“A STEM COMPETITION”
FOCUSING ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENERGY & THE ENVIRONMENT
OVERVIEW & ELIGIBILITY
The West Virginia Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge encourages college and high-school students of all academic ranks, in all majors and programs throughout the State of West Virginia, to develop and commercialize technology in the fields of the environment, energy, engineering, medicine, and the natural and applied sciences. Entrants from West Virginia are eligible for all awards and prizes.
Submissions from institutions of higher learning in states other than West Virginia are eligible to enter to compete for the Chesapeake Energy Natural Gas Prize in the amount of $5000 so long as these ventures are West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland or Pennsylvania start-up ventures. These entrants may compete for all prizes if the venture is incorporated in the State of West Virginia.
YOU CAN WIN
- 1ST PLACE: $20,000
- 2ND PLACE: $10,000
- CHESAPEAKE ENERGY NATURAL GAS AWARD: $5000
- OUTSTANDING HIGH-SCHOOL SUBMISSION: $1000
- Outstanding Undergraduate Concept: Plaque
- Outstanding Graduate Concept: Plaque