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There are competitions out there to suit everyone, from photography and creative arts through to writing, engineering, science, and environmental challenges. Most of them are free to enter, and you could be in the running for prizes and awards. 

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 Voices of Women invite you to enter any unpublished short monologue or narrative (max. 800 words) written …

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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 …

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Beamline for Schools Competition (BL4S) 2021

Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be a scientist? If you’re up for a challenge, the Beamline for Schools Competition (BL4S) is your chance to experience it. Any …

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Mary River Press Services Short Story Prize

Do you want to polish up your short story writing skills and get a free expert appraisal of your work? Entries are currently open for the Mary River Press Services …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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