Eligibility and Important Dates
Because part of the intent of the Maurice Prize is the learning during the development of the innovative idea you as a student have, the process starts with you registering your intent to compete for the Maurice Prize. You then are responsible to work and develop your idea/innovation followed by submitting a final submission of your “Formal Analysis”. A team of judges will evaluate the written submission and select a limited number of finalists to present to the judges in person.
- The Maurice Prize at UNH is limited to UNH undergraduate students only
- Can be submitted as an individual UNH undergraduate student or as a team of UNH undergraduate students
- NO class projects or papers are eligible to win the Maurice Prize
- Previous winning ideas are not eligible to submit again
- Projects are of the student/team’s choosing but are required to be extra-curricular and not used as part of any academic credit course including independent study
- Registration on Intention to Compete: September 2, 2019 - December 2, 2019
- This step is REQUIRED!
- The earlier this is submitted, the more time you have to work on your project. Time worked on project will be part of the evaluation criteria.
- Work on the Project until the Submission of Formal Analysis Deadline of March 11, 2020
- Submission of “Formal Analysis” Due: March 11, 2020 by 11:00 am
- REQUIRED - See requirements of Formal Analysis in Submission Information section
- Email to ECenter Associate Program Manager Allison Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver in person at the ECenter (21 Madbury Road, Durham, NH)
- Formal Analysis from each individual/team will be reviewed by the Judges from March 11 - March 29, 2020
- Finalists Announced and Notified: March 30, 2020
- Finalist Presentations: April 21, 2020 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the ECenter
- Winner Announced*: April 21, 2020 by 6:30 pm
*Subject to change. All teams will be informed prior of date changes.