Intake EY Business School 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan

Deadline:  10 December 2014
Open to:  3rd-4th year undergraduates or master’s  degree students in business, economics, management and related field
Venue: 7-29 January 2015, Baku, Azerbaijan


Dear All,

EY Baku office is pleased to announce Intake EY Business School 2015.

Every Wednesday and Thursday on 7-29 January 2015 from 16:00 till 18:30 EY Professionals from different service lines will hold express courses for future leaders.

You will have a unique chance to learn things that you will never learn at the university and during the lectures.


In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • 3rd-4th year undergraduates or master’s  degree students in business, economics, management and related field
  • With knowledge of English at intermediate level
  • With high level of motivation, enthusiasm and energy

Selection Process

  • CV screening
  • IQ Tests
  • Interview


Please visit our career page at  job search for detailed information about the required qualifications and experience.

All the interested candidates should submit their applications and CVs through at job search choosing Azerbaijan as a location.

Deadline for applications is 10 December 2014.


The Show off Your Forest Photography Contest

Deadline: 8 February 2015
Open to: everyone
Prize: trip to Spain, equipment and other products


FOREST EUROPE is pleased to invite you to the second edition of the Show Off Your Forest Photography Contest. In 2014 they are setting a new photographic challenge: show how forests protect us and how we can protect them! Tell them with the aid of one or several photos the benefits forests provide us with and how they protect us. Show what threats they face and what would happen if they weren’t protected. Show how they are being protected and how you can protect them. The 2014 edition looks at two categories:

  • Mobile: Photo taken with a mobile phone or tablet camera;
  • CameraPhoto taken with a digital camera.


This competition is open to every individual from around the world. The only condition is that you take a picture from a forest that is located in Europe.


First places in the two categories: The winners of the Show Off Your Forest photography competition will be given a trip for two to a protected forest area in Spain. The prize includes the airfare and hotel accommodation, in addition to a guide who will accompany the winners on their visit to the nature park.

Second places in the two categories: The winning participants of the second prize in the Show Off Your Forest competition will be given a Nikon D3100 photographic camera and a professional waterproof case.

Accesit Mobile and Digital camera category: The winners of this prize will get  two mountain garments, comprising a pair of Forcau Red trousers and a Mountain of Winter Softshell polar jacket.

Draw – All users registered on the competition website will go into the draw for 5 batches of Secrets of Galicia artisan products, which include: honey, chestnuts, jam, cake, chocolate filled sweets and the book “The Sacred Forest of Lugo”.


Photos sent after 8 February, 2015 at 29:59 UTC will not be accepted.

You can start with your application by registering here. After you register you can upload your entries here.

The official webpage


Apply to SPP | School of Public Policy| Central European University

Deadline: 1 February 2015
Open to: students from all over the world, different ages and backgrounds.
Scholarship: max: EUR 43,000


The School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary is committed to the values of public service and the promotion of open societies through interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, and engagement with policy practice. CEU is accredited in the United States and Hungary.

The School of Public Policy at Central European University offers a two-year multidisciplinary master’s in public policy that has been designed to train a worldwide community that is committed to purpose beyond power.

Study Public Policy

The U.S.-accredited Master of Public Administration degree provides graduates with the knowledge, skills, and practical experiences needed to pursue careers for the public good throughout the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.

Master’s Program Components

  • Core and elective courses in Regional and Global Governance, Human Security and Sustainable Development, and Global Media and Communication
  • Skills For Impact modules
  • Passion Project
  • Summer Internship


The call is open for students from all over the world, different ages and backgrounds.


CEU is committed to attracting talented students from around the world. The University provides a variety of generous scholarships and loans for which applicants from any country are eligible to apply. Scholarships are awarded on a merit-basis. You can see scholarship awards here



The deadline for applications is 1 February 2015.

Applying to the School of Public Policy (SPP) is a two-step process consisting of a written application followed by an interview upon invitation. All applicants are also considered for financial aid and scholarship packages.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section

For further information please visit the official website.


Mid Jan, 2015 for Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Welcome to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the regions where they go.

The Gilman Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is open to U.S. undergraduate students who demonstrate high financial need.

The application for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015/Academic Year 2015-2016 will open in mid-January. 

