Google is launching their 2014 Doodle contest, giving students in all 50 states the opportunity to compete for a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 educational technology grant for their school.
The contest is open to K-12 students across the United States, with winners picked from each state who go onto compete for the top prize. 250 Connecticut doodles will be picked by Google’s judges, which will be narrowed down to a single state winner who be awarded an android tablet, a T-shirt with their Doodle, and a free trip to Google’s Mount View, California headquarters for the final awards ceremony.
The deadline for submissions is March 20, with a the state winners announced on April 29. This year’s theme is “If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place,” and submissions can be entered on the Doodle 4 Google website.
Last year’s Connecticut winner was Hope Scalise, a 2nd grader at Derynoski Elementary School in Southington.