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2021 Hult Prize Challenge "Food for Good"

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 13, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on December 22, 2020

The Hult Prize Foundation transforms how young people envision their own possibilities as leaders of change in the world around them.

With a US$1,000,000 global startup prize as its anchor activity, the Hult Prize has brought impact-focused programs, events and trainings to over a million students globally, creating a pathway for youth everywhere to take action to build a better world.

Each year, a pressing social challenge is selected by President Clinton and becomes the theme for the respective cycle. The 2021 Hult Prize Challenge provides a specific and measurable objective that each participating team is intended to solve through the creation of a sustainable enterprise.

In March, selected participants are invited to pitch their start-ups that specifically address the challenges identified in that year’s challenge. A clearly defined framework is also provided to ensure your idea contains the necessary qualities and mandates to be an innovation breakthrough.

Students will be responsible for any travel costs associated with competing in the Hult Prize. Fundraising and university support is common.

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Students from any college or university in the world are invited to form teams of 3-4.
You are considered a student if at the time of application submission, you have not yet graduated. Alumni and faculty are not allowed to be official team members.

Up to 10 teams will advance to attend the 5-week accelerator program.  Throughout the program, teams will be coached and evaluated. The top six will advance to the Global Finals.

Each year the Hult Prize provides one million dollars in seed capital to the winning impact enterprise of it’s flagship program.  The prize money is seeded into the newly created company, which will be run by the student team who came up with the idea.

Final application deadline: December 23, 2020.

For more information please visit http://www.hultprize.org/challenge/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 13
Oct 13

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Oct 14
Oct 14

Thanks, Ana.