American Express is going to fund the winning projects with $2.5 million:
* $1,500,000 for the winning project
* $500,000 for the 2nd place project
* $300,000 for the 3rd place project
* $100,000 each for the two remaining finalist projects
The 12 member Advisory Panel will evaluate the projects in conjunction with American Express to determine which projects progress to the Top 25 voting round. A winning project must first make it into the Top 25 and into the Top 5. Then, it must receive the most votes of all the projects.
If you are an american express cardmember or just a US resident you can vote to support an Aubrey de Grey life extension project which is in the running for $1.5 million from American Express.
The advisory panel is here
Voting ends September 1st, take a second to vote now.
Here is the page where you can vote "nominate".
Log in either as an Amex Card Member or as a Guest Member on the top right side (any US resident can vote.
This is the Methuselah Foundation Page with some more details if you are interested.