Our TED Prize winner will have an ambitious wish — and the vision, pragmatism and leadership to turn it into reality. Thank you to all who took the time to nominate an individual to envision and execute a high-impact project that can spur global change.
Nominations for the 2014 TED Prize closed on June 16, 2013.
If you’re considering nominating an individual for the 2015 TED Prize, review these nominating tips to prepare for next year’s process.
For more information about TED Prize nominations, email the TED Prize team at email@example.com.
April 1: TED Prize nominations open
June 16: TED Prize nominations close
June 17 – July 21: Review period
July 22 – August 4: Finalists identified and additional data collected
August 5 – 15: Finalist phone interview period
September – December: TED Prize winner determined and wish strategy commences
January – February: TED conference planning and wish strategy continues
March: TED Prize wish announced during TED Conference.
NOMINATION REVIEW PROCESS
The TED Prize team will review all nominations from all sources in order to:
- Narrow applicants down to 100 applications
- Research and collectively review the final 100 applications
- Further narrow the list to 30-40 TED Prize finalists
We will reach out to nominees directly if their applications progress to the finalist stage, to request the following:
- Details of their TED Prize wish
- Details of their execution plan
- Details of the team involved
- Details of a one-year deliverable plan
Finally, the winner is selected by a jury drawn from leading members of the TED community.
The winner of the 2014 TED Prize will be revealed when they announce their wish from the TED2014 stage in Vancouver, BC.