Ascent will pay you to pursue your dream.
We’re giving away $10,000 to one lucky student! A winner will be announced December 9th.
Become a world-renowned scientist. Work from a corner office in the middle of vibrant city. Open a non-profit dedicated to a cause you love. Travel the world as a famous news reporter.
Step 1: Tell us in a 30-90 second video explaining how you plan to use the money to pursue your dreams.
Step 2: Complete the contact form and submit your entry below.
We will be awarding $10,000 to an inspiring student who shares their life’s ambitions with us.
Whether you dream of a life-changing educational experience or starting your own business, we want to hear from you.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES ARE A CONTRACT—READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES A RELEASE AND LICENSE FROM YOU, AND A LIMITATION OF CERTAIN OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. PURCHASES DO NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
By submitting your Submission, you agree that it conforms to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions.
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NOTE: Sponsor reserves the right to edit, crop, blur, or otherwise revise any Submission to remove or obscure any logos or other content that may be of concern to Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
After the conclusion of the Contest Period, a panel of qualified judges determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will judge all eligible Contest Submissions based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”):
On or about December 9, Sponsor will select the highest-scoring Submissions as the potential Prize winners. In the event of a tie between any Submissions, the entrant whose tied Submission received the highest score for the Contest, as determined by the qualified judges, in their sole discretion, will be deemed the applicable potential Prize winner for that Prize. Sponsor will not disclose judging scores.