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The STEM Entrepreneurship Contest presented by

EconIL

Submission deadline - end of business day, Tuesday, October 10, 2017


The STEM Entrepreneurship Contest is looking for YOU! This is what you do:

Each grade level have a different set of rules

Additionally, here are two video clips that provide helpful information for the gr 6-8 and gr 9-12 video competitions:

http://www.econedlink.org/tool/212/Entrepreneurs  (6-8 competition)

http://www.econedlink.org/tool/357/Entrepreneur-Video  (9-12 competition)

Submission Guidelines

Parent/Guardian Consent Forms

In order to be eligible to participate in an entrepreneurship contest, EVERY student needs to have a signed consent form submitted with their contest entry.

Grades 1-3 and 4-5:

  • Have a parent or guardian fill out and save the Consent Form.
  • Attach the Consent Form and the entry document(s) to an email for: bmetzler@niu.edu.

– OR –

Grades 6-8 and 9-12:

  • Have a parent or guardian fill out and save the Consent Form
  • Attach the Consent Form to an email containing the video URL link to: bmetzler@niu.edu.

Deadline

Submissions must be sent by email to bmetzler@niu.edu by end of business day, Tuesday, October 10, 2017

  • Email subject line: STEM Entrepreneurship Contest (be sure to include grade level.)
  • In the body of the email, include student name, grade, school, parent or teacher email address, school mailing address and home telephone number.
  • Depending on your grade level's contest:
    • Include your flyer as a Word, Publisher, or Jpeg or PDF attachment.
    • Include your article as a Word or PDF attachment.
    • Include the link to your video that has already been uploaded to YouTube, after following the guideline document.
  • Multiple submissions by the same student are allowed, but each student must submit all parts of the entry with each submission.
  • Each student is only eligible to win one prize.
  • Available prizes are to be announced mid-September.

Additional Questions?

Contact Beth Metzler at bmetzler@niu.edu.

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STEMfest 2017 is Saturday, October 21st!