Private Funder: Siemens Westinghouse; Opportunity: 2017 Competition in Math, Science & Technology (STEM); Funding Focus: Science and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students and schools; Funding: Up to $100,000; Deadline: TBD (the competition is to open early next year).
Summary: The competition recognizes individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Funding encourages high school science instruction. Students may submit research reports either individually or in teams of two or three members. The top individual and team winners receive additional scholarships of $100,000. Runners-up receive scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $50,000.
Students may enter as individuals or as part of a team. Entries are “blind read” by a panel of judges assembled by The College Board and its partner the Educational Testing Service.
Info: 877/822-5233 or http://tinyurl.com/msc6ady (website).