Tiger Challenge Cohort 12 (2022-2023) - Application

Thank you for applying to Princeton University's Tiger Challenge program in the Keller Center. For any questions, please contact us. You can find more information about all the challenges on the Tiger Challenge website

This application is for projects beginning June 2022. If you are interested in projects that have already begun, or for projects beginning beyond June 2022, please contact us

The application for Social Impact Designer in the Tiger Challenge is a Princeton University Fellowship that is: 
  1. Full-time internship from late-May to August. Note that the first 4 weeks of the Tiger Challenge will be in person at Princeton University with housing provided. The last 6 weeks of the program will be remote, conducted over Zoom.
  2. A year-long studio course in the 2022-2023 academic year (full-year counts as one course credit; eligible to fulfill the breath course requirement for the ENT Cert); 
  3. And the option to continue in summer 2022 or in the 2022-2023 academic year (for JP/Thesis or course-credit). 
All years and majors, undergraduates and graduates, are encouraged to apply. Tiger Challenge is eligible to fulfill the practicum requirement for the Entrepreneurship Certificate. 
Summer 2022 Challenges
Challenges to begin in June 2022: (subject to final confirmation in March)


A. Program Associates: Helping run and design the Tiger Challenge program itself! (Prerequisite, any one of: Tiger Challenge, EGR200, EGR381, EGR487, or FRS143)

B. The Downpour Detour challenge:
Empowering local residents to mitigate stormwater at home
How might we take actions toward the realities of climate crises from our own backyard?

C. The Healing Arts, Expressive Parks challenge:
Exploring mental healing through arts and nature
How might we tap into the healing power of the arts while being immersed in nature?

Decrying covert racism toward Asian Americans
How might we put an end to and make visible the silent suffering of Asian Americans? 

Fortifying Native American food sovereignty and cultural preservation
How might we draw from cross-disciplinary research on the history and culture of Native Americans to address food sovereignty and cultural preservation?
Let's get to know you!

We are assembling multi-disciplinary teams with diverse personalities, backgrounds, and interests. Placement on a team is not solely based on qualifications but also fit.
Application Questions

Creative Exercise - Read the 5 Tiger Challenge role cards below:

Thank you for applying to the Tiger Challenge! 
Should you have any questions, please contact Jessica Leung at leungjj@princeton.edu