Sustainable energy. Economic development. Health disparities. When facing the most important societal challenges of our time, youth can often envision innovative solutions that promise to change the world. That’s exactly who the First Step Grand Challenges Program aims to engage, offering interdisciplinary teams of University of Delaware undergraduate students $25,000 in prize, seed and grant money.

The program invites students from disciplines across the University to team up, identify a societal challenge and propose novel solutions. Read more