Jack Rosen Memorial Award Application

The Jack Rosen Memorial Award is open to all full-time undergraduate or graduate students and must include at least one student enrolled in the Faculty of Environment.

Judges will evaluate submissions and pitch based on the following criteria:

  • Innovativeness: How unique or creative is the solution?
  • Effectiveness: How well would it solve the identified environmental problem?
  • Commercialization: Could it be applied globally/implemented and managed easily?
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Has the cost/benefit ratio or cost recovery been considered?
  • Presentation: How well the presenter(s) articulated the idea

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Member 1
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Please be thorough but concise with your answers. Maximum 200 words per section.

You must also confirm that you are available to attend the Crafting and Delivering your Pitch workshop.
Submit a professional headshot of each team member. Additionally, if you have any content that explains or demonstrates your idea, you may upload it with your submission. Large files can be emailed to v2powell@uwaterloo.ca.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf ppt avi mov mp3 ogg wav.
By clicking the button above you acknowledge and agree that: (1) you hereby grant the Faculty of Environment the irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive right to reproduce, display and distribute your submission in connection with the Jack Rosen Memorial Award for Environmental Innovation and promotion thereof; (2) you remain the owner of your intellectual property; (3) the work you are submitting is yours and yours alone and has not been copied or duplicated from other sources; and (4) the winner(s) of the competition may be interviewed on camera for promotional purposes.