The World Affairs Councils of America’s flagship youth education program is a fun, fast-paced team competition for high school students. Academic WorldQuest tests players’ knowledge of current international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world cultures.
Academic WorldQuest™, a flagship program of the World Affairs Councils of America engages nearly 5,000 high school students annually across the United States. This fun, fast-paced team competition tests students’ knowledge of current global issues, geography, history, foreign policy, economics, and world cultures.
An unprecedented gift from Carlos Alvarez, a San Antonio businessman and philanthropist who has served many years on the WACA National Board of Directors, and his wife Malú, accelerated a fundraising initiative to create an endowment fund for WACA’s Academic WorldQuest National High School Competition. (Learn more)
Our goal is to raise $1 million for the AWQ Endowment in order to sustain the annual national competition in perpetuity and enable WACA to enhance services and support for educational programs that are provided by more than 90 local nonprofit World Affairs Council nationwide.
Please considers making a contribution to the Academic WorldQuest Endowment Fund. You may contact Bill Clifford, President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America at 202-833-4557 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AWQ Study Guide Release
Sept. 19, 2017
Councils register with WACA
Oct. 20, 2017
Reception at USIP
April 27, 2018
2018 AWQ Championship
April 28, 2018
Marriot Wardman Park
April 26-28, 2018
Reservation deadline: April 13, 2018