NSF Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge (http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/gradchallenge/about.html
The U.S. National Science Foundation’s “2013 Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge” will award cash prizes of $1000-$3000 to graduate students who submit the most innovative ideas for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate education.
NSF “challenges STEM graduate students across the nation to submit innovative ideas to prepare them for tomorrow’s opportunities and challenges. Entries are solicited for ideas with the potential to improve graduate education and professional development. Ideas can be directed toward, for example, students, faculty, departments, institutions, professional societies, and/or federal agencies.”
Eligibility: Currently enrolled STEM graduate students.
Deadline: Entries must be submitted by 11:59PM Pacific Time on April 15, 2013