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    Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition
    By Hank Campbell | October 7th 2013 11:20 PM | Print | E-mail | Track Comments

    The Lemelson-MIT Program has expanded its Collegiate Student Prize program to the National Collegiate Student Prize Competition. The prize competition is supported by The Lemelson Foundation and is open to teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students. Applicants can submit their inventions in the following two inaugural categories that represent significant sectors of the economy:


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    The “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
    “Cure it!” will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve healthcare.


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    The “Use it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
    “Use it!”will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve consumer devices and tools.


    Inventions can address opportunities in both developed and developing economies.

    Winners receive:

    • $15,000 to the winning graduate student in each of the two prize categories
    • $10,000 to the winning undergraduate team in each of the two prize categories
    • A national media campaign and exposure to investment and business communities
    • A trip to MIT for an award celebration in June 2014
    Past winners here.
    Interested? Apply here.