Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) invites students to create an activity to share their passion for a favorite topic and have a chance to win a telescope, microscope, or coding robot. Their favorite topic may be related to history, science, art, sports, or anything else.
University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education are sponsors of the Stronger Than Hate Challenge, a contest for middle school and high school students across the nation to find inspiration in the stories of survivors of genocide.
Since 2008 more than 700 high school chemistry teachers have received the AmericanChemical Society’s ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Classroom Grant to support ideas that enhance classroom learning, foster student development, and reveal the wonders of chemistry.
The George Washington Mount Vernon Prize for Excellence in Civics and History is awarded to two student projects each year. Teachers and organization leaders can nominate eligible middle school and high school students who have applied their understanding of George Washington’s life to extend his legacy of public service within classrooms, schools, or community projects.