Design Challenge Recipients

2021 – 2022 Design Challenge Recipients

The Everyone Graduates Center Team is pleased to announce the following recipients of the PAS 2021-22 Design Challenge stipends, made possible by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for the projects listed:


Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (IN)

Exposure and Opportunity for Advanced Coursework


Lighthouse Community Schools (CA)

Addressing College Persistence and Income Inequity: Developing Innovators and Entrepreneurs from East Oakland


Overton High School (Memphis, TN)

Reducing Chronic Absenteeism for Hispanic/ESL Students


Philadelphia Education Fund (PA)

College Access Toolkit: Building a Structured, Proactive Pan for High School Students


Uplift Education (Dallas, TX)

Comprehensive Early Warning Indicator Tracking System

We are excited about these projects’ potential to improve young people’s prospects for future success as they navigate the challenges of the pandemic/post-pandemic world, and we look forward to learning from these collaborators’ experience in the field.

Previous Design Challenge Recipients

2020 – 2021


Access Arizona State University

Virtual College Application and FAFSA Support


National Louis University

Innovative Career Preparation Model to Drive Equity in Student Employment Outcomes


Peer Power Foundation

Peer Power Virtual Learning Lab


Philadelphia Education Fund

Creating a PAS-informed Postsecondary Fair Toolkit


Puget Sound ESD

Student Voice Data System