2021 General Larry D. Welch Deterrence Writing Award

The Commander, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) is sponsoring a competition for the best research papers on the subject of strategic deterrence.  Participating schools and researchers are asked to submit papers to USSTRATCOM by 6 August 2021.  Submissions will be judged in one of two categories (“Senior Researcher” and “Junior Researcher”).  The winning author in each category will be recognized with an award and will receive an invitation to attend the 2021 Deterrence Symposium (funding for travel and attendance provided). The deadline to submit a piece is August 6, 2021.…

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Climate Action Art & Photography Contest | Global Climate Action Symposium

The Global Climate Action Symposium is seeking contestants for their Climate Action Art & Photography Contest. Artists should capture what they believe climate change looks like and the influence it has had on art. How has it changed what mediums you use?  College students may submit a photo, scan in artwork (painting, drawing, collage, etc.), send mp3 files of music, share video files, take a picture of a three-dimensional piece, or create a 3D digital rendering. Submissions are free and are limited to one submission per contestant. High-Resolution files must…

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Girl Security Essay Contest | DEADLINE APPROACHING

The Girl Security mentorship program has teamed up with the quarterly journal International Relations to host an essay contest for female international affairs students. These essays can cover anything within the vast realm of international relations, but some more focused categories are as follows: Policy. Analyses of contemporary security policy issues. Theory. Essays that propose, test, refine, or apply theories of international relations and security studies to key issues. History. Articles that offer new information on or interpretations of historical events that impact our thinking on international and regional security.…

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2021 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy is seeking applicants for the 2021 Prize for Innovation in Global Security. The prize was established in 2015 to recognize individuals or organizations that have shown their creativity in the innovative international security solutions they have crafted.  The prize has been designed to reach across all relevant fields and disciplines to encourage and recognize excellence in contributing to enhancing global security. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research, or grassroots initiatives.…

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Girl Security x International Security Essay Contest

Girl Security strives to increase female representation in foreign affairs positions. They have collaborated with the quarterly journal International Security to host an essay contest for female international affairs students. They invite essays on all topics related to international relations, global and regional security, and military and diplomatic history! There is no specific “essay prompt” – Girl Security wants you to write about what interests you most. In general, essays may fall into four broad categories (although essays might address more than one category): Policy. Analyses of contemporary security policy…

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GT Campus Sustainability: Sustainability Next Award

At Georgia Tech, we know the impact our students, faculty, and staff make to our campus, Institute and community are game-changing. In recognition of those impacts and the importance of sustainability as a core value and principle in the new Institute Strategic Plan, the Office of Campus Sustainability and partners seek to recognize the contributions of the campus community demonstrating sustainability in action. The deadline to nominate or apply is April 9, 2021, at 11:59 pm EST.   Nomination and Application Process The Sustainability Student Champion Award recognizes a student…

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2021 Ideas to Serve Competition

The Ideas to Serve Competition is now open! Ideas 2 Serve focuses on the in-depth understanding of a social/environmental issue a student is passionate about, supporting an in-depth discovery of that particular problem. Students can apply to compete in two separate tracks: Solutions Discovery or Problem Discovery. Information Session | Thursday, March 18, 2o21 at 11 am To access the BlueJeans call, click here. The application deadline is April 6, and the (virtual) finals are on April 19. For more information on I2S, click here.

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Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate students are invited to apply to the 2021 Research Symposium for the opportunity to share their research with classmates and faculty.  This is the institute’s largest colloquium and prizes  will be given for the following: Top poster and oral presenters from each college Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher (OUR) from each college Top presenters who have participated or are currently in the Explore Living Learning Community program. To apply to the event, click here. The event will take place on April 22, 2021, and the deadline to apply is March 26,…

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NATO and CEPA Present: The Future of Hybrid Warfare Contest

The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), two non-partisan organizations dedicated to ensuring secure Atlanticism for future generations, have come together to create an opportunity for current students to input their opinion on the future of hybrid warfare. Submissions are due March 31, 2021. Contest Description: NATO and CEPA believe that over the next seventy years, hybrid threats facing the transatlantic Alliance are likely to grow in complexity, intensity, and scope. Information operations, cyber-attacks, subversion, low-level conflict, and other hybrid challenges that can…

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Naval Horizons Challenge | Submit by January 15

A new opportunity is on the horizon for STEM college students!  The Naval Horizons challenge is designed to introduce STEM college students to cutting-edge science and technology topics that impact the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Students are invited to watch the video series, select one topic and share their ideas on the current state of the art and a futurist vision of the Navy and/or Marine Corps in the year 2040.  They will also have the option to submit a  statement of interest that will be used to connect…

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