How to Apply
How to Apply
Sylvia A. Earle, Ph.D.
Explorer in Residence, National Geographic Society
Founder, Sylvia Earle Alliance/Mission Blue and Deep Ocean Exploration and Research Inc.
Legendary Heroine of the Oceans and Planet
John C. Mather, Ph.D.
Science Director, National Academy of Future STEM Innovators;
Winner, 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics
Sir Richard Roberts, Ph.D.
Winner, 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Dedicated to GMO crops and food sources
George M. Church, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School Professor of Genetics
Lead, Harvard Woolly Mammoth Revival
Leading the charge to examine species de-extinction
Stephen Ray Mitchell, M.D., MBA
Dean for Medical Education, Georgetown University
Strong Advocate for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals
Founder and Chief Test Pilot, Gravity Industries Ltd.
The real-life Iron Man leads efforts to reimagine human transportation
Pardis Sabeti, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor at the Center for Systems Biology and the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University
Uses computational genetics to solve viral pandemics
Neil Gershenfeld, Ph.D.
Director, MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms
His FabLabs bring engineering capabilities to Third World communities
Winner, 2017 Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge
Developed a simple app to detect lead in drinking water
Kenneth Lacovara, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University;
Director, Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park
Recipient, National Geographic Explorers Club Medal
Winner, Global Good, 2016 Intel Science Talent Search
Lead mechanical engineer for a record-breaking high altitude balloon at the Stanford Space Initiative
Grand Prize Winner, 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
National Geographic Emerging Explorer
Crowdsourcing environmental monitoring in Tanzania
Grand Prize Winner, 2015 Google Science Fair
TIME’s 30 Most Influential Teens of 2015
Developed a novel diagnostic Ebola test that has wider viral applications
Grand Prize Winner, 2011 Google Global Science Fair
Passionate advocate for STEM education who helped create a Minecraft toolbox for budding engineers
Winner, 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada
On the team at one of the top start-up accelerators in the world
Founder and CEO, Unlimited Tomorrow
Creates prosthesis using 3D printing and artificial intelligence that anyone can afford at a global level