Bioscience

$25,000 for science-oriented essays

November 12, 2007

By Flinn Foundation

Grant Title: DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Eligibility: Students in grades 7-12

Value: Cash and travel expenses totaling $25,000

Deadline: January 8, 2008

Students write a 700 to 1,000 word essay discussing a scientific discovery, theory, event, or technology application that has captured your interest. Over the years, the judges have noted that winning essays reflect the 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.

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