Need money to invent? Get your own grant!

The Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam offers grants to help high school engineers reach the next level

By Bethany Brookshire, 14:54 PM November 4, 2013

Are you a student who is inspired to invent? Or a high school teacher trying to give kids experience in problem-solving? You might qualify for a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant. The program offers up to $10,000 for teams of high school inventors with clever ideas for tackling real-world challenges.

Leigh Estabrooks is the program’s invention education officer. She says the program was started to “inspire youth to consider invention.” Allowing students to pursue their own ideas, she says, “makes i...

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