Sponsored by: Lemelson-MIT Program

The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize honors promising collegiate inventors around the country.

The Student Prize is open to teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students who have inventions in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy: healthcare, transportation and mobility, food/water and agriculture, and consumer devices.

Winners receive:

  • $15,000 to the winning graduate student in each of the prize categories
  • $10,000 to the winning undergraduate team in each of the prize categories
  • National media campaign and exposure to investment and business communities
  • A trip to MIT for an award celebration in June 2019


The initial application deadline is Friday, September 28, 2018 at 5:00 pm (EST)

For more information and to apply, visit the Lemelson-MIT website