Each year, more than 1,700 seniors attending American high schools conduct original research projects and present their work in the country’s oldest, most prestigious pre-college science competition: the Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society of Science & the Public. Forty of these young innovators are chosen as finalists and invited to participate in a nearly week-long event in Washington, D.C., where they compete for over USD 1.25 million in awards and scholarships. Meet this year’s finalists>
Since 1998, Intel has sponsored the Intel Science Talent Search, a national competition designed to recognize student achievement and inspire innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. We’re honored to be a part of this competition’s 70-year history of inspiring scientific advancement. Intel STS alumni have achieved some of the world’s most prestigious honors: Eleven have won MacArthur Foundation “Genius” grants, six have won the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology, and seven have won the Nobel Prize.
Intel STS prizes include:
Additionally, each finalist receives: