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All submissions must be uploaded by February 14th, 2021, 11:59 pm EST. Submissions will be accepted starting December 5th, 2020. There is no cost of entering the competition.

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Competition Rules

Contest Rules

Eligibility & Essay Topics

Students from age groups 13-15 and 16-18 are welcome to enter! Students can work in groups of up to 3 people. Articles must fall into one of two categories: Impacts of COVID-19, COVID-19 Vaccine Development, and COVID-19 Crisis Management (think: if I was a community leader, what steps would I take to mitigate COVID-19?), and should be under 800 words.

Entries must have a title and be typed with 12 pt Times New Roman font. Essays can include graphics (such as graphs/statistics/images) and must be cited properly if found off the internet. See Competition Rules for more guidelines.

Awards & Recognition

FIRST PLACE: Publication of piece in Cellfie Magazine, opportunity to give virtual presentation on a topic of their choice, opportunity to become a Sci4Teens Ambassador.

SECOND PLACE: Publication of piece in Cellfie Magazine, opportunity to give virtual presentation on a topic of their choice.

THIRD PLACE: Publication of piece in Cellfie Magazine.

GRAND PRIZE: Mentoring session with a representative from Impact Media Lab.






WINNERS OF CONTEST #2

Grand Prize:

How COVID-19 Rattled America's Education System


Impacts of COVID-19:

1st Place: A Statement on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Position on Plastic Pollution

2nd Place: Why COVID-19 Patients Lose Their Sense of Smell

3rd Place: How COVID-19 Killed Me


COVID-19 Crisis Management:

1st Place: The Importance of Face Masks for the Prevention of SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19)

2nd Place: Evaluating COVID-19 Management Measures: A Macro Perspective

3rd Place: Using Dietary Supplements to Amplify the Immune System can help Combat COVID-19


COVID-19 Vaccine Development:

1st Place: Vitamin D’s Defense Against COVID-19

2nd Place: COVID 19: The Reactogenicity of the Moderna Vaccine

3rd Place: Analysis of COVID-19 Vaccine Formulations: Current State and Future Outlook