iWitness Video Challenge: This challenge asks middle and high school students to use their innovation and creativity to create positive value in their communities by doing something ordinary (or extraordinary), and then asks them to build a video telling the story. Deadline: April 28, 2017.
Asia Society #WhySpeakChinese Contest: Are you learning Chinese? If so, or you have in the past, let us know what keeps you excited about studying the language, the people, and the country, for a chance to win a free trip to China for you and a friend! Deadline: May 31, 2017.
PLURAL+: PLURAL+ is a youth-produced video festival that encourages young people to explore migration, diversity, and social inclusion, and to share their creative vision with the world. Submission Deadline: June 4, 2017.
2017 International Essay Contest for Young People: The Goi Peace Foundation organizes an annual essay contest as part of UNESCO's Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development. This year's theme is "learning from nature." Deadline: June 15, 2017.
Awesome Foundation Grants: The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1,000 at a time. Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. Applications are ongoing.