Awards

Awards

Note: Awards subject to change based on sponsorship.

All Participants

Participant Medal and Certificate

Elementary Projects

Exemplary Projects - Plaques and $75 Check
Honorable Mention - Medallion

Junior Projects (Biological Sciences A; Biological Sciences B; Chemistry; Earth/Environmental; Engineering; Physics and Mathematics; and Technology):

1st Place - Plaque and $100 Check
2nd Place - Plaque and $75 Check
3rd Place - Plaque and $50 Check
Honorable Mention - Medallion

High School Projects (Biological Sciences A; Biological Sciences B; Chemistry; Earth/Environmental; Engineering; Physics and Mathematics; and Technology):

1st Place – Plaque and $125 Check
2nd Place – Plaque and $100 Check
3rd Place – Plaque and $75 Check
Honorable Mention - Medallion

Grand Awards

Top 10% of the Junior projects will qualify to be nominated to the Broadcom Masters.

Twelve High School projects will qualify to be nominated to the International Science and Engineering Fair.

Special Awards

These awards will be distributed to projects that meet the guidelines that have been stipulated by the awarding organization or agency.

Awarding Organization/Agency

Award

Divisions

Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. Founders’ Award for Excellence in Public Health honor one senior project (11th or 12th grade) for promoting excellence in public health. The project can be listed under any scientific or engineering category. Certificate Senior - grades 11-12
Arizona State University Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives

Certificate

 
Senior
Nomination for Stockholm Junior Water Prize for outstanding water science research project

Certificate, Nomination to participate in next level of contest, Winner of that will receive trip for him/herself and teacher to National Competition

Senior – grades 9 to 12 age 15-20

RICOH Sustainable Development Award for efforts in addressing issues of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.

Certificate

Senior

Mu Alpha Theta Award for the most challenging, thorough, and creative investigation of a problem involving modern mathematics.

Certificate

Senior

NOAA’s “Taking the Pulse of the Planet” Award goes to one individual whose research emphasizes NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation’s economic, social, and environmental needs.

Certificate and Medallion

Junior or Senior Divisions

Yale Science and Engineering Award to the most outstanding eleventh grade project in computer science, engineering, physics, or chemistry

Preliminary Certificate with Formal Certificate and medallion to be sent in July to recipient

11th grade student

Outstanding Projects awarded by the Office of Naval Research

Certificate

Junior and Senior

U.S. Metric Association Award for the project that involves a significant amount of quantitative measurement and best uses the SI metric system.

Certificate

Junior or Senior

United State Army Awards for scientific/engineering excellence in engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics/computer science, life sciences, and physical sciences.

Certificate

Senior

Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award

Certificate

Senior

Association for Women Geoscientists Award for female student whose project exemplifies high standards of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences, illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of the geosciences, or promote the sensitivity to the earth as a global system.

Certificate

Junior or Senior female participant

ASM Award for Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science

Certificate

Junior or Senior

NASA Award

Certificate

Senior

SPIE Optics and Photonics Science Fair Award 1st place award 
2nd place award
3rd place award
 Senior
  1st place award
2nd place award
3rd place award
Junior
American Psychological Association Certificate of Award for outstanding research in behavioral or social sciences.

Certificate

Junior or Senior

American Meteorological Society for Outstanding Achievement

Certificate

Senior

United States Air Force Awards

Certificate

Senior and Junior

Society for In Vitro Biology

Certificate

11th Grade

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Young Naturalist Award

Certificate and $50

Elementary

North Carolina American Water Works - Water Environment Association

First, second and third place certificate

Elementary, Junior, Senior

SMT Promising Young Researcher Award

Certificate

Elementary and Junior

Biophysics Award

Certificate

Junior or Senior