Top 25 Global Opportunities with Deadlines Approaching in June 2014 | Opportunity Desk

Top 25 Global Opportunities with Deadlines Approaching in June 2014 | Opportunity Desk

Here we go – our long list of 25 amazing global opportunities you can’t afford to miss! 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.

Enjoy the rest of June!

Top 20 Global Opportunities

1. 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards for International Students

The award celebrates student achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts. It inspires higher education students from around the world, to go global.

Deadline: June 20, 2014
Open to: International students aged 18 years and above
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/pDH2va

2. World Forum for Democracy 2014 in Strasbourg, France (Fully Funded)

This is an annual gathering of leaders, opinion-makers, civil society activists, representatives of business, academia, media and professional groups to debate key challenges for democracies worldwide.

Deadline: June 22, 2014
Open to: Young leaders worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/RaJSlG

3. 2014 Gear Up Boot Camp (Scholarship Available)

VYE Bootcamp aims to bring world-class entrepreneurship education, inspiration, and network from the major entrepreneurship hubs in the world to Vietnam.

Deadline: June 20, 2014
Open to: Vietnam and International students
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/gCxpJO

4. M100 Young European Journalists Workshop 2014 in Potsdam, Germany

The workshop aims to introduce selected participants to both sides of dealing with data, responsible use of data and its benefits, but also the risks faced every day as a journalist.

Deadline: June 23, 2014
Open to: Young journalists from across Europe
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/qfNio2

5. Submit your Video for the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Contest

UNAOC and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite the world’s youth to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL+ themes: migration, diversity and social inclusion.

Deadline: June 27, 2014
Open to: Young people worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/3Llslo

6. Justwalkers.com Mobility Scholarship Program for College Students

JustWalkers.com is offering $1,000 Mobility Scholarship to support college students with limited mobility – tose who use a wheelchair, power scooter, crutches, rollator or other mobility device on a regular basis.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: US resident college freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/mJiCcR

7. Goi-UNESCO Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2014

Are you  a young person with an idea or project? This is an exciting new opportunity to develop your innovative ideas and projects to create positive change in your community and the world.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Young people with innovative ideas
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/XpIJ7f

8. Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y 2015

The intensive three-week program in New York is designed to enhance the efforts of emerging leaders in communities throughout the world. It provides a tremendous opportunity to international community leaders.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Community leaders engaged in the nonprofit sector
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/OOWZ83

9. Program Assistant at Open Society Foundation – Washington D.C.

The program assistant will provide administration and programmatic support to the senior policy analyst and the communications officer in the Washington office.

Deadline: June 27, 2014
Open to: Qualified individuals
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/sdTtl1

10. Women’s Initiative Grant by Alexia Foundation 2014

The main purpose is to encourage and help photojournalists create stories that drive change. A $25,000 grant will be provided for a project to be produced on a significant issue involving and affecting women worldwide.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Photographers anywhere in the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/fCjwmA

11. Submit Your Ideas and Win $25,000 in the 2014 UN Project Inspire Competiton

Are you a young changemaker? Do you have an idea that can change the world? Project Inspire is providing you a 5-minute platform to pitch your inspired idea to the world and win a US$25,000 grant.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: 18-35year olds in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/PGJ4J3

12. SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme – Fully-funded

The fellowship programme provides a framework for India’s best young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: young professionals and fresh graduates from India
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/maiFY9

13. iLEAP International Fellowship program 2014 in Seattle, Washington, USA (fully-funded)

This is an eight-week intensive leadership training and a long-term investment in community-based leadership in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Social leaders from selected countries in SouthEast Asia region
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/sN7jKi

14. Apply – World Bank’s Young Professionals Program 2015

Young people with passion for international development and the potential to become future global leaders are invited to apply.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Highly qualified and motivated individuals
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/Qoc3SF

15. One Young World Summit 2014 in Dublin, Ireland (Full Scholarship Available)

The Summit will be about young people being disruptive leaders, taking action and making sure that they are not sleepwalked into the agendas of others.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Young people worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/Yz3rdZ

16. Sirius Programme 2014 – Opportunity for Young Entrepreneurs to Start Businesses in the UK (Fully-funded)

The Sirius programme provides talented graduate entrepreneurs with an opportunity to win a place at a leading UK accelerator, obtain mentoring, financial support and the possibility of a visa endorsement.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Young entrepreneurs worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/oKPw7A

17. Apply to attend the High Level Youth Policy Dialogue on SDGs – Nairobi, Kenya

The Organization of African Youth is convening the dialogue with the aim of gathering and strengthening political commitment for governments to support prioritizing investment in youth development in the post-2015 era.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: African and International Youth
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/djxFbL

18. Global Security Seminar 2014 in London (Fully Funded)

The Seminar will bring together leading security experts, authoritative commentators and journalists for a series of lively presentations and debates addressing some of the world’s most pressing security and terrorism issues.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Journalists worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/2DAKTm

19. Volunteer at the European Youth Olympic Festival 2015 – Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein!

The European Youth Olympic Festival offers the unique opportunity of becoming an active part at the Olympics! 550 Volunteers will be needed to stage a successful Festival and you can be one them!

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Volunteers worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/JWhjWP

20. Attend the Youth Event at the UNAOC 6th Forum in Bali, Indonesia (Fully-Funded)

The forum will bring together participants including youth, political leaders, civil society activists etc. to work together and agree on joint actions to improve relations across cultures and religions and build a lasting peace.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Young people from across the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/Enaiyo

21. New Generation Seminar for Young Leaders in Hawaii, Florida & Washington DC

 The New Generation Seminar provides rising leaders with an intensive learning experience through a unique combination of study, dialogue, leadership development and travel.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Young leaders aged 25-40, from Asia Pacific and the United States
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/hwT7Gi

22. ‘My MasterPeace Moment’ Storytelling competition – Share Your Story & Win a Trip to the UN Headquarters

MasterPeace appreciates the work you do, and the miracles you make happen every day to make the world a better place. You need to be heard, and your story needs to be told.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Anyone with a story to share.
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/m5p6cP

23. Submit Projects for the Big Data Climate Challenge & win a trip to UN Climate Summit in New York

UN Global Pulse seeks recently implemented or published projects and initiatives that use Big Data and analytics to show the economic implications of climate impact and opportunities to manage climate risk

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Anyone with an eligible initiative/project
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/HSNsa6

24. Port Harcourt UNESCO World Book Capital 2014 Essay Competition

This activity will give participants the unique opportunity of coming up with a story that would be part of the landmark of Nigeria’s centenary.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Nigerian Students
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/2YecCi

25. Rotary Peace Fellowships for Masters & Professional Development Programs

Are you looking to make a significant impact on the world by promoting tolerance and cooperation? Apply now for one of two Rotary Peace Fellowships.

Deadline: June 30, 2014
Open to: Interested and qualified individuals worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/ZyF3hR

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