What is the iOme Challenge?
The iOme (I OWE ME) Challenge works to raise awareness about the impact of financial security in retirement on the social and economic well-being of our society.
Student teams from across the country respond to the annual iOme Challenge question in the form of a 5,000 – word essay and short promotional video. A blue ribbon panel judges submissions and selects the winning team. The team wins a financial award and is invited to Washington, DC to present its submission at a symposium and to discuss it with public policymakers.
The 2019 iOme Challenge Has Begun!
The winning team will share a $5,000 prize, and $1,500 will be awarded to the team’s faculty advisor.
Winners will present their winning essay at a forum in Washington, DC on June 19, 2019.
The deadline for essay and video submissions is May 3, 2019. Winners will be announced later in May. Students attending any U.S. college or university are eligible to apply.