The Society for Science & the Public (Society) is pleased to announce to the public the Regeneron Science Talent Hunt. Any student who is enrolled in and attending his or her last year of secondary school in the US and its territories may apply. Also, students who are US citizens living abroad may qualify.
ABOUT TALENT HUNT
A non-profit organization focused on promoting the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement.
Being a champion for science, they are dedicated to expanding scientific literacy, effective STEM education, and scientific research in the world .
TALENT HUNT BENEFITS / REWARDS
- The Regeneron STS offers 10 top awards, with a top award of $250,000.
- Annually, over 1,800 high school seniors from around the country accept the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry for the Regeneron Science Talent Search.
- The Regeneron Science Talent Search recognizes 300 students as scholars and awards their schools each year and invites 40 student finalists to Washington, D.C. to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, and meet with notable scientists and government leaders.
- Scholar Awards: Each of the 300 students named a scholar in the Regeneron STS will receive a $2,000 award for their outstanding scientific research. These awards will be mailed to scholars in late spring, upon completion of required verification information.
- School Awards: The Regeneron STS School Award recognizes excellence in teaching and school support of individual student research. Each school will receive an award of $2,000 for each scholar named.
- Each year, Regeneron STS scholars and finalists compete for $3.1 million in awards.
- All awards will be paid in the year they are awarded if the student has provided the necessary documentation to process payment. Awards not disbursed within two years of the award date will be subject to forfeiture.
- For individual awards greater than or equal to $20,000, annual payments will be made.
- The awardee must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing to receive payment.
- Each finalist will attend the Regeneron Science Talent Institute in March in Washington, DC to compete for top awards.
- Any student who is enrolled in and attending his or her last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial, or home school) In United States
- Be over 13 years of age and have legal parental or guardian consent to submit the application and participate, or
- Be 18 years of age or older, or
- Be an emancipated minor.
- Not have already earned a high school diploma.
- Proof of citizenship
- Transcripts and test scores
- Document Uploads – Documents such as the research report, IRB summary, and IACUC approvals, where applicable, will be uploaded to the application as pdf files
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should follow the link to apply
November 15, 2017, 8 pm Eastern Time.