Big IdeasThe 2014-2015 Big Ideas Competition is now open. The contest is open to graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in submitting innovative ideas that would improve society. The contest awards $300,000 in prize money. Applicants should submit their ideas by November 13, 2014 at 12 pm PST.

This year’s competition features 10 individual categories:

Applicants have access to the following resources to help them develop their projects:

  • Up to $15,000 in funding
  • Extensive feedback from judges
  • Proposal writing and budgeting workshops
  • Access to advisors and practitioners in residence
  • Extended, 8-week, mentorship period for finalist teams
  • Networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to publicize and pitch your Big Idea

For more information on the Big Ideas Competition, visit their website, or email bigideas@berkeley.edu.


Categories: Graduate Division Announcements, October 2014, September 2014