DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Award Amount


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

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.