NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESENTS
Problems to Possibilities (P2P) is a program that challenges students to think differently about entrepreneurship and change-making.
Hosted by North Dakota State University Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business, P2P leverages systems-thinking and local networks to drive social, environmental, and economic progress.
Apply to be a
Each team will have a Team Student Leader. The P2P Team Leadership experience is a two semester commitment beginning in October.
All selected Team Leaders are eligible for a $2,500 scholarship and have an opportunity to receive an all-expense paid trip to a national or global conference.
Applications are closed for 2023-2024 P2P. Please check back next year!
Join as a
Group or Student Organization
Students may join P2P as an already-established group or student organization. Teams must have at least two and no more than four members.
All participants may apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Teams will have an opportunity to win an all-expense paid trip to a national or global conference.
Registration for groups is closed for 2023-2024. Please check back next year!
Sign up as a
Students may join P2P as a team participant.
All participants may apply for a $1,000 scholarship and an opportunity to win an all-expense paid trip to a national or global conference.
Registration is due Jan. 15, 2024.
Community Partners are P2P's guiding stars.
Community Partners are invited to submit a social, environmental, or economic challenge they would like a P2P team to address. If their challenge is selected, Community Partners provide insight and support as their team develops their project scope, solution landscape, and competition pitch.
Why we need you
Students are an underutilized source of talent. P2P aims to cultivate and showcase this talent in a relevant and meaningful way to our local community. Our world has wicked problems, but P2P believes that change starts here. You can be the source and catalyst for this change.
What's in it for you
An exceptional group of students might uncover a new way to advance your organization's efforts.
You're invited to participate in P2P workshops led by career professionals covering topics like leadership, project management, and systems thinking.
Increase your organization's visibility and share your mission with the community and potential funders.
Community Partners Submit Problems
Student Leader Workshop #1
Student Leader Workshop #3
Problems & Community Partner Selection
Student Leader Applications Due
Sept - Oct
Student Leader Interviews, Selection
Student Leader Workshop #1
All Team Workshop #1
All Team Workshop #2
All Team Workshop #3
Map the System & Fowler Competition