Saint Louis University Academic WorldQuest

Students work together to solve internationally focused problems.

Saint Louis University Academic WorldQuest 

Thursday, November 29th

Busch Student Center Auditorium, Saint Louis University

5:00- 6:00 pm pizza and soda social for teams

6:00- 9:00 pm competition

Academic WorldQuest is a flagship program of the World Affairs Councils of America that engages more than 4,000 high school students annually across the U.S. to test their knowledge of global issues and foreign policy. The World Affairs Councils of America is the largest nonpartisan, non-profit grassroots organization in the United States dedicated to educating and engaging the American public on global issues. The three-hour competition includes seven rounds of questions about world affairs, foreign policy, geography and current events.

This years topics:

  • How to Deal with North Korea
  • Global Refugee and Migration Crisis
  • #WeAreNato- The Alliance at 70
  • Japan- U.S. Relations
  • Space Policy
  • Bridging Divides to Build Peace
  • Current Events

For a full study guide to prepare your team click here!

The winning team wins an all-expenses paid trip to the national competition in Washington, D.C. The national competition is attended by more than 225 of the nation’s most promising high school students, along with their parents, teachers, and chaperones. The Academic WorldQuest (AWQ) competition is a unique opportunity for many students to visit the nation’s capital for the first time.

Registered teams:

  • Belleville East High School
  • Centralia High School 
  • Clayton High School
  • Cor Jesu Academy 
  • Crossroad College Prep
  • Duchesne High School
  • East Alton- Wood River Community High School
  • Edwardsville High School
  • Festus High School
  • Fort Zumwalt North High School
  • Freeburg High School
  • Governor French Academy
  • Granite City Senior High School
  • Kirkwood High School
  • Lutheran High School of St. Charles
  • Lutheran High School North
  • Lutheran High School South
  • Marquette High School
  • McKinley High School
  • Metro Academic & Classical High School 
  • Metro- East Lutheran High School
  • Mulberry Grove High School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Oakville High School
  • Parkway North High School
  • Pattonville High School
  • Red Bud High School 
  • St. John Vianney High School
  • St. Joseph’s Academy
  • Triad High School 
  • Ursuline Academy 
  • Webster Groves High School
  • Wentzville High School
  • Youth for Understanding

If your school is interested in competing against the previously listed schools in our 2018 competition in the fall, please fill out the form below! We will be sure to keep you up to date with the latest information regarding Academic WorldQuest.