fbpx

Competitions

Future Leaders Future Justice Award 2021

The Future Leaders Future Justice Award recognises Year 12 students who have shown leadership and initiative on intergenerational equity, future justice. Future justice is concerned with what those living today leave behind for future generations. Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate Year 12 students for the Award. n 2021, the award winner will receive …

Future Leaders Future Justice Award 2021 Read More »

Future Leaders Writing Prize 2021

The Future Leaders Writing Prize is designed to recognise and reward talented young writers. It aims to encourage expressive and creative writing. Year 11 and 12 students in Australian secondary schools are invited to submit a piece of writing (800 to 1,000 words). The writing can be fiction or non-fiction and on any topic. In …

Future Leaders Writing Prize 2021 Read More »

Ayn Rand Essay Contest 2020

Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will …

Ayn Rand Essay Contest 2020 Read More »

Wakakirri Dance Challenge

Wakakirri is a nation-wide performing arts competitions, inviting schools from across Australia to create a ‘Story-Dance’ that reflects student’s thoughts, ideas and aspirations. A Wakakirri Story-Dance is a 3 to 7 minute performance by a group of students that theatrically tells a story using a combination of dancing, creative movement and acting to pre-recorded music. …

Wakakirri Dance Challenge Read More »

2021 Bach Competition

Now in its twelfth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Bach Competition is dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach. The competition repertoire will consist of any works of J.S.Bach not exceeding 10minutes in total duration. The Performance Finals will be held at Melbourne Recital Centre on Sunday 30 May 2021. This year’s prize includes: Richard …

2021 Bach Competition Read More »

2021 Future Visions Visual Arts Competition

Entries are now open for the 2021 Future Visions visual arts competition. Open to all Darling Downs/Southeast Queensland High School art students in Years 11 and 12. The annual award and exhibition showcases the diverse, dynamic and emerging professional approaches to art making currently being created by Year 11 and 12 students in the region. …

2021 Future Visions Visual Arts Competition Read More »

Virtual Future Leaders Eco Challenge

Starting Monday 1 March 2021, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Reef Education team are running a series of fun, STEM-based weekly challenges, across term one and two, for primary and high school students. Whole schools are able to participate in fun marine themed challenges that will allow students to care, learn, act and …

Virtual Future Leaders Eco Challenge Read More »

Have Your Songs Recorded with Vermilion High

Calling all high school musicians! Are you writing original music and interested in getting it professionally recorded and released? Vermilion High is an entrepreneurial start-up from QUT’s student-run record label, Vermilion Records. One lucky school student or band will have their music released professionally and a total of 10 students or bands will be selected …

Have Your Songs Recorded with Vermilion High Read More »

NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge

The 18th Annual Screenwriting Challenge is a competition open to screenwriters around the world. There are 3 rounds of competition. In the 1st Round (March 19-27), writers are placed randomly in groups and are assigned a genre, subject, and character assignment. Writers have 8 days to write an original short screenplay no longer than 12 …

NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge Read More »

Be Inspired by Young Storytellers

Heywire is an annual competition run by the ABC that encourages young people to tell stories about their life outside the major cities. From regional, rural and remote locations across the country, there are young people doing incredible things – and this is your chance to hear about it and be inspired. If you are …

Be Inspired by Young Storytellers Read More »

Right Left Write Competition

Writing is often compared to making a long journey. You need to keep your momentum up in order to make it to the end – one foot in front of the other, right, then left, then… Queensland Writers Centre have taken the image and used it as inspiration for their new monthly writing competition. Each …

Right Left Write Competition Read More »

Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. It is the highest value professional artist prize for women in Australia. There are three prize categories – the Professional Artist Prize of $35,000, the Emerging …

Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize Read More »

Tournament of Minds

Tournament of Minds (TOM) offers teams of primary and secondary students the opportunity to solve authentic, open-ended challenges that foster creative, divergent thinking whilst developing collaborative enterprise, excellence and teamwork. Challenges are set in the following disciplines: The Arts, Language Literature, Social Sciences and STEM. School registrations are now open for 2021. The tournament is …

Tournament of Minds Read More »

Globe Soup Travel Photography Competition 2021

The Globe Soup Travel Photography Competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over from around the world. Any kind of travel photography is accepted including, but not limited to; Landscape, Portrait, Street, Wildlife, Architectural, Food, etc. Entries shot on film or digital, using a camera, tablet, smartphone or drone are all accepted. The winner …

