Research Coordinator, Mr. Jason Econome shares the following opportunities for research and competitions!
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2021 High School Science Competitions
OCT 01, 2021 https://igem.org/Main_Page iGEM
International Genetically Engineered Machine students pay to work on a team and create a temp-sensitive bacterium
Regeneron Science Talent Search identifies future leaders in science, and uses a holistic review process that includes many components (individual, high school seniors).
NOV 19, 2021 https://www.conradchallenge.org/
Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Participants work in teams of 2 to 5 members to develop solutions to some of the world’s most complex problems.
NOV 21, 2021 https://www.jshs.org/region/new-york-metro/
Junior Science and Humanities Symposium invites high school students to report their original research investigations in STEM and compete for scholarships.
Modeling the Future Challenge asks high school students to use mathematics and real-world data to predict how a new technology could change the future!
JAN 01, 2022 https://think.mit.edu
MIT THINK Scholars Program. The THINK Scholars program is an initiative that promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics by supporting and funding projects developed by high school students. Finalists receive all-expenses paid trips to MIT to attend XFair (MIT’s spring tech symposium) and winners receive up to $1000 to build their projects.
JAN 31, 2022 https://tnycfair.org/
The Terra New York City STEM Fair
Celebrate and highlight the innovation of NYC’s high school scholars conducting STEM research.
JAN 31, 2022 https://www.exploravision.org/
Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association encourages collaboration by restricting the competition to group projects. The top four teams receive US Savings Bonds worth $10,000 for each.
JAN 01-31, 2022 https://imaginecup.microsoft.com/en-us/Events
Microsoft Imagine Cup is a global competition for computer science students who team up to use their creativity, passion and knowledge of technology to create applications and compete for cash and prizes.
FEB 09, 2022 https://www.davidsongifted.org/gifted-programs/fellows-scholarship/eligibility-and-application/how-to-apply Davidson Fellows scholarship awards students, who have completed research in Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Literature, Music, Technology, Philosophy.
MAR 01, 2022 https://geniusolympiad.org/
Genius Olympiad an international high school project competition about environmental issues. It is founded and organized by the Terra Science and Education and hosted by the State University of New York at Oswego. GENIUS Olympiad will host projects in five general disciplines with an environmental focus: Science, Visual and Performance Arts, Business, Writing, and Robotics.
MAR 01, 2022 https://m3challenge.siam.org/
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) sponsors a contest open to all U.S. students and will award top teams this year with $100,000 in scholarships toward the pursuit of higher education.
Applied mathematics as a powerful problem-solving tool and as a viable and exciting profession.
MAR 04, 2022 https://www.ashg.org/dna-day/ DNA Day Essay Contest hosts a question each
year that aims to cover a current topic in genetics that may not be covered in biology class. Students
are encouraged to work with their science and language arts teachers.
APR 12, 2022 https://www.genesinspace.org/ Genes In Space
Students in grades 7 through 12: design DNA experiments that address a challenge in space exploration
Life on Earth has evolved under the effects of our gravity and the protection of our atmosphere. Human space exploration opens up amazing new opportunities for life, and serious challenges too.
APR 15, 2022 https://www.competitionsciences.org/competitions/stockholm-junior-water-prize/Stockholm Junior Water Prize encourages enthusiasm in today’s youth about water issues and builds an international community of young scientists bonded together for the water environment. High school students who have conducted water-related science projects are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to share their research and win a $10,000 scholarship.
APR 27, 2022 https://www.youngscientistlab.com/challenge Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge middle school students identify a solution to an everyday problem that directly impacts
them, their families, their communities, and/or the global population. The idea must be a new innovation or solution, and cannot simply be a behavioral change or a new use for an existing product.
International BioGENEius Challenge is designed to recognize outstanding research in biotechnology. Finalists showcase their research and have the opportunity to win cash awards.
MAY 01, 2022 https://www.competitionsciences.org/competitions/national-stem-video-game-challenge/ The STEM Video Game Challenge is open to middle school and high school students in the U.S. in grades five through twelve. Students may enter as individuals or as teams of up to four members. Entries can be created using any game creation platform such as Gamestar Mechanic, Unity, GameMaker, and Scratch or as a written game design document.