Sing​apore Junior Water Prize​

- For Students ​-


Competition Criteria​

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​Eligibility (Main Category)

Students between 15 and 20 years of age from secondary ​schools, integrated programme schools, junior colleges, the Institutes of Technical Education and polytechnics.

(Students shall not be less than 15 years or more than 20 years of age as at 1 June 2021)

Eligibility (U15 Category)

Students between 13 and 15 years of age from secondary schools and integrated programme schools.

(Students shall not be more than 15 years of age as at 1 June 2021​)​​

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Team Size​ (Main Category)

A maximum of two members per team.

Team Size​ (U15​ Category)

A maximum of two members per team. ​


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Project Requirement

Projects must enhance the quality of life, through improvement of water quality, water resources management, water and waste water treatment as well as water education and social aspects of water. Projects may focus on local, regional, national or global topics. It is essential to adopt a research-oriented approach, that is, scientifically-accepted methodologies for investigation, experimentation, monitoring and reporting results, including statistical analysis. ​


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Project Submission

This will be in the form of a written report in English. The report should not exceed 20 pages, including illustrations, lists of references and appendices. Of the 20 pages, illustrations should not exceed 5 pages. The report should be single-sided, with one-and-half line spacing, and in Times New Roman (12 points). ​

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With effect from SJWP 2019, a poster is required with the project submission.

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Judging Criteria

Distinguished experts from our universities, research institutions and the industry will be invited to judge the entries. The judging criteria are as follows:

Relevance >

Creative ability​ >

Methodology >

Subject Knowledge >

Practical Skills >

Report and Presentation >


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Competition​ Schedule​

15 June 2020
Registration Opens​

July/August 2020
Briefing / Workshop for Teachers on SJWP Competition​

2 October ​​2020
Registration Closes​​

October/November 2020 
Briefing for Teams on SJW​P Competition​

November/December 2020 ​
Defining/Refining Your Idea workshop

​14 January 2021 to 19 March 2021 

Presentation Skills workshop (online)

26 February to 19 March 2021
E-Submission of Report, Poster and Checklist
(submission closes at 5pm. Late submissions will be considered as withdrawal of projects.)

27 & 28 May 2021​

Singapore Junior Water Prize Competition @ online via MICROSOFT TEAMS

23-27 August 2021​
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition @ Stockholm, Sweden​ (Only for Main Category​)
(Theme for 2021: Building Resilience Faster​)

Please note that photographs and videos may be taken during the events for use in publicity, promotional materials and other related purposes by the organisers, sponsors, related corporations and service providers. ​​​​​

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Awards (Main Cate​gory)

The winning team of the Singapore Junior Water Prize competition will receive S$5000, a trophy and an all-expenses-paid trip (for up to two students and an accompanying adult) to Stockholm, Sweden, to compete in the international Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition. The second prize winner and third prize winner will receive S$2500 and S$1500 respectively. There are three merit prizes of S$500 each and three commendation awards of S$250 each.

In addition, there will be the Sembcorp Water Innovation Medal awarded to projects of outstanding merits.

Awards (U15 Category)

The winning team of the Singapore Junior Water Prize competition will receive S$500 and a trophy. The second prize winner and third prize winner will receive S$250 and S$150 respectively.​​

The decision of the Panel of judges is final and binding. Should all entries for the Main Category or U15 Category not meet the judging criteria, the SJWP organising committee reserves the right not to make an award to that paticular category.​

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