Fisk University Student Team Wins Top Prize at HBCU Battle of the Brains
In a recent statement released by the The National Football League, 30 Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) Competed for $80,000 Scholarship Prizes
The NFL recently sponsored the 5th Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains competition, which provided a backdrop to highlight and showcase innovative thinking and diversity of minorities in tech and innovation.
The 2022 event hosted STEM and business students from HBCUs across the country to compete for more than $80,000 in total scholarship winnings. The NFL provided the NFL Business Case to the students, who were given 24 hours to provide a solution before pitching to judges in front of a live audience. The competition concluded with students being evaluated on analysis, a business and technology solution, and a final presentation/Q&A.
Fisk University was awarded the Grand Prize of $50,000. Huston-Tillotson University was 2nd and Morehouse College finished 3rd. In addition to the monetary awards, another highlight for the competitors was being awarded prizes by Marshawn "Beastmode" Lynch.