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Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

As part of Google’s commitment to military veterans, Google established the Google SVA Scholarship in partnership with Student Veterans of America. The scholarship provides assistance to student veterans who are pursuing university degrees in the field of computer science in the U.S. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD for the 2015-2016 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2015.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2014­-2015 academic year
  • ­Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-­time student at a university in the United States for the 2015-­2016 academic year
  • Maintain a strong academic performance
  • Be pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology
  • Be a current student veteran (includes members of the National Guard or Reserve) as proven by a DD-214 and transcript, or a student on Active Duty as proven by submission of Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding from your commanding officer indicating that you are currently in good standing with your unit and transcript
  • Have received an honorable discharge, or be in good standing with his/her branch of service

Eligibility Requirement

You will be asked to complete an online application through SVA which must include:

  • General background information (e.g., contact information and details about your current and intended institutions for the 2015-2016 school year)
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institution (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214), or Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding from your commanding officer indicating that you are currently in good standing with your unit
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to three essay questions

Deadline to apply: Submit a completed application here by

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Submit Your Applications Now for the 2015/2016 Google Student Veterans of America (SVA) Scholarship for students who are serving or have served in the military

October 31st October 2014

Worth: 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports over 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.45 million, through two nationally recognized programs.

THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

The mission of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is to provide scholarship programs and lifelong enrichment opportunities in support of exceptional peoples’ thirst for knowledge and their desire to make a difference in the world.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
  • U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

Applicants may not:

  • Be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

Apply Now for the Coca Cola Scholars Programme

Visit the Official Webpage of the Coca Cola Scholars Programme 2015

Submission Deadline: October 20th 2014

The EURAXESS Science Slam 2014 will take place on 6th November 2014 in Beijing. Five researchers will compete for the main prize; the audience will decide who the best is. The winner will go to Europe for science communication training and field visit

Eligibility Requirements

  • Researchers currently based in China of all nationalities and all research fields can join.
  • There are no age restrictions and the only academic requirement is that you need to hold a PhD or be currently enrolled in a PhD programme.

Do you want to have a chance to win? Enter the competition Now! All you need to do is to find a creative way of presenting your research to the public, and send us a short video of it by 20th October 2014.

How to take part?

– Sign up to Participate in the Competition
– Make a 6-minutes max. video of yourself presenting your research in a creative, original way. Make sure your presentation is in English.

– Share it. You can post it to Euraxess YouKu account or anywhere online and give us the link.

A scientific jury is going to choose the best five video entries. EURAXESS will invite their authors to compete in Beijing on 6th November 2014. The winner will be decided by the audience in an evening full of science and fun.

Visit the Official Webpage of the Euraxess Science Slam Competition

Application Deadline: Sunday, January 18, 2015

What: Google Lime Scholarship for students with disabilities
Whom: University students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science.
Worth: Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2015-2016 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2015.

Google in partnership with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization that supports students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers, to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Have, or consider themselves to have, a visible or invisible disability (See Lime Connect’s definition here)
  • ­Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2014­-2015 academic year
  • Plan to enroll as a full-­time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2015-­2016 academic year
  • Maintain a strong academic performance
  • Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology

Application Process

You will be asked to complete an online application through Lime Connect which includes:

  • General background information (e.g., contact information and details about your current and intended universities for the 2014-2015 school year)
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to three essay questions

Email recruiting@limeconnect.com.

Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Lime Scholarship for students with disabilities.

Application Deadline: October 31st 2014

The Internship Programme of German Business offers young graduates and students from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia the possibility of a three to six-month-long internship at leading German companies. The interns gain an insight into corporate culture in Germany and are acquainted with modern management and work organisation.

Following their stay in Germany, the interns return to their respective home country and are able to contribute the newly acquired knowledge and skills there. The experience and contacts established will strengthen the economic development of their home countries and promote bilateral relations with Germany as well as economic relations within the region.

Thus, this programme and the ssociated alumni network make an important contribution towards regional reconciliation, intensified economic relations and create a cross-sectoral network of young, cosmopolitan professionals in the region.

The programme was established in 2003, following the assassination of Zoran Djindjic, Serbia’s Prime Minister, when the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations initiated the development of the Zoran Djindjic Internship Programme in close collaboration with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

 

Eligibility:

  • Students of higher semesters and postgraduates with first job experience are eligible to apply.
  • Their field of studies should have a focus either on business, engineering, journalism or agriculture.
  • The applicants should generally not be older than 30 years. At the time of starting the internship (1st of July of each year), the applicant must have graduated within the last 18 months. That means, if the internship start on 1st of July 2015, the date of graduation must not be older than of 1st of January 2014. 
  • A very good command of German and / or English is required. The internships lasts between 3-6 month.
  • Applicants from Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia are eligible to apply

 

Benefit:

The interns receive an allowance that is financed from the funds of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

The participating German companies make available both the required management capacities as well as the internship placements. Furthermore, the companies cover the cost of accommodation and health insurance for the interns.