The Green-Go Short Film Contest 2014

Deadline: 10 December 2014 at  18:00 CET
Open to: either professional or amateur film makers
Prize: 325 EUR as for category winner/170 EUR for the winner of the public voting


Green-Go was launched in 2010 for one simple reason: to let the arty people all around the globe express their views and opinions on current pressing issues of nature and society through their short films.  Although in its only fourth year, the Green-Go Short Film Contest and Festival has become one of the most known “green” short film contests organised and run by youngsters.

The organisers of Green-Go Short Film Contest are waiting for creative, eye-opener short films in the following three categories:

  • Nature works for us! Show us how nature works for us all or what would happen without the services of nature!
  • Feeding the world sustainably – Celebrating the International Year of Family Farming. Show the importance of family farms, small-scale agriculture, traditional knowledge, and the need for more sustainable agriculture and more responsible consumers’ choice!.
  • Fighting climate change and disasters with natural solutions. Show how climate change threatens us, how we can fight climate change with simple, natural solutions and what existing solutions there are in the world already.


This call is open to anyone who create a short film that fulfill the following requirements:

  • A campaign film with maximum of 60 seconds OR
  • A short film between 60 seconds and 4 minutes

The films can be made in any genre (cartoon, animation, puppet film, documentary, interviews, etc) The shocking, saucy or dumfounding, in brief the eye-opener and impressive films will get a big plus during the evaluation.


The prizes are:

  • Award-winner in each of the three categories:  325 Euro
  • Public-award for one film based on the online public votes: 170 Euro


Candidates must fill out the online application form and send before 10 December, 2014 CET 18:00:

  • the original film file (in any film format) via the below detailed file transfer websites in high resolution (at least 720 px wide)
  • time-coded subtitle file in English (.srt format). A separate time coded subtitle file must be attached also to films without dialogues but with floating titles/texts. Only English subtitles are accepted
  • 3 captions from the short film (.jpg format)

Further information see the official website.


International Cultural Fellowships in St. Petersburg, Russia

Deadline: 1 February 2015
Open to: professionals in the field of arts and culture who work on projects related to Russian culture
Fellowship: airfare and accommodation in St. Petersburg


The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia) together with Committee on External Relations of Saint Petersburg and B. Yeltsin Presidential Center (Moscow, Russia) announces a competition for ten 2-week cultural fellowships in Russia (St. Petersburg) from May 11 till May 24, 2015.

The fellowships are open to professional in the field or arts and culture who work on projects related to Russian culture. The creative project could be a museum exhibition project, a theater production, a film, a photo exhibition, preparation of fiction or research books, etc. related to Russian culture or history. The creative project should be conceived in a foreign country and should be aimed at a broad audience. Two-week residency in Russia should serve as an important stage in the realization of the applicant’s cultural project.

The Likhachev Foundation will prepare individual programs for the fellows according to their projects’ specifics, to help them achieve maximum results during their fellowships. These programs will include meetings with Russian colleagues, opportunities to work at St. Petersburg museums, libraries, archives, and other organizations. Thank you for supporting!


The Likhachev Foundation accepts applications from professionals in the field of culture and history or arts from foreign countries who are currently working on creative projects related to Russian culture or history. Command of the Russian language is very helpful but not required.


The organizers will cover accommodation and travel costs to and from St. Petersburg.


Interested artists should submit their application in Russian or English to the competition coordinator Mrs. Elena Vitenberg at: and with subject line “application for the fellowship”. Applications should include:

  • CV (including information on Russian language skills, previous creative projects related to Russia, and previous visits to Russia).
  • Description of the creative project (up to 3 pages). It should contain, in particular, a paragraph on how a residency in St. Petersburg will benefit the applicant’s creative project and which cultural organizations in St. Petersburg the applicant would like to work with.

The deadline to apply is 1 February 2015.

For further information please visit the official website.


​Peace Revolution Artistic Meditation Retreat 2015 in Thailand

Deadline: 16 June 2015
Open to: artists between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, from all around the world
Fellowship: free accommodation; free catering; free local transportatio;n free meditation retreat fee ; partial sponsoring of airfare


This Artistic Meditation Retreat will take place from August 11th to 24th, 2015 and will combine a two-week meditation and self-discipline training with artistic creation, where the artist participants will be guided into meditation by the Teaching Monks three times a day.

