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This contest is available for students in grades seven through twelve. To apply, the student must submit an original scientific essay meeting the specifications set forth for each grade level.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- American Museum of Natural History
Two awards will be awarded for each grade level in the following amounts: seventh grade - $500; eighth grade - $750; ninth grade - $1,000; tenth grade - $1,500; eleventh grade - $2,000; and twelfth grade - $2,500. In addition, up to 36 finalists will receive a cash award of $50 and a certificate of recognition, and up to 300 semifinalists will receive a non-cash award and a certificate of recognition. All awards are made on an annual basis and are non-renewable.
- 48 cash awards offered annually.
This is a science contest. Applications are available on the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) website. To enter, the applicant must submit a completed Young Naturalist Awards (YNA) entry fo... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.