4. $25K cash prizes for antivirus referrals

AVAST Software is celebrating its 25th anniversary by offering a $25,000 cash prize to the U.S. school that uses its free antivirus software and registers the most referrals to fellow students, parents, friends, coworkers and the school community. To win, schools, school districts, universities and colleges just need to apply for a free license and then recommend avast! Free Antivirus to their students, parents, colleagues, friends, etc. The school with the highest recommend score will be awarded $25,000. Deadline: January 31st, 2014. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our Grants & Funding page.

5. More than $5K in cash prizes for high school videos

There are over 7 billion people sharing the planet and we live in an increasingly connected world. In our global society, population pressures can affect our ability to sustainably use the earth’s resources and improve living conditions for all of the world’s people. Considering the interdependence of people and the planet, create a short (60 seconds or less) video that illustrates the connection between population growth and one of the following global challenges: climate change, global poverty, or water sustainability. Deadline: February 21st, 2014. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our Grants & Funding page.