Welcome to Ford College Community Challenge

Ford College Community Challenge is designed to empower student teams to develop creative community-building projects addressing local needs, around the theme Making Lives Better.


Winning student proposals must consider, in a unique way, an identified community need, tied to one or more of three broad categories:


Participants are encouraged to think broadly and explore a variety of potential topics including (but not limited to) infrastructure and workforce needs, community and economic development, hunger and other basic needs, education and design issues, new approaches to student volunteerism etc.

Up to 3 Winning Proposals Will Be Selected To Receive A$7,000 (€5,000) Grant From Apadrina la Ciencia To Support Implementation Of The Proposed Projects

2019 Timeline

  • Feb 1, 2019
    RFP distributed; proposal and budget template available
  • April 30, 2019, 5p.m., CET
    Proposals due
  • May 2019
    Grant winners selected
  • June 2019
    Winners publicly announced
  • June 2019-August 2020
    Projects implemented

Ready To Apply?

Send your completed proposal template, budget, and timeline to fordscholars@campbellmarketing.services

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