Become a Competitor

You are one step away to be part of the World's largest student movement for social enterprise. Your idea can be the next $1M USD Winner! Join the Hult Prize as a competitor with your startup by following one of the paths we have for you. Milestone Submission Period is now open!


Apply Now

by selecting one of the two paths:

Find OCP

Find your OnCampus Program

Locate an OnCampus Local Competition Program in your university.
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Open Application

Open Application

If your university did not host an OnCampus Local Competition Application Deadline: March 1, 2023.
Apply & Submit milestones here!

Application Process

Follow the steps to apply



Read the 2023 Hult Prize Challenge. Check your eligibility to compete.


Apply as soon as possible by selecting one of the two paths above.
Get Started

Get Started

Read the 2023 Competitor Guidebook and complete your milestones. See the resources below.


Work on & submit via the ‘Apply & Submit milestones’ link above. Deadline: March 1, 2023.
Evaluation & Selection

Evaluation & Selection

Judges will review your milestone submissions.


Stay tuned for announcements via email.

Your Resources

Please review the following resources available

Competitor Guidebook


Milestones, Scorecards & Toolkit
Click here
Your milestones

Milestone Submissions

Hand in the required milestones
Click here
Submit milestones

Submission Platform Walkthrough

Video Demonstration
Click here
Hult Prize Challenge

Redesigning Fashion

Download the brochure
Click here

2023 Hult Prize Scorecard Package

Review this year’s scorecards
Click here

Hult Prize T&Cs

Read and understand
Click here

2023 Competition


Step 1


November 1 - March 1

From over 20,000 teams, only 3,000 will be selected to move to the next round by either winning a local OnCampus competition or being selected through the Open Application.

Step 2



Over 200 Hult Prize Judges will meet in 8 different cities to review the quarterfinalists submissions and select up to 900 startups that will be invited to pitch in person in the Hult Prize Summits.

Step 3



In 2023, Hult Prize will host Summits in 12 cities across the world. ​The winning teams from each of these summits, and 6 other startups selected through the 2nd Chance Round will earn a spot at the first phase of the Global Accelerator.

Step 4

Global Accelerator

July - September

Phase 1
[July - August]
Twenty Startups will go through a series of business challenges to fast-track building their companies. 6 Startups will be selected to move to Phase 2.

Phase 2
[August  - September] The 6 finalists will be invited to the in person phase of the Accelerator in Paris.

Step 5

Global Finals

September 22

In Paris, The Hult Prize 2024 Challenge will be announced, the OnCampus Awards will be hosted and one startup will be announced as the Hult Prize 2023 Winner and will be awarded the $1M.

Do you need more help?

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section for more information. You can also email us at if you have any questions.