Up to Us Competition

The Up to Us Competition is a national leadership development program that aims to increase the public’s awareness and understanding of the United States’ fiscal and economic challenges. It’s simple to participate. Form a team on campus, design events engaging your peers on the national debt and fiscal issues, and receive $1,000 in funding, campaign management training, and access to all-expenses-paid conferences. Learn more about the competition and register for the Fall 2020 competition on Up to Us' website.

Supported by the Peter G. Peterson FoundationActiveGroupUnited StatesAll-expenses-paid leadership training and funding for your events
  • Up to Us is open to all Undergraduate and Graduate students in the United States
  • Teams of 3-5 students
  • Participants from 4-year institutions and Community Colleges welcome
  • All majors are welcome to apply!
  • $1,000 in campaign funding to turn your ideas into action
  • $10,000 grand prize for first place team
  • Resume building leadership and campaign management training
  • Access to all-expenses-paid national conferences, including the Net Impact Conference (for Fall participants)  
  • Exclusive internship opportunities through Net Impact
  • Successful teams are able to commit 3-5 hours a week to building and executing their campaign over the course of the semester.
Undergraduates & Graduates in the USDeadline to apply: September 7, 2020APPLY NOWOpen to AllThe Up to Us Competition is supported by the Peter G. Peterson FoundationPeterson Foundation Logo