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Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

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 up to three. 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 


2023 Key Dates

Friday, 9 December 2022:  Completed project due.
March 2023:  Shortlisted finalists to present their projects to the panel of judges
Thursday, 11 May 2023:  Winner presented with award at Ozwater’23 in Sydney.
Late August 2023:  SJWP Ceremony held during World Water Week in Stockholm.

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