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Before You Submit Your Entry

Before You Submit Your Student's Entry

Submission form for U.S. essay contest
Click on the image to access the submission form for the U.S. edition of the contest.

Teachers participating in the U.S. contest must use the online form to submit essays.

Essays for the international contest must be submitted to the national coordinator(s) from your country.

Visit the list of participating countries to find who's coordinating the contest in your country. If your country is not listed, contact us.

Essays must be submitted by teachers, parents or legal guardians.

PLEASE NOTE: Teachers are allowed to send three essays for each class they teach.

We'll provide a certificate of participation to all students in the United States who wrote essays. Please send us the names of all of your students who participated in a separate email.

This form allows teachers to submit multiple entries. After you submit an essay, a button will allow you to submit another entry without asking to reenter your contact information.

Send all correspondence to: scientistforaday@jpl.nasa.gov