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Apply For The New Challenge

Have an idea for a project, program or product that could bring positive to change to your neighborhood, city—or the world? The New School’s second annual New Challenge can help!

The New Challenge is a funding, mentorship, and learning opportunity for students engaged in social innovation.  All New School students with ideas in any stage of development are welcome to apply, and a broad range of proposals are encouraged. Winners will receive $2,500 to $10,000 to pursue their ideas.  Feel free to contact us with any questions at  We look forward to learning about your innovative ideas!

Applications for the New Challenge competition are due Sunday, October 14.  Visit to learn more about the competition and apply. For inspiration, take a look at some of last year’s winners at

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