch joint program to empower the next generation of SDG innovators

We are excited to share an extraordinary opportunity for young innovators. Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Youth  (SDSN Youth) are partnering to offer young people the recognition, tools, training and resources needed to scale their Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)-focused projects.

Office of the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth announces "Summer of Solutions"

UNAI is proud to announce the launch of the “Summer of Solutions” a call for applications from young people around the world to create innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges. This is a new initiative launched by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, in partnership with the United Nations Technology and Innovation Labs, and the United Nations Development Programme.

Call for Applications, Spring 2019: Knowledge Overviews on Global Catastrophic Risks and the Global Governance Gap

In a world of increased interdependence, global governance could include various forms of transnational collaboration, organisation and regulation to coordinate common affairs on the global level. A core mission of the Global Challenges Foundation is to promote ideas on how existing global governance institutions could be improved, and what new institutions are needed to enable adequate mitigation of global catastrophic risks. The Global Challenges Foundation is offering grants for research overviews on global catastrophic risks and the gap in global governance of such risks.

Gender Justice Legal Defenders Fellowship 2019 - Apply by May 15!

For aspiring human rights lawyers and activists! If you want to take on a case of gender violence or discrimination case under the mentorship of an expert human rights lawyer, this Fellowship is for you! We offer Fellows a stipend of USD$3,000.00 to run a case over a period of 6 months in 2019. 

Deadline for applications: Round 1: 15 May 2019 (midnight GMT) Round 2: 15 June 2019 (midnight GMT) We accept applications on rolling basis until Fellows are selected, so apply as soon as possible!

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SDSN and SDG Academy announce 2019 Awards of Excellence

In 2019, the SDG Academy will award two institutions ‘Awards of Excellence’ in developing MOOCs (Massive open online courses) for Sustainable Development. The courses will be selected among applicants from the wider SDSN’s academic community, with the first place institution provided the chance to host their course on the SDG Academy edX platform.

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival - Apply Today!

What is PLURAL+?

In a world often characterized by intolerance and cultural divisions, the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival recognizes youth as powerful agents of social change and empowers them to share their creative vision with the world and foster respect for diversity.

Call for Essays: Youth Forward – Scholarship Opportunity!

Youth Forward – Scholarship Opportunity

National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2019 scholarship opportunity, entitled “In the Driver’s Seat.” The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarships- for students enrolled as a High School Sophomore, Junior, or Senior or as a College Freshman – on the topic of being a safer driver.


Apply to be a Millennium Fellow to become a leader in your community!

The United Nations Academic Impact and Millenium Campus Network proudly present the Millennium Fellowship - a semester-long leadership development programme on your campus to take your social impact to the next level. Access to world-class training, connections, and recognition is just an application away. Priority application deadline: February 28th.