Our mission is to provide students with a platform to create novel applications to inspire students to study under the distance learning model. We would like to reward students for technologically innovating new applications that can truly transform the educational system, creating an incentive to study while having fun with it.

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  • Age Group: High School Students
  • Location: Anywhere
  • Team Size: Up to 4 Students

Hackathon Sponsors


$22,474 in prizes

1st Place: Apple Watches Series 3

2nd Place: Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones

3rd Place: Google Home Minis

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Magoosh SAT or ACT subscriptions

Magoosh provides online test prep for exams like the SAT and ACT for college, and GMAT or GRE for grad school. Students can study anytime, anywhere from a computer or phone, and our products are a fraction of the cost of classes or tutors—but with similar or better results.

Bugsee Services

$1000 in credits access to Bugsee Services to 1 winning team.

Wolfram|One Personal Edition

Top 7 Teams will receive Wolfram|One Personal Edition subscriptions


- $20 Linode Credits
- 3 Months of Repl.it Hacker Plan
- Wolfram|One

Best AR/VR App using echoAR

-$50 Amazon Gift Cards
-1-month free Business Tier access
-A feature in our
newsletter (sent to
investors and AR/VR

Balsamiq Cloud

90-day extended trial

$25 Art of Problem Solving Gift Cards

Angela Sun Consulting College Consulting Service

2 teams get Angela Sun's Consulting service worth $375 each

Project Hackathon (Coding Supergirls)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Chad Tsai

Chad Tsai
Engineer at Intel

Dr. Koling Chang

Dr. Koling Chang
Senior Engineer at NetApp Inc.

Alon Grinshpoon

Alon Grinshpoon
Founder and CEO of echoAR

Joseph Kim

Joseph Kim
Student at Caltech

Arushi Aggarwal

Arushi Aggarwal
Founder of Unknown16

Amol Dhaliwal

Amol Dhaliwal

Andrei Ermishin

Andrei Ermishin
Python Developer

Pavel Mineev

Pavel Mineev
Frontend Team Lead at June Homes

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Does the project show something that we haven't seen already? Are you just making Khan Academy? What does your application have that is different from existing educational apps?
  • Technical Complexity
    The project should be more than an HTML page downloaded from BootStrap. It should be user-friendly, something that students would want to use. This can come in the form of machine-learning algorithms, databases, wherever your mind takes you!
  • Impact
    How realistic is your application in terms of making an actual impact on our educational system? Would we want to pitch our own money to buy your product?
  • Quality
    How robust are your algorithms? How many major bugs does it have? We will be checking to see how well the application is designed.

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