Overview
 

Honda is pleased to reach out to university science and engineering students across the state of Ohio with the iqoption introduction of the iDream Student Challenge. With a focus on technologies that advance the quality of human life , the Honda iDream Student Challenge is a scholarship program designed to inspire new thinking to everyday challenges and foster a spirit of innovation among the leaders of tomorrow.

We are pleased to announce that, for the 2010/2011 school year, the program is open to full-time science and engineering students at:

  Case Western Reserve 
The Ohio State University 
University of Akron
  University of Cincinnati
  University of Toledo

We will award prizes to teams of students who propose the most creative engineering solutions and next-step innovative technologies in one of five categories:

Environment
  Mobility
Materials
Electronics
Safety

Successful proposals iq option will consider new technology or transformative solutions leading to:

  improvement in engineering methodology; 
  new forms of energy creation, distribution and consumption, or;
re-thinking of our approach to human mobility.

The deadline for team registration is November 19, 2010.  To register, you will need to have selected your team members and mentor, and have chosen your research topic.  No reports are due at this time.

For schools on the semester system, the deadline for your final report is April 18, 2011 (University of Akron, University of Toledo, Case Western Reserve).  For schools on the quarter system, the deadline for your final report is May 16, 2011 (The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati).  A panel of experts from within and outside on Honda will review all submissions, with winners selected in each category: environment, safety, electronics, mobility, and materials.

Prizes will be awarded for each category. Each winning team will receive a $4,000 prize. Second and third place winning teams will receive $2,000 and $1,000 prizes respectively.
 
Finalists will be invited to attend the iDream Student Challenge Technical Symposium, to be held at Honda R&D in Raymond, Ohio on June 13, 2011.  Each team of finalists will give a short presentation highlighting their research and the winners will be selected at this time.  Transportation to and from each school will iq options be provided. 

Based on the spirit of Honda’s commitment to utilize technology to solve real world challenges, the company has created this program to enable and encourage young engineers to come up with novel solutions to everyday problems.