The Challenge 22 contest is aimed towards engaging Arab youth, who can come up with creative solutions and innovations to problems that can leave a direct impact on Arab society, ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™.
Individuals and groups (of up to four people) who propose the most innovative ideas will win prizes of USD 15,000 and receive mentoring from leading scientists and researchers in the region.
Those with the very best ideas – the ones with the greatest potential to contribute to an amazing tournament in 2022 – will receive up to USD 100,000 in additional funding to develop their ideas to proof of concept stage.
Applications will be open starting September 27, 2016.
Once the application passes the first round, the applicants can choose to have a mentor assigned for one month, in order to create a more refined proposal. From this, up to 18 finalists will be flown to Doha to present their projects in front of a panel of judges.
For more information on the application process, evaluation criteria, and phase two of the contest, please visit this website.
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