The OZY Genius Awards


Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2021, at 11:59 pm PT.


OZY’s mission is to identify talent long before anyone else. Before you witnessed Amanda Gorman’s genius onstage at the 2021 presidential inauguration, she was an OZY Genius Award winner.


 $100,000 – 10 awards of up to $10,000 each.


  • Legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old, including international students with visas.
  • Must be currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at an accredited U.S. college or university.

How to Apply: