Students who are looking for opportunities in the month of September need to look no further because we’ve curated them for you. In fact, the top global opportunities with deadlines expiring in September are yours for the taking. But, note that this list will be updated constantly because it is inexhaustible.

1. JSK and Big Local News Data Journalism Grants 2020(Worth $25,000)

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University and Big Local News, a project of the Stanford Journalism and Democracy Initiative, will be funding data-driven, replicable stories related to the pandemic in 2020. Applications are open to journalists covering these issues in any part of the world. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, at 1 p.m. Pacific Time. Click here for more details and to apply.

2. National Enterprise Challenge for Nigerian Students 2020(Win N1million)

The Directors of Entrepreneurship Centers across Nigerian Universities and the National Universities Commission (NUC) offers the National Enterprise Challenge in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

3. TikTok Pitch Up In The Sky Challenge for Start-Up Founders 2020

The Gritti Fund in partnership with TikTok invites applications for the Pitch Up In The Sky,  the first event of its kind in the world, in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 24, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

4. Social Impact Incentives for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme 2020

Roots of Impact and its partner Aqua invites applications from impact enterprises within the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector to provide them with Social Impact Incentives (SIINC), in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 27th, 2020 at 2.00 pm Central European Summer Time (CEST). Click here for more details and to apply.

5. Nile Media Awards for Journalists Reporting on the Nile Basin 2021

The Nile Basin Initiative with support from GIZ, on behalf of the German Federal Government, is offering the Nile Media Awards 2021. Journalists are invited to submit original pieces of their work that promote Cooperation in Transboundary Waters in the Nile Basin. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

6. French Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme for Postdoc in France 2021

The French Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme offers 10-month fellowships in the four Institutes of Paris, Lyon, Montpellier and Marseille in 2021. This is one of the top global opportunities with deadlines expiring in September. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Deadline is September 15, 2020, 3:00 pm (Paris, France time). Click here for more details and to apply.

7. ICAW 18th Annual Poster Contest Worldwide 2021(Win $500)

The International Compost Awareness Week Committee invites applications for their 18th Annual Poster Contest in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The contest runs from September 1 until November 2, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

8. Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility(NISRF) 2020(Win up to $20,000 in grants)

The Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility(NISRF) is offering grants for Helping Early-Stage Impact Startups Survive the COVID-19 Crisis in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 7, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

9. OpenIDEO Covid-19 Global South Health and Livelihood Challenge 2020

OpenIDEO invites applications for the Covid-19 Global South Health and Livelihood Challenge to support low- and middle-income families in the Global South to stay healthy while maintaining a sustainable livelihood during the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 10, 2020 at 5:00pm ET. Click here for more details and to apply.

10. $250,000 Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award 2020

Global Citizen invites applications for the Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Sunday, Sept 20, 11:59 pm EDT. Click here for more details and to apply.

11. Commonwealth Volunteer Call for Youth to Lead on Human Rights and Democracy 2020

The Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy Network (CYHRDN) invites volunteers for its executive positions to serve from 2020 to 2022. CYHRDN is one of 10 Commonwealth Youth Networks supported by the Secretariat. This is one of the top global opportunities with deadlines expiring in September. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 5, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

12. Novartis Reimagining Healthcare Scholarship for One Young World Summit in Germany 2021

Novartis is offering the Reimagining Healthcare Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit holding in Munich, Germany, from 23–26 April 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 25, 2020, 5 pm BST. Click here for more details and to apply.

13. Climate Journalism Mentorship for Young Media Professionals (Global) in 2020

Climate Tracker invites applications for the Climate Journalism Mentorship for Young Media Professionals (Global) in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 4, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

14. Emerging Producers Bursary Programme for Producers and Content Creators 2020

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) invites applications for the Emerging Producers Bursary Programme in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 4, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

15. IBRO International Travel Grants 2021(Receive up to 1800 Euros)

The International Brain Research Organization offers International Travel Grants for neuroscientists to participate in conferences in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 6, 2020 (11:59 p.m. CET). Click here for more details and to apply. 

16. UNECE Nature Unlocked Photo Contest in 2021(Gain Recognition)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, based in Geneva, is inviting applications for the Nature Unlocked Photo contest in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

17. UNITAR Social Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Women in East Africa 2020

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) offers the Social Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Women in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Sep 6, 2020, 23:59 (JST). Click here for more details and to apply.

18. AREF Recruits for Head of Programmes in the UK 2020(Get £58,500)

The African Research Excellence Fund invites applications for recruitment into the position of Head of Programmes to join their core management team, leading and managing their programme design and delivery activities in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 2, 2020, at midday. Click here for more details and to apply. 

19. OneBeat Sahara Programme for Music Leaders 2020(All-Expenses-Paid)

The US Department of State invites applications for the OneBeat Sahara which will convene 25 musicians from seven countries in the Saharan Region and the U.S. to collaboratively create original work and to develop a global network of civically engaged music initiatives in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 2, 2020, at 5:00 pm EST. Click here for more details and to apply. 

20. iHub Women In Business Cohort 2 in Nigeria and Kenya 2020

iHub is inviting applications for the Women In Business Cohort 2 for female entrepreneurs in Nigeria and Kenya in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 11, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

21. British Ecological Society Grants for Ecologists in Africa 2020(Win £8,000)

The British Ecological Society is inviting applications for the Ecological Society Grants for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Monday, September 7, at 17:00 BST. Click here for more details and to apply.

22. World Future Energy Summit Climate Innovations Exchange for Startups in UAE 2021

World Future Energy Summit offers the CLIX – the Climate Innovations Exchange for startups all over the world as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in 2021. This is one of the top global opportunities with deadlines expiring in September. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 11, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

23. FIJ Grants for Investigative Journalists in USA 2020(Win $10,000)

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, FIJ, is inviting applications for its grants to support journalists who do in-depth coverage of issue concerning their localities. Investigations involving government accountability, environmental issues, or local issues with national implications are encouraged.  Watchdog reporting for ethnic media is also encouraged. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2020, 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, or 8:59 pm on the U.S. West Coast. Click here for more details and to apply

24. TRACE-Alfred Friendly Investigative Reporting Fellowship in USA 2021

The Alfred Friendly Partners in the USA invites applications for the TRACE-Alfred Friendly Investigative Reporting Fellowship in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 16, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

25. TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling in Latin American Cities Programme 2020

The International Finance Cooperation invites applications for the Techemerge Sustainable Cooling in Latin American Cities Programme in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Open call closes on September 18, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

26. Africa Research Excellence Fund Research Development Fellowship in 2020

The AREF Research Development Fellowship (RDF) Programme is open to support African researchers who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa in 2020. This is one of the top global opportunities with deadlines expiring in September. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: This call CLOSES at 12:00 hours (GMT) on September 23, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

27. Elsevier Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in Developing Countries 2020

The Elsevier Foundations calls for nominations from groups, academies and research institutes in order to celebrate research excellence of women scientists working and living in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for the 2021 Elsevier Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: September 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

28. Elsevier Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in Developing Countries 2020

The Elsevier Foundations calls for nominations from groups, academies and research institutes in order to celebrate research excellence of women scientists working and living in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for the 2021 Elsevier Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. Worth of Award: Full funding. September 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

Join the league of international students taking advantage of the top global opportunities with deadlines expiring in September by applying today.

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