DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

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Application Deadline

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Awarded By

DuPont Center for Collaborative Research & Education

Award Amount

Awards are given as follows for both the junior (grades 7-9) and senior (grades 10-12) divisions: first place, a $5,000 U.S. savings bond; second place, a $3,000 U.S. savings bond; third place, a $2,000 U.S. savings bond; and honorable mention, a $200 U.S. savings bond. All first- through third-place winners will also receive an expenses-paid trip to the Kennedy Space Center and Walt Disney World Resort with a parent. Previous winners may apply again.


Eight awards offered annually.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online at the DuPont Challenge website. To enter, the student must submit an essay of 700 to 1,000 words addressing an important challenge facing the world, and the role of ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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