About the Scholarship

The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition that is established and is sponsored by the Project Paradigm. The organization focuses more on inspiring youth and encourage their ideas that address important social issues.

They also identify and support individuals to inspire and lead and seek solutions to global challenges. 

The winners for this scholarship will be selected by a panel of judges and they will evaluate entries based on effectiveness, feasibility, originality, presentation, and collaboration.


What is the application procedure?

  • To apply for this award, students must first register on the official website with all the basic details. Upon registration, students submit an entry form detailing: team name and members, the team's idea, and the team's experience working on the challenge.

  • Teams will have to create safety posters, videos, apps, websites, advertisements or anything else that will help save lives. There is no limit for registering in the teams. Any number of members can go in.

  • The age of the oldest team member determines what division the team will compete in. Collaborations are allowed, however single person teams are permitted.


Award Amount and Deadline

The scholarship award amounts to $100000 available to 100 applicants per academic year.

All the necessary documents along with the application form must be sent to the financial aid department on or before 1st May to be eligible to receive the scholarship. All the eligible candidates are required to send their essays no later than the mentioned last date to avoid their application getting disqualified.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be citizens or legal residents of the United States.

  • A candidate must be aged between 4 to 18 years.

  • This award is provided only for U.S. students.