Children’s Prize 2020 ($150,000 grant)

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The Children’s Prize is awarded to scientifically-minded individuals with a passion for global child health and a strong commitment to verify the impact of their work. Between 2013 and 2017, the Prize has awarded over $1,700,000.00 to such individuals and organizations across the globe.

Propose a ready-to-execute project plan that is focused on saving children’s lives under-five.

Projects are evaluated on their:

  • ability to impact rates within a child mortality indicator (U5MR, IMR, NMR, etc.)
  • effectiveness
  • innovation and scalability of the intervention approach within global health
  • feasibility of the proposed lives-saved estimate
  • probability of success
  • ease of verification
  • inclusion of a process impact assessment

To ensure that more children under the age of five survive and thrive, we must harness knowledge from around the world and across a broad range of disciplines to find the most effective solutions. Project proposals submitted may include, but are not limited to, intervention solutions in healthcare services, technology, education, infrastructure and agriculture.


  • $150,000 grant will be awarded for the Children’s Prize Challenge.


  • The Children’s Prize contest (aka “the Prize”) is open to all individuals who are currently enrolled graduate students in a formal accredited academic institution, worldwide. The prize funds may only be used for charitable purposes, subject to expenditure responsibility.
  • Employees of, or any person associated with, the business operations of the Prize Administrators and their family members, may not compete for the Prize.

DEADLINE: June 28 2020

To apply and for more information visit here


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