Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Ages:High School

Type:Fair

Categories:Environment, Ocean Sciences, Science

Scope:International

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize gathers imaginative young minds from all over the world, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues. The competition draws more than 10,000 entries from over 30 countries. Students conduct water related science projects that start at local or regional levels and advance to national competitions. National finalists are then invited to participate in the annual international Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition.

SJWP is open for projects striving to improve water quality, water resources management, water protection, water and wastewater treatment as well as water education and social related aspects of water. The projects may focus on local, regional, national or global topics. The contestants can compete with a practical project in the field of technology, natural and social science using innovative development methods and approaches to solve water problems. All projects must use a research-oriented approach, including scientifically accepted methodologies for investigation, experimentation, monitoring and reporting the results. Contestants in theoretical and applied science as well as projects aiming at solving community water problems are all welcome.

Only projects that have been nominated by the national organizer in each participating country are admissible to participate in the national competitions. The national and international competitions are open for students between the ages of 15 and 20, who are attending secondary high school or its equivalent. Students should not have commenced a university degree. Projects can be carried out by an individual student or a group of students, however, no more than two students can represent the project in Stockholm.

At the International Final, during their time in Stockholm, the students take part in daily social, educational, and cultural events, including a tour of beautiful Stockholm city naturally, the thrilling prize ceremony. One of the highlights of the World Water Week in Stockholm, the prize ceremony features inspired speeches from distinguished members of the water community.

A jury of experts within the water field appoints the winner of the international competition. The judging criteria of the International Jury are based on the overall relevance of the project, both in terms of scientific significance and overall importance for environment and society. The jury further assesses the creative ability, methodology and subject knowledge reflected in the work. The practical skills, as well as the report and presentation, are also basis for judgement. Please contact your National Organizer or the SJWP secretariat if you want to obtain more detailed information on the judging criteria.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.siwi.org/prizes/stockholmjuniorwaterprize/

Managing Organization: Stockholm International Water Institute

Contact:
Ania Andersch
ania.andersch@siwi.org
+46 8 121 360 59

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

Stockholm Junior Water Prize gathers imaginative young minds from all over the world, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues. The competition draws more than 10,000 entries from over 30 countries. Students conduct water related science projects that start at local or regional levels and advance to national competitions. National finalists are then invited to participate in the annual international Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition.

Process

SJWP is open for projects striving to improve water quality, water resources management, water protection, water and wastewater treatment as well as water education and social related aspects of water. The projects may focus on local, regional, national or global topics. The contestants can compete with a practical project in the field of technology, natural and social science using innovative development methods and approaches to solve water problems. All projects must use a research-oriented approach, including scientifically accepted methodologies for investigation, experimentation, monitoring and reporting the results. Contestants in theoretical and applied science as well as projects aiming at solving community water problems are all welcome.

Only projects that have been nominated by the national organizer in each participating country are admissible to participate in the national competitions. The national and international competitions are open for students between the ages of 15 and 20, who are attending secondary high school or its equivalent. Students should not have commenced a university degree. Projects can be carried out by an individual student or a group of students, however, no more than two students can represent the project in Stockholm.

At the International Final, during their time in Stockholm, the students take part in daily social, educational, and cultural events, including a tour of beautiful Stockholm city naturally, the thrilling prize ceremony. One of the highlights of the World Water Week in Stockholm, the prize ceremony features inspired speeches from distinguished members of the water community.

Criteria

A jury of experts within the water field appoints the winner of the international competition. The judging criteria of the International Jury are based on the overall relevance of the project, both in terms of scientific significance and overall importance for environment and society. The jury further assesses the creative ability, methodology and subject knowledge reflected in the work. The practical skills, as well as the report and presentation, are also basis for judgement. Please contact your National Organizer or the SJWP secretariat if you want to obtain more detailed information on the judging criteria.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.siwi.org/prizes/stockholmjuniorwaterprize/

Managing Organization: Stockholm International Water Institute

Contact:
Ania Andersch
ania.andersch@siwi.org
+46 8 121 360 59

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.