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Wednesday August 5, 2015

Submit Your Research to the Intel Science Talent Search!

Intel STS 2016 Eligibility Flier

Your science, engineering, or math research may be eligible for the Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), a competition for high school seniors, with awards totaling more than $1.6 million.

You are eligible if…

  • √  You have completed individual, independent science, engineering, or math research (team research is not eligible).
  • √  You are attending school in the US (some US citizens living abroad are also eligible).
  • √  You will be completing your last year of secondary school in November 2015 when the application is due.
  • √  If applicable, your project involving humans or animals falls within the rules and has appropriate prior approvals.

The application for Intel STS 2016 will open in May 2015. You’ll need to submit:

  • A Scientific Research Report
  • Essay Questions
  • Transcripts and Test Scores
  • Recommendations (submitted by adultsin a special online system)

Important features of Intel STS:

  • There are no limitations to the number of students who can enter or win due to their geographic location.
  • There are no cut-offs for test scores, GPA, or any other measures.
  • All entrants earn a digital badge and an Intel STS t-shirt to recognize their dedication to science research.
  • Any number of students can earn Research Report and Student Initiative digital badges to recognize their skills.
  • Three hundred students are chosen as semifinalists and earn $1,000 each for themselves and their schools.
  • Forty finalists from around the country earn $7,500 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC to compete for top awards of up to $150,000.