The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce an “International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge”. The contest is open to all students, illustrators, scientists, engineers, research groups, institutions, and the public, etc. The contest is designed for the applicants who have an interest in science and engineering.
Who May Eligible:
In order to eligible for this Visualization Challenge, you must meet all the following criteria:
- All entrants must be at least 18 years of age.
- Entries are welcomed from anyone, including both amateurs and professionals (e.g., students, illustrators, scientists, engineers, research groups, institutions, the public, etc.).
- A maximum of one entry per individual or team is permitted.
How to Apply & Competitions Rules:
To enter the Competition, the applicants must be registered through the given link:
- The applicant’s entry must be based on a STEM principle.
- Entries can be submitted only once.
- Entries must not advertise or promote a commercial product visually or orally.
- Entries and registrant information must be submitted in English.
- Entries must convey science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics principles.
- Entries can be produced by individuals or by teams.
- A contest entry constitutes an agreement to adhere to the rules and stipulations set forth by the contest sponsors.
- Submissions will include a visual entry as well as a written description of their visualization.
- Submissions may be made by either individuals or teams.
- A lead contact person must be designated for team submissions – the “Team Lead.”
- Team leads must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. Monetary prizes will be distributed to team leads.
- The order in which names are listed on the entry form and their spelling is how the names will appear on popsci.com and on the NSF website. No changes will be made after entry submission.
- Any entrant or entry found to be in violation of any rule will be disqualified.
- Each entrant certifies, through submission to the contest, that the entry is his or her own original creative work and does not violate or infringe the creative work of others, as protected under copyright law.
- The top 25 entries from the semifinal round (regardless of category/media type designation) advance to this round.
- Up to five Experts’ Choice winners may be chosen from any category/media type and each winner will receive $2000.
- Up to three Peoples’ Choice winners may be chosen and each winner will receive $500.
- The prizes will be awarded as checks made out to the registered team leader/submitter and may be shared among any additional team members listed on the registration form at the team leader’s direction.
The deadline for the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge is April 15, 2018.
If you have questions, you may contact them at vizzies-at-nsf.gov