Fishbowl Challenge for Undergraduate and Master Students and the Chance to Win a Cash Prize of up to $ 50,000

Fishbowl Challenge for Undergraduate and Master Students and the Chance to Win a Cash Prize of up to $ 50,000

The Fishbowl

The Fishbowl

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Date limite
15 juil. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

Fishbowl invites students around the world to participate in the 2020 Challenge, a six-month competition that brings students together and provides them with resources, support, and guidance to solve the world's most complex economic and social problems. 100 candidates will be selected, then teams of 4-5 members will be formed based on common interests. Teams will then begin the first round of the project which is a problem statement, ideation, and initial business plan process.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The Fishbowl Challenge welcomes applicants from all countries.
  • Only undergraduateand graduate(Master’s) university students are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be conversant with the English language as it would serve as the primary language during the competition.
  • Individuals can apply with an idea or an interest in any of our listed categories of social issues. If your topic of interest is not within the shortlisted categories, you are welcome to apply and indicate which topic area you are interested in pursuing while filling out the application form.

Competition Categories:

  • Economic empowerment and social justice.
  • Education.
  • Environmental protection.
  • Health.
  • Renewable and accessible energy.


  • Up to $50,000 in prize money to be won.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals.
  • Gain experience working with a global team.
  • Build your skills and grow as an entrepreneur.

How does It work?

  • The competition is remote and will see students forming remote groups of 4-5 people to work on an idea for a venture that solves a pressing need for the World over 6 months.
  • Students will have the chance to work as part of an international team of like-minded peers in solving problems with the support of mentors and resources to guide them along the way.
  • The challenge is founded on two main principles: an interconnected world where many of the problems today can only be solved through collaborative efforts and the need to empower young people to add their voice, knowledge, and resources to make the world a better place.
  • Teams will be competing for a chance to win up to $50,000 in prize money to develop their ideas further over the summer and will be attending the 2021 Finals in Berlin, Germany (all expenses paid).

About Fishbowl Challenge:

The Fishbowl Challenge is a product and business planning competition for select college students from around the world to come together in international teams to tackle important social issues. Fishbowl aims to bring the world closer by connecting young people around the world and helping young people launch their ideas for changing the world for the better.

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