Welcome to the Make College Happen Challenge

Contest Overview

Students are challenged to creatively answer the question, "How do you plan to pay for college?" Entries can be in the form of a video, photo, essay, song, or poem (be creative!).
Students who are at least 14 and not older than 18 at the time of entry.
The contest launches November 1, 2016 at noon (12:00 p.m.) ET
and ends December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).
  • 1st Place: $15,000
  • 2nd Place: $10,000
  • 3rd Place: $8,000
  • 7 Finalists not in the top 3: $1,000 each

See official rules

The contest is now closed