Competitions

UN Youth With Refugees Art Contest

 

Deadline: June 25, 2021

- The overall theme is “together through sport”

WriteCause Writing Contest

 

Deadline: June 30, 2021

- Your writing submission should be centered on the following prompt: Consider the IMPORTANCE OF ARTS EDUCATION in schools and why it is most vulnerable to budget cuts within such institutions. Arts encompass visual, physical, and auditory forms (e.g. dance, painting, film, music), centered around expression.

Tiger Global Case Competition

 

Deadline: August 3, 2021

- Tiger Global Case Competition brings the business case competition experience, usually reserved for university students, directly to high school students (aged 13-18.) Because the competition is 100% virtual, there are no geographical barriers to entry; students around the world can develop and test their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit on the global stage!

The Remarkable Students Competition

 

Deadline: June 30, 2021

- Submit your project for a chance to win up to $10,000! The passion projects we are interested in supporting will generally involve an idea, initiative, or business proposal that provides a solution to a problem. This could be a service, app, product, or something else!

Fall Programs

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

Deadline: September 1, 2021

- initiative designed to engage young women interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and advance their pursuit of STEM careers through mentoring and 21st-century skills development.

GripTake Learning Challenge

Deadline: September 1, 2021

- GripTape is committed to bringing our signature program, the Learning Challenge, to youth who lack access to rich learning opportunities.

Horizon Academic Research Program

Deadline: September 31, 2021

-a trimester-long online research program for extraordinary high school students to refine their interest in an academic subject.

Science & Cooking: Harvard Course

Closes: October 29, 2021

-16-week long course

-Self-paced

-Time commitment is 2 to 3 hours per week

CIEE High School Abroad Program

-opportunities to travel to 14 different countries including Japan, Morocco, Ghana, Australia, and many more

Summer Programs

Global Leadership Adventures

Deadline: June 15, 2021 

-Students 14-18 will work on initiatives centered around the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development worldwide

Novelly’s SPEAK! Leadership Academy (SLA)

Deadline: June 25, 2021 

- Leadership academy for students interested in social issues

Boston University Summer Journalism Academy (Session 2)

Deadline: June 25, 2021 

-The Boston University Summer Journalism Academy gives students ages 14 to 18 the opportunity to expand their skills and prepare for college during a time of uncertainty and limited travel due to this year’s pandemic.

Quantum Camp for High School

Deadline: June 25, 2021 

- earn about the emerging technology that will change the world as we know it: quantum computing

MadeTeen Support Group

Deadline: June 28, 2021 

- The support group is for girls who are looking for a safe place to talk with peers and boost their self-confidence

Quantum Summer School with IBM Quantum

Deadline: July 5, 2021 

- This 4-week course provides an introduction to quantum computing

Boston University Summer Journalism Academy (Session 3)

Deadline: July 9, 2021 

-The Boston University Summer Journalism Academy gives students ages 14 to 18 the opportunity to expand their skills and prepare for college during a time of uncertainty and limited travel due to this year’s pandemic.

The New York Academy of Sciences Junior Academy

Deadline: July 31, 2021 

-Students work together on Launchpad which enables students and professionals to collaborate as they compete in project-based challenges focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

CIEE Summer Abroad Program

-students can go to another country to focus on language and culture, service and leadership, or global discovery

Girls Who Code

 

-2 week virtual program teaches girls the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community

-exposure to tech jobs

-join a supportive sisterhood

Sadie Nash Leadership Project

 

-award-winning 6-week summer program for self-identified young women currently attending high school in the New York/Newark, NJ area

Minority Introduction to Engineer and Science

 

-opportunity to live on MIT’s campus while they are taking five courses (physics, calculus, life science, humanities, a STEM elective)

Camp WIT

 

- Teen entrepreneurs come together and get valuable access to people, opportunities, and experiences. Camp WIT gives you the chance to connect and learn from over 45 entrepreneurs from 20 different fields.

Events

Selfidence panel: Let’s Hear Your Voice

Date: June 12, 2021

- Youth leaders will discuss their experiences and journeys

- Conversations will be on topics such as Gen Z empowerment and women

Foreign Policy Youth Collab Pride Festival

Date: June 26-27, 2021

- The event will feature LGBTQ+ artists and allies.

- All types of artists are welcome  -

- Artists should be members of the LGTBQ community

Other Programs

Cleverly Creatives

Deadline: July 1, 2021 

- Positions are open for the Tik Tok Committee, Outreach Committee, Research and Brainstorm Committee, Editing Committee, Graphic Design Committee; Other positions include article writers, Discord moderators, and product designers

Google Digital Marketing Course

Deadline: December 31, 2021 

- A course designed to enhance your skills in digital marketing

- Anyone can apply

- No cost

- Self-paced

Wordpress Course

Deadline: December 31, 2021 

- 2 hours long video-based course on how to build a website using the WordPress website

Rayze Consulting

- a student-led GenZ Consulting Company. 

- customizes its Gen Z Consulting services for its clients. Whether it is a simple consultation or a whole new marketing strategy Rayze has a solution.

- Currently needs Consultants and Analysts

Teen Trillionaire

- Youth-led nonprofit that strives to make financial education more accessible and equitable to teens of all backgrounds

- Finance, business, writing, and education

Astronomy for Teens

- Student-led initiative designed to spark interest in astronomy

- Must be interested in astronomy - Fluent in English

Inssada

- INSSADA is the ultimate K-Culture Ambassador Collective! This community is a fun way for K-Culture fans to come together and become ambassadors. We give INSSADA members access to campaigns and other exclusive opportunities with our partners (including free products, gift cards, and more)!

Republica International

- A student-led International Relations and Politics publication

- Available Positions:

   Research

   Journalism

   Outreach and Communications

   Graphics

#Teen Writers Project: Editorial Board

- #TeenWritersProject is for teens who are reading, writing, and art enthusiasts.

- Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

- On the editorial board, you will collaborate with others and create and publish our eZine, newsletter, and anthologies.

Korean Language Online Course

- Yonsei University and Coursera are offering Korean language courses.

- The course is elementary-level and consists of 5 lessons.

- Each lesson will provide pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar lessons and quizzes to evaluate your learning.

- Self-paced course

Nora Kuhn Gold Award Project Volunteers

- Nora is looking for volunteers to help translate some pieces for her Gold Award Project

- Translate lesson plans, activities, and programs from English into other languages.

- Volunteer hours available

Summit Tutoring

- Summit Tutoring is an organization that tutors students and offers SAT/ACT prep courses as well as essay coaching.

- Remote internship for the position of marketer.

- 1 hour/week time commitment. Responsibilities include attracting people to serve, planning and executing campaigns, and updating organization on your progress

Stem From Scratch

- Stem From Scratch is for people passionate about STEM and providing opportunities to students around the world

Giving Gratitude Volunteer

- Volunteers create virtual cards via canva and earn 30 minutes per card they make.

- Cards are for front line workers

Think Asian Act Global

- Think Asian Act Global is an organization whose mission is to empower Asians by disseminating AAPI news.

Duke English Composition

- Duke University offers a free online course on composition in English. This course is open to any student looking to improve their writing.

GLSEN 2021 National School Climate Survey

- The National School Climate Survey is a crucial tool in GLSEN’s mission for fighting anti-LGTBQ+ bias in K-12 schools across the U.S.