You can nominate yourself or someone you know doing innovative work in the social good space to win a complimentary registration for SXSW Interactive 2015. If you’d like to participate, check out the criteria below or here.
The SXSW Interactive Scholarship program recognizes individuals who are using innovative technology and new media to address significant community challenges. This program seeks nominees across all sectors and countries whose innovative, impactful work (whether as a career or avocational passion) helps others. Non-profit leaders, grassroots organizers, individual citizens, and civic-minded entrepreneurs are all eligible to win.
To enter your essay for a chance to win a free 2015 SXSW Interactive registration for you and the person you nominate (or yourself and a plus one), please use the form here: http://adobe.ly/VCNpoO. Deadline for entries is 11:59 pm CT on Friday, July 25, 2014. All essays must be original works of 300 words or fewer. Over 300 words will be automatically disqualified.
SXSW Interactive 2015 registrations also include admission to SXeve and Social Good Hub: SXeve is the official Social Good Platform of SXSW. The Social Good Hub is a two-day physical location for unique, participatory social good content including mentorship, collaborative workshops and evening events. Essays collected through this process will also be considered as potential Dewey Winburne Community Service Award honorees.