FUNDING THE DREAMS AND AMBITIONS OF BLIND INDIVIDUALS WORLDWIDE.

***Don't forget: Applications are due FEBRUARY 28 at NOON PST and Voting is open until MARCH 7th AT NOON PST***

 

MEET A few OF THE 2017 CANDIDATES

 

Click on the candidates' images to watch their 90-second video pitches. To see them all, visit the Candidates' Blog

 
 
Georgie wants to paint the Seven Modern Wonders of the World and auction the works to raise money for UK charities. Watch video. 

Georgie wants to paint the Seven Modern Wonders of the World and auction the works to raise money for UK charities. Watch video

Saghatel wants to attend conflict resolution training in Scandinavia. Watch video.

Saghatel wants to attend conflict resolution training in Scandinavia. Watch video.

Kaiti wants to fund an internship in music therapy, and to subsequently buy audio equipment for her own private practice. Watch video.

Kaiti wants to fund an internship in music therapy, and to subsequently buy audio equipment for her own private practice. Watch video.

Antonio wants to develop an app for navigating subway stations. Watch video.

Antonio wants to develop an app for navigating subway stations. Watch video.

Abigail wants to record interviews for a podcast that focuses on how people adapt to disabilities. Watch video.

Abigail wants to record interviews for a podcast that focuses on how people adapt to disabilities. Watch video.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WHAT DOES THE HOLMAN PRIZE FUND?

TRAVEL go on an adventure

ACTIVISM make something happen

SCHOLARSHIP immerse yourself in education or research

CRAFT design and build

SPORT stretch the limits of your body and mind

ART execute creative work of significance to you and others

ENVIRONMENT make a powerful difference in our natural world

YOUR DREAM turn it into a reality


WHO WINS THE HOLMAN PRIZE

those taking action to become who they want to be
intrepid travelers
creative problem solvers
effective communicators
natural ambassadors
passionate advocates
joyful builders
active boundary-pushers
experience seekers


HOW DO I ENTER?

All applications for The Holman Prize begin with a first-round "pitch," in the form of a 90-second YouTube video uploaded and submitted, along with a brief written application, through our website. Deadline for first applications is February 28th, 2017. Semifinalists will be notified and given a more comprehensive application by the end of March 2017.