Genesis Generation Challenge for Young Entrepreneurs ($100,000 USD for 10 Teams Worldwide!)

Genesis Generation Challenge

Course(s) Offered: Ideas, Solutions
Course Level: Contest, Challenge
Provider: Genesis Prize Foundation
Country to Work in: Any country

Scholarship Description
Are you passionate about solving a communal or global problem? Have you wondered how you could make your dream job a reality and do what you love? The Genesis Generation Challenge is the competition for you.

The Genesis Prize Foundation has officially launched its Genesis Generation Challenge for young adult social entrepreneurs. This global competition is looking for innovative projects to take on the world’s problems. Ideas have to be well-thought through, with potentials for creating measureable changes, and impacts on the intended audience.

Join and compete in the Genesis Generation Challenge. Turn your passion into reality. Be one of the ten winning teams to win $100,000 (USD) each, connections to mentors, and opportunities to convene and learn from one another.

The Genesis Generation Challenge welcomes multi-disciplinary teams of young adults to propose big ideas to better the world.

Each team must consist of approximately 10 individuals and must designate a team leader (age 20-36). Other team members must be 18 years or older.

Teams may represent nonprofit or for profit entities.

Your idea must offer a sustainable and scalable solution to an important problem

Social entrepreneurs and others with experience delivering projects with lasting and innovative change in their communities and the world are invited to apply

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country

Fields of work
Projects must be driven by Jewish values, and have the potential to measurably benefit the world

Number of awards
There will be ten winning teams

Scholarship benefits
Award and Benefits:
  • 10 teams would be given up to $100,000 each
  • Benefits exist even for those teams that do not win; they will become part of an active network of forward thinking and connected individuals from whom they can receive feedback and grow their ideas.
Method of Application
You must register before Tuesday, September 30th (midnight, EST), to participate.
Each team must submit a complete application that meets specific requirements by October 28th.

Last day to submit projects and ideas is October 28, 2014

Winners will be announced in January 2015!

The Genesis Generation Challenge is an initiative of the Genesis Prize Foundation in honor of billionaire philanthropist, Michael R. Bloomberg, the inaugural recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, who pledged the money would go toward something that would help the world.

Application Deadline: 28 October 2014
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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