Team may consist of students entering their junior or senior year of high school in the state of Washington or in the counties of Bonner or Kootenai in north Idaho. Teams may consist of one individual and should not exceed ten individuals. Each team must have a team sponsor of a parent/teacher/or advisor over the age of 18.
Submissions must answer the question: “How can you make change with $100?” and must include a description of a documentable project. Submission summaries must be no more than 100 words in length.
Project selection criteria
Submitted project must be able to be accomplished, or initiated within a one-month time period. Your project may: benefit the community, school or education program; or start a business, invest, be used as a public service announcement, or create awareness. Your project mat not be intended to make a personal purchase or have a personal outcome, such as “to help purchase a new gaming system for my friends and me.”
Submission review and finalist selection
Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of judges selected by STCU. The panel will include three STCU employees and two community volunteers. Submissions will be scored according to a judging rubric. Submissions receiving the ten highest scores will be selected as finalists.
Grants will be awarded in the form of a reimbursement to the team captain. Documentation must be kept for the use of the $100 and turned in at the time of video entry. If a video is not complete, a refund of the $100 to STCU is required. Teams are not limited to the use of the $100. Monies may be combined with other fundraising activities. In-kind donations are also acceptable.
- Submissions accepted September 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013.
- Finalist will be announced in February, 2013.
- Documentation period will last from March 1-March 31, 2013.
- Video will be completed and accepted on April 12, 2013.
- Voting will last from April 15-19, 2013.
- Winners will be announced April 24, 2013.
Application is due to www.hundreddollarproject.com by 11:59 p.m. PST on January 31, 2013. There will be no exceptions to any of the timelines listed in the packet. Late applications will not be considered.
Official rules and documentation
All participants will be required to complete our advertising release form.
During the voting period, the official voting rules apply to the finalists’ entries.
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