Kathmandu, December 2, 2018: The second edition of Hult Prize at Pokhara University is all set to be hosted. It is the Quarter-Final round to the prestigious annual competition that awards USD 1 million. The competition is open to all the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD level students of Pokhara University across the Nation.
The participants are expected to register their team with 3-4 members by December 4 to participate in the program. Likewise they should work to develop an idea based on the challenge given. The 2019 Hult Prize challenge is ‘For us, By us’. The challenge shall be to build the foundations of a venture that will provide meaningful work for 10,000 youth within the next decade. On the main event day, the team shall pitch their idea along with a presentation. This local competition gives the university’s winning team the chance to bypass the general application round, and fast-track into the regional finals happening in 25+ cities including Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, Toronto, Mexico City, Quito, Bogota, Melbourne, Lagos, Nairobi, Cairo, Tunisia, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Singapore among others in next March.
With the registrations open, the Hult Prize at Pokhara University team has reached to Camad college, Nepal Engineering College and Cosmos College of Management and Technology in Kathmandu and Nepal tourism and Hotel Management College and School of Engineering in Pokhara to interact with the students regarding the program. Siroj Khanal, Acting Campus Director, HP at PU 2018/19 said,” we want to reach out to all the students to make them a part of this revolutionary and change-making process. Educating and informing them is just a start”.
The program is being conducted at Nepal Tourism Board on 13 December 2018. It is supported by National Youth Council and Nepal Tourism Board. Likewise, the Hult Prize team has partnered with Glocal Khabar and Arthik Abhiyan as Media Partner and Theme Nepal is the Digital Partner.
Student can register their team at www.hultprizeat.com/pokhara