WORLD WATER CHALLENGE
Eligibility: Open to all
Deadline: September 15, 2022
Link: https://bit. ly/2XhlVIS
Resources:UN’s Guide to Water Conservation: bit. ly/unwaterconservationguide
Stanford’s Guide to Social Innovation: bit. ly/socialinnovationguide
The challenge invites participants to submit science, technology and policy based solutions to imminent water problems. The topic for this year is Water and Health. Participants must submit their proposals through the website using the given template. The grand prize winner will receive USD 7, 600 in prize money and the runner-up will receive USD 2, 200 respectively.
GERMAN CHANCELLOR FELLOWSHIP
Elgibility: College Graduates
Deadline: October 15, 2022
Link: https://bit. ly/3w2Fe8D
Resources: Linkedin Resume Guide: bit. ly/linkedinresumeguide
Harvard’s Guide to Essay Writing: bit. ly/essaywritingguide
This 12 month long fellowship programme is intended to give students the opportunity to spend a year in Germany exploring new solutions to the global issues of our times and widening their networks. Applicants will need to submit a letter of motivation, a project plan, and two letters of recommendation. Fellows will receive up to 2, 600 Euros per month for the duration of the fellowship.
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MATH CHALLENGE
Eligibility: School and college students
Deadline: October 16, 2022
Link: https://iymc. info/en/
Khan Academy Guide to Mathematics: bit. ly/khanacademymathguide
Question Papers from previous years: https://iymc. info/en/training
The challenge is divided into three rounds – Qualification Round, Pre-Finals, and Finals. Participants solve a given set of mathematical problems in the qualification round and selected candidates move to the next round where they need to solve 10 problems within five days. Students will be required to give an online exam in the final round. The winner will receive USD 700 in prize money.
GOOGLE KICK START CODING COMPETITION
Eligibility: Above 16 years
Deadline: November 12, 2022
Link: https://codingcompetitions. withgoogle. com/kickstart/schedule
Resources: Google’s Guide to Programming: bit. ly/foundationsofprogramming
Harvard’s Introduction to Computer Science: bit. ly/harvardcodingcourse
Kick Start is a global online coding competition, consisting of three-hour rounds of a variety of algorithmic challenges designed by Google engineers. When each round is open, the three hour countdown begins and students compete on the website solving algorithmic and mathematical problems. Top competitors may be contacted by Google for a chance to interview and all participants will receive a certificate of participation from Google.