Globe Soup Travel Photography Competition 2021 Read More »

What Matters? Competition

What Matters? is a ‘catalyst for young thinkers and young writers to develop a perspective, a point of view, on where we’re heading as a society’. Inspired by Gough Whitlam’s commitment to involving young people in the shaping of Australia’s future, the competition is currently open to school students in years 5 to 12 from …

What Matters? Competition Read More »

The Perkoff Prize

The Perkoff Prize is a tri-genre contest that will award $1,000 USD and publication each to writers of the best story, set of poems, and essay that engage in evocative ways with health and medicine as judged by the editors. Fiction and non-fiction entries can be up to 8,500 words, and poetry can be up …

The Perkoff Prize Read More »

MobileMuster Schools Challenge

Join the MobileMuster schools Challenge and transform old phones into technology prizes for your school. Run a muster at school to encourage the school community to recycle their old mobile phones and accessories. MobileMuster will support you through the challenge with our education resources and send you collection boxes or recycling satchels to make it …

MobileMuster Schools Challenge Read More »

OutStanding Short Story Competition

Are you a keen writer? OutStanding LGBTQIA+ Short Story Competition is celebrating Mardi Gras season with Miniature, a competition of very short stories (fifty words of less)! The 2021 Miniature Theme is “SHINE”. The Competition will launch at 4.00pm Saturday 20 February and closes at 11.59pm on Saturday 20 March. Find out more and enter …

OutStanding Short Story Competition Read More »

Wool4School Design Competition

Wool4School is an annual student design competition encouraging budding fashion designers to show the nation what they’re made of. Open to all Australian school students in high school, the Wool4School competition invites students in years 7 – 12 to design an outfit using a minimum of 70% wool. The outfit must contain a minimum of …

Wool4School Design Competition Read More »

Future Leaders Photography Prize 2021

The Future Leaders Photography Prize is designed to recognize talented young photographers. Year 12 students are invited to submit digital photographic work (one photograph for each student). The work submitted can be on any theme. In 2021, the award winner will receive $1,000. Where there is more than one winner the prize money will be …

Future Leaders Photography Prize 2021 Read More »

Barbara Petchenik Children’s World Map Drawing Competition

The Barbara Petchenik Award was created by the International Cartographic Association in 1993 as a memorial for Barbara Petchenik, a past Vice president of the ICA and cartographer who worked through her life with maps related to children. This year’s competition is based on the theme “A map of my future world”. Young people under …

Barbara Petchenik Children’s World Map Drawing Competition Read More »

Australian Geography Competition 2021

The Australian Geography Competition is a contest for Australian secondary school students, assessing their geographical knowledge and skills. In 2021, the Competition will be held in schools between Thursday 18 March and Wednesday 31 March. It consists of multiple-choice questions testing geographical knowledge and skills. Outstanding students at each age level win prizes which include …

Australian Geography Competition 2021 Read More »

International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM²C)

The International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM²C) is a new team-based mathematical competition for Australian secondary students. Operating in teams, comprising up to four students from the same school, participants must work collaboratively to solve a problem (set globally) by devising and applying an original mathematical model. Constrained to a period of five consecutive days, teams …

International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM²C) Read More »

Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographers 2021

Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographers encourages and promotes talented photographers in the early stages of their careers, along with aspiring photographers. The competition is open to Australians and New Zealanders with less than four years’ professional photography experience, including amateurs. This year, winners and runners-up will share in a prize pool of more than $30,000, including …

Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographers 2021 Read More »

Six Word Wonder Contest 2021

A Six Word Wonder is a story, memoir, poem, or joke, told in only six words. The Six Word Wonder Contest gives you the chance to get published in the next Six Word Wonder collection, plus win up to $100. The contest is open until 31 August. Find out more and enter here: https://www.dougweller.net/six-word-wonder-contest/

CQU Creates 2021 Art Awards

CQUniversity Australia is pleased to sponsor the CQU Creates 2021 Art Awards, an annual visual arts prize now in its eighth year. Entrants are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the September 2021 online group exhibition and catalogue. There is no entry fee. The competition is open to current and past …

