Apply for 2018 European Youth Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2018

Applications are open for 2018 European Youth Award that is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, social entrepreneurs, and start-ups to produce digital projects that  will have an impact on society.

It demonstrates their potential to create innovative solutions with Internet and Mobile technology addressing the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020 as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The annual winner’s event (EYA Festival) is s a unique event combining knowledge innovation networking inspiration motivation taking place in Graz at the end of November. It is a public event and everybody is welcome to join. Thus, don’t miss the chance and be part of it! The dates for 2018 are November 28 to December 1.

Contest Categories

  • Fostering Health
  • Smart Learning
  • Connecting Cultures
  • Planet Friendly
  • Active Citizenship
  • Sustainable Economics
  • Managing Life
  • Open Innovation
  • Future Europe

Benefits

  • present their innovative project in front of an expert and high-level audience
  • receive two profound project checks and further development suggestions by international and local students
  • learn from outstanding speakers, experienced entrepreneurs and opinion-leaders
  • exchange and discuss their ideas and visions with young engaged people from all over Europe
  • Get honored and applauded on an international stage!

Eligibility Criteria

EYA is open to any entrepreneur, company team, student group or project team, where at least one of the founding members and the majority of the team is under the age of 33 (born on or after January 1, 1985) living in one of the member states of the Council of Europe or the Union for the Mediterranean, Belarus, Kosovo or Syria.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible countries: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritania, Republic of Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

For more information, please visit European Youth Award.

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