Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

$15,000

September 30, 2019

Awards Available: 8

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize is an invention competition recognizing outstanding teams of undergraduates and individual graduate students across the country for their tested prototypes of tech-based inventions in healthcare, food and agriculture, transportation, and consumer devices.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a full-time, matriculated, degree-seeking student in the upcoming spring semester at a U.S. college or university. Postdocs, audit students, and alumni are not eligible.
    -Undergraduate Team Prize: Be an undergraduate student-founded and led team of two - five students with the majority of team members being undergraduate students. All team members must be actively enrolled at a U.S. college or university. Individual undergraduate students cannot apply without a team. The student completing the application should be one of the undergraduate co-founders/leaders. Undergraduate teams apply to one prize category with a tested prototype of their single invention.
    -Individual Graduate Prize: Individual graduate students must have tested prototypes of at least two inventions to be eligible for the competition. Graduate students choose a primary invention from their portfolio and apply to the prize category that best matches the field/industry of their primary invention. Their second and additional (more than two, if applicable) inventions do not need to be in the same field as the primary invention. There is no Graduate Team prize.
    -Serve as an inspiration to young people through creativity, outreach or mentoring activities
    -Be a named inventor on all inventions entered into the competition
    -Consider environmental sustainability as an important factor in their inventive work

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Marlena Love
  • 77 Massachusetts Ave
  • Building 10-110
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • marlenam@mit.edu
  • 617-258-5798

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fawaaz a  on 10/11/2015 2:31:07 AM

I need this scholarship to finish my BS degree in order to join United States Air Force in order to become a 2nd lieutenant in Officer training school.

fawaaz a  on 10/11/2015 2:26:37 AM

I need this scholarship to finish my BS degree in order to join United States Air Force in order to become a 2nd lieutenant in Officer training school.

Kimberly W  on 10/5/2015 6:44:03 PM

Yes because I can use the money to pay off some of my loans to may room for my future classes. My goal is to complete my degree at Grand Canyon University and then start chemistry and physics classes. After I finish them I will go to medical school for PhD, then an MD license to be a neurologist.

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