CQU Creates 2021 Art Awards Read More »

Young Archie Competition 2021

The Art Gallery of New South Wales invites budding artists from around Australia between the ages of 5 and 18 to submit a portrait for the Young Archie 2021 competition. The portrait must be of a person who is special to you – someone who is known to you and who knows you and plays …

Young Archie Competition 2021 Read More »

Anthology Cover Art Award 2021

Submissions are now invited for the Anthology Cover Art Award 2021. Established to foster and support both established and emerging visual artists and provide a platform for publication, the competition is open to multiple genres including painting, printmaking, mixed media, photography and digital media. Works entered must not have appeared on the cover of another …

Anthology Cover Art Award 2021 Read More »

Bean Awards 2020

The Bean Awards celebrate inspirational stories shared by kids of all ages around the world. More than ever, due to the increasing numbers of youth mental illness, kids need inspiration to help them find purpose and passion. There are 9 awards, including a People’s Choice award. Each award attracts a prize of $1,000 and is …

Bean Awards 2020 Read More »

Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize

Entries are now open for Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize. Now in its fourteenth year, the prize is an annual favourite for audiences and Portrait Gallery staff alike, drawing captivating photographic portraiture from Australia’s professional and aspiring visual artists, and providing a diverse national image in composite. The most outstanding portrait will receive $30,000 …

Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize Read More »

The Immunisation Coalition Art Prize 2021

The Immunisation Coalition Art Prize aims to highlight and promote you as a contemporary artist and support their mission to bring factual awareness of issues around influenza, vaccination and the burden of infectious disease. This competition is open to amateur and professional artists, with categories in both Visual Art (eg, drawings, animations) and short film …

The Immunisation Coalition Art Prize 2021 Read More »

The Short Story Challenge

The 15th Annual Short Story Challenge is a creative writing competition open to writers around the world. There are 4 rounds of competition. Feedback from the judges is provided for every submission and there are thousands in cash and prizes for the winners. Sound like fun? Join the competition and get ready for Round 1! …

The Short Story Challenge Read More »

Entanglement Annual Writing Competition for Women

What is this world in which we are entangled? How do we connect? Voices of Women invite you to enter any unpublished short monologue or narrative (max. 800 words) written in the first person. Winning entries receive $100 and the stories will be presented by professional actors in live and filmed performances. All women and …

Entanglement Annual Writing Competition for Women Read More »

Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition

The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. Designed to encourage scientific understanding of real-world issues, recognise outstanding talent, and prepare the next generation of globally competitive innovators. The theme for 2021 of Preserving the Planet hopes to encourage young scientists to come up with more solutions to …

Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition Read More »

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2021

The Ashurst Emerging Artist prize is “awarded to artists that show significant potential, interesting ideas, a relevant message and skillful execution. We understand that talented artists exist in many forms, so endeavour to appeal to emerging artists of all ages and career paths, whether student, graduate, full-time or part-time, and from any country” Applications are …

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2021 Read More »

ASX Schools Sharemarket Game

The ASX Schools Sharemarket Game is a fun way for students to learn about economics and the sharemarket in Australia. Students receive a virtual $50,000 they can invest over a 10 week period, in 220 companies listed on the ASX. The prices students buy and sell at are the same prices as they would get …

ASX Schools Sharemarket Game Read More »

Astrofest Astrophotography Competition 2021

The Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition showcases and celebrates the best of Western Australian astrophotography. The best astrophotography will be exhibited at the Astrofest 2021 event and will travel around the state of Western Australia. There are also heaps of great prizes on offer. Astrophotographers of any age in Western Australia are invited to submit …

Astrofest Astrophotography Competition 2021 Read More »

Aussie Student Inventions Competition

With the help of some of Australia’s leading innovators, we’re giving you the chance to pitch and showcase your inventions to our panel of experts. Within each category (primary, lower secondary, senior secondary, TAFE and university), there are incredible prizes up for grabs for the most impressive submissions. You’ll have the opportunity to receive mentoring …

Aussie Student Inventions Competition Read More »

Become a TypeRighter

Children’s Rights Queensland is calling on Queensland children to help us develop an alphabet for our new brand. We want Queenslanders aged under 18 years old to help create the letters of our new TypeRights Font. The font will be used on all sorts of things, such as posters, booklets and our website. There are …

