Who Is Eligible?
- Students currently enrolled in grades 7 through 12.
- Students attending public, private, or home schools in the United States, Canada, or their territories.
- Students enrolled in Department of Defense schools, grades 7–12 (see the FAQ for how to enter addresses).
- Previous winners of The DuPont Challenge.
- Students graduating from high school before 2013 are NOT eligible.
How Essays Are Judged