Stockholm Junior Water Prize and NWEA Annual Conference

Published on: January 28, 2018

The SJWP is the the most prestigious international award for a water-related science project at the high school level.  The competition is open to all high school students in 9th – 12th grades who have conducted water-related research science projects, and have reached the age of 15 by August 1st of the competition year.

It starts at the local level – the Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) is hosting the SJWP competition in Nevada.

NWEA will be having a conference in Northern Nevada on April 3rd and 4th, 2018.

A panel of qualified judges will review the entries.  The top three projects will be presented awards.  One of the winning projects will be eligible to represent the state of Nevada at the SJWP National Competition:

  • An all-expenses paid trip to compete in the national competition held during the third weekend of June at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • A Stockholm Junior Water Prize state medal

SJWP National Competition: One project will be chosen to represent the U.S. at the SJWP International competition in Stockholm, Sweden.

SJWP International Competition: The U.S. Winner will join winners from 30 countries to compete for the international title in Stockholm, Sweden during World Water Week.

Additional information link –  SJWP Fundamentals 

Please contact the SJWP coordinator for NWEA, Terri Svetich if you have any questions, interest or would like to have a speaker for a class or group of teacher