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Opportunity for USA and Canada Students in Eligible
Provinces to Participate in a Social Impact Challenge

Stronger Than Hate Challenge

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USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education - Teaching with Testimony

Deadline Date:

05/26/22 11:59 PM PT

Description:

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Opportunity for USA and Canada individual students or groups of students in eligible provinces to participate in a social impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Applicants must participate in an interactive module prior to submitting an application. Program participants will create projects that show that art has the ability to build strong, connected, and empathetic communities. Residents of Quebec are excluded from this competition.

The Stronger Than Hate Challenge invites students ages 13-18 to create a video, write a poem, song, or blog, or produce a painting or piece of artwork that demonstrates the chosen medium’s potential to create a community that is stronger than hate.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186087

Number of Grants:

3

Estimated Size of Grant:

- 1st Place: $6,000 plus a trip to USC Shoah Foundation to meet powerful storytellers and change makers.
- 2nd Place: $3,000
- 3rd Place: $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The “Stronger Than Hate” Challenge (“Challenge”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other commonwealths, territories and possessions) and Canada (excluding the province of Quebec) (the “Eligibility Area”) who are at least thirteen (13) years of age and who are students enrolled in 6th through 12th grade at a public, private, parochial, or home school located within the Eligibility Area, at the time of entry and when prizes are awarded (each, a “Student”).

Before students enter the Challenge, they must obtain permission from a parent/legal guardian.

If participating as a Student Group, the group members must name one Student as the “Student Group Leader,” who will submit the Challenge entry on behalf of the Student Group.

Employees, officers and directors of the Sponsors, Promotion Mechanics, Inc. (“Administrator”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, promotional suppliers, prize providers, and the immediate family members (spouse, siblings, and children, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors (aforementioned individuals and organizations collectively, “Challenge Entities”) are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The entry Submission Period begins at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) on January 27, 2022 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on May 26, 2022.

Before starting a project, students must complete the Stronger Than Hate interactive module. Applicants will need to reference specific testimony in their final project and artist’s statement.

After completing the module, students work individually or as a team (up to 4 members) to begin brainstorming ideas for their challenge submission.

On or before June 17, 2022, eligible entries will be judged by the Sponsors’ designated judges. The winners will be announced in the Fall of 2022.

There is a limit of one (1) entry per Student, regardless of whether that Student participates as an individual or in an eligible Student Group. Entries received in excess of this limit will be void.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Complete the Stronger Than Hate interactive module: https://www.teachingwithtestimony.com/sites/default/files/stronger-than-hate-module/

Enter the Challenge: https://www.teachingwithtestimony.com/competition/stronger_than_hate_challenge/enter

Direct questions to: StrongerThanHateChallenge@discoveryed.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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