Win a $10,000 Scholarship

Participate in the Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge and become eligible to win a free trip to Budapest and a $10,000 scholarship

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What do I need to do to join the Challenge and how do I win?

  1. Register for the Challenge.
  2. Review the theme, background materials and details of the first task.
  3. Prepare and submit your policy memorandum by 30 October 2013.

NOTE: Submissions for Task One are now closed. Only participants who submitted Task One before the 30 October 2013 deadline may participate in Task Two. If you missed out on the Challenge this year, don’t be too disappointed. Join us for next year! We will send you an email when the next Challenge is ready to launch.


Task 1
Policy Memorandum

July 201330 October 2013Open to all

Task 2
Policy Brief

December 201328 February 2014Up to 200

Task 3
Budapest Forum

April 2014

Event at the Central
European University,
Budapest, June 2014

Up to 50, with up to 5

Check out the highlights from the 2012-2013 Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge´s Budapest Forum, which brought together a talented group of finalists from 20 different countries to debate the increasingly pressing topic of “Digital Freedoms and its Limits”.