The OZY Genius Awards

About the OZY Genius Awards

The OZY Genius Awards find and support the next generation of thought leaders. Before Amanda Gorman delighted the world with her poetic genius at the 2021 presidential inauguration, she applied for and won an OZY Genius Award in 2017.

Award Amount: Ten (10) winners will each receive:

  • Up to $10,000
  • A mentor to support them in launching their project

Eligible Grade Levels: You must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university.

Eligible Majors: All majors can apply.

Residency Requirement: You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia to apply. International students studying in the US with valid visas can apply.

Minimum GPA: This award does not have a GPA requirement.

Age Requirement: You must be at least 18 years old to apply.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. PT.

To apply and learn more about this award, please visit OZY Genius Awards.

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