Breakthrough with this challenge

Deadline: June 25 (and 5+ reviews by July 10); Award: Up to $250,000

You can take part in this year’s Challenge as long as you’re:

  • 13 or older by 12:01 AM PDT on April 1, 2022
  • Not older than 18 (not yet 19) as of 11:59 PM PDT on October 1, 2022

We welcome submissions in English from anyone of those ages, including homeschooled students, students with disabilities, and students from all over the world. For additional details, check out the Rules.

To get the ball rolling, sign up here.

To apply, fill in the forms here, answer a short questionnaire about yourself, your school and your chosen Challenge topic, and submit your completed video.

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