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Posted on: March 25th, 2021

Competitions Excelling At Virtual Events: 2021 Virtual Conferences and Events Showcase

Educational competitions were no exception to those having to pivot from live events to virtual events due to the pandemic. Many competitions were left with the choice last year to cancel their...

Posted on: February 25th, 2021

How the Rise Program is Empowering Students to Make an Impact  

Rise, an initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust, is one of the largest scholarship programs in the world. Top winners could be awarded $500,000 in benefits, depending on demonstrated...

Posted on: February 22nd, 2021

How Leading Competitions Teach Students Critical Thinking Skills

Critical-thinking skills are crucial for students to thrive in the 21st century business world. Unfortunately, this is also one of those skills that is not a direct part of many school curriculums....

Posted on: February 10th, 2021

Artistic Academic Competitions Your Creative Student Will Enjoy

 S.T.E.M. programs are everywhere in education these days and for good reason. They help students get ready for a technology-driven world, but that doesn't mean that we should not nurture our...

Posted on: February 10th, 2021

Fun STEM Challenges to Wrap Up the School Year

As students pass the school year's halfway mark, some may already be setting their sights on the end of the year and summer vacation. However, there is still plenty left to learn in the coming...

Posted on: January 26th, 2021

Rise Scholarships Provide Innovative Lifelong Support to Help Students Change the World!

What would you do if you could join a global community of future leaders and receive $500,000 in benefits throughout your life? This is the question Rise, a program from Schmidt Futures and the...