2019 Ideas for Action Competition

Registration: Registration is now open! Register your team HERE 

Application Submission: Application portal is now open!  Apply HERE

Deadline Extended through March 3, 2019 due to high volume of applications!

Register

Register for the 2019 Ideas for Action Competition

Apply

Apply for the 2019 Ideas for Action Competition

Team Registration: Teams must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, countries, nationalities, etc. We recommend that all teams register and sign up for updates below to receive the latest information on I4A programs and events leading up to the competition deadline

Eligibility: Students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years from around the world are invited to participate.

Guidelines:  Please take a careful look at the Ideas for Action 2019 Guidelines before beginning your application

*Note On Google Forms Application:  If you are currently in a region where Google is not available, please apply here.

Awards: The finalists and winners will be selected by a panel of academics and experienced development professionals from public and private sector institutions. Winners of the competition get the opportunity to:

  • Present their ideas at an event during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group,
  • Receive support from a project incubator at the Wharton School, and
  • Benefit from unique capacity development and networking opportunities with experts from international development, academia, and the private sector.

Updates

Sign up to receive our newsletter and other updates