Institute for Emerging Issues, SECU Prize for Innovation – $50,000 award

The State Employees’ Credit Union and the Institute for Emerging Issues are proud to sponsor a contest that rewards N.C.’s higher education students for investing in their communities. The prize, open to students in higher education in N.C., will reward innovative solutions to challenges facing N.C. communities. The first place winner will receive $50,000; the runner-up $25,000; two “fan favorites” $10,000 each; and one of IEI’s choice $5,000. External judges will review each application.

For complete application materials visit  Applications are due on December 1 (instructions on the website).