NASPAA Student Simulation Competition

Evans School students have opportunities to compete in national Policy Challenges and Simulation Competitions:


The world needs entrepreneurs who can distribute proven poverty solutions in the developing world. Can you figure out a better way to increase access to proven poverty solution? Pitch your idea to solve one of the challenges below. If selected, the Evans School and D-Prize will award your team up to $10,000 to pilot your new venture in Africa, India, or another other developing region this summer.

NASPAA Student Simulation Competition

A daylong competition for graduate students at NASPAA schools to work together to solve a complex public policy problem by using a simulation. The simulation model will emulate the process of solving real world problems while offering a distinctive experience to students. Students will interact with a model and see the potential results across a twenty-year span of time.

Penn Policy Challenge

Evans School students can submit a proposal on any topic that addresses a public sector problem in their community with a feasible solution for the Penn Policy Challenge. The selected team will travel to Philadelphia's National Constitution Center to compete.