Nine Dots Prize
Deadline January 23 (must be received by this date), formerly January 18. Neutral free contest awards a $100,000 prize for a summary response (up to 3,000 words) to a set social science-related question by authors age 18+. For 2023, the question is "Why has the rule of law become so fragile?" The winner will expand on the ideas expressed in their summary response by participating in a seminar at the University of Cambridge or virtually and by writing a short book (25,000-40,000 words) to be published by Cambridge University Press. Submit all required application materials (summary response, book outline, and justification statement) via sponsor's online submissions portal. Co-sponsored by the Kadas Prize Foundation, Cambridge University Press, and the University of Cambridge. Named after the lateral thinking puzzle that can only be solved by thinking outside the box, this prize honors "innovative thinking that tackles contemporary societal issues".
Published: October 12, 2022