Design Challenge Recipients

2022 – 2023 Recipients

The Everyone Graduates Center Team is pleased to announce the following recipients of the PAS 2022-23 Design Challenge stipends, made possible by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for the projects listed:


Manzano High School (Albuquerque, NM)

Middle School and High School Vertical Articulation to Adult Success


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri

Engaging Young People in Pursuit of Successful Futures


Peer Power Foundation (Memphis, TN)

Peer Power Student Intern Tutor Program


Philadelphia Education Fund (PA)

College Access and Success Ecosystem (CASE)


University of Maine System

Research Learning Experiences

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.

2021 – 2022 Recipients


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

2020 – 2021 Recipients

Access Arizona State University

Virtual College Application and FAFSA Support (you can find their September 14, 2021 Solutions Forum presentation here)

National Louis University

Innovative Career Preparation Model to Drive Equity in Student Employment Outcomes (see November 16, 2021 Solutions Forum presentation)

Peer Power Foundation

Peer Power Virtual Learning Lab (September 14, 2021 Solutions Forum presentation)

Puget Sound ESD

Student Voice Data System (Solutions Forum presentation November 16, 2021)

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