National Summit 2020

July 20–23

For Your Students

We're delighted to offer students participating in Uncharted Learning Programs the opportunity to showcase their hard work and creative thinking and be rewarded for their effort.  New this year, Uncharted Learning is offering three options for student acknowledgement.  We encourage all students participate, and work with their teachers to submit.  Submissions open May 11, 2020.

Celebrate Students' Hard Work - Learn More:

The 'GritGrant'

The McKenzie Family Foundation in partnership with Uncharted Learning is offering $2,500 grants to four high school students who demonstrate and personify perseverance and grit.  Letters of recommendation should be submitted by the student's teacher, and no minimum GPA is required.

Details and Requirements

MobileMakersEdu 'App Idea' Pitch

This contest invites MobileMakersedu students from across the nation to work independently or with up to two other MME students/grads to pitch an app that solves a problem they care about.  Students do not need to build the app, but the Pitch will demonstrate their knowledge of the Swift programming language or Xcode.  Students submit their entry via video, and three entries will win awesome prizes!

Contest Details

6th Annual INCubatoredu National Pitch

The INCubatoredu National Pitch invites student teams to submit to pitch their businesses and compete for funding at a national level.  Each team competing in the National Pitch must have completed the year-long INCubatoredu program, and are nominated by their school.  This is a unique opportunity for INCubatoredu student teams to level up skills to compete for real funding from a panel of startup business investors at the national level.  We will prep teams and teachers on how this will work virtually.

Contest Details

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Check out past winners of INCubatoredu National Pitch


Allergenius Baking Company...Anyone can eat it, everyone will love it! 

Creating bake goods free of the 14 most common food allergens, and changing the baking industry from the inside out.  You no longer have to make the choice between safe vs. tasty treats if you have a food allergy.  

Madeline Cook, Josh James, Anya Ranjan,  Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL


Evendtor solves a two-sided problem

Evendtor helps schools or other organizations easily and efficiently show appreciation for staff or students. At the same time, Evendtor provides opportunities for food truck vendors to get valuable revenue during slow seasons.

Jalen Ponder, Maggie Yoho, Jordan Diehl, Hononegah High School, Rockton, IL


Chore Champion is the solution to getting kids to do chores

A revolutionary mobile app to help families with chores.  No more conflicts, children get rewards they care about.

Kayson Marler & Julian Sanchez,  Loveland High School, Loveland, CO


“It‘s really cool to go out and really make a difference”

“All of us are really passionate about the environment, and a world free of plastic pollution. And, to solve a problem just using our own solution and creating a business out of it is really interesting.  Grace Maloney

Vrushti Joshi, Pranavi Karnati, Grace Maloney, Azrin Rahman, Lori Stone, Academy of Engineering and Technology, Leesburg, VA


GameTime Live...Don't just watch the game, play the game

GameTime is an app that allows sports fans to predict small outcomes as they unfold during a sporting event. Users compete against one another to win prize money.

Wes Mizell, Reed Senterfitt, Hudson Yancer, Thad Hutcheson, Ben Pankonien, Westlake High School, Austin, TX

Go for it! Submit to be a part of the National Pitch

Here’s how it works

Your team can submit to enter the National Pitch competition starting May 11, 2020
The fine print is here, including rules and tips.

Submit My Team (Opens May 10)