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Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize


The Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize is an annual water science competition for high school students. Students are challenged to create solutions for water challenges – with the national prize awarded at Ozwater.  

The winner of the Australian competition is invited to participate in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize. 
The prestigious international award is awarded each World Water Week in Sweden. 

Meet our Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize past winners


Open to high school students aged 15-20 who have conducted water-related projects of environmental, scientific, social or technological importance. Students may enter as individuals or groups of two. Both members and non-members of AWA are eligible to enter.

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Judging Criteria

  • Relevance 
  • Creative ability 
  • Methodology 
  • Subject knowledge 
  • Practical skills 
  • Report and presentation 


2024 Key Dates

October 2023:
Australian competition open 
1 March 2024: Submissions due 
20 March 2024: Shortlisted finalists present their projects to the national jury 
1 May 2024: Winner announce at the Australian Water Awards, presented during Ozwater’24 
August 2024: International competition in Stockholm at World Water Week (date to be announced)


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