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U.S. SJWP State Competition Now Accepting Submissions for the 2014 Competition!
The U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize
competition is the world’s most prestigious water-science competition for high
school students. It is open to all high
school students, ages 15-20 and in grades 9-12, who have water-science research
projects. Projects may be done
individually, or by a team of up to three students. Any student who meets the above criteria may
enter, to include public high schools, private schools, homeschools, and
independent projects not associated with a school.
State winners will be announced the first week
of May 2014, and will be awarded an all-expense paid trip to compete at the
national competition, June 13-14, in Herndon, VA.
Submissions may be made by clicking on the “Enter
Competition” button above. Research
papers must be submitted on the “Entry Into the State Competition” link by
April 15, 2014. Some states offer
additional awards and/or have different deadlines; please review your specific State Deadlines and Awards page.
2013 U.S. SJWP winner to representing the United States at the International SJWP competition in Stockholm, Sweden.
Fifteen year old Anirudh Jain, will be making his way to Stockholm, Sweden to represent the United States at the International SJWP
competition August 31- September 6 in Stockholm, Sweden. In mid-June, Anirudh received top honors,
$10,000, and an all-expense paid trip to the international competition for his
award winning project, Use of Sulfidation
as a Novel Method for Reducing the Toxicity of Silver Nano-Particle Pollution.
The international competition will involve students from 28 different countries who have won the opportunity to display their water
projects for judging during World Water Week, along
with participating in various cultural exchanges and events. World
Water Week is hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute and draws water professionals, opinion leaders, and decision makers
from around the globe. As patron of the SJWP competition, H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria competition and will present
the winner with a $5,000 award, a blue crystal sculpture, and diploma.
The Water Environment Federation and Xylem Inc., wish
Anirudh the best of luck in Stockholm! To read the entire project, click here.
Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize Open for Submissions
For information on
the Canadian SJWP visit www.jswp.ca, like the Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize Facebook page, or follow us on twitter @CSJWP.
U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Alumni Page
Visit the new SJWP Alumni page, where you will find monthly stories about former SJWP participants and other information about water careers and involvement in the water sector.
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