i-Give Hope Award

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The i-Give H.o.p.e. Award provides community grants to "agents of hope" age 18 and under who have completed projects focused on improving their community through Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the world of wellness. Apply Jan 1. Deadline March 1.

Thanks for submitting!

Project: i-Give Hope is an innovative initiative school-linked, nonprofit organization program that focuses on celebrating teens who are dedicated to wellness, social change, or improving our environment by using The Engineering Design Process and the concepts of science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) to qualify for this award. Project: i-Give Hope increases the odds of each scholar contributing to the workforce and making a difference in our community by being innovative. Project: i-Give Hope requires applicants to present or post-digital projects as a capstone that reflects a project used to develop or design a prototype with research and each phase of the EDP to support the claim. Be empathetic and explore ideas that could change the world we live in.

Inspire. Empower. Give Hope!


  • January 2022 – The application opens on-site.

  • March 2022 – The completed application is due. This includes general questions and all required supporting documents.

  • April 2022 – May 2022  The awards committee reviews applications.

  • May 2022 Winning students are notified.


  • Age 18 and under

  • Ability to present or post-digital explicit purpose and explanation of the project 

  • Essay

  • GPA of at least 3.0

  • Ability to display, and share exhibit as a capstone that reflects a project used to develop or design with the concept of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and wellness to improve the community.

How-To apply!

  • Complete the form below and send a message. Provide a brief summary of your project and findings. 

  • Each applicant must submit three recommendation letters from a school counselor and two teachers. with the final project/presentation. 

  • Project Presentations include Powerpoints, Google Slide, Flip Grid, Prezi, Gliffy, etc.

  • Essay Title:  Innovation. -  Write a 500-word essay and explain how your innovative idea would impact or influence citizens in the community health and wellness, social change, or our environment. Complete "The Engineering Design Process" form. Click the Hope Logo above, make a copy, save it, print as a pdf after completion, and submit it with the documents below.

  • Attach and EMAIL ALL documents to  hopeofamerica@yahoo.com. Submit before the deadline on March 1.

  • ALL documents must be included:  1. Recommendations (3)  2. The Engineering Design Process Form  3. A 500 Word Essay  4. Visual or Virtual Prototype

       Document textual evidence.

       Refer to the link for ideas.  What would you create or change to make a difference through the lens of STEM?

       EDP Sample - http://user.engineering.uiowa.edu/~eng_0055/2021/Engineering-process.pdf