● Meet the Past Winners
Annually, the overall winning team from the Nigerian Challenge represents Nigeria at the Conrad Challenge global finals at a NASA Space Center, USA.
Teams & Ideas
STEM Scholarship Awards
These students from GREENSPRINGS SCHOOL, LEKKI won a cash prize of N1,000,000 with their artisan operating system (a blend of mobile app and USSD-based payment technology targeted at 300 million disconnected Africans). They represented Nigeria at the Global Finals at Johnson Space Center, Houston, USA and bagged over $200,000 each in undergraduate scholarships to study digital technology programs in the United States.
These students from Government Science & Technical College, Garki, Abuja created a fantastic product to end period poverty by converting waste banana trunks into reusable sanitary pads that are eco-friendly, cost-effective, biodegradable, skin-friendly, purely organic and contain no form of toxins.
2020 - 2021 National Winners
This amazing team from "Lagoon School, Lekki, Lagos built Envirocop, a mobile application that lets citizens report illegal waste sites to authorities, along with pictures and geolocation of the waste site, at no cost. Members of this team won over a $100,000 scholarship each to study STEM courses in the US. The team leader (Miss Cherie Eze) has been awarded over $200,000 for a 4-year undergraduate program in Computer science in the US.
Team Recycle Rex
Power Pitch winners at the 2020 Global Finals
These students from Government Science & Technical College, Garki, Abuja won the 2020 Energy & Environment Power Pitch at the 2020 Conrad Challenge virtual summit. Their awesome product was recycling waste plastic into strong and durable composite floor tiles for construction.
These students from Pegasus’ High School, Eket, Akwa Ibom State designed an app to help content producers, publishers and everyone else to validate the originality of content. Aptly named Piracy Tracker, their goal is to help minimize piracy.
These students from Whitesands School, Lekki won the 2018 Smoke-Free World Power Pitch at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA. Their brilliant idea was a virtual farm, an app to help tobacco farmers transition to other aspects of agriculture through simulations, tutorials and access to opportunities.