19/7/2018 - 9:32 am

Music Essay Contest: Win a Trip to Amsterdam

Written by Youth Time Editor

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is inviting young people in Europe aged 18 to 30 to submit their own essays while the RCO meets Europe initiative is under way. Essays should be at least 300, and no more than 500, words long, focusing on the role that music (classical or another genre) plays in the essayist’s own life.

Applications for the 2019 UN – Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship programme are currently being accepted. The fellowship provides opportunities for advanced education and research in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea to Government officials and mid-level professionals from developing states. The deadline is on 14th of September.

If you are a young person from Central, Eastern or South Eastern Europe, France, Israel, North America or the Arab region, you are welcome to apply for the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) at the German Bundestag. This is the opportunity to experience how the Bundestag works over the course of five months, with three of these spent working in a Member’s office. Deadline to apply is July 31st.

World Food Program’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger. Innovators, start-ups, and companies receive financial support of up to $100,000, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The deadline is on September 24, 2018.

Open Technology Fund awards are aimed to support organisations that promote secure access to technology and human rights. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and deliverables per a schedule outlined in the contract. OTF’s target support ceiling is $300,000, with most supported efforts receiving between $50,000 and $200,000. The deadline is on September 1st.

The Schwarzman Scholars Program for Future Leaders is now open. The scholars program is designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world and provide them with an opportunity to receive Master’s degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University. The deadline is on September 27th.

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