Selection Process

Before entering, read the 2016 Call for Proposals.

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Thank you to all of the architects, activists, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, inventors, scientists, students, planners, and thought-leaders from all over the world who submitted their innovative solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems in 2015; thank you for answering the call of Buckminster Fuller "to make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone."

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Advisors + Jury Members

A comprehensive list of advisors and jurors to the Fuller Challenge since its inception.

Student Award Category

Click for details about the selection process for student submissions to the Fuller Challenge, launched for the 2016 program cycle. The Student Application has a separate submission deadline.