Acara Challenge announcement

The Acara Challenge is an annual competition that rewards up to $5,500 to UMN students creating solutions to address social and environmental challenges.

What: Students compete for real funding to address domestic and global grand challenges. Winners can win up to $5500 and receive the training and support they need to succeed.
Who: All current degree-seeking UMN students.
Info session: January 19, 2018; 11:30-1:00 pm – Wilson Library Collaboration Studio (Free Lunch!)
Apply: See competition webpage. Initial application due February 4, 2018. The competition will occur February 27 - March 1, 2018.

Questions: Contact us at or check out our website at
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