Are you 18-30 and taking part in activities to fight climate change? Send a three-minute video for a chance to be a youth reporter at the UN Climate Change Conference in Poland in December. The deadline is on 31 August 2018.

Youth from all European countries has an opportunity to compete for the prizes of up to €3000 as an award for creating and implementing a meaningful high-impact event that will celebrate democratic principles. The organisers are seeking youth-led democratic projects that will focus on combating homophobia, racism, and sexism. The application deadline is on April 15.

The “Shark Tank of Wellness” Competition offers university students the chance to compete for prizes totaling $10,000 plus a trip to Cesena, Italy. This unique global challenge will reward three students for their most innovative – and viable – ideas for the wellness industry. Submissions are accepted from March 1, 2018 through June 1, 2018.

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2018 is now open for entries. ADAA is a global digital media competition for student creators. Connected to industry professionals, academic leaders, and top brands, the ADAA is launching the next generation of student careers. The deadline is on 4th of June.

Young people interested in journalism are welcome to apply for the Journalism Now online course and take part in Thomson Foundation Journalism Competition. The series of lectures will take place on August 6 - September 7. The competition will take place on August 6 - September 7.

High school and university students from all over the world are welcome to participate in The World Youth Essay Competition. There is no topic restriction and you are free to write about topics such as aspects of society, environmental issues, science and technology, global affairs, and more. Winners will be invited to Germany for a special winner ceremony with all flight and accommodation expenses covered. The deadline is on 31 March 2018.

Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to submit their works for the Leica Oskar Barnack Awards. Entry submissions must be a self-contained series of images in which the photographer perceives and documents the interaction between man and the environment with acute vision and contemporary visual style – creative, groundbreaking and innovative. Entries will be accepted exclusively as online submissions between March 1 and April 5, 2018.

University students in programming and industry professionals from Europe, the Middle East and Africa are welcome to apply for the Hash Code Competition. It is a team programming competition organized by Google. In the program, you pick your team and programming language, and Google picks a real-life engineering problem for you to solve.

Would you like to win £2,200 sterling, a trip to London and have your play broadcast across the world on BBC World Service? If so, the 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition is now open to entries! There are three prizes to be won. The competition is open from 3 October 2017 to 31 January 2018.

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is to announce the 2018 cycle of the Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The deadline for submissions is January 14, 2018.

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