Collegiate Inventors Competition-Grand Prize

Sponsor: National Inventors Hall of Fame

award type
May 16th, 2016
application deadline
Not Reported
Prior Year

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The competition was designed to encourage college students to be active in science, engineering, mathematics, technology and creative invention, while stimulating their problem-solving abilities. This prestigious challenge recognizes the working relationship between a student and his or her advisor who are involved in projects leading to inventions that can be patented. The winning student or student team receives a $25,000 cash prize. The advisers of the winning entries will receive $3000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Restricted to students studying Physical Sciences, Engineering-Related Technologies, Applied Sciences, Engineering/Technology, Biology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science/Data Processing, or Health and Medical Sciences

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