The mission of the Vilcek Foundation is to raise public awareness of the outstanding contributions of foreign-born scientists and artists living and working in the United States. The foundation is accepting applications from young foreign-born designers for the 2014 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Design.
Three prizes of $35,000 will be awarded to young designers who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Professionals in product design, graphic design, digital design, and social design are encouraged to apply.
To be eligible, applicants must have been born outside the United States, not be more than 35 years old as of January 1, 2013, be a naturalized citizen or permanent resident (green card holder) of the United States, intend to pursue a professional career in the United States, and not be a past winner or finalist of the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise.
Applications are due on August 14, 2013 by 11:59 EDT. For more complete eligibility requirements, application guidelines, and more info, click here.