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2022 SCIENTIST AWARD
RESEARCH ESSAY COMPETITION

CRITERIA

  • Language: English

  • Word limit: Maximum 2,500 words (incl. footnotes)

  • Essay title: Research based essay of the entrant's own choice

SUBJECT AREAS

  • Biochemistry

  • Biomedical

  • Life Sciences

  • Medicine

  • Natural Sciences

ELIGIBILITY

  • 15-17 years old

  • Any nationality

WHAT ARE THE AWARDS?

Championing students' efforts and achievements through awards

2022 SCIENTIST AWARD WINNER

  • Cash Award: £500 (50% shared with the participating school)

  • Course Scholarship: £1,000

  • Essay published on www.ScientistAward.com

FIRST RUNNER-UP

  • Cash Award: £300 (50% shared with the participating school)

  • Course Scholarship: £700

  • Essay published on www.ScientistAward.com

SECOND RUNNER-UP

  • Cash Award: £200 (50% shared with the participating school)

  • Course Scholarship: £500

  • Essay published on www.ScientistAward.com

HIGHLY COMMENDED

IMPORTANT DATES

23:59 BST, 01 Aug 2022

ENTRY DEADLINE

Essays must be submitted by this deadline to qualify for entry to the competition.

26 Aug 2022

SHORTLISTING

Short-listed entries will be notified by this day with details about the viva.

03 Sep 2022

ONLINE VIVA

Each short-listed entrant will give a 10 minutes presentation to a panel of experts. This will be followed by up to 20 minutes of Qs and As with the panellists

10 Sep 2022

RESULTS

Final results and awards announced.

IMPORTANT FILES

Please download both files and read them with great care.

ENTER THE COMPETITION

Entry deadline is 23:59 (BST), 01 Aug 2022

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