At IvyCollegeAdmit, we consult with our students and guide them through how to compete in these national research competitions. In addition, we help place students into university labs and/or competitive summer research programs, edit their research papers for submission, as well as review their essays and applications. Our students gone on to become Regeneron Science Talent Search STS Finalists and Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Finalists through the quality of their research papers as well as essays submitted in their applications.
1) Research Science Institute
Started in 1942 as the Westinghouse Science Talent Search, the Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) recognizes and empowers our nation’s most promising young scientists who are developing ideas that could solve society’s most urgent challenges.
2) Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
Every year, tens of millions of students participate in science fairs around the globe but only about 1,800 earn the right to compete for nearly $5 million awards bestowed each May at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
3) Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)
JSHS is designed to challenge and engage students (Grades 9-12) in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers. Opportunities for hands-on workshops, panel discussions, career exploration, research lab visits and networking are planned. By participating in regional and national symposia, students may…
4) Google Science Fair
Google Science Fair challenged teens from around the world to solve a problem they care about using science, technology, engineering, and math. Out of thousands of impressive ideas, the final winners will be selected for their innovative research in math and science.
5) Davidson Fellows
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. The 2020 Davidson Fellows will be honored at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a special reception.
6) International BioGENEius Challenge
Recognizing outstanding research in biotechnology, this challenge gives students the opportunity to win cash awards for their work. Finalists present their research before a panel of expert biotech judges. They’ll be able to meet top industry professionals and gain valuable advice and insight on their projects.
7) Toshiba ExploraVision
Since its inception in 1992, more than 450,000 students from across the United States and Canada have participated in Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision. It’s a fun and engaging program that can inspire a lifelong love of science, technology and innovation for students and teachers alike.
8) Synopsys Science Fair
The annual Synopsys Championship showcases students who will become our future scientists, technology experts, engineers, and mathematicians. Through the annual fair competition, hundreds of the area’s students are challenged to go beyond their classroom studies to do independent project-based research. They work independently or in teams to address questions in the fields of Computer Science, Environmental Science, Medicine & Health, Chemistry, Biology, and a half dozen other categories
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