The Goldman Sachs Foundation Prizes recognizes excellence in the following areas:

  • High School Youth Prize
    Five high school students who demonstrate an in-depth understanding of key issues in international affairs and the global economy. Five prizes of up to $10,000 will be awarded each year.

  • Elementary/Middle School Prize
    An elementary or middle school that engages all or most of its students in learning about other world regions, cultures and languages. One $25,000 prize will be awarded each year.

  • High School Prize
    A secondary school that engages all or most of its students in learning about Asia, Africa, Latin America or the Middle East, or about international affairs through its curriculum and through partnerships with other countries or local organizations. One $25,000 prize will be awarded each year.

  • Media/Technology Prize
    A program within a U.S. based public or private for-profit or non-profit organization that has developed outstanding programs that use media/technology to educate students or teachers about other world regions and cultures, or international issues. One $25,000 prize will be awarded each year.

  • District/State Prize
    A state or one of the 100 largest school districts that is actively promoting the development of international knowledge and skills on a wide scale through the creation of robust policies and specific programming initiatives. One $25,000 prize will be awarded each year.
   

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