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Students selected to be inducted into the National Gallery for America's Young Inventor will receive the following honors:
  • Edison Innovation Induction Award, hand crafted and custom designed for the student inventor
  • All-expenses-paid trip to the black-tie Induction Ceremony weekend (location may vary) for student inventor and one parent
  • Savings Bond ($1000 to $5000 depending on funding available)
  • Honored presentation at Induction, including medallion, professional photo shoot, and more.
  • Opportunities in the future to connect with universities and industries to further your invention idea
  • A place in history! Your name and invention idea archived and preserved for all of time through the National Museum of Education

The Tommy Award

The Custom-Designed Handcrafted
"Edison Innovation Induction Award"

More about "The Tommy"

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connection with the
Edison Innovation

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        National Gallery Induction Ceremony is a black-tie event!
  .   Hall of Inductees
  .   Induction Event Details
  .   How to Apply
  .   ...Ethical Standards for Inductees
  .   National Museum of Education  
  Thomas Edison's signature

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National Gallery for America’s Young Inventors, click here:

Thomas Edison Innovation Foundation

The National Gallery for America's Young Inventors is a program of

Edison Innovation Foundation

Proudly sponsored by
The Edison Innovation


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 We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation for the National Gallery of America's Young Inventors, 1999-2006

Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation


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