Big Ideas @Berkeley


Big Ideas @ Berkeley:  Inspiring Student Innovation - Up to $300,000 in 
prizes available for 2012!

Since its founding in 2006, UC Berkeley's annual Big Ideas Contest has 
inspired innovative and high-impact student projects aimed at solving 
the world's most pressing problem. By seeking out and supporting smart 
and promising new ideas, Big Ideas has produced remarkable results.
 
This year's competition promises up to $300,000 in awards
 
Contest categories include:
Global Poverty Alleviation
Improving Student Life
Information Technology for Society
Energy Efficiency
Creative Expression for Social Justice
Scaling Up Big Ideas (for previous Big Ideas & Bears Breaking Boundaries 
contest winners)
 
*Pre-Proposal Submissions are due by November 21, 2011*
 
Interested students are encouraged to learn more about building 
effective interdisciplinary student teams and writing proposals at the 
following sessions:
 
To learn more about the contest and content of the workshops please 
visit the Big Ideas website:
http://bigideas.berkeley.edu
 
For real-time news updates and further information regarding upcoming 
deadlines and events, please follow us on our Big Ideas@Berkeley 
Facebook page
 
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Big-Ideas-at-Berkeley/145840998807651
 
We look forward to hearing about your Big Ideas!

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