NOW OPEN: Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge

$75,000 for successful projectsHi Funds Fans!  This environmental challenge is open to all countries, so please share with your networks 🙂

The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge is offering awards for two projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water where it is presently at risk and/or access to improved sanitation. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified need, and advance related issues such as health, education, or human rights.

Applicants are offered access to relevant Reed Elsevier products that can help in the preparation of their submissions. The winning projects will be highlighted in the Reed Elsevier journal Water Research.  There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a $25,000 prize for the second place entry.  Deadline: April 15th, 2013 (14:00 GMT). 

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be 21 or over to enter the Challenge. Applicants may participate as (i) individuals, (ii) teams of individuals, or (iii) individually or in teams on behalf of an organisation, i.e. an educational or not-for-profit institution or a corporation (the latter category, collectively “Organisations”) Submission of an application on behalf of a group of individuals or an Organisation shall constitute a representation by the individual submitting the application that he/she is authorised to represent the team to submit the Application and distribute any prize money.

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