February 5, 2018
AARP Seeking Nominations for AARP Purpose Prize® Award Five $60K Winners This Fall; Deadline for Nominations is March 6th
WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- AARP today announced there are 30 days left to submit online nominations for the AARP Purpose Prize which honors outstanding individuals, age 50-plus, who use their life experience to make a better future for all. This fall, AARP will award $60,000 to each of five AARP Purpose Prize winners, intended to assist them in accelerating and expanding their community-focused work.
The AARP Purpose Prize is open to the public, there is no charge for entry and neither nominators nor nominees need to be AARP members. But there is a deadline for nominations: March 6, 2018. Nominations, including self-nominations, may be submitted, through March 6, via www.aarp.org/purposeprize.
Once having been nominated, applicants are invited to submit their AARP Purpose Prize applications, which will be due April 6, 2018.
"This past November, AARP recognized the tremendous, community-focused work of five extraordinary individuals age 50-plus, each of whom received $50,000 to help fund their ongoing work," said AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins. "This year, to celebrate AARP's 60th anniversary, we have increased the prize level, for each of five AARP Purpose Prize winners, to $60,000 and we will name 10 AARP Purpose Prize Fellows, each of whom will receive $5,000."
For more information about the Purpose Prize, including the nomination and application process, and prize eligibility, odds, disclosures, and official rules, please visit www.aarp.org/purposeprize.