Selection Process






The 2016 Call for Proposals is now available.

If you have any questions about the application process, please email challenge@bfi.org.

FINAL (EXTENDED) DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016 AT 17:00 ET
Click here to read about the student entry category.


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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 deadline: April 1st, 2016.