UVU Science Essay Contest

The Utah Center for Science Education and the Utah Valley University College of Science & Health Advisory Board have organized a science essay contest for well-motivated high school juniors and seniors in the UVU service area, as described in the official rules linked here. There will be prizes of $500, $300, and $100 or half-tuition scholarships to UVU for an academic year. In addition, the sponsoring teacher of a prize winner will receive an award of half the amount of the student's cash prize.

Links below will take you to the rules for the Essay Contest, this year's topic, and an identification page for submitting entries. Entries must be submitted by the sponsoring teacher to reach the UVU College of Science & Health by January 15, 2014. The topic of this year's essay is "Water Issues in Utah."

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Richard Tolman by email: rtolman@uvu.edu.