The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, is a national invention competition that recognizes individual graduate students who have tested prototypes of two or more inventions and teams of undergraduate students with a tested prototype of one invention. 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize application deadline is this Friday, September 27, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.
The competition recognizes students who have tested prototypes of technology-based inventions in healthcare, food/water and agriculture, transportation and mobility, and consumer devices. In each of the four categories, undergraduate team winners are awarded $10,000 and graduate student winners are awarded $15,000. Students can begin filling out the application now and complete details about the application process and eligibility requirements that are available here.
For questions or advice on how best to complete your application, you can get in touch with Janell Ciemiecki, Awards Program Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you know a student who would be a good fit for this competition, you can refer them here. The deadline is approaching quickly, please apply by this Friday!