Prior to the internship, there is a joint introductory programme held in Berlin with the aim of bringing together the interns with the relevant stakeholders in politics and industry, thus preparing them for their stay in Germany.

The application procedure

The application procedure consist of:

  •  a written online application in English or German
  • an interview
  • and the selection of the proposed candidate by the company

Important Dates:

INTERVIEWS:

  • Belgrade: 24. 11. – 28.11.2014
  • Skopje: 08.12. – 10.12. 2014
  • Pristina: 11.12.2014
  • Zagreb: 26.01. – 27.01.2015
  • Sarajevo: 29.01. -30.01.2015
  • Tirana: 09.02. – 10.02.2015
  • Podgorica: 12.02.-13.02.2015

SHORTLIST

Candidates from Serbia, Macedona and Kosovo: by end of December 2014.

Candidates from Croatia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Montenegro and Albania: by end of February 2015

SELECTION BY COMPANIES

By  end of May 2015 the companies will have selected the intern.

INTRODUCTORY WEEK IN BERLIN:

All scholarship holders will be invited to participate in the introductory week in Berlin from Jun2 25 – June 30, 2015. After the introductory weeks, the scholarship holders will travel to their final destination in Germany.

STARTING THE INTERNSHIP

All internships start on July 1, 2015.

Apply Now for the Internship Positions

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 Internship Programme of the German Business

Application Deadline: November 30 2014

Would you like to challenge yourself and win great prizes? Do you fancy a break in your dream city in Europe?

If so, then why not participate in the 2014 Europass Viral Video Competition?

The aim of Europass Viral video competition is to create a short film (viral video) highlighting the benefits of
Europass. You can choose any style: documentary, drama, comedy let your imagination run free.

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, typically through websites and email. Humour is often a characteristic of viral videos, but not a defining one. A viral video is any video that’s passed electronically, from person to person, regardless of its content.
Any media can be used: illustration, animation, live action… Anything you can think of. A link to Europass can be obscure: the key to a successful video is that it is memorable and striking
enough to make people want to share it to their friends.

Eligibility:

Any citizen over 18 years old residing in one of the participating countries:
Austria, Belgium (Flemish Community and French Community),Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg,Norway,Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

Technical specifications of the video

Maximum file size: 100mb
Maximum duration: 180 seconds
Minimum resolution: 320×240 pixels
Recommended format: MPEG- 4 format at 640×480 resolution with MP3 audio (MPEG, 3GPP,MOV, AVI, WMV and FLV formats will also be accepted)

How to participate?

  1. Download the Guidelines to participants, and the Terms and conditions of participation and read them carefully.
  2. Produce a short video (up to 180 seconds) promoting the benefits of the Europass initiative.
  3. Fill in the competition’s application form until 30.11.2014, 24:00 GMT.

Prizes:

1st prize: a trip to your dream city in Europe (European Union, EEA or EU candidate countries)

2nd prize: a 1000 € shopping voucher

3rd prize: a 500 € shopping voucher

Deadlines
Competition will be open from 01.09.2014 to 30.11.2014, 24:00 (GMT).
Mandatory elements
The video must display the Europass logo and the URL of the Europass web portal(http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu)
at some point

Visit the Official Webpage of the Europass Viral Video Competition

Application Deadline: January 15 2015

The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2015-2016 school year.

As part of the scholarship, current high school seniors who are entering their first year of university in 2015-2016 will be required to attend Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer of 2015. Current undergraduate or graduate students will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2015.

Requirements:
The Generation Google Scholarship award must be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the recipient’s classes at their primary university. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full time students for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Generation Google Scholarship for current university students

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2014­-2015 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2015-2016 school year
  • Pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology
  • Exhibit a strong record of academic achievement
  • Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Female. Students with disabilities should apply to the Google Lime Scholarship on google.com/students/scholarships).

Application process

For current university students:

Please complete the online application which must include:

  • General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended institutions for the 2014-2015 school year)
  • Current resume
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to four essay questions
Deadline to apply: Apply here by Thursday, January 15, 2015
Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Application Deadline: November 14 2014

With only 5% of inhabitants in Jakarta having access to municipal sewerage treatment, the Blue Bag Project and Water Innovation Award 2015 hope to improve the level of access to clean water and reduce water contamination levels for local residents of Jakarta.

Indonesian Bachelor and Masters degree students and young professionals in relevant fields are able to compete with their innovative ideas and gain the educational knowhow and professional experience to contribute lasting change to their community.

The winning idea will be awarded a full-tuition scholarship to attend a two-year Master’s Programme in Water Resources Engineering at Lund University, annual return flights to Sweden and a monthly living allowance provided by Lund University and IKEA Indonesia. This is a prize package worth approximately 48,000€ in total.

Eligibility

  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering or equivalent, including courses in mathematics/calculus, hydraulics/fluid mechanics and geology.
  • Additionally, all applicants must either live/study in Indonesia or be an Indonesian citizen/permanent resident living/studying abroad.
  • English competency is required, read more about the requirements.
  • Strong interest in sustainability and social innovation.
  • Have the will to work practically with innovative water resource solutions to make a difference in the lives of Jakarta’s inhabitants.

