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Innovations and discoveries for a thriving future.

Now more than ever, creativity and innovation for sustainability is necessary to create a stronger future. With science fairs canceled around the world in 2020 amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, students from grades 6-12 are craving a stage to celebrate their projects. In partnership with Wells Fargo and the Rob and Melani Walton Family Foundation, Arizona State University encourages young innovators and researchers to submit their science and engineering projects for the opportunity to win up to $2,500 in cash prizes and mentorship in advancing the application of sustainability solutions.

Important Dates:

  • June 5 – Call for Entries
  • August 16 – Entry Deadline
  • September 15 – Announcement of Winners

Prizes

Presented by:
Rob and Melani Walton Foundation

Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Award

The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service encourages, rewards and celebrates inventors, social entrepreneurs, innovative designers and creative thinkers who develop solutions to global sustainability challenges. Sustainability solutions solve complex problems that involve issues related to social justice, environmental well-being and economic growth.

  • First Place (2- grades 6-8 as of spring 2020, 2- grades 9-12 as of spring 2020): $2,500
  • Second Place (2- grades 6-8 as of spring 2020, 2- grades 9-12 as of spring 2020): $1,000
  • Third Place (2- grades 6-8 as of spring 2020, 2- grades 9-12 as of spring 2020): $500

Presented by:
Wells Fargo

ASU Wells Fargo Community Innovation Award

The ASU Wells Fargo Community Innovation Award recognizes innovators who develop novel methods and technologies to cultivate sustainable communities in the face of social challenges and a changing climate.

  • First Place (2- grades 6-8 as of spring 2020, 2- grades 9-12 as of spring 2020): $2,500
  • Second Place (2- grades 6-8 as of spring 2020, 2- grades 9-12 as of spring 2020): $1,000
  • Third Place (2- grades 6-8 as of spring 2020, 2- grades 9-12 as of spring 2020): $500

Additional thanks to our partners: Arizona Science and Engineering Fair, Arizona Science Center, Society for Science and the Public and the Regeneron International Science Fair.

Sustainability Solutions Science Fair Symposium

Sustainability Solutions Science Fair Symposium

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Ranked #1 in Innovation by U.S. News and World Report for five consecutive years, Arizona State University is a global leader in driving use-inspired, sustainability research. Extending the reach for sustainability solutions, ASU has recognized brilliant student projects with the Sustainability Solutions Award at international science fairs and competitions. Learn from past award winners and ASU Sustainability Scientists and Scholars to discover how to design your project to advance sustainability solutions.

Welcome to the inaugural Sustainability Solutions Science Fair Symposium.

ASU Sustainability Scientists and Scholars:

Past ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Award Winners:

Project tips:

If you have any questions about the Sustainability Solutions Science Fair, please contact:

Kelly Saunders
Program Manager, Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service
Kelly.R.Saunders@asu.edu
480-965-4353