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Regeneron STS Calendar

August 1, 2017
2018 Application Opens
November 15, 2017 8:00 PM ET
2018 Application Deadline
January 9, 2018
Top 300 Scholars Announcement
January 23, 2018
Finalist Announcement

The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition, providing an important forum for original research that is recognized and reviewed by a national jury of professional scientists. Annually, over 1,800 high school seniors from around the country accept the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry.

Siemens Competition Calendar

June 1, 2017
2018 Application Opens
September 19, 2017 11:59 PM ET
2018 Application Deadline
October 18, 2017
Regional Finalists Announcement
October 30, 2017
Submit Final Presentation

The nation’s premier competition in math, science and technology, the Siemens Competition promotes excellence in math, science and technology. High school students submit innovative individual and team research projects to regional and national levels of competition as they vie for college scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $100,000. The Siemens Competition honors the best and brightest students for their accomplishments in math and science – students who are changing the world for the better.

International Science and Engineering Fair

Upcoming Dates and Locations
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 13-18, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona, May 12-17, 2019

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Intel ISEF Project Database
Search through thousands of ISEF winners’ abstracts

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public (the Society), is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Each year, approximately 1,800 high school students from more  than 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for on average $4 million in prizes. Today, millions of students worldwide compete each year in local and school-sponsored science fairs; the winners of these events go on to participate in Society-affiliated regional and state fairs from which the best win the opportunity to attend Intel ISEF.

Google Science Fair

The 2017 competition has been postponed until further notice. The usual dates of submission and finalist announcement occur in May and June.

The Google Science Fair is a global worldwide online science competition sponsored by Google, Lego, Virgin Galactic, National Geographic and Scientific American. The competition is open to 13- to 18-year-old students around the globe, who formulate a hypothesis, perform an experiment, and present their results.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Contact Information
Ms. Ania Andersch
International Competition
Finalists from the participating countries are invited to Stockholm for five days where they take part in the global conference through a variety of activities.

 Stockholm Junior Water Prize gathers imaginative young minds from all over the world, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues. The competition draws more than 10,000 entries from over 30 countries.

Broadcom MASTERS

Nomination Application Now Open
September 20, 2017
Finalists Announcements
November 1, 2017
Top Winners Announced
Find a Broadcom MASTERS Fair
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Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Stars), is the premier science and engineering competition for middle school students. Society affiliated science fairs around the country nominate the top 10% of 6th, 7th and 8th grade participants to enter this prestigious competition. After submitting the online application, 300 top projects are selected and 30 finalists present their research projects and compete in team hands-on STEM challenges to demonstrate their skills in critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity.

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