Apply for a $7,500 High School InvenTeam Grant
Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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Do you know high school students who are ready for a real challenge? The InvenTeam Grants Initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, offers an opportunity for students to cultivate their creativity and solve real-world problems through experiencing invention.  

  • InvenTeams are teams of high school students, educators, and mentors which receive grants of $7,500 to invent working technological solutions to real-world problems.
  • High school educators and their teams may apply for the InvenTeams grant.
  • Each InvenTeam chooses its own problem to solve.
  • Up to 10 schools will be awarded the InvenTeam grant.

Learn about the 2023-2024 InvenTeams here! 

Important Dates for Teachers:

  • Application opens: February 11, 2024
  • First round deadline for teacher applications: April 23, 2024
  • Invitation to submit final application: May 30, 2024
    Teachers whose applications are chosen as finalists will receive a complimentary invitation to attend EurekaFest and Lemelson-MIT’s Summer Professional Development Workshop at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (a $2,350 value) from June 12-14, 2023. The invitation includes all activities, dorm lodging and meals, but does not include travel expenses.
    Finalists do not need to attend the Summer Professional Workshop at MIT to submit a final application in September.
  • Final application due: September 3, 2024
  • Winners announced: September 24, 2024

Learn more about InvenTeams and apply!