Show off your projects that use Simulink and you could win up to $1000 (USD).
We celebrate the talent, creativity, and spirit of students using Simulink. Enter the Simulink Student Challenge for your chance to win up to $1000 by submitting your original video that shows what you’ve accomplished using Simulink.

How to Enter

  1. Create an original video on YouTube that includes:

    • Short introduction of your problem or application 

    • Demonstration of how you used Simulink 

  2. Upload your video to YouTube with the tag “#SimulinkChallenge2019”

  3. Submit an entry form by December 6, 2019 (1 p.m. ET).

Important Dates

  • December 6, 2019: Submission deadline (1p.m ET).

  • December 10, 2019 – January 6, 2020: Judging

  • January 15, 2020: Winners announced

Prizes for Winning Teams

  • 1st Prize – 1000 USD

  • 2nd Prize – 500 USD

  • 3rd Prize – 250 USD

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Challenge Details

Challenge Rules:

  • You must currently be an enrolled student at a degree-granting institution

  • MathWorks employees are not eligible

  • YouTube video length should be 3 to 5 minutes

  • Teams can enter, but each team should designate only one representative per entry who receives the prize should that team win

  • Participation is free.


  • All entries will be judged by MathWorks application  support engineers on a 100-point scale using these criteria:

    • Appropriateness of entry to contest theme (30-point maximum)

    • Creativity and originality of the video (40-point maximum)

    • Depth of knowledge demonstrated in the challenge solution (30-point maximum)

    • File Exchange entries that go with video submissions could be eligible for bonus points (5-point maximum)

  • If two or more videos receive the same winning score, the corresponding submitters will receive the same prize.

  • The top three winners will be notified via email and announced on this page. Social media posts may also be used to announce the winners.

  • Decisions by the judges are final

More Resources:

1. Screencasting Software for your YouTube Video

2. Academia Webinars

3. Interactive MATLAB and Simulink Tutorials

4. Hardware for Project-Based learning

5. File Exchange