No exceptions can be made regarding the terms of the eligibility requirements

How it Works:

Step 1: Competition Application

Register

  • Create your account and confirm the account. Now you’re ready to take on the challenge!

Step 2: Complete the Challenge

Multiple-choice questions

  • Multiple-choice question sets on the topics of 1) water resource management; 2) Swedish innovation and education; and 3) social innovation and entrepreneurship connected to water resource management.

Case question

  • The case question will focus on water-related challenges in Jakarta.

Personal motivation and profile

  • Explain why you should be selected as the winner and how you can contribute to improving living conditions in Jakarta, and fill in your personal information.
  • Participants will be able to increase their chances of winning by collecting recommendations from friends via Facebook

Step 3: Submit

Submit your Challenge

  • During the competition, participants have the opportunity to leave the competition and return when they are ready for the next step. Before leaving the competition website, however, it is important to ensure that all completed answers in each of the question sets are submitted successfully.

Step 4: Apply to Lund University  (If you are selected as a finalist)

Apply for the Master’s Programme

  • (See ‘Checklist – apply to the master’s programme’.)
  • Apply for the Master’s Programme in Water Resources Engineering at Lund University in Sweden by completing your application and sending in all required documents.
  • A full application should include: 1) online application form; 2) documentation of general eligibility; 3) proof of English proficiency; and 4) documentation that you meet programme-specific entry requirements

Blue Bag Innovation Award Timeline

Screening process & Judging criteria

A panel of judges from Sqore, Lund University, IKEA Indonesia and Mercy Corps Indonesia will evaluate applications and decide the winners.

Visit the Official Webpage of the Blue Bag Water Innovation Award for More Information

Competition Deadline: October 31, 2014,
The Credit Suisse IT Challenge is inviting students enrolled in an institution of higher education in the UK and Ireland to showcase their programming and analytical skills by answering IT-related mini-quizzes and submitting two case solutions

Credit Suisse and Student Competitions invite students enrolled at an institution of higher education in the UK to participate in the Credit Suisse IT Challenge. The competition is open to students graduating in either 2016 or 2017 respectively.

Participants are encouraged to put their analytical thinking skills to the test by answering two quizzes and two open-ended questions.

 

Timeline

October 31, 2014, 23.59 GMT : Competition deadline – all competition components must be completed and submitted.

November, 2014 : Announcement of the winners.

Prize

  • The winners of the competition will have dinner with senior representatives in London office, win an iPad Air or Amazon vouchers worth £250, £150 and £50!

How to enter

To enter the competition, each applicant is required to:

  1. Sign up for the competition at http://itchallenge.credit-suisse.com
  2. Complete the quizzes, solve two open-ended questions, complete your personal profile and collect recommendations from family and friends on Facebook.
  3. Submit the completed competition application on the competition website by the October 31, 2014 deadline.

The entire entry must be completed within the given time frame of the competition.

Registration and application to the challenge is free of charge.

Screening process

Applicants will be judged and scored based on their quiz results, background information and the quality of their open-ended responses.

The winners will be notified of their standing in the competition after all applications have been received by the October 31, 2014 competition deadline.

The jury will evaluate the submissions and prize winners will be announced in November, 2014.

Visit the Official Webpage of the Credit Suisse  Challenge 2014

Application Deadline: 5 Dec 2014
Eligibility Deadline: 31 Dec 2014
Fellowship Date: 6 – 10 Mar 2015

The Peace Revolution Bula Pacific Youth Fellowship entitled, “Peace In + Peace Out = Sustainable World Peace” will bring together 50 young people from all over Pacific region who are interested in learning and exploring self-development as a primary means to create real world change. This retreat aims to promote a culture of peace, peace education, conflict prevention and youth empowerment through the primary means of meditation and self-development.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must be nationals and residents of these countries: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Palau, Cook Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Northern Mariana Islands, Tuvalu, Niue, Norfolk Island, American Samoa, Tokelau, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu, Nauru, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Papua New Guinea, Greenland (Maluku, Papua and West Papua), Tahiti, Wake Island, Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait Islands), Banaba, Midway Islands, Pitcairn.
  • Candidates should be 18-30 years old at the time of submitting the application in order to receive the airfare support.
  • Candidates must have completed at least 21 days of the online self-development program. Note that in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the online self-development program.
  • Candidates have good proficiency in written and spoken English language.
  • Candidates should be optimistic, open-minded, show leadership potential, and have a genuine interest in peace and dialogue.
  • Preference would be given to young leaders who are actively working in democracy, sustainable development, human rights and peace-building within the spheres of society, culture and media.

The Fellowship in Fiji includes:

  • Full or partial sponsoring of airfare
  • Free accommodation
  • Free catering
  • Free local transportation
  • Free meditation retreat fee.

Apply Now for the Peace Revolution Bula Asia Fellowship

Visit the Official Webpage of the Peace Revolution Bula Asia Fellowship