DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition Due Feb 12
Submitted by The DuPont Center for Collaborative Research and Education
DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition
Organization: The DuPont Center for Collaborative Research and Education
Eligibility: Grades 7-12
Value: More than $20,000 total award
Deadline: February 12, 2007
Students are invited to write a 700 to 1,000 word essay discussing a scientific discovery, theory, event, or technology application that has captured their interest. Over the years, the judges have noted that winning essays reflect several attributes, including creativity, originality, readability, thorough research, and appropriate choice of subject matter. Awards are given in junior, senior, and teacher divisions; the science teacher who sponsors the winning student receives a prize.