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.
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1st Place: Human Displacement and Climate Crisis Nexus: A Relentless Cycle
2nd Place: Overkill—How One Species Is Managing to Destroy All Others
3rd Place: The Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health
1st Place: Cracked Face: Environmental Peace vs. Destruction
2nd Place: #ActNow: Climate is Changing and so Should We
3rd Place: Earth Getting Warmer