Society of Women Engineers

SWENext Awards

SWENext Clubs

The Society of Women Engineers strives to recognize the successes of SWENext students and SWENext Clubs that do exceptional work in developing a community for students to explore engineering and other STEM fields.

The following SWENext student and club awards are now open. All applications open May 8th and close on July 31st @ 11:59PM CST. Winners will be announced in early August. For any questions regarding SWENext Awards, please contact us at awards@swe.org

Before you apply, please take a look at our SWENext Awards Training Packet for each award that is complete with tips and guidelines on how to submit the best posters, videos, and essays!

Check them all out to see which awards you can apply for below!

SWENext Global Innovator Award

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The SWENext Global Innovator Award is for SWENexters who will be in Grade 12 in Fall 2020

Applications Open: May 8th

Applications Close: July 31st @ 11:59PM CST

Winners will be announced early August.

What you have to do: Answer four short essay questions and create a video that is less than three minutes long

What you can win: $1000 in monetary prizes and participation in the SWENext High School Leadership Academy.

Eligibility Requirements/Description for Awards:  FY20 SWENext Awards Packet

Training Packet: SWENext Awards Training Packet

Application: Apply Here

Questions: awards@swe.org

SWENext Community Award

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The SWENext Community Award is for SWENexters who will be in Grades 9, 10, 11 in Fall 2020. 

Applications Open: May 8th

Applications Close: July 31st @ 11:59PM CST

Winners will be announced early August.

What you have to do: Create a poster with your ideas on how to prevent cyber attacks and identity theft. New this year: Work by yourself or with a friend in a team of two!

What you can win: A tablet and participation in the SWENext High School Leadership Academy.

Eligibility Requirements/Description for Awards: FY20 SWENext Awards Packet

Training Packet: SWENext Training Packet

Application: Apply Here

Questions: awards@swe.org

This year's SWENext Community Award is sponsored by: Northrop Grumman

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SWENext Clubs Challenge

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The SWENext Clubs Challenge is for registered SWENext High School Clubs and a Club Counselor with active SWE membership.

Applications Open: May 8th

Applications Close: July 31st @ 11:59PM CST

Winners will be announced early August.

What you have to do: Create a five to seven minutes video that demonstrates a hands-on STEM activity for younger students to do at home that helps them Practice Curiosity.

What your club can win: $1000 in monetary prizes and participation in the SWENext High School Leadership Academy.

Requirements/Description for Awards: FY20 SWENext Awards Packet

Training Packet: SWENext Awards Training Packet

ApplicationApply Here

Questions: awards@swe.org

SWENext Clubs Best Practices Award 

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The SWENext Clubs Best Practices Award is for registered SWENext High School Clubs and a Club Counselor with active SWE membership.

Applications Open: May 8th

Applications Close: July 31st @ 11:59PM CST

Winners will be announced early August.

What you have to do: Tell us about the STEM Outreach your club has done with younger students.

What your club can win: $500 in monetary prizes and participation in the SWENext High School Leadership Academy.

Eligibility Requirements/Description for Award: FY20 SWENext Awards Packet

Training Packet: SWENext Awards Training Packet

ApplicationApply Here

Questions: awards@swe.org