The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) awards mini-grants to girl-serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)–focused programs to support collaboration, address gaps and overlaps in service, and share exemplary practices.
The Captain Planet Foundation awards ecoSolution Grants to implement solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Grants support the purchase of materials and other expenses required to carry out the project.
The MIT THINK Scholars Program is a nationwide educational initiative from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that encourages high school students to turn their science, technology, and engineering ideas into reality. To participate in the program, students must submit a research proposal for consideration.
Students who enter the Fluor Engineering Challenge have the chance to explore firsthand what it means to be an engineer and to collaborate with others to solve a problem and improve a solution. The Fluor Challenge is open to students in kindergarten through grade 12.