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Funding opportunities, grants, and recognition awards.

High School Essay Contest Diplomacy Peace

Feb 15, 2019


Peace-Building Essay Contest

Since 2015 the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has partnered with the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) on its annual National High School Essay Contest. The contest engages high school students in learning and writing about issues of peace and conflict, and encourages appreciation for diplomacy’s role in building partnerships that can advance peace building and protect national security.

Poetry Competition

Feb 15, 2019


Poetry Out Loud Competition

Poetry Out Loud helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, the program is administered in partnership with arts agencies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The national Poetry Out Loud Competition invites high school students in grades 9–12, as well as eighth graders who participate in a high school-level class, to compete in local, state, and national finals in the recitation of poetry.

3D Modeling Contest

Feb 15, 2019


Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Extreme Redesign is an annual 3D printing challenge created by Stratasys, Inc., which invites students worldwide to design an original piece of art, jewelry, or architecture, or to improve an existing design. This year Extreme Redesign features three categories: Engineering: Secondary Education (middle/high school students); Engineering: Post-Secondary (university, college, or post-secondary students); and Art, Jewelry & Architecture (students of any grade level).

Primary Grades Math Contest

Feb 15, 2019


Mathematics Problem-Solving Contest

The Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC) is a semiannual problem-solving competition for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students to be interested in math, to develop their problem-solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in this subject area.

Competition for Clean Tech Alternatives

Feb 01, 2019


Competition for Creating a Greener Future

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. Each year the Clean Tech Competition addresses an issue that is grounded in core technological competency areas and focuses on the next great engineering challenges.

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