Encouraging young minds
The SJWP aims to increase students’ interest in water issues, research, and careers, as well as to raise awareness about global water challenges. The competition is open to projects focused on improving water quality, water resource management, water protection, and drinking water and wastewater treatment.
|Congratulations 2020 Michigan Winners!|
Lake Shore High School, Saint Clair Shores, MI
The competition draws more than 10,000 entries from over 30 countries. National winners participate in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) which gathers imaginative young minds from all over the world, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues. international final held in Stockholm.
The competition is open to any high school student in grades 9 through 12, who has conducted a water-related science project and reached the age of 15 by Aug. 1 of the competition year. In the U.S., the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and its Member Associations (Including MWEA) organize the regional, state, and national competitions with support from Xylem Inc., who also sponsors the international competition. Click HERE for entry rules and requirements.
Read their research paper, Comparing the Effectiveness of Ferromagnetism and a Hydrophobic Net for Oil Spill Remediation
International SJWP winners also receive