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In support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda, each year, the Lexus Eco Challenge invites students in grades 6-12 to tackle environmental issues in their communities, create and submit their action plans and results, and compete nationally for a total of $500,000 in grants and scholarships. 

Amazing Cash Prizes for teachers, students and schools!

 

About the Challenge

 

How to Participate

 

1

 

Register & Begin

Complete the online team registration form for each team of 5-10 students who plan to compete in each challenge phase.

 

2

 

Teach & Inspire

Introduce your students to environmental issues with lesson plans and activities that support Next Generation Science and higher-level learning skills.

 

3

 

Plan & Create

Help your students choose a topic and use the planning guide to prepare them to compete in the Challenge.

 

4

 

Submit & Compete

Submit your team's completed action plan to ecochallenge@scholastic.com by the challenge deadline.

 

 

Three Chances to Win

 

NOW-10/16/19

Land & Water Challenge

$10,000 awarded to

8 winning middle school teams

8 winning high school teams

 

10/18-12/4/19

Air & Climate Challenge

$10,000 awarded to

8 winning middle school teams

8 winning high school teams

 

1/28/20-3/16/20

Final
Challenge

Grand Prize $30,000 awarded to

1 winning middle school team

1 winning high school team 

First Place $15,000 awarded to

4 winning middle school teams

4 winning high school teams

 


 

 

Past Winners

Learn about the solutions past winning teams have come up with to address environmental issues in their communities.

 

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2
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