Deadline: 12 May 2014
Google Science Fair is open for full-time and home-schooled students around the world, between ages of 13 and 18 (that’s 14-18 in Israel, Spain and South Korea, and 16-18 in the Netherlands) to enter the global online science and technology competition.
Age Categories –
- 13 to 14 year-olds
- 15 to 16 year-olds
- 17 to 18 year-olds
- The Grand Prize – The Grand Prize includes a 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions, an incredible experience at the Virgin Galactic Spaceport and $50,000 in scholarship funding. And many more!
- Age Category Winners – A scholarship worth $25,000 toward each winner’s education costs along with many other prizes.
- Finalist Prize – Total 15 Awards with various prizes.
- Scientific American Science in Action Award – Scientific American will give $50,000 in funding and a year’s worth of mentoring to the winner.
- Google Science Fair Computer Science Award – $25,000 in funding by Google, to help develop their project and a year’s worth of mentoring.
- Celebrate the School Prize – A grant worth $10,000 toward classroom computing or science lab equipment along with many other prizes.
- Voter’s Choice Award – The winner will receive a $10,000 grant from Google to help develop their project.
- Local Award – The winners will be awarded a prize valued at $1,000 by Google, to help further their project and education.
- 12 May 2014 – Submission Deadline
- 26 June 2014 – Regional Finalists and Local Award Winners Announced
- 6 August 2014 – Science in Action Award Winner and Global Finalists Announced
- 1 September – Voters Choice Award Voting Begins
Eligibility Criteria –
- Full-time and home-schooled students around the world, between ages of 13 and 18 (that’s 14-18 in Israel, Spain and South Korea, and 16-18 in the Netherlands) are eligible to apply. Residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Myanmar/Burma, Syria, Zimbabwe, or any other U.S. sanctioned country are ineligible.
- All children need parental consent to enter the competition.
- The project can be individual or a team work.
For more information, please visit Competition Overview.