MIT Inspire Competition

  • Website Address
  • http://getinspired.mit.edu/
  • Contact
  • Kirby Ledvina
  • Email Address
  • inspire-communications@mit.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • November 30, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 100
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates. Participating high school students, as individuals or teams of two will submit research reports in one of 13 fields, such as history, economics, or philosophy. Approximately 100 finalists with the most exceptional reports will be invited to the MIT campus to present their research and compete for awards. Graduate students, research scientists, and faculty members specializing in each discipline will evaluate both the essays and the poster presentations. Additionally, members of the public will vote for a favorite project for a community choice award.

    General timeline:
    Intent to participate: due November 30
    Abstract: due December 31
    Research report: due December 31

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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