Coaches & Mentors

Work together and see things in a whold new way.

Help students and schools WIN BIG

As a coach or mentor for a student team competing in the A.H. Nickless Innovation Award, you have the opportunity to inspire students to create a solution for a challenge facing our world today while promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills. Each student on your team will join in the running to win a scholarship of up to $5,000. Your team also could win a grant of up to $20,000 for the students’ school.

Remember, this is the students’ project. Your role is to direct them toward resources and provide guidance and support, as well as to maintain enthusiasm and excitement.

For complete contest requirements, download the A.H. Nickless Innovation Award Official Rules and Regulations.

Sign up to participate here. As a coach, you will need to create an individual profile. So will each student on your team.