Become a TypeRighter Read More »

The Levitt Indigenous Poetry Prize

The Levitt Indigenous Poetry Prize (“LIPP”) is a biennial poetry prize for the best poems on a personal, social or political subject concerning Indigenous Australians or Torres Strait Islanders. The inaugural LIPP will be awarded in October 2021. There are three prizes up for grabs: $10,000 for first prize $6,000 for second prize $4,000 for …

The Levitt Indigenous Poetry Prize Read More »

Art Lovers Australia Prize 2021

Artists are invited to enter their works into the Art Lovers Australia Prize 2021 to have the chance to share in $25,000 worth in prizes. Entries are open until Thursday 10 December. Find out more and enter here: https://artloversaustralia.com.au/art-lovers-australia-prizes-2021/

2020 Dusty Swag Awards

The “Dusty Swag” Awards were established in 2000 by Patron Rex Tate to encourage poets and storytellers to record the stories of Australia, its unique landscape and its unsung heroes. Entries are invited from Poets and Storytellers of all ages. The 2020 Competition theme is “Australian Bush”. There are three categories to enter: JUNIORS (Primary) …

2020 Dusty Swag Awards Read More »

Wyndham Art Prize 2021

Now in its seventh year, this annual contemporary art prize attracts entries from some of the best artists across Australia and offers a chance for local and emerging artists to exhibit alongside them. Artworks can take any form, including (but not limited to) sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, installation, sound digital, video. Three monetary …

Wyndham Art Prize 2021 Read More »

UN Youth TAS Negotiations Competition 2020

Students from Years 9-12 compete in teams of two to represent a particular country in an mock international negotiation. Teams can be formed by students from differing schools as long as they are Tasmanian. In these teams students will need to act towards the achievement of their country’s strategic interests and objectives by proposing and …

UN Youth TAS Negotiations Competition 2020 Read More »

Footscray Art Prize – Young Artists Prize

Entries to the Young Artists Prize, part of the Footscray Art Prize, are now open. This category celebrates the unbridled creativity of young people from Melbourne’s West. It is free to enter and all artworks are displayed in the exhibition. There are two categories to enter, primary school or secondary school. The winner in each …

Footscray Art Prize – Young Artists Prize Read More »

RoboCup Challenge NSW 2020

This year, the RoboCub Challenge is online! Your task is to design, build, and program your robot or robots to complete a set challenge. You will apply your problem-solving, creative and critical thinking skills to solve a set of problems and fulfil your chosen brief. This year you can enter the following categories: ArtBot Challenge …

RoboCup Challenge NSW 2020 Read More »

Flash Fiction Competition

The Flash Fiction Competition is a quarterly-run writing competition, where the goal is to submit a piece of fiction on any theme of 500 words or less. Writers from around the world are encouraged to enter the current round, which closes on 31 December. There is a top prize of £300 up for grabs. Find …

Flash Fiction Competition Read More »

Dream with PSC Photography Competition

The ‘Dream with PSC’ Photography Competition is for Victorian year 11 and 12 senior secondary school students. This competition provides an opportunity for students to create a ‘dream image’ that will be seen by a national and international audience. Images entered into the competition must be accompanied with an image title and written description (50 …

Dream with PSC Photography Competition Read More »

The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers

The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers recognizes outstanding young poets and is open to high school students aged 16-18 throughout the world. The contest winner receives a full scholarship to the Kenyon Review Young Writers workshop. In addition, the winning poem and the poems of the two runners-up will be published in the …

The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers Read More »

53-Word Story Contest

Prime Number Magazine runs a monthly 53-Word Story Contest, open to writers of any age from around the world. Each story can only be exactly 53 words in length, and must be based on the monthly theme. The winner has their story published in Prime Number Magazine and receives a free book. The competition opens …

53-Word Story Contest Read More »

Science without Borders® International Student Art Contest

The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international contest that engages students and teachers in ocean conservation through art. This annual competition inspires students to be creative while promoting public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. The theme for this year’s Challenge is “The Magic of …

Science without Borders® International Student Art Contest Read More »

Enterprising Girls Challenge

Enterprising Girls is running a competition for budding entrepreneurs to show off their skills. Each challenge focuses on different element of design thinking and will set you on the road to becoming an entrepreneur. The completion of each challenge will put you in the running to win a $100 voucher from Sportsgirl. Challenges are open …

