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NC Science and Engineering Fair Competition: Student Researchers in Action

For Immediate Release

Contact: Dr. Thomas Williams
NC Science Fair Foundation
(919) 815-6658
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NC Science and Engineering Fair Competition: Student Researchers in Action

Raleigh, N.C. – March 22, 2018 – 320 plus STEM student researchers from all corners of NC will convene at NC State University's Talley Student Union on Sat., March 24, to compete in the 31st NC Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF). Students in Grades 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 will defend their original STEM research projects before 150 STEM field experts.

The public is invited to view the student research projects between 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the Talley Student Union.

The Awards Ceremonies will be held in the Stewart Theater (Talley Student Union) at the following times:

Elementary Division (Grades 3-5) at 2:30 pm

Junior Division (Grades 6-8) at 3:30pm

Senior Division (Grades 9-12) at 4:30 pm

The top Senior Division research projects will represent North Carolina in the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, PA, on May 13-18. Their research will compete against 1,700 students from over 70 countries. 

Top Junior Division projects will be nominated to participate in the Broadcom MASTERS™ (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars). Both of these competitions are sponsored by the Society for Science & the Public, which inspires and recognized our nation's young scientists, engineers and innovators.

 

NCSEF sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Biogen Foundation
  • Platinum

  • NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center
  • Qualcomm Foundation
  • SAS
  • Gold

  • RTI International
  • Social & Scientific Systems
  • The Sterling Foundation
  • Silver

  • Red Hat
  • Bronze

  • Dell EMC
  • Rho
  • Strategic Educational Alliances
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    University, Schools, and Community Partners

  • Appalachian State University
  • East Carolina University
  • Hillside High School - Durham
  • Meredith College
  • North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
  • North Carolina State University
  • Triad Math and Science Academy
  • UNC-Charlotte
  • UNC-Pembroke
  • UNC-Wilmington
  • Western Carolina University
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    The NC Science Fair Foundation (NCSFF) coordinates the NCSEF and its 9 Regional Competitions across North Carolina. NCSFF is a 501 (c) 3 not-for profit, volunteer driven organization, whose mission is to increase inquiry-based student research in STEM related areas of study in Grades 3-12.
     

    For more information about volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tom Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the NCSEF website at http://www.ncsciencefair.org.

     

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