The Make College Happen Challenge is brought to you by Sallie Mae in partnership with By Kids For Kids Co. (BKFK), an educational company providing free programs and resources to schools and families. Students can enter for a chance to win the $15,000 grand prize, as well as nine other prizes ranging from $1000 to $10000!
Who is eligible to apply for the Make College Happen Challenge?
All students who are at least 14 and not older than 18 at the time of entry.
How do you enter?
Students are challenged to creatively answer the question, “How do you plan to pay for college?” Entries can be in the form of a video, photo, essay, song, or poem (be creative!).
How much is the Make College Happen Challenge award worth?
- 1st Place: $15,000
- 2nd Place: $10,000
- 3rd Place: $8,000
- 7 Finalists not in the top 3: $1,000 each
When is the Make College Happen Challenge application due?
The contest launches November 1, 2016 at noon (12:00 p.m.) ET and ends December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).
Click here for the official rules.
Best of luck to all who apply!