Teachings include:

  • How meditation can positively affect the creative process
  • Reclaiming the self and gaining self confidence.
  • The role of the basic human self-disciplines
  • The role of our habits in our daily life
  • The Factors that Determine Our Perception to Think, Act and Speak;
  • The Relation between Body and Mind
  • Art Expression as Peace Building Tool


  • To bring a group of artists together into a charming, unique and special atmosphere where everyone will inspire and positively influence each other.
  • To empower artists and offer the ideal space for them to create artworks
  • To allow artists to learn practical methods for stress management and ways to increase emotional intelligence and express this through creativity
  • Provide the participating artists with tools to attain inner peace through mindfulness, self-discipline and compassion.



In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Artists from any age above 18, from all around the world, practising any artistic discipline are encouraged to apply for the Artistic Meditation Retreat in Thailand, August 2015.
  • Applicants must have a good proficiency in written and spoken English language.
  • Applicants are optimistic, open-minded, show leadership potential, and have a genuine interest in peace.
  • Applicants must complete the 42 days online Self-Development Program before the 16th June 2015. Please kindly note that in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the online self-development program.
  • Artist should be 18-30 years old at the time of submitting the application in order to receive the airfare support.


  • free accommodation
  • free catering
  • free local transportation
  • free meditation retreat fee
  • partial sponsoring of airfare*
* Everyone is welcome apply for the Artistic Meditation Retreat, however, to be eligible for the partial sponsoring of airfare, artist must be between 18-30 years old.


  • Application Deadline – December 16th, 2014 (last date to apply online)
  • Eligibility Deadline – June 16th, 2015 (last date for completing eligibility criteria to receive interview call)
After completing 30 days of the online self-development program, the Artistic Meditation Retreat curatorial team will make an interview appointment based on your performance, artistic portfolio and motivation statement. There is no need to write a request for an interview. If you are qualified, we will contact you.
In order to apply, register HERE.
Should you need more information about the retreat, please contact : Jo Holland, Coordinator for the Artistic Meditation Retreat

For further information please visit the official website.


Grants for Tourism Projects for seniors and young people

Deadline: 15 January 2014
Open to: public or private organizations active in the tourism sector, youth or senior policies
Grant: max. 220,000-250,000 eur per project


Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises under the European Commission opens a call for proposals “Facilitating EU Transnational Tourism Flows For Seniors And Young People In The Low And Medium Seasons”. The main aim of this call is to strengthen competitiveness of the European tourism sector by encouraging the extension of the tourism season and by increasing internal mobility of seniors (over 55 years old)  and young people (15-29 years old).

The project proposals must follow one of the two following strands according to the chosen target:

  1. “STRAND A” – Under this Strand, the Commission will co-finance specific actions aimed at developing transnational tourism products for seniors, facilitating tourism flows in Europe during the low and medium seasons
  2. “STRAND B” – Under this strand, the Commission wishes to finance up to 2 projects that should be ”exemplary”, both in terms of their capacity to address the major needs and constraints young people perceive as barriers to transnational mobility and in terms of their ability to become a reference model which will be replicable and transferable.


Eligible applicants are:

  • Public authorities (national, regional, local) and their networks or associations at European, international, national, regional and local level;
  • International organisations;
  • Youth/seniors organisations/associations/federations
  • Universities;
  • Training and educational institutions;
  • Research centres;
  • Destination management organisations and their networks/associations;
  • Travel agents and tour operators and their umbrella associations;
  • Non-profit organisation (private or public), NGOs, civil society organizations, foundations, think-tanks, umbrella associations, networks or federations of public or private bodies, whose core activity falls under the following fields: tourism, youth or senior policies, or any other field that is strictly related to the object of the proposal;
  • Chambers of commerce and industry, chambers of handicrafts or similar bodies and their umbrella associations;
  • Small and Medium Size enterprises (SMEs) acting in the tourism sector

Applicants must be established in EU Member States; or in countries participating in the COSME programme (list HERE). 

Proposals should be presented by consortia made of minimum 4 partners and a maximum of 8, from at least 4 different eligible countries. The consortium must be composed of at least 1 public governmental authority, 1 partner representing a youth or senior organisation, and 1 tourism service provider.


The maximum grant per project will be:

  • 220.000 euros for projects submitted under STRAND A
  • 250.000 euros for projects submitted under STRAND B

The Commission expects to fund 8-10 proposals. The EU grant is limited to a maximum co-funding rate of 75% of eligible costs.


The deadline for electronic submission is 15 January 2015 17.00 hours (Brussels time). Applicants are requested to log in at HERE and follow the procedure for submitting an application.The electronic submission reference for this call will be COS-TFLOWS-2014-3-15.


