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OPPORTUNITY: Gates Foundation/GDN Next Horizons Essay Contest 2014

The following funding opportunity might be of interest to graduate students or faculty members:  

The Global Development Network (GDN) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces an international essay contest.  The contest invites essays on the future of development assistance.  The primary objective of the contest is to invite fresh thinking related to the future of aid that can inform the ongoing discourse on development assistance and to make this thinking available to policymakers and key stakeholders. 

Up to 20 winning entries will be chosen, and receive $20,000 each.  An independent panel will make the final selections of the best and most potentially consequential submissions, based on criteria defined. Select winning ideas may be promoted by GDN and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2014, 9 a.m. Entries received after the deadline will not be accepted

Detailshttp://www.gdn.int/html/page11.php?MID=3&SID=24&SSID=80 .

If you have a student or faculty member who is interested in this opportunity, please contact Susan Ballentine, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations for the Office of Research & Engagement at ballentine@tennessee.edu