Timeline

Below please find a preliminary timeline for the 2016 Hult Prize competition. It provides key submission deadlines, finalist announcements, and event dates.

  • 20 Sep 2016

    2017 Hult Prize Challenge on Refugees Announced

  • 1 Oct 2016

    Applications Open and 2017 President's Challenge on Refugees Released

  • 30 Nov 2016

    Second Application Deadline

  • 23 Dec 2016

    Final Application Deadline 11:59pm EST

  • 9 Jan 2017

    Regional Finalists Announced.

  • 28 Jan 2017

    Flight and Hotel Proof of Booking Deadline 11:59pm EST.

  • 03 Mar 2017

    Regional Semi-Final Rounds of Competition Held in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai and Shanghai. Friday Trainings begins at 1:00pm (local time).

  • 04 Mar 2017

    8:00am: Hult Prize Regional Final Pitch-offs begin. 6:00pm Finals and awards ceremony. 11:00pm Afterparty.

  • 1 Apr 2017

    Wildcard Round Opens

  • 1 Apr 2017

    Visa's for Hult Prize Accelerators Due.

  • 15 Apr 2017

    Travel Bookings for Hult Prize Accelerator Due

  • 2 May 2017

    Wildcard round finalists announced

  • 7 May 2017

    Wildcard round champion announced

  • 7 May 2017

    Online Trainings for Hult Prize Accelerator Begins.

  • 1 Jun 2017

    Hult Prize Accelerator Kicks Off.

  • 8 Aug 2017

    Hult Prize Accelerator Final Demo Day.

  • 9 Aug 2017

    Students fly back home or back on the ground and begin preparing for their final pitch at The Hult Prize Finals and Awards Gala

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