Экофорум  негосударственных  некоммерческих  организаций  Узбекистана

Премия Гриннеллского колледжа за инновации

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Grinnell College Innovator in Social Justice Prize to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.”

Do you know somebody who is:

        A change-maker working on the cutting edge of social innovation?

        A leader collaborating and co-creating solutions to pressing social justice issues?

        A visionary tackling immediate challenges while also addressing related systemic issues?

        A mentor inspiring the next generation of social innovators?

Prize Information

        Up to $50,000 are available for Social Justice Prize.

Eligibility Criteria

        Nominees must be nominated by a third party.

        Nominees may be a single individual or a team of two people who are working together and who are the primary project innovators.

        Each nominee must have earned a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) between 2005 and 2021.

        Nominees should be forces for social justice. The nominator should be able to demonstrate that the nominees, through their education, hard work, and dedication, have played an instrumental role in:

        Identifying a concrete social or environmental justice need;

        Designing and implementing an equitable and creative solution related to that need;

        Beginning to address the need’s systemic and root causes; and

        Demonstrating a substantive and sustainable community or environmental impact.

        Nominees must consent to their nomination. This consent will be given in the form of a letter that nominators upload in PDF format. (If you are nominating two individuals for collaborative work, nominees should write this letter together.) The letter will include:

        A statement indicating their willingness to be nominated for this prize;

        A statement indicating confirmation that they will have completed an undergraduate degree(s) between the years of 2005–21 and noting the name of degree-granting college or university;

        A brief (2–3 paragraph) description of their social innovation work noting:

        The social justice need they are addressing;

        A brief history behind their interest and involvement with this need;

        What they feel is innovative in how they are addressing the need;

        What their role has been in addressing the need;

        The ways in which they are addressing systemic issues related to the need; and

        The current and planned impact of their work.

        Nominees should have demonstrated the essence of Grinnell College’s broad liberal arts education through serving the common good and demonstrating expertise in the areas of critical thinking, innovative problem solving, and measurable systemic change-making.

        Nominees must not be widely known outside their immediate community or field.

        Nominees may be nationals of any country.

        Nominees do not need to be affiliated with Grinnell College.

        Nominees must have sufficient English fluency to engage with the Grinnell College community.

        Nominees must be able to provide in English any supplemental information required as part of the selection process.

Deadline: 30-Sep-20 For more information, visit https://www.grinnell.edu/about/grinnellprize/nominations