Enterprising Girls Challenge Read More »

Amplify – Through My Eyes

The Queensland Family and Child Commission’s (QFCC) Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has launched an exciting new youth participation opportunity. Young people aged 13-18 have the chance to express their thoughts and opinions through a visual lens. Send the YAC a painting, drawing, photograph or graphic artwork showing one of these three themes: Community – Visually …

Amplify – Through My Eyes Read More »

Anthology Magazine Short Story Competition

Writers of short fiction are invited to enter the Anthology Magazine Short Story Competition. Established to recognise and encourage creative writing and provide a platform for publication, it is open to original and previously unpublished short stories in the English language by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. Stories submitted must …

Anthology Magazine Short Story Competition Read More »

2021 Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious youth award given to a high school student for water research. The competition challenges young people to think big and take a fresh look at local and global water problems. The project encourages students to delve into all areas of water including: Improving water quality …

2021 Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize Read More »

Somerset National Poetry Prize

As a part of the 2021 Somerset Storyfest, secondary school-aged students are invited to participate in the Somerset National Poetry Prize. The purpose of the Somerset National Poetry Prize is to encourage a love of writing poetry amongst secondary school students, to affirm it as a worthwhile literary pursuit, and to stimulate excellence in writing. …

Somerset National Poetry Prize Read More »

Patrick White Indigenous Writers Award

The Patrick White Indigenous Writers Award has been designed to encourage Indigenous Australian students in Kindy to Year 12 studying in NSW to use their reading, writing, and creative skills. Students are encouraged to write a short story, play or poem relating to one of the following themes: “Growing” “Looking Back” “It was so small…” …

Patrick White Indigenous Writers Award Read More »

Darwin Community Legal Service Annual Human Rights Art Awards and Exhibition

Rights on Show is Darwin Community Legal Service’s annual human rights art awards and exhibition. It commenced in 1994 and is in its 24th year in 2020. The exhibition is open to people of all ages and all skill levels. The 2020 theme is ‘United We Stand’, inspired by the local ‘black lives matter’ Aboriginal …

Darwin Community Legal Service Annual Human Rights Art Awards and Exhibition Read More »

UC Design Competition

The UC Design Competition is back with a new name and an even better selection of prizes. The Faculty of Arts and Design invites all ACT and NSW Year 11 and 12 students to enter our annual competition that gives creative students a chance to showcase their skills from creative writing, to design, digital, built …

UC Design Competition Read More »

Imagine Cup Junior 2021

Imagine Cup Junior 2021 provides students aged 13 to 18 the opportunity to learn about technology and how it can be used to positively change the world. The global challenge is focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), introducing students to AI and Microsoft’s AI for Good initiatives so they can come up with ideas to solve …

Imagine Cup Junior 2021 Read More »

Carlingford Community Art Show

The Rotary Club of Carlingford are very pleased to present the inaugural Carlingford Community Art Show. Artists are invited to enter their works for this year’s virtual art show. There is a special category for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 to enter works in any medium. The student category features a $500 prize …

Carlingford Community Art Show Read More »

A Call to Action Competition

The Museum of Australian Democracy is accepting submissions of original music videos by students K-12 for their song A Call to Action. The video is required to demonstrate democracy in action in your school or community. You may wish to create the video as a class project, or with a few friends. Tell us what …

A Call to Action Competition Read More »

International Songwriting Competition

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. Amateur and professional songwriters and musicians of any age from around the world are invited to participate. 71 winners will share in …

International Songwriting Competition Read More »

Australian Photography Photographer of the Year Competition

Australian Photography is searching for Australia and New Zealand’s most amazing amateur photographers. With the best entries showcased and celebrated in a special issue of Australian Photography magazine in 2021 and $30,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, there are plenty of great reasons to get involved. Photographer of the Year includes six portfolio …

Australian Photography Photographer of the Year Competition Read More »

2021 BOM Australian Weather Calendar

Submit your vision of Australia’s diverse weather to the Australian Weather Calendar photo competition, and your image could feature in Australia’s bestselling weather calendar! If your photo is selected it will be hanging in around 70,000 homes and offices around Australia and across the world. We welcome all photographs showcasing the drama and beauty of …

