Other Competitions

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Engaging Our Future! – Innovation Challenge for Sustainable Society


Organiser: Chulalongkorn University 

In the form of a social innovation competition, this challenge is a global engagement program which encourages university students around the globe to work in teams towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

Submit a short video with your project/ideas on how you can make a difference to our sustainable future. 

Selected finalists will be provided with mentorship opportunities by experts and experienced practitioners before the the final pitching competition. 


Key dates (Bangkok Time GMT+7):

  • Submission deadline: July 23, 2020 6 p.m. 

  • Webinar & 10 finalists announced: July 31, 2020

  • Mentorship for the finalists: August 3-14, 2020

  • Pitching competition and Award ceremony: August 22, 2020

Competition poster

Details and registration form

Enquiries: EngagingOurFutureCU@gmail.com 


2020 China-U.S. Young Maker Competition


Co-organisers: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University 

Do you have an idea that would make a more sustainable, efficient, and interconnected tomorrow? This competition calls upon innovative US and China makers to submit project ideas focusing on community development, education, environmental protection, health & fitness, energy, transportation, or other areas of sustainable development.

During these unprecedented times, the collaboration between nations is crucial to ensuring a healthy future. The post-COVID-19 world might look very different and collaborations like this one hope inspire our young makers to secure a better future for not just China and the US, but for people all around the globe.


Details and registration: 


Deadline of submission: July 12, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)


APRU Global Health Student Poster Contest


Organiser: APRU Global Health Program

The APRU Global Health Conference 2020 is now calling for student poster submissions.


The top three finalists will be selected for each of the undergraduate and graduate categories and will be released on October 1, 2020.


A prize of USD 500 will be awarded for the best undergraduate and best graduate posters (one in each category). A formal announcement will take place at the virtual Global Health Conference on October 19-21, 2020.

Deadline of submission: September 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm (Pacific Standard Time)

Eligibility and submission guidelines



Dr. Mellissa Withers, APRU Global Health Program Director (mwithers@usc.edu)