A Chance to Win Over $5,000 in Scholarships and Prizes!

The Council for Opportunity in Education and Nucleus Robotics will host a virtual Pitch Competition on Saturday, April 23, from 12 to 2 p.m. ET on Zoom. Contestants will have an opportunity to win over $5,000 in scholarships and prizes. This "Shark Tank" like competition will allow COE and Nucleus to hear the business ideas of TRIO entrepreneurs, both young and seasoned. The virtual student business pitch competition is exclusively for active TRIO participants. 

Application Deadline: Thursday, March 17

Financial awards per category:

  • 1st Place - $2,500 per winner (Teams will evenly split the award)
  • 2nd Place - $500 per winner
  • 3rd Place - $250 per winner

Requirements for participation:

Each participant must currently be an active TRIO or GEAR UP program participant.

Competition Categories:

  • Early Pre-College Category: Ages 13-15
  • Pre-College/College Category: Ages 16 and above

Students can register as individuals or as a team. Student teams may include up to four students maximum.

Please Contact James Prince, Jr. (james@nucleuscourses.com), Director of TRIO Partnerships at Nucleus with your competition-related questions.

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