Top 16 Global Opportunities with Deadlines Approaching in May 2014

Once again, Opportunity Desk has compiled and released the list of the Top 16 global opportunities with deadlines ending soon. These are opportunities we believe will add significant value to the lives of the participants. We are confident YOU can be one of them. This is your chance. Go through our list and make your choice!

“Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity” – Jackson Brown Jr.

1. Global Entrepreneurship Summer School 2014 – Munich, Germany (Scholarships Available)

The aim is to encourage and connect outstanding students from all over the world to challenge society’s problems by entrepreneurial means. The Summer School is taking place in Munich, Germany from September 17-25, 2014.

Deadline: May 15, 2014
Open to: undergraduate or graduate students
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/miDJ7u

2. Your Ultimate Euro Road Trip – 2014 World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship

This is your chance to learn, travel and create! World Nomads wants to send not one, but three budding travel writers to be mentored by a veteran Lonely Planet author and explore Europe on your own terms.

Deadline: May 15, 2014
Open to: students, emerging and non-professional writers and lovers of travel looking for a career change.
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/JA2pbY

3. Paid Traineeships for People with Disabilities at the European Parliament 2014

The programme offers a number of persons with disabilities a meaningful work experience as a trainee in the European Parliament, giving them an opportunity to familiarize themselves with its activities.

Deadline: May 15, 2014
Open to: persons with disabilities who are nationals of a Member State of the EU
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/zME3OA

4. 2014 Youth Impact Workshop for Africans – Accra, Ghana

This is an entrepreneurial leadership program dedicated to equipping youth with skills to create and develop solutions to address community challenges, and learn how to communicate these ideas effectively.

Deadline: May 15, 2014
Open to: young people aged 16-20 years in Ghana
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/Rfbpr8

5. 2014 Hesselbein Global Student Leadership Summit – Pittsburgh

Join 50 top student leaders from across the world to learn how to be effective, ethical, and innovative leaders. The summit will take place from July 26-29, 2014 at the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Deadline: May 16, 2014
Open to: undergraduate and entry-level graduate student leaders across the globe
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/ZlRyxS

6. Communication Internships at Inter-Parliamentary Union 2014

Internship with the IPU provides an opportunity for selected undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students who are pursuing a course of study or work in fields related to the IPU’s mandate and activities.

Deadline: May 16, 2014
Open to: undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/KhjYtA

7. LDI Africa Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program 2014

Fellows participate in a six to 12-month fellowship where they work to position African emerging businesses towards the path of long-term sustainability and scale.

Deadline: May 17, 2014
Open to: young professionals from across the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/CRqHcH

8. 2014 SafirLab Program in Paris

SafirLab is an annual program inviting young people carrying new initiatives in the fields of media or civil society to a mentorship and experience-sharing platform, to develop their projects and share their experiences.

Deadline: May 18, 2014
Open to: young people from Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/xpeM1E

9. NATO PSSI Summer School 2014 in Czech Republic

The Summer School offers high-profile study course for students, based on presentations, interactive workshops and simulations with international security experts from academia and government fields.

Deadline: May 18, 2014
Open to: students currently enrolled in a Master’s Degree program
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/6jXey6

10. Türkiye Scholarships Undergraduate Programme

Türkiye Scholarships Undergraduate Programmes are full government funded programmes for successful international students from all over the world for postgraduate studies in Turkey.

Deadline: May 19, 2014
Open to: citizen of a country other than Turkey
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/NnI5oO

11. Google Online Marketing Challenge 2014

This is a unique opportunity for students to experience and create online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords and Google+. The teams that develop and communicate the most successful campaigns win awesome prizes, including trips to Google offices.

Deadline: May 21, 2014
Open to: Students from Americas, Europe, MEA or Asia Pacific
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/IF3OFn

12. Tech All Stars Competition 2014

The main goal of the competition is to help twelve young EU startups by connecting them to EU funding sources, successful entrepreneurs and other influential individuals.

Deadline: May 21, 2014
Open to: Young and passionate Europeans who have an idea
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/2X2Vpq

13. Hurford Youth Fellows Program 2014 in Washington DC (Fully-funded)

For a period of four months, each fellow will have the opportunity to build his or her leadership and organizational skills and benefit from and contribute to the development of the World Youth Movement.

Deadline: May 23, 2014
Open to: Youth leaders from around the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/dNmKL6

14. iHAV Conference 2014 – Accra, Ghana

Th conference will bring together 100 outstanding and innovative African youth visionaries and 10 inspiring leaders and change champions to discuss topics of global relevance, and come up with sustainable projects particularly directed at improving quality of life in Africa.

Deadline: May 24, 2014
Open to: African youth all around the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/iLCvlb

15. Training & Development Officer Needed at Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs

The primary focus of the candidate of this position is to plan, manage, and direct the AIDIA’s Training & Development Department to achieve the organizational goals and objectives.

Deadline: May 25, 2014
Open to: anyone who meets the requirements
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/czoKFH

16. Preparing Global Leaders Summit 2014

The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

Deadline: May 26, 2014
Open to: young professions worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/R6oFdc

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