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Last Year's Do Good Challenge Finals - April 29 

The 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.

 

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. 

Finalist Projects

Finalist Ventures