The month of June signifies that we are entering the warmest season of the year on the Northern Hemisphere. As the summer begins to unfold, it is a great time to review the opportunities it brings.

For you, we listed top opportunities you can apply for to make the most the upcoming sunny season.

Top 10 hottest summer opportunities in 2020

1. Study an MBA at EU Business School

Currently accepting applications | Apply now
Eligibility: If you hold a bachelor’s degree, have a GPA of 3.0 and a satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE, we encourage you to apply
Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Geneva and Montreux, Switzerland; Munich, Germany and online campus

Are you dreaming of running your own thriving venture? Craving the experience and knowledge that will prepare you for success in the global business world?

Despite all that’s happened over the past few weeks, you don’t need to put your dreams on hold. At EU Business School we can help you to achieve your goals. Don’t wait, start your course online and continue on campus.

2. Ending Homelessness Challenge 2020

Deadline: June 7, 2020 | Apply here
Eligibility: Anyone who wants to contribute their skills is welcome to take part

The Collective Foundation believes in the power of bringing people together to tackle critical social issues. As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, vulnerable communities urgently need support. This is why you are challenged to think of innovative ideas that can support people who are homeless, which are especially exposed to the coronavirus outbreak.

The Ending Homelessness Challenge is an online programme and community to support you in developing ideas to help people who experience homelessness.


Deadline: June 29, 2020 | Register here
Eligibility: Only students with a valid enrollment certificate can take part

The DATA MINING CUP (DMC) has inspired students around the world to pursue intelligent data analysis since the year 2000. In the 20th DATA MINING CUP in 2019 about 150 teams from 114 universities in 28 countries took part in the competition. The best teams will be invited to Berlin for the awards ceremony at the retail intelligence summit.

4. CodeLaunch 2020

Deadline: June 30, 2020 | Apply here
Eligibility: If your startup software technology concept has not reached the MVP stage and you need a software development to get there
Location: Frisco, TX, the United States

CodeLaunch provides seed services that are invaluable to early-stage startups. Sponsors and partners help guide winning startup ventures down the path of success while minimizing their financial risk.

Grab your opportunity to network with investors, venture capitalists, the entrepreneurial community and earn thousands of dollars in seed services.

5. Hatch CoLab 2020

Deadline: June 30, 2020 | Apply here
Eligibility: Impact Tech Ventures working in the following areas: HealthTech, Future of Education, Agri/Food Tech, Smart City/Urban Tech, eGovernment, Water Innovation, Crisis Relief, Security & Cyber Security, AIForGood, Planet+ Tech, EnergyTech/CleanTech
Location: Genève, Switzerland

Hatch CoLab empowers entrepreneurs to build impact tech ventures that solve Humanity’s Grand Challenges and drive sustainable change.

It is driven by a desire to be a positive force in the world, measuring success through collective sustainable impact towards Humanity’s Grand Challenges (HGCs).

6. MozCon 2020

Dates: July 7-8, 2020 | Register here
Prices: starting from USD 349,-
Location: Online

MozCon 2020 is going virtual. Unlike previous years, the conference won’t take place in sunny Seattle this summer, but the well-being and good health of the community is the number-one concern. And while the world changes around us, SEO doesn’t stop — searchers keep on searching, and marketers need to stay sharp to meet their needs.

7. AWS Hackdays Online 2020

*Deadlines vary depending on a country

Deadline: July 19, 2020*| Apply here
Eligibility: To participate you must be at least 21 years old legal resident of the country in which you are participating, form a team of 2 to 4 members
Location: Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philipines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

After the success of the 2019 edition, AWS Hackdays is back in 2020 with an exciting new challenge! Introducing “AWS Hackdays: Build Tomorrow!”, a hackathon for South-East Asian Developers who want to shape the future.

This year, the focus is on the acceleration of digitalization in South-East Asia. You will have the opportunity to bring new solutions to address four of today’s industry challenges by leveraging Amazon Web Services Tools.

8. Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

Deadline: July 31, 2020 | Apply here
Eligibility: Teams of up to five (5) participants, each at least 18 years old, are allowed.

Call for Code asks innovators to create practical, effective, and high-quality applications based on one or more IBM Cloud™ services (for example, web, mobile, data, analytics, AI, IoT, or weather) that can have an immediate and lasting impact on humanitarian issues.

Teams of developers, data scientists, designers, business analysts, subject matter experts and more are challenged to build solutions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and climate change.

9. Product Marketing Awards 2020

Deadline: August 7, 2020 | Apply here

Product Marketing Awards aims to celebrate product marketing excellence every single day. Once a year though, the Awards recognise the brightest stars in the Product Marketing industry.

This year, the event is coming back bigger and better than ever. Not one, not two, but eight new categories have been added to the line-up, and the trophies will be handed out in style at the inaugural awards gala in San Francisco.

10. World Summit Awards 2020

Every country has its own deadlines for the call. The generally communicated WSA deadline is the timeframe of the global call and communicates the last possible date of a nomination by the national expert panel.

Deadline: August 31, 2020* | Apply here
Eligibility: WSA is open to any company, organisation or individual in any UN and UNESCO member state.
The participation in the WSA Young Innovators is restricted to any entrepreneur, company, student group or project team, where at least one of the founding members and the majority of the team is under the age of 26 (born on or after January 1, 1994) from any of the UN and UNESCO member states.

The World Summit Awards are a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high impact on improving society.

Is a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. Winners benefit not from a one-time financial reward, but a lifelong partnership and integration.

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