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X Weather API Scholarship Competition

Welcome to the Weather API Student Competition!
From August 7, 2023 through September 15, 2023, we’re inviting university students across the globe to showcase their skills and creativity by developing cutting-edge projects using our Weather API.

About the Competition

Weather is our world’s most constant, powerful, & unrelenting force. We’re calling upon innovative students from all disciplines to envision a project with real-world impact using data from’s Weather API. Be it for a specific field like agriculture or a broad-based purpose like emergency preparedness, your inventive solutions should instigate change and broaden our understanding of weather's role in these areas.

Prizes include:
$3,000 Scholarship prize
Recognition at ClimaCon 2023
Dedicated post on

The competition is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate university students from accredited institutions worldwide.

How to Participate

Note, this competition is not open until August 7th! Once live, here’s how to get started:

  • 1

    Sign up for the Weather API here to get your API key

  • 2

    Develop your project! Build a creative and practical project that demonstrates the potential of weather data in your chosen application

  • 3

    Submit your project here by September 15, 2023

Judges & Criteria

A distinguished panel of weather and technology experts will evaluate each submission based on creativity, practicality, use of the API, and presentation.

Shahar Wider

Director of Engineering at

Cole Swain

VP of Product at

Luke Peffers

Chief Weather Officer at

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