U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize deadline announced

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — This serves as a reminder that the April 15th deadline for students to enter the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition is quickly approaching. Please encourage students who have be awarded the Regional Award to submit their papers at www.sjwp.org.. The SJWP is a significant award that carries significant monies awarded to the National and International winners. Many state organizers also offer monetary awards for regional State winners.

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today’s high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges. Any high school student (grade 9-12) with a water-related science project is eligible to participate in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition. Teams of up to three students may enter; however, only one state representative is guaranteed a trip to the national competition to present their team project.

To be eligible for the state competition, students must complete the online entry form and electronically submit their research paper. There are no specific paper guidelines at the state level. Teams of up to three students may enter; however, only one student representative is guaranteed sponsorship to the national competition.

Based on the papers, and in some cases personal interviews at science fairs, a group of water professionals will identify the best water-related science project from each state. Most state winners will be announced online at www.sjwp.org. the first week of May, 2010.

State winners and their science teachers will receive an all-expense-paid trip the national SJWP competition.

If you would like to receive additional award certificates to present, please contact E-mail Stevi Hunt-Cottrell at [email protected] or by phone at 703-684-2454.

Related Articles

Leave a Comment