FRS Rural Youth App Challenge

 

 

 

Foundation for Rural Service is providing a great opportunity for youth to use knowledge and creativity to create an mobile app that would be useful to rural communities with the…

Rural Youth App Challenge

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: APRIL 20, 2018

Challenge Overview

Students will develop a concept for a mobile app that will address a problem or improve a process in their rural community or in rural America at-large. The challenge will be concept-based only and the judgement will be based on how well-researched and well-presented the app is. The concept must be possible, well-researched and not already be an app in existence (but may be similar).

Who is eligible?

  • Students enrolled in grades 7 through 12
  • At least one student teammate must live in an area served by an NTCA­—The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) member company*

Teams:

Must be made up of 1 to 5 students, all within eligible grade range, and with at least one member served by an NTCA member company.

First 10 Applicants with Complete, Qualifying Application:

Will receive a year-long subscription to Codecademy-PRO (worth $84, approx.) and be eligible to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Winner:

The winning team will receive $1,000 in gift cards and Codecademy Scholarships.
Ownership: FRS has the nonexclusive right to publish photos and videos provided by students on their progress and use them for publicity.

“How do I or my student(s) participate in the FRS Rural Youth App Challenge?”   

For more information, click on this link:  https://www.frs.org/programs/youth-programs#youthapp