Take a quick peek at the incredible prizes you could win if you enter the Young Scientist Challenge.

Grand Prize Winner

$25,000
A one-of-a-kind 2 day/1-night destination trip
Title of “America’s Top Young Scientist”

Three Runner-Up Prizes

A one-of-a-kind 2 day/1-night destination trip

Honorable Mention (total of 6 awarded)

"Excitations" for a $500 excursion

Improving Lives Award

A one-of-a-kind 2 day/1-night destination trip

Top 10 Finalists

$1,000
Participation in a unique summer mentorship with a 3M scientist
A trip to the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, MN to compete in the Final Event
A one-of-a-kind 2 day/1-night destination trip

State Merit Winners (up to 51 awarded)

3M Innovation Prize Packs

Wish this could be you?  All you need to do is tell us about an innovative solution related to this year’s topics (in a 1-2 minute video) and YOU could take home tons of fun prizes and memories to last a lifetime. 

Learn why you should enter the Young Scientist Challenge today!