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Tue 8

August 8, 2023 @ 8:00 amNovember 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Up to Us Fall Campus Competition – Apps open 8/8-9/13

Up to Us

Location: Both

Application Period is Aug 8 – Sept 12. The program starts at the end of September and ends on November 19.

Since 2012, more than 500,000 students have engaged in the Up to Us Campus Competition ( We want to empower students to be a part of the next-generation leaders at the forefront creating meaningful impact in your community by joining our one-of-a-kind leadership experience! Build an impactful campaign in only three hours per week from October through mid-November.

This year’s student team leaders will receive:

  • $400 to turn ideas into reality
  • All-expenses-paid trip to the Up to Us leadership workshop
  • A chance to win a $10,000 grand prize and an all-expense-paid leadership development trip
  • Access to exclusive summer scholarships
  • Access to apply to Harvard Business School Online courses
  • Networking opportunities with passionate leaders and experts from different industry sectors across the country
  • Hands-on training in digital advocacy, leadership and campaign management

For more information, contact Suzannah Whitlatch at or sign up here (

We look forward to having your network join us!