MIT Solve Global Challenges 2022

MIT Solve Global Challenges 2022
  • Host: MIT
  • Open to: All nationals
  • Target: Youths
  • Deadline: 31st Mar. 2022

Applications for the MIT Solve Global Challenges 2022 are now ongoing.

About the MIT Solve Global Challenges

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve seeks tech-based solutions from social entrepreneurs around the world that address specific challenges. The program invites anyone, anywhere to submit a solution to this year’s challenges.

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Finalists will be invited to pitch their solutions to a diverse panel of cross-sector judges, the Challenge Leadership Group, ahead of Solve Challenge Finals on Sept. 18-19 in New York City. 

2022 MIT Solve Global Challenges include:

Building on the 2021 Antiracist Technology in the US Challenge and Solve’s effort to be a culturally diverse and anti-racist platform, Solve is integrating U.S. racial equity solutions across their 2022 Global Challenges by launching the Black & Brown Innovators program. The program will include one or two solutions led by Black and brown innovators in the United States from each 2022 Global Challenge. In addition to the Solver program, these teams will receive culturally-responsive support and partnership opportunities and participate in the annual Indigenous and Antiracist Innovators Summit

In addition to the Global Challenges, Solve is also opening applications for the 2022 Indigenous Communities Fellowship, which looks for Native innovators in the United States and its territories.

Eligibility Criteria

The MIT Solve Global Challenges 2022 is open to:

  • Everyone around the world who has a solution to the problems in question.
Benefit
  • Solver Funding — $330,000 for the Solver Awards and Community Award
  • Indigenous Communities Fellowship — $160,000 across initial awards and follow-on funding
  • The GM Prize (supported by General Motors)— up to $150,000 for up to six solutions from the Re-engaging Learners Challenge, Climate: Ecosystems & Housing Challenge, and 2022 Indigenous Communities Fellowship
  • The Innovation for Women Prize (supported by the Vodafone Americas Foundation) — $75,000 for up to three solutions that empower and enrich the lives of women and girls 
  • The Elevate Prize (supported by the Elevate Prize Foundation) — $300,000 for a nonprofit Solver Team (from the 2022 class or any earlier class) that will then take part in the Elevate Prize program in addition to the Solver program
  • The GSR Prize (supported by GSR) — $200,000 to solutions from any of the 2022 Global Challenges, with a focus on innovative technology and, in particular, blockchain solutions to address pressing issues in Solver teams’ communities and the world
  • The Living Proof Prize: Women’s Leadership Solutions (supported by Living Proof) — $100,000 for up to four solutions from any of the 2022 Global Challenges with a focus on women-led teams

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Application Procedure

Applicants who wish to apply for the MIT Solve Global Challenges can click the button below:

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