Science Fairs Around the World

with Society for Science


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Have you heard of the International Science and Engineering Fair? More than 1,800 students from around the world compete for nearly $6 million in awards. Society for Science hosts this incredible event and we've invited Sharon Snyder to tell you all about how to get your students involved. 

Sharon Snyder | Manager of International Fairs and Volunteer Recruitment - Society for Science

Notes and Resources:

Science NewsMedia Group

International Science and Engineering Festival 

Sign up to Volunteer or Interpreter

Apply to Judge

More Information?  Here is the Volunteer Flyer

Questions?  Contact them at: 

The Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge

Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS). STS has identified future leaders in STEM since 1942. High school seniors living in the United States, and US citizens living abroad, who have completed independent research projects are encouraged to apply online for the chance to win up to $250,000!.  Applications are open now! 

The Advocate Program supports educators mentoring underrepresented students in STEM fields and helping students find and compete in science research competitions.


Science News Learning brings Science News magazine and supplementary educator guides to almost 5,000 high schools across the U.S. and worldwide, transforming how students and educators interact with current science, reaching teachers and students across the country.


The Society hosts two annual research teachers conferences, one for middle school teachers and one for high school teachers, bring together science research teachers for what one participant called “the best professional development experience of my career.”

Middle school:

High school:


STEM Research Grants help teachers expand and enhance independent research programs for students.


These grants provide catalytic funds for innovative organizations that support community-based STEM projects.


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