The competition, kindly sponsored by Rolls-Royce and EDF Energy, will run until Friday 19 December 2014 and, with the introduction of a new age category and additional prizes, it promises to be even bigger and better than before!
We want every girl in secondary education aged 11-18 across the UK to take part in this competition that will offer winners a £1,000 prize, an engineering mentor, the opportunity to showcase their entry at the Big Bang Fair 2015 and much more!
Are you a girl aged 11-18 with a passion for Engineering or Manufacturing? Talent 2030′s National Engineering Competition for Girls is a FREE competition offering you the chance to win £500 for yourself and £500 for your school.
The competition invites you to solve the major challenges of the 21st century, get creative, get thinking and most of all – have fun!
Want to apply? Submit your entry here. For more information on the competition read the following below.
£1,000 for the winner of each category! £500 for you (shared between entrants for teams) and £500 for your school.
£100 for each runner-up entry! 3 runner-up places in each category. (Prize money to be shared between all entrants for team entries)
Engineering mentor for each category winner
All competition entrants have the opportunity to get a Bronze, Silver or Gold CREST Award. Shortlisted finalists who qualify for the award will have their registration costs refunded.
Free membership to the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) for the winners and runner-ups
£200 for the best display at the Big Bang Fair: All shortlisted finalists will be invited to showcase their entries at the Big Bang Fair and £200 will be awarded to the best exhibition and project explanation on the day.
Who can enter?
The competition is open to all female students in secondary education
Girls can enter independently or through their schools
There are 3 different age categories 11-14 (Year 7-9), 15-16 (Year 10-11) and 17-18 (Year 12-13)
Girls can enter individually or in groups of up to 6
Open to girls from all subject areas
One entry per group/individual (schools can submit multiple entries but girls cannot)
Competition entry open: 29th September 2014
Competition entry deadline: 4pm on 19th December 2014
Big Bang Fair: All shortlisted finalists are invited to attend the Big Bang Fair on Saturday 14th March 2015. To find out more about the fair click here.