Recipients are selected based on individual merit in four key areas:
- GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen?
- IMPACT: What is the nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty?
- INNOVATION: How has the nominee brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty?
- POTENTIAL: How would this award enable/support the nominee to scale or improve their work? How would the nominee use the funding?