According to Jeff Richardson, the Founder & CEO of the Project Paradigm, “Wellness and healing are good for everyone. We invite students aged 4 to 18 around the world to develop new ideas to improve personal health.” The Paradigm Challenge Scholarship is an annual competition that invites students to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve a real life problem and make a difference in the world.
Who is eligible to apply for the Paradigm Challenge Scholarship?
Students aged 4 to 18 (as of May 1, 2022) around the world are invited to enter the Paradigm Challenge individually or as teams of any size. See the Challenge Rules for more information about who can join the Paradigm Challenge.
How do you enter the Paradigm Challenge?
The Paradigm Challenge welcomes all types of ideas, including posters, videos, inventions, public messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help address one or more of the Paradigm Challenge Projects.
How much is the Paradigm Challenge Scholarship worth?
Project Paradigm awards 100 (yes, 100!) scholarships worth from $200 to $100,000! Also, The awards are as follows:
Student Prizes Educator Grants
Grand Prize $100,000 $5,000
2 Teams $10,000 $1,000
3 Teams $2,000 $500
3 Teams $1,000 $250
91 Teams $200 $50
In addition to the cash amounts, winners, up to four team members associated with the top entry in each age division (ages 4 to 8, ages 9 to 13, and ages 14 to 18) (and a parent or guardian for each team member) will receive a four day, three night trip to Los Angeles to attend The Paradigm Challenge Prize Ceremony!
When is the scholarship application due?
The deadline to submit an entry for the 2021/22 Paradigm Challenge is May 1, 2022.
Have questions? Check out this handy list of FAQs.
Best of luck to all applicants!