15-Minute MindSumo Mini-Scholarships

Sponsor: MindSumo

Submission Deadline

Rolling Deadline

Field(s) of Study


Award Amount

$200 - $1,000


The MindSumo 15-Minute Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship where students apply by submitting an idea in as little as 15 minutes to a business or engineering problem created by a Fortune 500 company. We want to change the way you pay for college by moving away from the traditional scholarship model that involves sweepstakes with impossible odds or extensive essay writing. Instead we have created mini-scholarship challenges that encourage the development of problem-solving and creative thinking skills to prepare students for the real-world problems they will face when they enter the professional workforce.

Other Criteria

Applicants must be 18 years or older. Scholarship is global and open to students from all countries and can include high school, undergraduate, and masters students. Sign up with just an email. Winners will need a PayPal account to claim scholarship payouts.

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More Award Details

Number of Awards250 per Month
IncludesEach month we offer at least $25,000 in total scholarship funds. Individual challenges have a $1,600 scholarship prize pool and top ideas can earn up to $200 each. Students can tackle as many challenges as they want to increase their scholarship rewards. For each challenge 50% of all submissions are winners.
Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
Host CountriesUnrestricted