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01/27/22 11:59 PM ET
Opportunity for USA public school teachers of grades 6-12 to participate in a contest to engage students in STEM-related projects. Eligible projects address community issues and give students the opportunity to gain experience and build critical thinking skills. Winners will receive prize packages of technology, materials, and resources valued at $10,000, $50,000, or $100,000.
GrantWatch ID#: 161778
Up to 100 Semi Finalists, 10 National Finalists, 3 Grand Prize Winners, 7 Pitch Prize Winners, 1 Community Choice Winner, 1 Employee Choice Winner, 1 Sustainability Innovation Award Winner
Phase One State Winner Prize: Each State Winner (up to 100 winning Entries) will receive the following prize package: State Winners will receive one (1) Samsung Video Kit (approximate retail value $2,600) Video kit materials to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (based on availability) to assist in video development. State Winners will also receive $6,500 prize package to be redeemed through DonorsChoose
From the one hundred (100) State Winners, one (1) Sustainability Innovation Award winner demonstrating outstanding consideration for environmental impact will be selected to receive a $10,000 environmental sustainability prize package from DonorsChoose.
Ten (10) National Finalists Trips: Each winning National Finalists will receive the following: Trip for up to (4) to attend the Pitch / National Finalist (“Event”) Announcements. An authorized officer of the winning school and/or the entrant/teacher with two (2) or three (3) students (up to four (4) participants in total only) will be invited to the Pitch / National Finalist announcement scheduled to take place in New York (exact date to be determined by Sponsor). Trip consists of the following: round trip coach commercial air transportation for up to four (4) from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest school’s location (as determined by Sponsor) to the Pitch / National Finalist location; up to four (4) standard hotel rooms for three (3) days/two (2) nights (minimum) at a hotel designated by Sponsor; and ground transportation to/from hotel and airport in destination city. Approximate retail value: $6,500 per prize package.
Seven (7) Pitch/National Finalist Prizes: Prize consists of the following elements: $50,000 Prize Package. Seven (7) National Finalists must make Prize selection on the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Prize fulfillment website on DonorsChoose.org.
One (1) “Community Choice Award” Prize: The school with the greatest number of eligible votes during the Phase Four Social Media Voting will win a $10,000 technology prize package to be redeemed through DonorsChoose, in addition to the National prize won.
One (1) “Employee Choice Award” Prize: The school with the greatest number of eligible employee votes during the Samsung Employee Voting period will win a $10,000 prize package to be redeemed through DonorsChoose, in addition to the National prize won.
Three (3) National Winner Grand Prizes: Prize consists of the following elements: $100,000 Prize Package. 3 National Winners must make prize selection on the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow prize fulfillment website on DonorsChoose.org.
Additional information about the national prizes can be found on page 9 of the Rules Document. See Supporting Documents, below.
Prize Packages must be redeemed on DonorsChoose no later than Saturday, June 25, 2022.
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