Individual women’s empowerment champions, civil society, public and private institutions are encouraged to apply for the princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award. The initiative aims to highlight the contribution of the public and private sector, civil society and women’s rights champions to worldwide efforts for the empowerment of women and girls.  Award value for the public sector, private sector, civil society and individual award is 100,000 USD. The deadline is August 31st.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program is offering around 100 scholarships to young people who are looking forward to study at Stanford University. The deadline to apply is on September 12th.

Young people interested to pursue a Bachelor of engineering degree are welcome to apply for the GSEP program. Under this program, qualified international students who have little or no proficiency in the Japanese language are now able to enroll at Tokyo Institute of Technology. Students who have been accepted for a Scholarship will not be required to pay the admission or tuition fees. The deadline is on September 6th.

Young social leaders are welcome to apply for the Atlas Corps fellowship. The fellowship typically lasts 12-18 months. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations, develop leadership skills, and learn best practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities. The deadline is on August 15th.

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is inviting young people in Europe aged 18 to 30 to submit their own essays while the RCO meets Europe initiative is under way. Essays should be at least 300, and no more than 500, words long, focusing on the role that music (classical or another genre) plays in the essayist’s own life.

Applications for the 2019 UN – Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship programme are currently being accepted. The fellowship provides opportunities for advanced education and research in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea to Government officials and mid-level professionals from developing states. The deadline is on 14th of September.

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