Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Inviting Applications for award to highlight effective, responsible, ethical disobedience across disciplines, and around the world.

Donor Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Award name: The MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award

Award brief: The MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award seeks to highlight effective, responsible, ethical disobedience across disciplines, and around the world. Disobedience Award objectives are to build awareness and support of disobedience-robust work being done, and to promote role models for younger people.

This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society.

With this award, they honor work that impacts society in positive ways, and is consistent with a set of key principles. These principles include non-violence, creativity, courage, and taking responsibility for one’s actions. This disobedience is not limited to specific disciplines; examples include scientific research, civil rights, freedom of speech, human rights, and the freedom to innovate.

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Award details link: https://www.media.mit.edu/disobedience/

Award limit: $250,000

Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A
Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
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The recipient must be living.
● The recipient must have taken a personal risk in order to affect positive change for greater society.
● Both individuals and groups are eligible to win the prize.

Submission mail: Not Found

Other important link:
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Apply: https://www.media.mit.edu/disobedience/

How to apply: Applications may submit online through given website (https://www.media.mit.edu/disobedience/)

 

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