EngineerGirl.org is eager to bring you to the 2022 Writing Essay Contest for the high school students to participate and win. Every year, the EngineerGirl site organizes a contest to support and celebrate engineering and its impact on our real life. The contest asks you to compose an educational essay concerning how engineering can help humankind meet one of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Sustainable Development Goals distinguish 17 regions where critical activity is to end poverty, secure the planet, and guarantee that all individuals experience equivalent freedoms to appreciate harmony and flourishing. The world requires individuals with engineering skills to make these goals happen in real life.
Sustainable development is tied in with addressing the necessities of the present without compromising the capacity of people in the future to fulfil their needs. This perspective will assist with making life is as great or better in the future as it is today. To achieve this, this EngineerGirl.org is organizing this writing contest to encourage students and aware them regarding the subject. Now, as for eligibility, all individual girls and boys who fall in the following three competition categories are eligible to enter: Elementary School Students (grades 3-5), Middle School Students in (grades 6-8), or High School Students (grades 9-12). The winners will be announced on June 1, 2022. There will be three winners chosen from each category and will be awarded the following cash prizes: First-place winners- $500, Second-place entries- $250 and Third-place entries- $100.The deadline to submit your entries for the following writing competition is February 1, 2022.
The EngineerGirl site, started in 2001 intended to carry national attention regarding the countless opportunities that engineering addresses for young girls and women. Notwithstanding an increase in female involvement in numerous generally male-possessed professions like medication and law, women still remain terribly under-addressed in engineering. Engineering and architects are fundamental to the course of development, and advancement drives monetary development. Therefore, it is vital to encourage women and be aware of the exciting world engineering offers to them. That is why EngineerGirl exists.
|Education Level||Students in 3 to 12 grades|
|Number of Awards||17|
|Contest Deadline||February 1, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility requirements for the following scholarship contest is as follows:
- All individual girls and boys who fall in the following three competition categories are eligible to enter: Elementary School Students (grades 3-5), Middle School Students in (grades 6-8), or High School Students (grades 9-12).
- The category for entry is based on US grade categories. Homeschooled or international students should choose an appropriate category based on where the student would be placed if attending public school in the US.
- Previous winners of the EngineerGirl writing contest are not allowed to enter again in the same age group.
- Employees of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and their immediate families or those living in the same household as a National Academies employee are not eligible to enter this competition.
How to Apply?
To participate, the entrants are expected to write an essay of 650 wordsstating how engineering can help meet one of these sustainable development goals. The candidates must include at least one example that demonstrates how engineering design can be used to solve current problems without risking the future.
The essays must be submitted through the online entry form provided on the portal. The form must be completed before submission. The participants are advised to read out all the guidelines before making their submissions.
The winners will be announced on June 1, 2022. There will be three winners chosen from each category and will be awarded the following cash prizes:
The deadline to submit your entries for the following writing competition is February 1, 2022. Entries submitted later this date will be rejected.