Tech contest calls for high school student STEM project submissions


Students from around the world are invited to share their innovative solutions as part of the 2022 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition. This competition engages students in identifying and solving real-world environmental challenges by creating innovative solutions. The first-place winner will receive $7,000 in prize money; $5,000 for second place, and $3,500 for third place, while fourth through 10th places will each be given $1,000.

Over $22,000 in prize money will be awarded to the top student teams at the competition finals on Aug. 11.  

Each year over 40 countries participate, allowing entrants to compete against student ideas from around the world. Registration for the competition is open through April 22. Students must submit their papers by April 29. Ten finalist teams will be announced online on June 9.

“The Clean Tech Competition continues to grow in its worldwide participation and competitiveness as a showcase for innovative ideas. We encourage students worldwide to share their knowledge, ideas and passions for making a difference and preserving our planet for future generations. The Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition is a tremendous opportunity for young people to share their inventive projects with peers from different nations while enhancing and promoting the benefits and fruits of STEM education,” said Dr. Ray Ann Havasy, executive director of the Center for Science, Teaching and Learning. The program is hosted and managed by Rockville Centre, New York-based not-for-profit Center for Science, Teaching & Learning (CSTL). For more information about the 2022 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, visit the Clean Tech Competition website at or contact the administrator at 516-764-0045 or by email at 


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