Amount of the Prize

Up to three monetary prizes will be awarded: $50,000 for 1st Place, $30,000 for 2nd Place, and $20,000 for 3rd Place for a total prize award pool of up to $100,000. The names of the winners and the titles of their submissions will be posted on the NIDA, IdeaScale, and HHS IDEA LAB web sites.

The award approving official for this Challenge is the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

NIDA may announce subsequent funding programs in which the submission materials may be used in clinical research studies with real human subjects.

For official information, please see the Federal Register Notice.