Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science International Essay Competition

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$500 USD

Application Deadline

October 05, 2016


  • All high school students and international equivalents are invited to submit an essay about the recent effects and future promises of science in our society. Write about particular discoveries, events, or persons from science in current events or present a more general account of the changes and developments. Each essay must be accompanied by a statement of acknowledged validity by a teacher in the field of the sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics.Students must submit their essays and entry forms electronically on or before the contest deadline of October 8th.Students who have family members affiliated with the Journal, or serving as contest judges are not eligible to participate.This year's prompt: In 2000, Stephen Hawking said, 'I think the next century will be the century of complexity.' Scientific discovery has propelled mankind forward through history, and the 21st century stands to host some of the greatest innovations to date. Choose a novel discovery in any field of science, explain its significance today, and discuss possible implications of the discovery for its field and society in general.Topic suggestions include, but are not limited to: Higgs boson, artificial genomes, applications of graphene, and quantum computing. Note that judges look favorably on unique topics. - No literary form other than an essay will be accepted. - Each essay must reflect the contestant’s own writing and original thinking. - No graphs, images, or illustrations should be included in the essay

  • http://dujs.dartmouth.edu/isec-2014
United States
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

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