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2019 College Narrative Challenge

Innovation World Alliance will select three winning submissions. Awards may vary and are selected annually by Innovation World Alliance.


Contest Timeline

Challenge Kickoff: January 31, 2019     

Deadline: April 22, 2019     

Winner Announced: May 17, 2019

Contest Eligibility Requirements:

  • Participating contestants must be enrolled in college during the time the contest is running (between January 31 – April 22, 2019).

Contest Guidelines:

2019 College Narrative Challenge
  • The narrative must be typed in English and submitted electronically to, no later than 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time on April 22, 2019 to be considered.
  • Quotes and any ideas that are not your own should be attributed to the appropriate source within the body of the essay and bibliography. Do not use footnotes and end notes. Do not include the bibliography in the word count.
  • Do not include illustrations, graphics or diagrams.

Judging Criteria:

Narratives are judged on the following: Content, Creativity and how well they address the Sustainable Development Goal.

Winning Authors Receive:

Published on the Innovation World Challenge website, highlighted in IWC newsletter, featured on in an Inventor’s Launchpad Podcast, promotion through IWC media and PR and what else?????