The Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition is Now Accepting Applications!

The Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition honors promising collegiate inventors around the country.

The student prize competition is open to teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students who have inventions in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy: healthcare and consumer technologies.

Applicants submit their inventions in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy, which could be reimagined and improved through invention. Inventions can address opportunities in both developed and developing economies. The prize categories are:

The “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

“Cure it!” rewards students working on technology-based inventions that can improve healthcare.

Apply now for “Cure it!”

 

    The “Drive it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

“Drive it!” rewards students working on technology-based inventions that can improve transportation.

     Apply now for “Drive it!”

 

      The “Eat it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

“Eat it!” rewards students working on technology-based inventions that can improve food and agriculture.

      Apply now for “Eat it!”

 

The “Use it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

“Use it!”rewards students working on technology-based inventions that can improve consumer devices and tools.

Apply now for “Use it!”

 

                                       Winners will receive:

$15,000 to the winning graduate student in each of the prize categories

$10,000 to the winning undergraduate team in each of the prize categories

National media exposure and exposure to investment and business communities

A trip to MIT for an award celebration in June 2015

The Application Deadline is January 30, 2015

For More Information or to Apply to Enter,

Click Here!

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