Submissions will be accepted from May 15th, 2021 to August 28th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. There is no cost associated with the competition.
Students from age groups 13-18 are welcome to enter! Participants can work in groups of up to 3 people. Submissions must be either written [under 800 words] or artistic [digital or hand-drawn] with a brief explanation.
Written aspects of each entry must have a title and be typed with 12 pt Times New Roman font. Essays can include graphics [such as graphs/statistics/images], which must be cited properly if found off the internet. See Competition Rules for more guidelines.
FIRST PLACE: Cash: $25, 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: Cash: $15, 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: Cash: $50, mentoring session with a representative from Impact Media Lab, interview featured on Stemlights newsletter.
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