IT House News on September 22, Samsung is launching a new "Solve for Tomorrow competition" for American students. The challenge of the competition includes students in grades 6-12 to change the local community by using STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) innovation and sustainable solutions.
This is the 13th annual competition. This year, Samsung's plan provides $ 2 million supplies and technologies for the classrooms of each state (estimated to retail value). From now on November 2, 2022, public school teachers across the United States can apply for the plan. Once the deadline for November, the plan will be divided into several stages.
The finalists of 300 State finals will receive a prize of $ 2,500. The winners of 50 states will get Samsung video kit and $ 12,000 classroom supplies and technologies for video development. Only one of the 50 Udin Schools will receive an additional $ 50,000 bonus for winning the sustainable innovation award.
In the next stage, 10 national finals will be finalized in front of the jury. Seven national finals will receive $ 50,000 technology and supplies, and the remaining three finals will receive the National Awards, including $ 10,000 classroom technology and supplies.
A community will be selected from the previous ten schools through online public voting to become the winner. Community selection of winners will receive a Samsung technical award of $ 10,000. In the end, Samsung will choose a employee to choose the winner to get a $ 10,000 product.
IT House was informed that so far, since the first Solve For Tomorrow contest was held in 2010, Samsung has provided more than $ 20 million in classroom materials and technologies worth more than 3,500 public schools in the United States.