Khan Academy and Breakthrough Prize launch the Breakthrough Junior Challenge

2015-09-14 16:56:18 GMT

Calling all scientists, mathematicians and filmmakers, aged 13-18! Today, in partnership with Breakthrough Prize, we are launching the Breakthrough Junior Challenge.

Submit a video (at most 10 minutes) that explains a challenging and important concept or theory in mathematics, life sciences, or physics and you could win a $250,000 scholarship - with $50,000 for your teacher, and a state-of-the-art $100,000 science lab for your school.

The winner will also be invited to the televised red carpet 2016 Breakthrough Prize ceremony in Silicon Valley, where the prize will be awarded, and the winner will meet today’s superstars of science from Silicon Valley and Hollywood.

The deadline for submissions is October 7, so register today at, where you can find all the details.