Applications are open for the Rise Challenge 2023. Rise is a global initiative that finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. The program offers 100 Global Winners access to benefits that last a lifetime including need-based scholarships, a fully-funded residential experience, mentorship, career development opportunities, funding, and more.
Are you ages 15–17? Do you want to use your brilliance to solve the world’s most pressing challenges?
Rise is a program that finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them as they work to serve others. They understand that economic barriers are not the only challenges that keep brilliant people from serving others throughout their lives.
Each year, Rise invites 15-17 year olds from around the world to participate in the Rise Challenge. Unlike many traditional applications, Rise uses videos, projects, and group interviews so applicants have multiple opportunities to showcase their potential.
The Rise Challenge encourages applicants to create an individual project that demonstrates their talents and benefits their communities, and peer review other applicants’ projects, among other activities. After applicants complete the Rise Challenge, Rise selects up to 500 Finalists to advance to “Finalist Days,” where they demonstrate their motivations, problem-solving abilities, and teamwork skills in an innovative interview format.
From the 500 Finalists, Rise selects up to 100 Global Winners to receive various benefits as they work to serve others.
The program is personalized and flexible, tailored to Global Winners’ needs as they evolve over time. All Rise Global Winners received and participate in the following programs upon selection:
Not eligible? You can still stay connected to Rise through our newsletter and recommending someone to join.
All Rise Global Winners demonstrate the five Rise Traits:
Contact them or email the Rise Team at [email protected] with any questions, and they’ll be happy to help you navigate the application process.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.