Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Science Competition

Toshiba’s shared mission partnership with NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) to generate the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Competition that makes a vital contribution to the educational community. The ExploraVision competition is open to K-12 students who engage in the next generation real-world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. It’s a fun and engaging program that can inspire a lifelong love of science, technology, and innovation for students and teachers alike.  First prize and second prize worth of $10,000 and $5000 award amount respectively.

Toshiba was founded with a strong commitment to technological innovation, and this commitment goes hand in hand with the company’s passion for science education. The National Science Teachers Association is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.


  • All entrants must be the United States or Canadian citizens or legal residents, living within the United States, U.S. Territories or Canada and enrolled full-time in a public, private or home
  • Students must be no older than 21 years of age
  • National Science Teachers Association employees, NSTA board members, ExploraVision judges and their respective families are not eligible to enter the competition
  • Any project that has won at ExploraVision’s regional and/or national levels may not be re-submitted in future years
  • Any project previously awarded a prize in another competition may not be submitted
  • Any student who was selected as a regional or national finalist in ExploraVision can only compete in subsequent years with a new team — i.e., with students who have not previously been selected as ExploraVision regional or national finalists
  • Students enter as a team of 2-4 students with a teacher/coach and optional mentor (no individual entries)

How to Apply:

Applying for the scholarship, the candidate must register by using the given link:

  • Each student may only submit one project per year. However, each teacher/coach can participate in multiple projects per year. Each complete project must consist of:
  1. A Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision submission form
  2. An abstract (150 words max.)
  3. The project description (11 pages max.)
  4. Bibliography
  5. Five sample Web pages

Submitting Details:

Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision,

1840 Wilson Boulevard,

Arlington, VA 22201-3000

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • First Prize (4 teams): U.S. EE Savings Bond worth $10,000 at maturity for each student
  • Second Prize (4 teams): U.S. EE Savings Bond worth $5,000 at maturity for each student
  • National Finalists (8 teams): An expense-paid trip to Washington, DC in June for ExploraVision Awards Weekend for each national winning student and his/her parent/guardian
  • Regional Winners (24 teams): A Toshiba PC, a technology/science-related gift for each student and an awards ceremony for each regional winning team at its school where the team will receive a winner’s banner, plaque, and other gifts
  • Honorable Mention (500 teams): A unique prize and certificate for each student
  • All ParticipantsA certificate of participation and gift for every student whose team submits a complete project

Application Deadline:

You must complete and submit the scholarship application by the deadline February 06, 2017.

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