Future Award: The End of Poverty– October 26


The International Center for Integrative Studies is holding a multi-media art and writing competition. The 2012 Future Award topic is The End of Poverty: What will it look like and how do we get there?

Submit a work of art and an accompanying 30 to 300 word essay exploring solutions to “the end of poverty” & responding to the question: “what would it look like and how do we get there?” (individual & collaborative submissions accepted) Students should consult with a faculty mentor(s) before submitting work and essay 30-300 word essays must be submitted as Word files. Accompanying original art should be submitted as follows only: poetry, film, music, drama & performance: electronic file—5 minutes max length 2-dimensional art: 3 x 4 feet max size; must initially be submitted as jpeg or pdf.


Winners will receive:
– 1 year appointment as ICIS YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE to the U.N.
– UP TO $1500 in stipends for college expenses
– Participation in an EXHIBIT in the John Jay College President’s Gallery with the option of participating in a fund-raising auction & sharing in the proceeds
– Receipt of the ICIS FUTURE AWARD at a GALA at John Jay in fall 2012


The deadline to apply is October 26, 2012.


For more information on the award and how to apply click here.