Grant Alert: Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize
Grinnell College has announced a call for nominations for the 2012 Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize. The prize program honors individuals under age the age of 40 from anywhere in the world who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Up to three awards of $100,000 will be presented, with half the prize money going to the individual(s) and half to the organization(s) committed to each winner's area of social justice.
Entries are encouraged from across a wide range of fields, including science, medicine, the environment, humanities, business, economics, education, law, public policy, social services, religion, and ethics, as well as projects that cross these boundaries. Nominations are also encouraged from areas that may not have been traditionally viewed as directly connected to social justice, such as the arts and business.
Application deadline is November 14, 2011.