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
- 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