JUMP into STEM is an online crowdsourcing platform focused on engaging university and college students in building technology related challenges.
To enter and participate in JUMP into STEM, you must have an IdeaScale account, visit http://jump.ideascale.com/a/register and create an account using your university or college email address. To be eligible for awards, idea submitters must be able to verify they are a current student, 18 years of age or older, and a legal resident of the U.S. Be sure to visit the JUMP into STEM Terms and Conditions for specific rules and requirements. Also review the HERE and BTMSIP application criteria.
University and college students may participate individually or in teams. During the challenge judging review process, the JUMP team and DOE will pay particular attention to consideration of teaming criteria that includes team diversity requirements:
Idea submitters should also review the HERE and BTMSIP application criteria to ensure eligibility for competing in the Finalist event.
During the 2018-19 student calendar year, JUMP into STEM will open at least three Challenges for students to compete for awards. Visit Current Challenges to consider the specific questions and review criteria called for.
Each Challenge will include a webinar series by industry experts, designed to foster ideation and consideration of new solutions. Participate live or review recorded sessions. This is your opportunity to ask clarifying questions about open Challenges. You can find the registration links within each associated JUMP into STEM Challenge topic.
Check out, comment and vote on other JUMP into STEM community ideas. This dialogue helps inform ideas and innovation challenges. The leading number of votes or comments does not guarantee advancement, but is one indicator for considering ideas.