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U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is the world's most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today's high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges.

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New information iconChange to Competition Age Requirement!

The requirement to be at least 15 years old by April 15th to enter the U.S. SJWP competition has been changed to August 1st.  Students must be in grades 9-12, an be 15 years old by August 1, and no older than 20 on September 1. 


New Hampshire Student Deepika Kurup Wins the 2014 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize!

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On June 14, 2014, Deepika Kurup from Nashua High School South, Nashau, NH, was named the national winner of the 2014 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize for her project, A Novel Photocatalytic Pervious Composite for Degrading Organics and Inactivating Bacteria in Wastewater.  Kurup competed against 54 U.S. SJWP state winners from 48 states spanning the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands who converged in Herndon, Virginia to compete for the 2014 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize national title, $10,000, and an all-expense paid trip to Stockholm Sweden to compete at the international SJWP competition.  To read more about Kurup’s project, click here.   (photo credit: AOB Photo) 

Also honored were U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Runner’s Up, Bluyé DeMessie (OH), and Zachary Loeb (FL), along with recipients of the Bjorn von Euler Innovation in Water Award, Jack Andraka and Chloe Diggs (MD),    


Meet SJWP Alumni Anne Lausier, 2009 Maine State Winner.  See what she's doing now…click here

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See What SJWP Alumni Students Have to Say...  

SJWP Alumni Students talk about their experience at the SJWP competition.  Read what they have to say!


To keep up with the latest SJWP news and students, please visit the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Facebook Page. 


Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize 

/uploadedImages/Public_Information/Students_and_Teachers/Stockholm_Junior_Water_Prize/HayleyTodesco.bmpCongratulations to Haley Todesco, International winner of the 2014  Stockholm Junior Water Prize with her project, "Waste to Water: Biodegrading Naphthenic Acids with Novel Sand Filter Bioreactors" 

 Click here to learn more about Haley's project.  For information on the Canadian SJWP visit www.sjwp.ca,  like the Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize Facebook page, or follow us on twitter @CSJWP. 
U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Alumni Page  



 Visit the new SJWP Alumni page, where you will find monthly stories about former SJWP participants and other information about water careers and involvement in the water sector.


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