Top 20 Global Opportunities with Deadlines Approaching in September 2014

Top 20 Global Opportunities with Deadlines Approaching in September 2014

This September, we bring you a mega list of the 25 top global opportunities you should not 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 September!

Top 20 Global Opportunities

1. Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Program 2015

The American Urological Association is now accepting applications from young men and women who are interested in pursuing careers in Urology research. There are at least 10 awards available for 2015 fellowships.

Deadline: September 4, 2014
Open to: rained urologists or research scientists
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/rjAjnl

2. Agricultural Development Young Professionals Internship Program

The broad goal is to support skills transfer and technological know-how that will help African agribusinesses and organizations to innovate, improve their commercial viability and catalyze agricultural transformation

Deadline: September 5, 2014
Open to: any African interested in an Agriculture Internship Program
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/mkRgJ5

3. Global Call for Organizing Committee for the UN DRR Children & Youth Blast!

This is an opportunity to participate in all processes leading up the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3WCDRR) to be held in Sendai, Japan in March 2015.

Deadline: September 5, 2014
Open to: young people of diverse backgrounds
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/xxVWcA

4. White House Internship Program 2015 – Washington D.C.

The White House Internship Program is a public service leadership program that provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.

Deadline: September 7, 2014
Open to: young leaders who are U.S. citizens, 18 years of age
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/YvnP3u

5. Apply to attend the 2nd GMS Youth Forum – Bangkok, Thailand

The 2nd GMS Youth Forum (GMS YF2) will enable the young people of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to further explore what it means to GMS Youth for their countries to be connected and contribute to a dynamic community.

Deadline: September 7, 2014
Open to: young people from the 6 GMS Countries
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/7FbQaP

6. Acumen East Africa Fellows Program for Emerging Leaders 2014

The program aims at providing the opportunity for emerging leaders to receive world-class training and collaborate with like-minded individuals so that they can be the change that East Africa needs.

Deadline: September 8, 2014
Open to: emerging leaders from across East Africa
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/L3kBZd

7. Internship Opportunity at Yunus and Youth – Web Design Officer

The Web Design role is an opportunity to become the driving force behind Yunus&Youth’s web presence, reaching 1000+ in our direct network across the world and almost 10,000 unique visits (and growing fast!) every month.

Deadline: September 12, 2014
Open to: anyone who has an understanding of HTML, CSS, and WordPress
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/bozf4e

8. WeTech’s Seed Fund for Women + Girls in Computer Science in Africa

The Seed Fund provides small grants to support civil society organizations (non-governmental agencies) and individuals to play a role in increasing the access for women and girls to computer science-related training, jobs and leadership roles.

Deadline: September 10, 2014
Open to: Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), voluntary organizations and individuals
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/JDmhxU

9. Preparing Global Leaders Academy 2014 – Amman, Jordan (Scholarship Available)

Preparing Global Leaders Academy (PGLA) is a one-week premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals around the world, taking place from 3rd to 10th October, 2014 in Amman, Jordan.

Deadline: September 10, 2014
Open to: students and young professionals around the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/5uYBwN

10. VSO-ICS Volunteering Program in Nigeria

This is a three-month youth centered community development programme that brings together young people (aged 18-25) from the UK and Nigeria. Together, volunteers live with host families and work in the host communities.

Deadline: September 10, 2014
Open to: young people (aged 18-25) from the UK and Nigeria
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/9wpmfQ

11. Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program 2015

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship Programme is a selective Fellowship that prepares the next generation of outstanding African leaders by providing them with unique work opportunities.

Deadline: September 12, 2014
Open to: next generation of outstanding African leaders
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/yfzxPB

12. The Japan Foreign Trade Council Essay Competition 2014 (Worldwide)

The Japan Foreign Trade Council invites entries Worldwide for the 2014 JFTC Essay Competition to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance.

Deadline: September 12, 2014
Open to: students, young researchers and business people
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/L3xohz

13. Internship Opportunity at Yunus and Youth – Global Communication Officer

The Communication Intern role offers the opportunity to become the leading force driving the external communication of Yunus&Youth (Y&Y) initiatives reaching a global audience.

Deadline: September 12, 2014
Open to: exceptional people who want to help shape the next generation of business
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/JGzhVL

14. GDN Next Horizons International Essay Contest 2014

The primary objective of the contest is to invite fresh thinking related to the future of aid that can inform the ongoing discourse on development assistance and to make this thinking available to policymakers and key stakeholders.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
Open to: all adult individuals over 21 years of age
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/kVTqbn

15. 12th International Youth Conference in Krusevo, Macedonia

The conference taking place from September 25-29, 2014 in Krusevo seeks to create new perspectives for SEE’s and Europe’s young people and deepen understanding of the European Values among young people.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
Open to: youth workers, youth leaders, active young people
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/v35Bzm

16. United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards for Journalists 2015

UNCA invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 19th Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
Open to: journalists from around the world
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/7w0n8Z

17. Win a 10-day trip to Mexico – Apply for World Nomads Travel Film Scholarship 2014

This is an opportunity for spiring filmmakers to win a 10-day filmmaking assignment to San Luis Potosi, Mexico to capture ‘Dia de los Muertos’ one of Mexico’s most colourful and celebrated holidays.

Deadline: September 17, 2014
Open to: film students, or anyone trying to build a career in film making and/or presenting!
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/ijj65i

18. Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2014

Commonwealth Professional Fellowships support mid-career professionals from developing Commonwealth countries to spend a period of time with a UK host organisation working in their field for a programme of professional development.

Deadline: September 18, 2014
Open to: mid-career professionals from developing Commonwealth countries
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/swNKpE

19. TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Thailand 2014

Fellowships are available for young scientists from developing countries (other than Thailand) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in biotechnology at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) in Thailand.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
Open to: young scientists from developing countries
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/188TLR

20. Next Step Challenge – International Competition for Startups (EUR 250,000 prize)

Next Step Challenge – Europe’s most ambitious and unique business development program – is an international competition for startups working within the fields of next-generation energy and digital products and services.

Deadline: September 30, 2014
Open to: startups worldwide
Find out more here: http://goo.gl/QE8x6N

And its a Wrap! Please note that this list will be updated as more opportunities come.

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