Three top scoring projects will be awarded $5K each in grants to execute their ideas
Live pitch competition judged by a panel of local government staff, community partners, and academics from MetroLab Network's membership
Opportunity to join MetroLab Network's Civic Research Network
The Civic Research Innovation Prize is open only to students from across MetroLab Network's member universities.

To participate, complete the Application Form by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 23rd November, 2021

Check out the competition timeline below:

September 23, 2021

Statement of Interest application opens

September 29, 2021

Briefing and Q + A session

October 14, 2021

Statement of Interest due

October 19, 2021

Full application opens
November 23, 2021

Full application due
January 13, 2022

Top ten finalists notified
January 26, 2022

Virtual pitch competition