The Diamond Challenge Team is honored to present this year's topical prize awards. Established in 2019, topical prize awards recognize Diamond Challenge semifinalist teams that have shown significant promise and excellence in a particular field of entrepreneurial capacity. All topical prize awards are sponsored by innovative companies investing in the next generation.
Student teams earn a $1,500 cash prize.
Any high school student around the world that submits to the Diamond Challenge is eligible for Topical Prize Awards.
Each prize is offered to one semifinalist team in the Business Innovation track, and one semifinalist team in the Social Innovation track.
Team-based concepts must be submitted on January 7 by 11:59 p.m. United States Eastern Time to be considered.
The Chemours Company Covid-19 Safety Solutions Prize
The Chemours Company Covid-19 Safety Solutions Prize is awarded to two STEM-based Diamond Challenge concepts that directly address safety concerns of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Waste & Recycling Innovation Prize is awarded to the teams who develop an advancement in the waste or recycling industries that fosters sustainability within both the community and the environment.
The Horn Entrepreneurship Equity Thru Entrepreneurship Prize is awarded to the teams with the greatest potential to advance social justice and equality of opportunity.
Horn Entrepreneurship STEM Prize
The Horn Entrepreneurship STEM Prize is awarded to the teams that best represent a novel invention or scientific discovery.
W.L. Gore & Associates Innovation Excellence Prize
W.L. Gore & Associates is a materials science company focused on discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. We are pleased to present the Gore Innovation Excellence Award to teams that best representtheapplication of technology to improving lives.
We can't wait to see all of the incredible ideas you come up with, Diamonds! 💎🌍✨