ASEE Essay/Video Contest

Now accepting submissions!

The increasing demand for STEM graduates with skills to work and innovate in a global market demands a pipeline of talent from all walks of life. Describe a time in your life (via written response or video) where you organized or participated in an effort to encourage P12 students to go into a STEM field, specifically engineering. Be sure to discuss/show why you participated, what you did, and how the event impacted the students. The video should not be an advertisement for your organization’s outreach.

Winners are selected by a group of reviewers from the ASEE Diversity Committee. Up to 3 awards will be given as prizes for the top submissions from all categories.

  • 1st Place: $275
  • 2nd Place: $150
  • 3rd Place: $70

Submission Timeline
September 1: Contest Opens for Submission
February 1: Submission Deadline
March 1: Submission Review Deadline
April 1: Winners Notified


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