Category: Contest Current

NGPF PAYBACK Challenge: A Scholarship Opportunity for ALL High School Students!

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Sep 25, 2018
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Contest Current, Paying for College
Last spring, we debuted our inaugural PAYBACK Challenge to high schools across the nation. We're back at it again this fall just as students start the college application process. This scholarship opportunity is open to ALL high school students. So, educators, check out the details below and sign up for the PAYBACK Challenge! Featured in the New York Times and recent winner of the 2018 Social Impact Webby Award, our college life decision-making game PAYBACK has been played by...

NGPF Announces Scholarship Recipients for National Jump$tart Conference

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Sep 04, 2018
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Contest Current, Featured Teachers, Professional Development, Schools In News
 NGPF is excited to announce the following NGPF Scholarship recipients who will attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Cleveland, OH on November 3-5, 2018. Many will also be attending an NGPF FinCamp to be held prior to the conference on November 3rd. We were impressed with the number of high-quality applicants and found it challenging to select the following recipients from over 250 applications! Congratulations to: Aaron Shaffner, East High School (Denver, CO) Abigail Lugo,...

NGPF Jump$tart NEC Scholarships!

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Jul 27, 2018
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Contest Current, Financial Literacy, Professional Development
Are you passionate about building financial capability and find yourself constantly brainstorming and conjuring up ways to bring personal finance education to more students? If so, we have an amazing professional development opportunity for you! Next Gen Personal Finance is awarding 20 scholarships for classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Cleveland, OH from November 3-5, 2018!To apply for a scholarship, submit a response to the...

NGPF's Fina(ncia)l Four: Vote For Your Favorites NOW!

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Apr 04, 2018
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Contest Current, Personal Finance
  ------------------------------ Update on Wednesday at 5PM PT [Voting Ends Thursday at 5PM PT]: PAYBACK Rolling over Uber Driver 157-32 SPENT with Narrow Edge over Tale of Two Credit Scores 116-73 VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES HERE   DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS VOTING in the 2 Semi-Final games (see below) concludes on Thursday, April 5th at 5pm PT.  BOOKMARK the NGPF Blog page for regular updates over the next three days.  VISIT the NGPF Blog...

The NGPF PAYBACK Challenge: An Essay Contest With Over $150,000 in Prize Money Available!

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Feb 05, 2018
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Contest Current, Question of the Day, Paying for College
UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED BY 1 WEEK TO MARCH 30!   Want to give your students the opportunity to earn thousands in cash prizes while learning to make better money decisions about college? Today, NGPF is excited to announce The PAYBACK Challenge! But, first, here's a question of the day that could lead to a great classroom discussion... ------------------------------------ Reputation, Price or Location? Which factor is most important to high school students picking a college? Click here for...

Contests Coming in 2018!

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Oct 06, 2017
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Contest Current
We have no contests currently active.   However, watch this space for more awesome contests and opportunities coming in 2018!    ...

NGPF Launches 3rd Annual Teacher Innovator Contest

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Apr 07, 2017
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Lesson Idea, Teaching Strategies, Tips for Teachers, Contest Current
Here are the deets: WHAT DO I NEED TO SUBMIT? COMPLETE THIS FORM to submit details about your favorite personal finance lesson or activity that demonstrates an innovative approach to teaching a personal finance concept.  WHAT IS CONSIDERED “INNOVATIVE?” Creation of an original lesson plan or activity with a personal finance focus Modification of an existing lesson or activity (e.g., creating an extension activity to challenge your high performers, finding additional...

Win an NGPF Scholarship to Jump$tart 2017 in Washington D.C.!

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Mar 15, 2017
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Front Page Spotlight, Contest Current
Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is awarding 25 scholarships, worth $425 each, for classroom teachers to attend the National Educator Conference in Washington, D.C.! To apply for your chance at one of these scholarships: Select an NGPF resource from the list below Use the resource with your students and collect 5 student work samples Complete the NGPF Jump$tart Application Form Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 14, 2017. [google-drive-embed...

NGPF Summer Institute

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Mar 15, 2017
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Contest Current
Thank you to everyone who applied to the NGPF Summer Institute.  We were humbled by the overwhelming response that we received this year and by the commitment to financial education you demonstrated in your personal statements. The selection process was extremely difficult this year. We have notified all who submitted an application of their status and will post those who are accepting their offers shortly. We also recognize that the large response rate demonstrates the strong demand for...

NGPF Application Tips For Summer Institute 2017!

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Jan 30, 2017
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Summer Institute, Front Page Spotlight, Contest Current
We are excited to start the process for the Summer Institute 2017. Last year, we planned to invite SIX applicants for NGPF’s Inaugural Summer Institute. However, due to an incredible response of qualified candidates, we selected TWELVE! In that same spirit, we have even better news this year! Due to the success of last year’s Institute, we have decided to increase our investment and host TWO Summer Institute sessions – which means 24 outstanding educators will be joining us...

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Aug 19, 2016
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Contest Current
NGPF isn’t currently running any contests but will be soon. Check back! ...

NGPF Contest: Win One of Twenty Scholarships to 2016 Jump$tart Educator Conference in Dallas

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Aug 18, 2016
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Professional Development, Front Page Spotlight, Featured Teachers, Contest Current
  For the first time ever, NGPF is offering up to 20 scholarships for classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart National Educator’s Conference, hosted this year on Nov 5-7 in Dallas, TX. See the flyer below for details on how to apply and be one of our lucky winners!   ...

Press Release: Announcing 2016 Next Gen Personal Finance Teacher Innovator Award Winners

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May 02, 2016
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Activity, Financial Literacy, Schools In News, Current Events, Front Page Spotlight, Featured Teachers, Tips for Teachers, Contest Current
Palo Alto, CA –May 2, 2016 — Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), a non-profit with a mission to provide a free personal finance education to all young people, is pleased to announce the winners of it’s Second Annual NGPF Teacher Innovator Award.  This award recognizes outstanding teachers who have developed their own projects and activities to engage and educate their students. NGPF received dozens of innovative and creative project submissions from high...