2022 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

We are delighted to inform you that the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme are now accepting applications for the 2022 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security.   The winners (first, second and third place) will be selected by a panel of judges consisting of renowned practitioners from international organisations, governments and the private sector, based on the following criteria: Dedication to sustainable global security Preservation of human dignity, security and justice Creativity and Originality   The prize for the application coming…

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IWI and OIWC Essay Contest

The Joint Staff of J7 office of irregular Warfare and Competition (OIWC) and the Irregular Warefare Initiative (IWI) have announced an essay contest. The top three essays in each category will be announced publicly. The top essay in each category will be published by the Irregular Warfare Initiative (subject to editorial review). The author of the winning submission for each category will have the opportunity to present their ideas to Joint Staff J7 senior leaders virtually and/or potentially be featured on the Irregular Warfare Podcast. IWI may also elect to…

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2022 Impact Investing Challenge

The Impact Investing Challenge (the Challenge) is IFC’s flagship competition for graduate students worldwide. It provides an opportunity for students to compete and collaborate while showcasing their skills as well as innovative ideas in the rapidly growing field of impact investing. Graduate student teams of 4 members will work together to solve the challenge prompt, create an email proposal in response. The deadline to submit an entry is April 1, 2022. Qualifications Team of 4 members from the same university All members are currently enrolled in a graduate program at…

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REMINDER: German Marshall Fund Video Contest | Submit by March 15

German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) are now accepting applications from university students at U.S. institutions to present their ideas for U.S.-EU cooperation and their vision for the future of transatlantic relations. The five competition winners will be invited to join a funded study tour to Europe in July 2022 to meet with officials, experts, and key stakeholders in Brussels and other European capitals. Submissions are due March 15, 2022. For more details from a previous blog post, click…

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Nunn School INTA Paper Contest

The Sam Nunn School of International affairs has established three new research programs to reflect the strengths of our School’s faculty: (1) Program on Emerging Technologies and International Security (2) Program on International Affairs, Science and Technology, and (3) Program on Global Development. Each program is holding a paper competition in order to recognize high-quality student research in each of these areas. We encourage submissions from students across the Institute, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prizes will be awarded at the undergraduate and graduate levels, for each of…

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German Marshall Fund and Center for New American Security Video Competition

As part of their joint project “Engaging the New Generation of Transatlanticists,” The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) are now accepting applications from university students enrolled at US institutions to present their ideas for US-EU cooperation and their vision for the future of transatlantic relations. GMF and CNAS invite students to send a three-minute (or shorter) video and 250-word written summary outlining a new and unique approach to key issues facing transatlantic partners. The video can focus on…

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2022 Student IoT Innovation Capacity Building Challenge

The Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT), and cosponsors School of Public Policy, and the GT VentureLab, are pleased to announce the 2022 Student IoT Innovation Capacity Building Challenge call for project proposals. The Challenge is a CDAIT initiative to advance the development of innovation, applications, policy, and activities, broadly, in the area of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and applications. CDAIT seeks to stimulate projects involving rapid response innovative/exploratory research, hardware/software projects, policy and applications, and efforts to advance ideas into prototyping and early commercialization phases. This year,…

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2021-2022 Korea-America Academic Essay Competition and Conference

The Korea-America Association works to promote friendship and understanding between the Republic of Korea and the United States. In order to enhance relations and encourage cooperation, they are hosting the annual Korea-America Academic Essay Competition and Conference. All undergraduates from the United States and Korea are eligible to enter and may work in co-author teams of up to 4 members. The essay can be in English or Korean and must adhere to one of the following themes: Korea-U.S. diplomacy Korea-U.S. security Korea-U.S. economy The deadline to submit is January 30,…

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Call for Abstracts: 7th Annual U.S. Strategic Command Academic Alliance Conference & Workshop

Planning for the 7th Annual U.S. Strategic Command Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop is underway. This year’s theme is “Redlines, Grey Zones and the Reframing of Great Power Competition”. The virtual conference will feature ten-panel discussions from students across the globe, and experiential learning event designed to challenge the player understanding of deterrence, and a national security job fair. They are also searching for student researchers to submit their work to be shared at the conference, The deadline to submit an abstract is December 15, 2021. Possible Research Topics How…

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William & Mary and NATO ACT Cybersecurity Challenge

William & Mary and NATO ACT invite undergraduates from around the world to compete in an international cybersecurity case competition William & Mary’s Global Innovation Challenge (WMGIC) will partner with the Whole of Government Center of Excellence and NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) to host the first WMGIC x NATO ACT Cybersecurity Challenge on the topic of disinformation and election interference in the cyber realm. The event will be held virtually over Zoom on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 8 am to 1:45 pm ET (12 pm to 5:45 pm…

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