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2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize State Winners Announced!
Congratulations to the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize State winners! Students with water research projects from across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia will be representing their states and U.S. Territories at the U.S. SJWP National competition in Herndon, VA, June 19-20.
Change to Competition Age Requirement!
The requirement to be at least 15 years old by April 15th to enter the U.S. SJWP competition has been changed to August 1st. Students must be in grades 9-12, an be 15 years old by August 1, and no older than 20 on September 1.
Looking for a Mentor?
Are you a student looking for a mentor, or a water professional, academic, or consultant who would be willing to mentor a student for the SJWP competition? If so, see our SJWP Mentor Guide. Stay tuned for some new information in this area!
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New Hampshire Student Deepika Kurup Wins the 2014 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize!
On June 14, 2014, Deepika Kurup from Nashua High School South, Nashau, N.H., was named the national winner of the 2014 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize for her project, “A Novel Photocatalytic Pervious Composite for Degrading Organics and Inactivating Bacteria in Wastewater.” Kurup competed against 54 U.S. SJWP state winners from 48 states spanning the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands who converged in Herndon, Virginia to compete for the 2014 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize national title, $10,000, and an all-expense paid trip to Stockholm Sweden to compete at the international SJWP competition. To read more about Kurup’s project, click here. (photo credit: AOB Photo)
Also honored were U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Runner’s Up, Bluyé DeMessie (OH), and Zachary Loeb (FL), along with recipients of the Bjorn von Euler Innovation in Water Award, Jack Andraka and Chloe Diggs (MD),
Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Congratulations to Haley Todesco, International winner of the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize with her project, "Waste to Water: Biodegrading Naphthenic Acids with Novel Sand Filter Bioreactors"
Congratulations to Haley Todesco, of the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize. Click here to learn more about Haley's project. For information on the Canadian SJWP visit www.sjwp.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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