Applications Open for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 30 September 2018

Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity.

The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s tragedies, especially man-conceived disasters and crimes against humanity.

Award Information

The Aurora Prize Laureate will be honored with a US $100,000 grant. In addition, that individual will have the unique opportunity to continue the cycle of giving by nominating organizations that inspired their work to receive a US $1,000,000 award.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual or group that performs an extraordinary act of humanity may be nominated to receive the Aurora Prize. The Aurora Prize Laureate is recognized for the exceptional impact their actions have made in preserving human life in the face of adversity, risking their health, freedom, reputation or livelihood.

Selection Criteria

COURAGE

  • The extent to which the Nominee’s actions demonstrate:
    • Courage in helping others survive
    • Having overcome significant risks for the sake of helping others survive
    • Going beyond the call of duty of professional obligations for the sake of helping others survive

COMMITMENT

  • The extent to which the Nominee’s actions demonstrate:
    • An explicit intention to help others survive
    • A direct involvement in helping others survive
    • Being motivated by altruistic intentions

IMPACT

  • The extent to which the Nominee’s actions demonstrate:
    • An impact of saving lives on the Nominee’s community, country or globally
    • A long-term effect in saving lives
    • Inspiration to others to save lives, directly or indirectly
    • Saving lives of a large number of individuals

How to Apply

Interested applicants can fill the nomination form via given website.

For more information, please visit 2019 Aurora Prize.

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