Conrad Foundation – Spirit of Innovation Awards

The Conrad Foundation is dedicated to fundamentally shifting how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are taught in K-12 schools and across socioeconomic levels.

Call for 2015 Conrad Award Judges

About the Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge, an annual competition that challenges high school students to develop commercially-viable, technology-based products that address real-world issues. As the official science advisor to The Conrad Foundation, Sigma Xi offers its chapters and members the extraordinary opportunity to work with secondary school student teams around the country to foster science innovation and entrepreneurship. Check out Sigma Xi Volunteer Information below for more details.

Sigma Xi members are invited to serve as online mentors, team coaches or competition judges. 

For more information about the competition, visit