$2 Million Solve for Tomorrow STEM contest opens
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September 12, 2013 By:
Samsung invites public schools to compete in its $2 Million Solve for Tomorrow Contest, offering this year a total prize value of more than $2 million.Samsung created Solve for Tomorrow in 2010 to foster sustainable innovation and address the technology gap in classrooms across the country to help the United States maintain its economic and technological global leadership for years to come.
This year, 255 state finalists will each receive two Samsung tablets and 51 state winners (representing all 50 U.S. states plus Washington, D.C.) will each receive technology packages worth $20,000. From that pool of 51, the public will have an opportunity to choose the 15 national finalists (receiving technology packages worth $30,000*) from February 14 - March 13, 2014. The five national winners will each receive a prize package valued at $146,000 and will be honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. A special prize called the Environmental Innovation Award, valued at $50,000, will be chosen by NEEF and also awarded to one of the 51 state winners. Teachers can enter online through October 31, 2013.
To learn more about the contest, past winners, or to enter, visit samsung.com/solvefortomorrow