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Good grades just aren't enough anymore. Challenge yourself in hundreds of academic competitions to get ranked in the ICS Global Academic Champions Rankings, and get the college and career opportunities you deserve.


Create Your Account

Your ICS Account it easy to track your competitions and awards. Stay up-to-date on all the latest news and information about your favorite competitions

Add Your Awards

If you’ve already participated in academic competitions and won an award, add it to your profile to get points in over 40 ICS academic badges.

Get Ranked

The ICS Global Rankings bring special recognition and rewards for the real-world skills demonstrated in over 200 academic competitions. Claim your rank and don’t miss out on the unique college and career opportunities!"

Latest News & Updates

Posted on: October 28th, 2019

Top Opportunities for students to learn personal finance and business before college!

Today's students far too often lack what many of us consider "common life skills" involving personal finance, and unfortunately awareness of personal finance skills  is shrinking among students...

Posted on: October 6th, 2019

A National Video Competition to Help Students Get Started Saving!

Saving money may not be the most glamorous of activities, but as stated by famed investor Warren Buffet in an article with Inc. Magazine, “The biggest mistake is not learning the habit of saving...

Posted on: August 28th, 2019

Modeling the Future Challenge 2019-20 Theme Announced

The Actuarial Foundation's Modeling the Future Challenge recently completed its months long analysis of potential themes for the 2019-20 Challenge. This past week, the foundation announced it's...

Posted on: August 28th, 2019

Duke Summer Research Competition Announces Winners

Duke University’s Summer Session, in collaboration with the Institute of Competition Sciences announced the winners in its inaugural Summer Research Competition, a research and critical-thinking...

Posted on: June 27th, 2019

Academic Decathlon High School Dominance

In many academic competitions we have seen domination at the top level by a small group of schools. Recently we’ve been analyzing the national awards for some of the biggest academic...

Posted on: June 19th, 2019

Two decades of the Most Powerful Science Olympiad High Schools

Science competitions take many forms. From the research fair to the quizbowl, these competitions highlight many different skills across scientific disciplines. For the past 35 years, Science...