Last Year's Do Good Challenge Finals - April 29
The 2014 Do Good Challenge Finals were held at the Riggs Alumni Center from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Tuesday, April 29.
Six teams (three from each category) advanced to the Do Good Challenge finals and pitched to a packed crowd and high profile judges.
2014 Do Good Challenge Winners:
First Place (for each track): $5,000 for your cause
Project Category: Students Helping Honduras
Venture Category: Justlikeyou.org
Second Place (for each track): $2,500 for your cause
Project Category: Terps Against Hunger
Venture Category: Community Pipeline
Third Place (for each track): $1,000 for your cause
Project Category: Ride for ECO
Venture Category: Recovered Food CSA
BSOS "Be the Solution" Audience Choice Award
Winner: Students Helping Honduras
The College of Behavioral & Social Sciences (BSOS) is home to 10 diverse, interdisciplinary departments and programs, all committed to investigating and improving the human condition. Our faculty, students and alumni explore and inform the full range of fields in the behavioral and social sciences. While pursuing dramatically different projects and areas of research, each individual in BSOS seeks to Be the Solution to the world’s great challenges. We make a difference by Enhancing International Relations, Advancing Global Sustainability, Understanding Societies and Cultures, and Improving the Human Condition. The team with the most overall votes at the Do Good Challenge Finals will receive the $2,500 BSOS "Be the Solution" Audience Choice Award.
National Scholarship Office – Maryland Leadership and Discovery Grant
Winner: Community Pipeline
Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors who are eligible may also apply for a Maryland Leadership and Discovery Grant with the National Scholarship Office. Awardees will be announced at the Do Good Challenge Finals and could win up to $6,000 to continue their project or venture into the fall. The Do Good Challenge Final Report contains a supplemental application portion with the details for Do Good Challenge teams who are interested in applying for one of these grants.