Prudential Emerging Visionaries Program 2023 (Up To $15,000)

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 74045
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Opportunity Description

Do you harbor a desire to enhance your neighborhood and the entire world? Do you see opportunity when others just see problems? For the Prudential Emerging Visionaries Program, submit an application. A nationwide recognition program called Prudential Emerging Visionaries honors young people who are in charge of creative initiatives to alleviate economic or societal problems in their neighborhoods.

The prudential spirit of community awards, a long-running program that has recognized more than 150,000 such young people over a 26-year period, evolved into emerging visionaries. Emerging visionaries continue a heritage of civic engagement while paying greater attention to societal and financial challenges.

About Changemaker:

Connect with people who are changing the world for the betterment of all people at Changemakers. They number in the thousands. They range in age. In every imaginable subject, from education to mental health, environmental sustainability to social justice, they are developing innovative answers to the problems we confront.

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Quick Details:

  • Offered by: Changemakers
  • Early Entry Deadline: September 28, 2023
  • Final Entry Deadline: November 2, 2023
  • Screening and Community Review: November 7 – 24, 2023
  • Winners Announcement: February 13, 2024
  • Prudential Emerging Visionaries Award Summit: April 20 – 23, 2024
  • Coaching for 2024 Prudential Emerging Visionaries: April – June 2024
  • Gender: Any
  • Eligible Nations: citizens of either Puerto Rico or the United States.

Benefits:

Each and every qualified participant will get:

  • Peer evaluation via the program’s online platform, with access to other Prudential Emerging Visionaries candidates and their contributions for viewing, review, and interaction.
  • Utilize trainings available on demand to aid you in your change-making endeavors.
  • A digital participation certificate.
  • The opportunity, if your application is received by Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET, to be chosen for one of two ($1,000) Early Entry Awards.

Those that win will get:

  • Up to $15,000 in cash, distributed as follows:
    • Each of the 25 winners will earn $5,000, with 20 coming from the area of societal solutions and five coming from the field of financial solutions.
    • The five Financial Solutions category winners will be asked to participate in a pitch competition at the Prudential Emerging Visionaries Awards Summit at the Prudential corporate office. Then, for a total of $20,000, one Financial Solutions Grand Prize Winner will be given an extra $10,000 prize.
    • The Prudential Employees’ Choice Award, worth an extra $5,000, will be given to one winner from each category during the Prudential Emerging Visionaries Awards Summit at Prudential’s corporate headquarters. It should be noted that the Financial Solutions Grand Prize Winner is not qualified to receive the Prudential Employees’ Choice Award.
  • The Prudential Emerging Visionaries Awards Summit will be held in Newark, New Jersey from April 20–23, 2024, and all 25 winners will get an all-expenses-paid travel there with a parent or guardian. Awardees will benefit from mentoring, skill development, and the chance to engage with top officials from Prudential throughout this exciting event, which will help them advance their idea.

Eligibility Criteria:

Participants must fulfill the following requirements to be eligible:

  • Participants must be between the ages of 14 and 18 at the time of application and must not be older than 18 by November 2, 2023, the deadline for entries. Partners and groups are ineligible.
  • Participants must be citizens of either Puerto Rico or the United States.
  • Projects must have been initiated by participants on or before June 1, 2023.
  • In-person competition winners are required to bring one chaperone from April 20–23, 2024.
  • Per individual, one application.
  • Submission of applications is required in English.
  • Emerging Visionaries with a Virtuous Community Spirit State and national honorees are ineligible to apply.
  • The Financial Health Network, Ashoka, their affiliates, and the partnering advertising and marketing agencies’ employees, as well as their children and grandchildren, are NOT eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria:

The following standards will be applied while judging entries:

  • Are you using innovation to improve your community’s social challenges or to create financial health and resiliency?
  • Scalability Potential – Do you have a plan for the future? Does this idea have the potential to grow even outside of your local neighborhood and will it have a significant impact?
  • Connection: Do you demonstrate a thorough comprehension of the issue or obstacle you are attempting to overcome, as well as a strong bond with the group of people you are offering your solution to?
  • Changemaker Attributes Are you driven to bring about change for the greater benefit of everybody, prepared to take the lead or act to address an issue, and seeking to inspire others?

Winners will be chosen to represent the diversity of submissions submitted in addition to their assessment criteria, which were previously disclosed. The intended audience of a project, its collaborators, or the person or group that represents it can all be diverse. Gender, accessibility, ethnicity, race, age, and location are all examples of diversity.

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