45 Fully-funded Global Opportunities – with deadlines in January 2020!

The new year is upon us, how exciting! We are back with our mega list of global opportunities you should bookmark and apply to this January. Some deadlines are closer, so hurry! Click on the links below to get more information about deadline, eligibility and how to apply.

  1. Rice Business Plan Competition 2020 for Student Startups (Up to $1.5 Million in prizes)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2SAzG2i
  2. One Young World Lead2030 Challenge ($500k in funding plus mentorship)
    Details: http://bit.ly/33LPG4x
  3. Google for Startups Sustainable Development Goals Accelerator 2020
    Details: http://bit.ly/2Q8ioqF
  4. Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Emerging Leaders 2020
    Details: http://bit.ly/32zvtgR
  5. Charity Entrepreneurship Incubation Program 2020 (Fully-funded to London and $100,000 seed funding)
    Details: http://bit.ly/37C9k4z
  6. SDGs & Her Competition 2020 (Fully-funded to Washington DC for World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings)
    Details: http://bit.ly/34gBzUo
  7. British Council #IdeasChangeLives Global Innovation Challenge 2019 for Digital solutions (£20,000 prize)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2Biohdz
  8. Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) Young Leaders Program 2020
    Details: http://bit.ly/34X9vWp
  9. UNESCO Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
    Details: http://bit.ly/2ncxws7
  10. Commonwealth Foundation Grant Programme for Civil Society Organisations (up to £200,000)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2qShIMQ
  11. Hertog Foundation Weekend Seminars 2020 for Students and Young professionals (Fully-funded)
    Details: http://bit.ly/33YP8rQ
  12. Global Health Corps Fellowship 2020 for Young Health Leaders (Funded)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2P82gow
  13. McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism 2020 ($USD $15,000 grant)
    Details: http://bit.ly/368YL8U
  14. IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2020 for Young Researchers (Fully-funded)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2ntSbIQ
  15. United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Women Building Peace Award 2020 ($10,000 prize)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2tqBC2T
  16. Transparency and Accountability Initiative (TAI) Photo Competition 2020 (grant of US$8,000)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2MZWKo7
  17. Hansen Leadership Institute 2020 International Program for Young Scholars (Fully-funded to the US)
    Details: http://bit.ly/35qiHDz
  18. Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship Programme 2020-2022 (Paid position)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2YPWjRq
  19. Scholarships to attend 23rd International AIDS Conference 2020 in San Francisco and Oakland, United States
    Details: http://bit.ly/2Q2LeJ5
  20. Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 for Students and Recent graduates ($350,000 in Prizes)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2Q2LeJ5
  21. World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest 2020 (Win a trip to Amsterdam)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2Li3Lz8
  22. SET Award 2020 for Innovators in the Energy Transition (Up to 10,000 Euros prize)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2oPpp5O
  23. U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen Program for Emerging Leaders 2020
    Details: http://bit.ly/2QL3jgH
  24. Call for Projects for the UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2020
    Details: http://bit.ly/38LCwHA
  25. International Finance Corporation (IFC) Summer Internship Program 2020 for Graduate Students (Paid)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2YyTl3z
  26. U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls Program 2020 for Young Women from the US, Central Asia and MENA (Fully-funded to the US)
    Details: http://bit.ly/3505jVD
  27. Connecther Girls Impact the World Film Festival Competition 2020 (up to $25K in prizes)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2qtxWfd
  28. Terra Summer Residency Fellowships 2020 for Emerging Artists Worldwide (Fully-funded to Giverny, France)
    Details: http://bit.ly/35LfLRI
  29. World Innovation Summit for Education – WISE Awards 2020 ($20,000 Prize)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2pVr8ax
  30. IATA FACE-UP! Cargo Career Competition 2020 for Graduates worldwide (Win a trip to Istanbul, Turkey)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2rKQBUz
  31. City University of New York (CUNY) Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program 2020 (Fully-funded)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2Er5wqa
  32. UNWTO World Tourism Students League 2020 for Future Tourism Leaders
    Details: http://bit.ly/37mYgrO
  33. Policy Leader Fellowship of the School of Transnational Governance at EUI 2020 for Policy Professionals (fully-funded)
    Details: http://bit.ly/36auR3S
  34. Thought For Food Challenge 2019/2020 for Changemakers (up to $25,000 in prizes)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2pr1NVm
  35. MCW Global Young Leaders Access Program 2020 (Fully-funded to the US)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2OdiFaN
  36. EarthTech Challenge 2020 for Young Innovators Worldwide (Win an all-expenses-paid trip to the EarthTech Summit)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2S1Rt26
  37. Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Wheelwright Prize 2020 for Early-career Architects ($100,000 prize)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2qZSwEq
  38. Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT 2020-2021 (stipend of $70,000)
    Details: http://bit.ly/33PNWqd
  39. Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program 2020 for Law Students and Professionals (up to $2,000)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2qsdoV2
  40. Rockefeller Foundation Food System Vision Prize 2020 (Total prize of $2,000,000)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2KFaKC7
  41. CERN Openlab Summer Student Programme 2020 (Paid position)
    Details: http://bit.ly/34WotfA
  42. Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Maker Challenge 2020 (up to USD 1,000,000 in prizes)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2OqYp6T
  43. Vienna Biocenter Summer School 2020 for Students Worldwide (Funded to Austria)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2rGXtTd
  44. C40 Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020 (up to $40,000 in funding)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2RCkPUM
  45. World Bank Summer Internship Program 2020 for Young Professionals (Paid position)
    Details: http://bit.ly/2PrLe51
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