For further information read the official call HERE.


“Employability United” International Meeting of young people in Strasbourg, France

Deadline: 30 November 2014
Open to: young people, youth workers, local authorities representatives and business sector representatives from the Council of Europe Countries
Venue: 19-24 January 2015 in Strasbourg, France


The Youth Social Rights Network in cooperation with the European Youth Centre of the Council of Europe, The Youth Department, are organizing the international meeting  “Employability United” which will take place in Strasbourg, France from 19th – 24th January 2015.

The meeting will bring together 40 participants from the Council of Europe Countries and aims to promote and support access to employment and autonomy for young people by training and networking among young people, youth organizations/youth workers, local authorities and business sector representatives.

The objectives of the meeting are:

  • To familiarize participants with the specific aspects of gaining autonomy for young people;
  • To discuss and share attitudes, knowledge and experience related to employment and employment trends in Europe affecting young people;
  • To familiarize participants with practices, policies and systems that support access to employment for young people in different local realities;
  • To discuss and reflect on knowledge, skills and support measures that youth workers, local authorities, business sector representatives need to be competent in, so as to support young people in gaining autonomy and accessing employment;
  • To give opportunity for cooperation and networking between young people, youth workers, local authorities, business sector representatives in order to support young people in gaining autonomy and accessing employment;
  • To create concrete follow up activities at local and international level for supporting young people in gaining autonomy and accessing employment.


The meeting is open to the following profiles:

  • Young people aged 18-30 years old with little or no experience in international activities who have never been to European Youth Centre;
  • Youth workers working on supporting the process of gaining autonomy and accessing employment. They should have knowledge and experience on access to social rights for young people with accent on access to employment and employment related issues.
  • Local authorities representatives working in sectors related to youth issues or employment. They should have knowledge and experience on access to social rights for young people with accent on access to employment and employment related issues.
  • Business sector representatives working in structured company with min. 5 employees and involved in decision making process in the company.

All the candidates should be highly motivated and be able to work in English.


The organizers will cover board and loading as well as travel costs. There is a participation fee of €50 per participant which will be deducted from the refund of travel expenses.


Interested candidates must submit the completed application form and a letter of support from organizations by email to:

The deadline is 30 November 2014.

For further information please contact: or visit the official website.


Kosovo – Serbia Round Table Dialogue 2015 in Pristina/Kosovo

Deadline: 1st wave -23 December 2014 ; 2nd wave – 5 February 2015
Open to: participants between the ages of 16 and 30 years old
Venue: 20-22 February 2015 in Pristina/Kosovo


Kosovo – Serbia Round Table Dialogue This is a diplomatic simulation for academics from all around the world, about the conflict between Kosovo and Serbia. From this Conference we’d like to achieve more peaceful diplomacy for next generations of Kosovo and Serbia’s youth. It will be held in two rounds, the first round will take place in Pristina (Kosovo) on 20-22th February 2015 in Hotel Sirius. Next round will take place in Serbia in April. It mainly aims to provide people between the ages of 16 – 30 years with more insight and knowledge on how this conflict can be solved. All participants will be assigned as representatives of a country which will be assigned by Organization committee after applicants will complete all registration procedures.

There will be 70 representative countries , mainly all European Countries and also the involvement of USA and CANADA as observer states.

With 2 days intensive debates , with over 70 participants from all around the world , accompanied by guests speakers from Kosovo and Serbian Government , First round of the dialogue will be held in Sirius Conference Center , Pristina , Kosovo.


In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • be between the ages of 16 and 30 years old ;
  • be citizen of European Countries + USA, Canada;
  • Students, Researchers, Diplomats, Politicians;
  • possess upper-intermediate English proficiency.


Registration fee for first wave will cost 125€ with accommodation and without accommodation 70€ , second wave fee will cost 135€ with accommodation  and without accommodation 80€

–  Participation fee includes:

  • Accommodation for two nights in Hotel Sirius
  • Meals ( Dinner on 20 February , Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner on  21 February
  • Breakfast on 22 February 2015.
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Conference Materials ( Files , Badges and Placards )
  • Certificates ( If you miss 2 sessions , you will be not certificated)


  • 1st Wave of Registration: 23 November 2014 – 23 December 2014
  • 2nd Wave of Registration: 10 January 2015 – 5 February 2015

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to:

The official web-page.