Deadline: February 1st 2011
The Deal: Grinnell College has announced a new program called the Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize. Three $100,000 awards will be given (each $100,000 prize will be split in half, with an organization related to the winner or doing similar work getting half the prize). Nominees can be persons anywhere in the world "under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change."
Note that no previous connection to the college is required. Winners can not yet have turned 40 by January 1, 2011.