Process

JUMP into STEM is an online competition focused on engaging university and college students in challenges related to building technology.

1. Eligibility

To be eligible for awards, all team members must be able to verify they are a current student in the United States and 18 years of age or older (or the age of majority in his/her state, whichever is older) at the time of entry. Please see the Terms and Conditions for the full JUMP requirements. Also, review the JUMP into STEM Building Technologies Internship Program (BTIP) application criteria. Team members must either begin their internship application or decline internship consideration when the idea is submitted.

2. Form a Team

University and college students must participate in teams of 2 – 4. Team submissions will be evaluated for technical potential, innovation, diversity, and applicability.

3. Review Challenges and Submit Ideas

During the fall semester, JUMP into STEM will open three challenges for students to compete for awards. Read each current challenge to consider the specific questions and review the response criteria. Student teams select one challenge to respond to. Please see the JUMP into STEM 2020-2021 Rules Document for specific requirements.

4. The Challenge Judging Process

After the JUMP into STEM challenges close, the judging process will begin:

5. JUMP into STEM Final Event