Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Eshani Jha, 2021 USA Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner and the 8th USA International Winner, explains her research, titled, "Thiol Functionalized and Manganese Dioxide Doped Biochar for the Removal of Toxic Organic and Inorganic Contaminants from Water.” Eshani is sponsored by the California Water Environment Association. Thanks to Xylem Inc., national sponsor of the USA SJWP, and for contributions from the Water Research Foundation.

About SJWP

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) was founded in 1997 by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to complement the Stockholm Water Prize. 

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Donations directly support students at the U.S. SJWP national and international competitions in Stockholm, Sweden.


Eligibility and Entry

Open to all high school students in grades 9-12 who have reached the age of 15 by August 1st of the competition year, and have conducted a water-science research project.

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The Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition consists of four levels: regional, state, national, and international. Awards are given at each of these levels to recognize student achievement in water-related research.

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Winning Research

Find a listing of U.S. State Winners, and winning research papers for U.S. National and U.S. International Winners from 1997 to the present.

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SJWP State Organizers

All the information that SJWP State Organizers need to conduct a successful competition.

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SJWP Alumni

View profiles of SJWP alumni and find out what they are doing now!

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SJWP National Judging Panel

Meet our 2021 SJWP Judges

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About Canadian SJWP

This competition is organized by WEF’s Member Associations, Atlantic Canada Water Works Association, British Colombia Water and Wastewater Association, Water Environment Association (WEA) of Ontario, Réseau Environnement, Western Canada WEA, Canadian Water and Wastewater Association.

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