Staying at home has its wonderful benefits, but the very point is to take advantage of them. With this idea to heart our ESC volunteer Giuzel took special time to make a list of her Top recommendations for contests with valuable prizes and scholarships you shouldn’t miss out 🙂

  • Film contest “Let’s talk about water”

Share your visual story about water science for a chance to win $10,000 and have it   featured at a festival in June 2020!

    Deadline: 30th April

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  • VI International Summer School “Modern Quantum Chemistry Methods in Applications”

Great opportunity for students, graduate students and young researchers who want to master contemporary methods of physical and quantum chemistry. Real urgent problems will be solved under guidance of leading Russian and foreign scientists.

    Deadline: 1st July

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  • Science without Borders® Challenge

The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international art contest that engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. This annual contest inspires students to be creative while learning about important ocean science and conservation issues. The Challenge is open to primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old, with scholarships of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries.

    Deadline: 20th April.

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  • Thirteenth International COMPOSTELA Prize for Picture Books

The contest  is open to all publications included in the picture book category: a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text.    The contest aims to promote the literary and artistic production of books for children and young adults.

    Deadline: 30th April

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  • Nikon’s competition  “Small World in Motion”

The contest is open to anyone with interest in microphotography to submit their videos, movies or digital time-lapse photography taken under a microscope.

    Deadline: 30th April

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  • Pro carton young designers award 2020

This is one of Europe’s leading annual young talent competitions for packaging design. It also plays a pioneering role in promoting sustainability as it focuses exclusively on cartonboard design!

    Deadline: 14th May

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  • International photography prize for women “Prix Virginia”

Awarded every two years since 2012, The Prix Virginia is the first photography prize exclusively reserved for a woman photographer, regardless of her age or nationality.   

Deadline: 7th May

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  • Allard Prize Photography Competition

Photographers are encouraged to submit entries year-round. They should reflect themes of courage and leadership, human rights and/or anti-corruption.

    Deadlines: 1st May and 1st November

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  • Ecuador Poster Bienal 2020

The categories for posters are: Advertising Posters, Social, Political and Cultural posters, Posters by Students, Animated Poster, “Visit Ecuador”.

    Deadline: 1st May

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  •  Submit Art – 2021 Exhibit

 Artists possess a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, they can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. “Embracing Our Differences” invites participants in the co- creation a society where diversity is embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this change by submitting your original art to “Embracing Our Differences” and its annual international outdoor juried art exhibit.The 2021 exhibit will be on display January 20 through April 1, 2021 at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota, Florida. Since 2004, the exhibit has hosted over 3 million visitors plus another 360,000 students for a very unique opportunity to experience the importance of diversity and inclusion in our lives.

    Deadline: 7th October

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  • International Essay Contest for Young People

This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.

    Deadline: 15th June

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  • She is More: A global celebration of the value of women through art

The value of a woman, like art, is beyond what the eye can see. A woman is one of the most dynamic individuals who often simultaneously assumes the role of a caretaker, businesswoman, problem-solver, financier, peacemaker, teacher and community-builder. This competition will celebrate the spirit of everyday women by capturing their courage, strength, passion, empathy and overall value to the world we live in through art.

    Deadline: 25th May

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  • Model Young Package 2020. Personal care

The 25th year of jubilee of The Model Young Package 2020 competition brings up a pressing issue – Personal Care in our globalised and connected world. Designers from all around the world are invited to create a modern packaging that is sustainable and contributes to improving the quality of life at the same time. The competition is organized by Czechdesign for Model Group and is awarded 6,200 euro prizes in total. Moreover, it allows participants to compare their designs in international competition and get an appraisal from distinguished industry experts.

    Deadline: 11th May

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  • International photo contest “Women in basketball”

    Deadline: 30th May

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