Prize Information

2013 Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge

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Prize Information

Contest winners will be awarded cash prizes from $1000 to $3000. The prizes will be awarded to the registered individual or team leader and may be shared among any team members at the team leader’s discretion.


  • First prize: (1 awarded): $3,000
  • Second prize (2 awarded): $2,000
  • Third prize (3 awarded): $1,500
  • Community choice prize: $1,000


Note: The community choice award is only available for those submissions that have passed the first round of judging. The community choice award is not exclusive with the other prizes; that is, a participant may win both a judge-determined prize and the community choice prize.


Winners will be notified in advance of the public announcement on June 13, 2013.

Photo of students observing a high-temperature furnace used to produce graphene on a silicon wafer.