2021 BOM Australian Weather Calendar Read More »

The Best of Times Short Story Competition

The Best of Times Short Story Competition is now open for entries. Writers are encouraged to enter humorous short stories (any theme) up to 2500 words. There is a first prize of $800 up for grabs. Entries are open until Saturday 31 October. Find out more and enter here: http://wildthoughts.com.au/comp30.html

SCINEMA Junior 2021

SCINEMA is your chance to use the power of film to explain a STEM concept you have recently learnt about, tell a story about how science affects your life, or show how science can solve real-world problems! The winning film, as well as our curated favourite entries, are screened to thousands of people across the …

SCINEMA Junior 2021 Read More »

Permission to Shine Online Singing Competition

Play It Forward is inviting you to join a new online singing competition with a difference. It doesn’t matter what age you are or where you are in the world, there is something for everyone. Round three of Permission to Shine is now open for the next 3 sections: Jazz/Blues, Country and Original Compositions. There …

Permission to Shine Online Singing Competition Read More »

Furious Fiction Challenge

On the first weekend of every month, you are invited to put your storytelling skills to the test in the ultimate writer-takes-all short story competition. Armed only with a simple brief, your job is to race the clock to come up with your best 500 words-or-fewer story and be in to win a tasty $500 …

Furious Fiction Challenge Read More »

2021 Peter Porter Poetry Prize

Australian Book Review welcomes entries for the seventeenth Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which is open to all international poets. Entries must be an original single-authored poem of not more than 70 lines written in English. Poems must not have been previously published or on offer to other prizes or publications for the duration of the …

2021 Peter Porter Poetry Prize Read More »

Year13 Folio Competition

Year13 and LCI Melbourne are offering budding creatives the chance to win a scholarship and other great prizes. All you need to do to enter is show them your creative portfolio. It could be anything – photography, art, design, fashion, and more. The competition is open to anyone over the age of 17, with a …

Year13 Folio Competition Read More »

Web.Comp 2020

Web.Comp is a web competition for school students. Grok Learning will teach you how to build a website as you go along, rather than expecting you to be an expert already. Web.Comp 2020 will run for 5 weeks, starting from 26 October 2020. Each week, Grok will release interactive notes with the information you’ll need …

Web.Comp 2020 Read More »

Australian Photography Awards 2020

The Australian Photography Awards are searching for Australia’s most original and thought provoking photography. In 2020 there are eight categories to enter, including: Portrait Landscape Wildlife / Animal Documentary Travel / Street Open / Illustrative Student Junior (13 and under) There is a huge prize pool of cash and cameras to win, and the chance …

Australian Photography Awards 2020 Read More »

First Pitch Competition

First Pitch calls on budding young entrepreneurs aged 8-13 to enter their best business pitch for the chance to win $500. You can submit a 3-minute pitch on a business innovation or idea that can make a difference in your community and Australia wide. Your pitch will be judged by a local panel of entrepreneurs …

First Pitch Competition Read More »

2020 Judith Wright Poetry Prize

The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets seeks outstanding poetry by writers who have published no more than one collection of poems under their own name (i.e. writers who’ve had zero collections published, or one solo collection published). It remains one of the richest prizes for emerging poets, and is open to poets anywhere …

2020 Judith Wright Poetry Prize Read More »

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Award

Open to professional and non-professional, old and young, the Awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film from around the world. The categories cover the full cultural range of the depiction of food in society – there is something for everyone. From styled food for magazines to images of families eating together in …

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Award Read More »

QLD AI Labs – AI Challenges

QLD AI Labs connects AI enthusiasts with some of the most notable companies in the state to solve their business challenges. A business challenge will be released each month from a new corporate sponsor looking for AI solutions to their challenge. Each participant has access to mentors for support to help solve these challenges. If …

QLD AI Labs – AI Challenges Read More »

Understory Film Festival

The Understory Film Festival encourages local independent, student, emerging and professional filmmakers in the North Queensland region to create short films to enter a competition for screening opportunities, awards and prizes. Submit your film by 4.00pm Tuesday 6 October. Please note: if you are entering the High School Student Category your film must be submitted …

Understory Film Festival Read More »

