The challenge will award a first place prize of $10,000; second place $5,000; third place $2,500; and $1,000 to seven semifinalists. Students may submit their entries October 15 through December 15.
The 10 finalists will be announced in January based on creativity of entry, effective communication of the message and potential of their plan. The public will then have the opportunity to choose their favorite entry from the 10 finalists by voting online for a week in February. Top online voting entries, combined with the judges’ scores will determine the contest winners who will be announced in March.
For more information, visit www.makecollegehappenchallenge.com. For contest rules, visit www.makecollegehappen.com/rules.