July 28, 2019 KST.


Daegu Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea.



World Water Challenge 2019

World Water Challenge 2019 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2019 which will take place in September in Daegu Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea. This 5th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a tailored network among the water-related experts and stakeholders.

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World Water Challenge is an international contest for water solutions. As a follow up activity of the 7th World Water Forum in 2015, it has been annually held in conjunction with the Korea International Water Week (KIWW), aiming to discover imminent water problems that the world is facing and to find feasible solutions to them.

Up to 6outstanding solution providers will be invited to present their proposals and the best solutions (out of selected for finalists) will be awarded during the Korea International Water Week 2019.

For more information on the competition press here.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Efficient Water Management
  • Resource Recovery from Water and Wastewater Systems
  • Water and Natural Disasters
  • Smart Water Technologies
  • Ecosystem and Water

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Competition opens: June 28, 2019 KST.

Competition Deadline: July 28,2019 KST.

Final presentation: September 5, 2019.

Award Ceremony: September 6, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Anyone (as an individual or on behalf of an organization) who is interested in contributing to resolve water related challenges with creative/applicable solutions welcome to submit solutions to WWCH 2019’s designated challenges announced.


Persons (including winners) who participated once (and more) in the previous WWCH are allowed to participate in the WWHC 2019 with different (or updated) subject and ideas.

Opportunity Cost


  • Winners will be presented with a cash prize of 16,000$ and trophy respectively.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account on the sign-up page.

Second Step: Submit solution proposals through the online submission system.


  • In the process of online registration please select your category as “Participant”.
  • It is strongly recommended for all submitters to read carefully and follow the submission instructions indicated on the provided template.
  • Solution proposals must be filled out only in English.
  • One person (or organization) can submit more than one proposal with the different solutions.
  • The email submission will not be considered.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amina Osman/ Lebanon

Reviewed by” Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team