Engineering Competitions — Born to Engineer.
Each year the National Academy of Engineering hosts an essay contest on the EngineerGirl website for students in grades 3-12. The topic changes every year, but always challenges students to write about how engineers can and do influence some aspect of daily life and share examples of their own creative engineering ideas.
The winners of the 2017 EngineerGirl Essay Contest have been chosen! This year’s essay contest subject was, “Engineering and Animals.” Contestants had to choose an animal that is ranked by the International Union for Conversation of Nature (IUCN) as either: vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered and describe how engineering might improve life for that species.
The 2016 EngineerGirl essay contest is now open for entries! The annual contest is open to all students (girls and boys) in grades 3-12. This year students are invited to write about how they would work to ensure public and environmental health, safety, and well-being as responsible engineers.
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T he Engineering essay scholarship is an annual contest sponsored by the EngineerGirl website and the National Academy of Engineering. The main aim of the contest is to help create awareness on the role played by engineers in our day to day lives and how their work ends up impacting positively to the world.
The contest is open elementary school students (grades 3-5), middle school students in (grades 6-8) and high school students. To be entering in the contest, the candidates should submit an essay on the topic “your engineer ideas to improve life for endangered, critically endangered and vulnerable animals”.
The 2011 Engineer Girl! Essay Contest is available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade. In no more than 1500 words, describe an item that is used for disaster relief. Explain how it works. Point out key elements of the design and why it was designed that way. Describe how different types of engineers (e.g. civil, mechanical, electrical, etc.) might have contributed to the final design of this.