Niche College Scholarship

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

June 25, 2024
Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description

The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is a global initiative to develop and demonstrate young people’s knowledge of science and scientific principles, generate excitement in science and math, support STEM career choices, and engage the imagination and interest of the public-at-large in key concepts of fundamental science. To take part in the Challenge, students aged 13 to 18 must submit a 3-minute video on a theory or concept in math, physics or the life sciences. The student winner receives a $250,000 college scholarship, their school gets a new $100,000 science lab, and their teacher wins $50,000.

Once you’ve registered and submitted your application, making sure it’s complete and valid, you’ll be requested to participate in the Peer-to-Peer Review process. In order to qualify for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge (the “Challenge”), you must review and score at least five videos submitted by other contestants. After that, you may also be asked to review and score additional videos as well. The winner will be announced on a date to be determined by the Competition Sponsor. Applications run from April until the due date. Scholarship Search