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The Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition

This student prize competition is open to teams of inventive undergraduates and individual graduate students. Apply by Dec. 31!

The Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition is open to teams of inventive undergraduates and individual graduate students. Applicants submit their inventions in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy, which could be reimagined and improved through invention. Inventions can address opportunities in both developed and developing economies.

The “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
“Cure it!” will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve healthcare.

The “Use it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
“Use it!” will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve consumer devices and tools.


Winners receive:
  • $15,000 to the winning graduate student in each of the two prize categories
  • $10,000 to the winning undergraduate team in each of the two prize categories
  • A national media campaign and exposure to investment and business communities
  • A trip to MIT for an award celebration in June 2014

The deadline to apply for the National Collegiate Student Prize Competition is Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

Learn more and apply at mit.edu/invent/studentprize

 
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