OPPORTUNITIES THIS WEEK: HUAWEI HMS APP INNOVATION CONTEST 2020 FOR DEVELOPERS

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Welcome to a brand-new week of opportunities.

This week, we have a truckload of opportunities for you. Feel free to browse through and click apply where needed.

Google Podcasts Creator Program 2020 (Up to $12,000 Funding)

Applications are accepted for the Google Podcasts Creator Program 2020.

The Google Podcasts Creator Program is a partnership between Google and PRX that trains, mentors, and provides resources to underrepresented voices in podcasting around the world.

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Last year, they welcomed early-stage producers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Kenya, Lebanon, Spain, and the United States. This year, the program will serve creators from around the globe who have produced at least five episodes of their podcast since January 2019, and who want to advance their skills and take their productions to the next level.

Free to participants, the 12-week training will be entirely virtual and conducted by PRX alongside international industry experts and Google Podcasts creator program alumni

Location: Online

 Benefits

Participants in the program will receive:

Training on topics such as storytelling, sound design, and reaching audiences through marketing and engagement;

Regular feedback on all aspects of their production, including editorial and technical input;

Equipment and software to help meet independent production needs amid the challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic; and,

Up to $12,000 in funding for use as they see fit for their productions.

 Eligibilities

Open to podcasters from around the world who:

Have published at least five episodes of their podcast since January 2019;

Are willing to pause production during the program;

Represent a range of geographies, backgrounds, views, voices, and styles;

Are interested in making their podcast sustainable through teamwork, openness to iteration and change, and pursuing revenue and audience growth.

Eligible Regions: Open for all

Application procedure:

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply through the given link and please note that you will only need to fill out the application one time to be considered for all three cohorts.

If you applied to last year’s program, you will need to fill out the application again.

The application will allow you to specify which cohorts you are not able to attend if needed.

Cohort One: September 21, 2020, through December 4, 2020

Cohort Two: January 25, 2021, through April 16, 2021

Cohort Three: May 3, 2021, through July 23, 2021

Application Deadline: August 2, 2020

You can apply here or visit their official website here.

Apply now for the 2021 Future for Nature (FFN) Awards!

Are you a young (35 years or younger), talented, and energetic nature conservationist committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants? Do you combine passion with action to create concrete results in nature conservation? Don’t hesitate to apply for the 2021 FFN Awards!

Each year Future For Nature awards 3 young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists through the Future For Nature Awards.

Do you know someone who deserves to be honored with this Award? Please bring the FFN Awards to his/her attention!

The Future For Nature Foundation (FFN) supports young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants. They believe in the power of the individual.

Therefore, they select a new generation of nature conservationists who they believe make the difference for the future of nature. Natural leaders who inspire and with their drive and ‘stubbornness’ achieve impressive results. Annually, they put three of these promising young people in the spotlight.

From all over the world young nature conservations (up to 35 years old) apply for this prize. The National Selection Committee, consisting of experienced nature conservationists from the Netherlands, chooses six to ten nominees from all the applicants. Subsequently, an International Selection Committee of renowned nature conservationists selects the three winners.

Location: Netherlands

Benefits

Receive €50,000 for their nature conservation project

Gain international recognition for their work

Receive the handcrafted FFN Award during the annual ceremony in the Netherlands

Join the growing FFN Family of young nature conservationists

Winners will present their work at the Future For Nature Award event at Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The event will take place in May 2021. Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Future For Nature Foundation.

 Eligibilities

The candidate:

Must be born on or after the 31st May 1985 and before the 31st of May 2002.

Has achieved substantial and long-term benefit to the conservation status of one or more animal or plant species.

Has demonstrated commitment, determination and passion for conservation work.

Has demonstrated leadership, entrepreneurship and a clear view on conservation work.

Has been creative and innovative in his/her work.

Has demonstrated to be honourable in the conservation work performed.

Must be determined to continue his/her conservation work, as the Award aims to stimulate the winner’s future work. It is not an “end of career” prize.

Is able to explain his/her conservation work in proficient English (written and spoken).

The award should be used for a conservation initiative of the winner’s own choice and implemented by him/her.

The award should be used for the conservation of animal or plant species. The conservation initiative can involve a component of (fundamental) research, but this should not be the main focus. The relevance of the proposed activities to species conservation and the practical impact should be made clear.

Future For Nature will not allow administrative deductions to be made or claimed by mother organisations.

From all applications, 6 to 10 nominees will be selected. These applicants will be asked to provide additional information (written info, photos, video), which will be used to select the final three Award.

Eligible

Regions: Open for All

Application Deadline: September 15, 2020

Apply here or visit their official website here for more information.

Apply for Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest 2020 for Developers (Up to US$1 million in prizes)

Applications call for Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest 2020 is now open!

The Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest aims to inspire global developers to leverage HMS Core to create innovative apps, bringing smart life services to Huawei device users in 170+ countries and regions. The contest will be held in Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America, and China, respectively.

Looking for fully-funded opportunities, install the Youth Opportunities Android or iOS App here.

About Huawei Developers:

HUAWEI Developer is a platform ecosystem that integrates various services and resources for developers to develop and promote their apps.

After registering and being verified as a HUAWEI Developer member, developers can access complete services from development and testing to promotion and monetization. Aimed at providing quality experiences for end-users, HUAWEI Developer looks forward to achieving a win-win situation with all developers.

Location: Online

Benefits

Huawei has set aside US$1 million from the Shining Star Program as prize money for the contest. Up to US$200,000 will be allocated for the following award winners in each participating region:

US$15,000 each for 5 Best App

US$15,000 each for 3 Best Game

US$15,000 each for 3 Best Social Impact App

US$5,000 each for 1 Most Popular Ap

US$2,500 each for 12 Honorable Mention

Winners are also eligible for a treasure trove of enticing incentives:

HUAWEI AppGallery promotional resources

Huawei cloud resources

 Eligibilities

Open to global developers. You only need to register a HUAWEI ID and complete identity verification.

You may not participate in the contest if you are under the age of 18.

Employees of Huawei and its affiliates and their immediate relatives should not sign up for the contest.

You can participate in the contest on your own, or as part of a team. For a team, all members must belong to the same competition region before participating in the contest in this region.

Eligible Regions: Open for all

Application Deadline: August 30, 2020

Apply from their official website here

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