Ashoka and General Motors are launching the third annual Our Planet, Our Purpose: STEM for Changemaking Challenge, a social innovation challenge for young environmental changemakers across the country.
Here’s what you need to know about the Our Planet, Our Purpose: STEM for Changemaking Challenge:
- ELIGIBILITY: They are looking for young changemakers ages 14-20 in the United States and its territories. All young people must have at least one teammate they collaborate with.
- SUSTAINABILITY: Applicants must have a pre-existing project or social venture that focuses on environmental sustainability.
- PRIZES: Changemakers with winning projects will receive seed funding, ongoing mentorship, and publicity to support their projects. Winners will also be invited to the virtual Our Planet, Our Purpose Changemaker Summit, a three-day immersive experience with mentorship, coaching, and skill building.
- APPLICATIONS DUE BY FEB 11: The online application opens on December 1, 2020 and closes on February 11, 2021. Young people who apply by January 14, 2021 will be eligible to win a $1,000 early entry prize.