Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Portland, Oregon 2013

About the Program

For 17 years, Stockholm Junior Water Prize has congregated the world’s most imaginative young minds for an outstanding competition in the capital of Sweden, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues.

Each year, thousands of participants in over 30 countries all around the globe join national competitions in hopes of earning the chance to represent their nation at the international final held during the World Water Week in Stockholm.

The national and international competitions are open to young people between the ages of 15 and 20 who have conducted water-related projects of proven environmental, scientific, social or technological significance. The projects range from local or regional to national or global topics.

The winner of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize receives a USD 5,000 award, a blue crystal prize sculpture, a diploma as well as the stay in Stockholm. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden is the Patron of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize.


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SJWP National Competition

Friday, June 14th 2013 at 9pm

1021 Northeast Grand Avenue

Portland, OR

Lodging & Presentation location for participants


Meet the Nebraska Representative

Brooke Pieke is a senior at Newman Grove High School in Newman Grove, Nebraska. She has been participating in science fairs since she was in seventh grade and has been an environmental science categorical contestant for 6 years. Her project included using Lemnaceae to reduce the amount of nitrates found in agricultural runoff, lowering the levels safe enough for human consumption.