Eligibility and Entry


Any high school or college student (ages 15-20, in classes 9-12). Students shall be 15 years old by August 1, 2018, and no older than 20 on September 1, 2018. 


Team Size

Individuals or in groups of up to three students. If the winning project is a group of more than two (2) students, the Organizer shall select no more than two (2) of those students to represent the project in the International Final. 


Project Requirement

Project must enhance the quality of life, through improvement of water quality, water resources management, water and waste water treatment as well as water education and social aspects of water.


Project may focus on local, regional, national or global topics. It is essential to adopt a research-oriented approach, that is, scientifically-accepted methodologies for investigation, experimentation, monitoring and reporting results, including statistical analysis.


Project Submission

This will be in the form of a written report in English. The report should not exceed 20 pages, including illustrations, lists of references and appendices. Of the 20 pages, illustrations should not exceed 5 pages. The report should be single-sided, with one-and-half line spacing, and in Times New Roman (12 points).


Submissions must include the following information

  • A completed SJWPBD entry form   
  • Project in Word/PDF format
  • Biography (minimum 180 words, maximum 250 words)
  • Photo (in JPG or similar format)
  • Abstract (minimum 250 words, maximum 350 words)

Submit above information at the SJWPBD email (sjwpbd@gmail.com ) and subject line should be your Entry to SJWPB,18_School Name


Entry Date

  • First complete your online registration and then submit your entry by email.
  • Entries open on 20 November, 2017 and project submission deadline is on 20March, 2018.