The annual OZY Genius Awards gives 10 college age students up to $10,000 to pursue their genius idea!

Meet the OZY Genius Who's Making Arts Programs More Accessible

OZY Genius Award winner Grace Fisher caught a rare disease that paralyzed her from the neck down.

Meet the Inventor Who’s Taking Solar to the Next Level

Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt has designed a carport that protects your car from the elements while also charging it.

He's Taking on the For-Profit Prison Telecommunications Industry

Gabriel Saruhashi has developed an app that lets inmates and their loved ones stay in touch for free.

This OZY Genius Is Educating the Educators on Trans Students

Dan Eggers is making the academic world better, safer and more LGBTQ friendly.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

This OZY Genius Is Looking to Level the Playing Field for All Content Creators

Brandy Merriweather is providing free support for digital creatives who are Black, Indigenous and people of color.

This OZY Genius Helps Students Write Dazzling College Admissions Essays

Dyllen Nellis wants every student to have the chance to tell their best story, regardless of income.

This OZY Genius Linked Displaced People to Language Students

OZY Genius Award winner Elise Shea launched a digital language-learning platform that's helping refugees around the world.

This OZY Genius Tackled Korean Pensions

Applications for the 2021 OZY Genius Awards are now open — learn more and apply today.

OZY Genius Awards Offer $10,000 Scholarships. Apply Now

In the latest installment of the OZY Genius Awards, 10 college students will be selected to receive grants of up to $10,000 to help them pursue their dreams.

Are You an OZY Genius? You Could Win $10,000

We’re giving 10 bright minds 10K to make passion projects come to life.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Take a Bow, OZY Genius Class of 2018

These 10 college students are receiving up to $10,000 to pursue their genius ideas.

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