About the Competition
Step 1: You submit your nomination of yourself or someone else.
Step 2: You and/or the nominee may be contacted by the Rockefeller Foundation for further information and documentation.
Step 3: Select nominees are featured on the Next Century Innovators site and in related social media content.
Step 4: Two Next Century Innovators Awards, including one youth award, are announced as the Rockefeller Foundation adjudicators' selections.
Step 5: An additional three finalists are announced and put forth for your votes!
Step 6: The finalist with the most votes wins the third Next Century Innovator Award.
Step 7: Next Century Innovators Awardees and finalists attend the 2013 Innovation Forum.
Subject to Official Rules.