Cork, Ireland: Writers invited to enter the Sean O’Faolain International Short Story Competition to win cash prizes, publication in Southword Literary Journal + a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat. €15 entry fee per story; apply by 7/31.
Brazil: Artists, Photographers, Journalists, Musicians & Filmmakers, 17-25, invited to apply for 7-10 travel scholarships ($3800 value) available for 14-day Media Expedition, Dec 27-Jan 10 via Compathos Foundation & Global Citizens Network (GCN). Apply by 9/15.
England: Can you sing a great rendition of your favorite British song? Submit a short performance video to Visit Britain’s Summer of Music competition to win a trip to 7-day trip to London that includes 3 nights + VIP backstage passes to the Bestival Music Fest on the Isle of Wight, from 8/30-9/9. Enter by 8/11.
Summer Lake, Oregon: Writers, Scientists, Naturalists, Visual & Performing Artists invited to apply for a 5-week Winter/Spring Fellowship Residency at Playa Summer Lake, 1/6-4/18/14, includes private studio/housing and some meals. $25 app fee, apply by 8/15.
Fancy yourself a “swamper”? Submit an adventurous travel photo of yourself to win a dream Grand Canyon River Rafting Guide Apprenticeship with O.A.R.S. Whitewater Rafting + The Clymb.
Last week to apply: 200 Volunteer TEFL English Teachers wanted by Teach & Learn Georgia + Ministry of Education & Culture for one academic semester contracts, starting Fall. Teachers receive monthly stipend + free RT airfare transport to Tibilisi, Georgia + housing + mobile phone + medical insurance + orientation upon arrival + 24-7 support from TLG staff. No visa required to enter Georgia for 360 days. Apply by 8/1.