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Calling all student inventors

The Lemelson-MIT Program invites inventors to apply for its annual $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize. All currently enrolled MIT seniors and graduate students are eligible, regardless of area of study. The application deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 4 p.m.

Interested students need to complete an online application that includes a 1,000-word (or less) description of their inventiveness while at MIT, two letters of recommendation and a current resume or CV. Supporting photos or diagrams may also be included. Students can apply at mit.edu/invent/a-student.html. They must register as new users before accessing the application.

The winner will be announced Feb. 15.

For more information, visit the Lemelson-MIT Program web site or contact Ingrid Dudek at x3-3490 or idudek@mit.edu.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on December 7, 2005 (download PDF).

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