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Empower Students to Make Positive Change In Their World
and Be Eligible for $10,000 in Prizing

Across the country, students are standing up for what they believe in and making powerful changes in their communities. You have the opportunity to support this next generation of activists and allies to counter hate, inspire respect, and make a difference with the tools in the 2018 IWitness Challenge.

The Time Is Now: Register Today!

If your students are looking for ways to create a world stronger than hate, register today for the 2018 IWitness Challenge. Created by USC Shoah Foundation in partnership with Discovery Education, the challenge invites students in grades 5-12 to watch powerful testimonies, complete standards-aligned activities, and be inspired to make a community impact for a chance to win scholarships and grants totaling $10,000.


2018 IWitness Challenge FAQs

Who can enter?

The challenge is open to students in grades 5-12.

What’s the deadline?

The last day for students to complete their videos is April 13, 2018.

Educators can nominate videos until April 23, 2018.

What’s the prize?

  • 1st place: $5,000 scholarship + $2,500 school grant + $1,000 teacher grant
  • 2nd place: $1,000 scholarship
  • 3rd place: $500 scholarship


Still have questions? Click here for more information and get inspired by watching last year’s winning video!