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Dupont Challenge - Science Essay Competition

Sponsored by: DuPont Challenge

Applicant must write a 700 to 1,000-word essay about a scientific discovery, theory, event, or technological application that has captured their interest. Selection is based upon mechanics, ideas, content, organization, style, creativity and voice. Applicant must follow all the guidelines set forth by the sponsor on their web site in order to be eligible.


Application Deadline January 28
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Award Coverage First place winners will also receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the Walt Disney World Resort and Kennedy Space Center, along with a parent.
Required areas of study science and technology
Awarded every year? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $3,000
Min $100

Contact Information

DuPont Challenge
DuPont Office of Education
P.O. Box 80030
Wilmington, DE 19880 United States

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