Prizes

Where big ideas pay off.

In the 2015 competition, the Burns & McDonnell Foundation awarded $155,000 in grant money:

  • Winner, Elementary Division

    $50,000
  • Winner, Secondary Division

    $50,000
  • Two Runners-Up, Elementary Division

    $5,000 each
  • Two Runners-Up, Secondary Division

    $5,000 each
  • Seven Honorable Mentions, Elementary Division

    $2,500 each
  • Seven Honorable Mentions, Secondary Division

    $2,500 each

One of the division winners also earned the grand prize — the opportunity to work with Burns & McDonnell’s architects, engineers and construction managers to bring their ideas to life at Science City!

“My students grew exponentially in the realm of STEM awareness, personal dedication and project completion. They learned to collaborate — not just with each other but with scientists and engineers.”
Jennifer Thomas, Turner High School