Thursday, February 12, 2015

EngineerGirl Essay & Video Contests Open

The National Academy of Engineering's annual EngineerGirl essay contest asks students in grades 3 through 12 to write about the role of engineering in society. This year's contest asks students to write an essay focusing on the role of engineering in sports. The contest awards prizes up to $500 in each of three age categories. Submissions are due March 1, 2015.

In addition, NAE's Engineering for You video contest 2 (E4U2) asks students to create a short video that shows how achieving one or more of the NAE "Grand Challenges for Engineering" will lead to a more sustainable, healthy, secure or joyous world. The grand prize for the video contest is $25,000. Entries are due March 2.