Win Cash and Expert Mentorship: Enter the Winning Seed Competition Now!

By Scholarships Canada Modified on May 02, 2024
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The deadline is May 20, so if you're interested in social justice, help us fight back against HIV.

Win Cash and Expert Mentorship: Enter the Winning Seed Competition Now!

If you're interested in entrepreneurship, social justice, and gaining valuable mentorship with leading experts in various fields, while winning money to start your dream project, then this scholarship competition is for you!

What is the Winning Seed Competition?

The Winning Seed Competition by LetsStopAIDS is an exciting opportunity for youth to showcase their passion through real-life projects in the fight against HIV. This opportunity will allow participants to propose a project based on their interests and explore their passions in a meaningful way.

How does it work?

By May 20, 2024, applicants will submit a short project proposal using a provided template. Submissions will be judged by LetsStopAIDS and a panel of judges. The top 3 projects will pitch their ideas to the judges in an online event in June!

What does the winner get?

First place will win a $1,000 micro-grant, a $500 cash prize, and a year of expert mentorship to realize their project. Winners will receive expert guidance in project management, entrepreneurship, HIV/AIDS, advocacy, and more.

Who's eligible to participate?

Requirements to enter the competition:

  • Participants must be between the ages of 14 to 29 years old
  • Minimum 50% of the group must be one of the following:
    • Canadian citizens
    • Permanent residents
    • or Refugees
  • Participants can apply individually or with a team of up to five people

What projects are eligible?

Your project idea should relate to topics surrounding HIV and/or sexual health and should align with one or more of the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal themes:

The possibilities are endless. You could organize a poster initiative, conduct a research project, host an awareness event, build an app or website, create an educational initiative, run an advocacy campaign, or even start a podcast. The choice is yours!

Why should I participate?

While having the opportunity to make a difference in society, it simultaneously provides an excellent opportunity to build your resumé. By taking part in this competition, you can showcase your leadership, project management, community engagement, and technical skills, all of which are highly valued by employers and universities.

How do I apply for The Winning Seed Competition?

Download and fill out the proposal form and then submit your proposal through the Winning Seed website by May 20th, 2024.

Want to learn more?

Find more information on The Winning Seed website. If you have any questions, contact the Winning Seed Team at

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