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4th Anniversary Event $1000 Idea Contest

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Keller Graduate School of Management

Vibes Magazine has partnered with , a subsidiary of to present an Ideas . The contest offers African Vibes Magazine subscribers, Keller Graduate School of Management/Devry University students and alumni across the country, the opportunity to play an active role in influencing Africa’s development by offering creative, innovative proposals that will answer the question: “What can you do with $1000 to help fight ?” African Vibes Magazine will award $1000 to the winner to fund his/her idea. All proposals submitted for this contest should answer the following questions:

  • Where will the idea be implemented?
  • Why is it a good idea?
  • How will the idea be sustained?
  • How will the $1000 be used to implement the idea?
  • How does this idea address poverty in Africa?
  • Who will benefit from this idea?

Submission Deadline

Submission Deadline has been extended until April 10th .

Proposals entered by the deadline will be reviewed and the winner will be selected by a panel of judges.

How it works

  • Submit your idea through our online submissions form below by April 10th 2010. Your idea should be submitted in the format of a word document/pdf (2 pages max) or Video (5 minutes max).
  • On April 16th 2010, check our website www.africanvibes.com/wordpressnew for the winner. The winner will have the opportunity to share their winning idea at the African Vibes Magazine Event on April 24th 2010.

 

Judging Criteria

  • Reach: How many people would this idea affect?
  • Depth: How deeply are people impacted? How urgent is the need?
  • Attainability: Can this idea be implemented within a year or two?
  • Efficiency: How simple and cost-effective is the idea?
  • Longevity: How long will the idea’s impact last?
  • Feasibility: Can the Idea be implemented within the specified budget of $1000
  • Relevance: Is the idea relevant to the contest topic?
  • Sustainability: Can the idea sustain itself or will it always require a new investment to be sustained?

Contest Prize

African Vibes Magazine will offer the Winner an Award for their innovation and $1,000 to fund their idea

Who can apply

Must be an African Vibes Magazine Subscriber or Keller Graduate School/Devry University Student or Alumni to be considered for the award

Submission Form

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