Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education

Winners accept ceremonial large check
2019 Thorne Prize
The EdSightful team is presented a ceremonial check after the 2019 Thorne Prize finals.

The Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education is a $25,000 cash prize awarded to the best student-led venture focused on social innovation in health or education.

The prize will be awarded in the spring of each year to support a student or group of students beginning or continuing to develop a social enterprise or innovation focused on these two areas. The winner of the Thorne Prize receives automatic acceptance into the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale Summer Fellowship (a summer program that provides a $15,000 stipend), and continued support from Yale faculty.

Thorne Prize finalists compete in a pitch-off during the spring semester during Start-up Yale.

Information regarding 2020 Thorne Prize applications and resources will be posted as available.