Unearthed 2020

Unearthed is an environmental themed art contest, held by Green Citizens Australia Network (GCAN). Artists from around Australia are invited to submit paintings and drawings on the themes of environment and eco living. There is a youth category for people aged 11-17, with a top prize of $500. The competition is open until Wednesday 30 …

Unearthed 2020 Read More »

Nextwave Film Competition

The search is now on for the next wave of young regional filmmakers. Nextwave is Australia’s largest regional youth short film competition and is free to enter for young people aged between 10 – 25 years, living outside a metro area. Short films can range from a variety of genres, including comedies, dramas, thrillers, sci-fi, …

Nextwave Film Competition Read More »

EQUS Quantum Art Competition 2020

In recognition of National Science Week, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) is running a quantum-themed art competition! It’s not our place to define art. All we ask is that your submission relates to or depicts one or more concepts from quantum physics or quantum technology. That means visual, audio, written—any …

EQUS Quantum Art Competition 2020 Read More »

Short Screenplay Challenge 2020

The Short Screenplay Challenge is a competition that challenges writers around the world to create short screenplays based on genre, location, and object assignments in 48 hours. Each writer will participate in at least 2 writing challenges and as many as 4 depending on how well they place in each challenge. Writers who advance to …

Short Screenplay Challenge 2020 Read More »

Little Big Idea Competition

Little Big Idea is a competition for students in Years 3 to 8 to come up with innovative ideas that will help shape the future. The winning entries receive $10,000 to help bring their idea to life, or a trip to NASA. There are also 9 $1,000 prizes up for grabs for runner-ups. The competition …

Little Big Idea Competition Read More »

Life Framer Photography Awards

Life Framer is a photography award that sources and showcases outstanding work from amateur to established artists. Photographers are invited to submit entries to a different theme for each month of the year. Each month winning photographers receive feedback, online exposure and $2,000 in cash prizes. Entries are open to both professional and amateur photographers …

Life Framer Photography Awards Read More »

AVCAT Essay Prize 2020

AVCAT presents the inaugural AVCAT Essay Prize in 2020, promoting recognition of the impact of the Vietnam War on veterans and their families and loved ones. This year’s prize will be presented on Remembrance Day for an essay, up to 2500 words, addressing the theme ‘Impact of the Vietnam War on Family’. The AVCAT Essay …

AVCAT Essay Prize 2020 Read More »

Sony World Photography Awards Youth Competition

Entries to the Sony World Photography Awards Youth Competition are open. Each month there is a different theme, to which young photographers aged 12-19 from around the world. can submit up to three photographs. The winners from each month will go into the running to win Youth Photographer of the Year. Alongside worldwide exposure with …

Sony World Photography Awards Youth Competition Read More »

Cochlear Aurora Photo Contest

Entries are now open to this year’s Cochlear Aurora Photo Contest. The Cochlear Aurora Photo Contest has been running since 2016, when Flinders University partnered with Cochlear Asia Pacific in support of women in STEM. Entries are open to female South Australian students in Years 7-12. This year’s theme is “Science is Everywhere”. Submit your …

Cochlear Aurora Photo Contest Read More »

Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize

Entries are now invited for the Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize. Established to recognise and encourage excellence in the craft of poetry writing and to provide a platform for publication, it is open to original and previously unpublished poems in the English language. Entries are invited from poets of all nationalities, living anywhere in the world. …

Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize Read More »

Storyfest National Novella Writing Competition

The Storyfest National Novella Writing Competition is open to all Australian high school students. It is a wonderful opportunity for serious student writers, encouraging them in their literary growth – and there are also some fantastic prizes on offer. All state winners will be awarded: Cash prizes Flights and accommodation to the Gold Coast Tickets …

Storyfest National Novella Writing Competition Read More »

The ABC Heywire Competition

Open to people aged 16-22, living in regional or rural Australia. Heywire encourages young people to tell stories about their life outside the major cities in text, photo, video or audio format. Each year, every ABC regional station selects a winning Heywire Competition entry to represent their part of Australia. The young winners work with …

The ABC Heywire Competition Read More »

STEM Design Challenge

On Thursday 20 & Friday 21 August, classes from Stage 3 and 4 can join our virtual classroom to design, create and build solutions to problems in their community using technology, engineering, science and maths. This could be designing an application for a local business, prototyping a robot for agriculture or designing infrastructure for better …

STEM Design Challenge Read More »

Scroll to Top