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Engineering for You Video Challenge

*One submission per student per academic year.*

Owning/Managing Organization:
National Academy of Engineering

Program Description:
Participants will create and submit a 1- to 2-minute video focused on Mega-Engineering. Mega-engineering projects typically address important needs of large populations and/or societies, require teams working across countries and cultures on a solution, and involve at least three disciplines including engineering.

How to Participate:
Videos should expand the way people think about engineering and how it is involved in solving large-scale global challenges. Submitted videos should (a) introduce a particular mega-engineering project, (b) highlight its importance/ contribution to people and society, and (c) suggest contributions to its development. The total duration of the video must not exceed 2 minutes (including titles and credits) and videos between 1 and 2 minutes are expected.

Time Details: 

Several months (submission period is March to May)

Cost Details: 

No cost to submit video.

People Details: 

Middle School Students and Younger (grades K-8)
High School Students (grades 9-12)
Tertiary Education Students (2-year college through graduate school, part- or full-time)
The General Public

Prize Details: 

Category and People's Choice winners get $5,000 and the Grand Prize is $25,000

States Available: 
Submission Details: 

One submission per student per year.

Outcome of the Activity: 

Creativity, problem-solving and communication skills, video editing skills

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