SUBMIT YOUR PROGRAM TO THE ISRAEL INITIATIVE CHALLENGE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN LEARN MORE
The Israel Initiative Challenge is a competition that recognizes and awards student organizations that execute creative and engaging virtual initiatives highlighting Israel and its contributions to the world during the 2021 Spring Semester.
1. Host a virtual Israel program for your campus community during the 2021 Spring Semester. BONUS: Apply for an ICC microgrant to help fund your program!
2. Once the program is over, fill out this form to enter for a chance to win. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2021.
3. A panel of judges will review all submissions and select six finalists. Finalists will then present their initiative over Zoom to the board, after which first place, second place, and third place winners will be selected.
+ First Place: $1,000 and will be featured in a national Yom Ha’atzmaut virtual celebration
+ Second Place: $500
+ Third Place: $250
*Prize money will be awarded to the student organization (not individual(s)) and can be designated however the student organization chooses.
+ Be virtual.
+ Educate about Israeli culture, society, politics, technological advancements, or other facets of life in Israel that interest you/students from your college or university.
+ Engage diverse students and student groups from your college or university.
+ Promote positive relationships, open-minded dialogue, and academic enrichment.
+ Deny the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish and democratic state with secure and recognized borders.
+ Delegitimize, demonize, or apply a double standard to Israel.
+ Support boycott of, divestment from, or sanctions against the State of Israel.
+ Exhibit a pattern of disruptive behavior towards campus events or guest speakers or foster an atmosphere of incivility.
+ Discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender expression, or sexual orientation.