Deadline: April 1st, 2021

Qualifications: Current undergraduate, graduate students, and CGI U Alumni

Reward: Approximately $20k per team

CGI U and Verizon have partnered to launch the Social Innovation Challenge to support a diverse community of entrepreneurs and innovators in developing leading-edge tech-based solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Finalists will receive access to a specialized curriculum, entrepreneurship training from accelerator partner VentureWell, and seed funding and living stipends from a pool of over $350K, with approximately $20K per team.

We are seeking current undergraduate students and graduate students, as well as CGI U alumni, who are leveraging technology within three key issue areas:

  • Immersive Education Technology
  • Climate Justice
  • Health Equity

Prospective applicants may apply in teams of 2-3 individuals, ideally with complementary skills. We welcome all applicants, and strongly encourage students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and community colleges to apply.

The project submission deadline is April 1, 2021!
Learn more at:

Apply HERE !

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