University of the Sciences is once again a proud sponsor of the Delaware Valley Science Fairs, the “Olympics of Science Fairs.” This year it will be easier to stay up to date on Delaware Valley Science Fairs information with a presence on
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The event features students in grades 6-12 who have completed science or engineering research projects and have advanced after competing in their local fairs. These bright students will now be competing at the regional level on Wednesday, April 7, with the hopes of making it to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in May.
Like the Olympics, the stakes are high for students – nearly $1 million in scholarship and prize money will be awarded at the Delaware Valley Science Fairs (www.dvsf.org). Past winning research projects include rocket engineering, green buildings, breast cancer research and seismic faults. There are NO volcano models or solar system models among these entries from Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and the state of Delaware.
Sixteen winners from Delaware Valley Science Fairs will win an all-expense paid trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif., from May 9-14. High school freshmen through seniors from 65 foreign countries and 48 states will compete for scholarships and prizes valued in the millions.
“We are very excited about the caliber of students and their projects competing at this year’s Delaware Valley Science Fairs,” said DVSF Executive Director Henry Disston. “The students have dedicated many hours to hands-on research and preparing for this event. The projects’ depth and scope are eye-opening.”
University of the Sciences will host its Annual Winners Recognition event on campus for the top prize-winning students on Wednesday, April 21 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Across the board these entries are groundbreaking and as elaborate as any college or professional scientific research, feeding a student’s natural curiosity and paving the way for great scientific careers and future innovations.