Google Science Fair Global Online Science and Technology Competition 2016 ( Win Fully Funded Trip to Google HQ)

Application Deadline: May 18th 2016

Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or teams from 13 to 18 years old. #howcanwe make the world better with science?

Google Science Fair is an international, online science and technology competition that encourages students between the ages of 13 to 18 to be curious, ask questions, and perform science experiments to answer those questions.

  • Google in Partnership with LEGO Education, National Geographic, Scientific American and Virgin Galactic to offer some unbelievable awards.
  • If your Science Fair submission is something you built to solve an engineering challenge, you’ll be eligible to win the Virgin Galactic Pioneer Award or the LEGO® Education Builder Award.
  • If your project offers a new way to look at the world, asking questions and answering them with experimentation, you’ll be eligible to win the National Geographic Explorer Award or Scientific American Innovator Award.
  • The 16 global finalists, along with a parent or guardian, will travel to Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA to present their project to the judges and compete for the awards listed above.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Competition is open to individuals born between 21 February 1997 and 17 May 2003 (inclusive). No individual can register for or enter the Competition until they turn 13. If an Entrant turns 19 during submission period they will not be disqualified.

Requirements:

  •  All students must have an internet connection and a free Google Account to participate, as the projects are submitted through Google Sites in English, German, Italian, Spanish, or French
Entrants can submit Projects in any one (1) of the following topics as a main topic and up to two
(2) subtopics:
● Flora & Fauna
● Food Science
● Earth & Environmental Sciences
● Inventions & Innovation
● Electricity & Electronics
● Robotics
● Biology
● Chemistry
● Physics
● Behavioral & Social Sciences
● Energy & Space
● Astrophysics
● Computer Science
● Math

Prizes:

Grand Prize

  • The Grand Prize winner will receive $50,000 in scholarship funding. The $50,000 Google scholarship is intended to further the Grand Prize winner’s education. If a team wins the prize, the scholarship’s value will be divided equally among the teammates.

The Scientific American Innovator award

The Scientific American Innovator award honors an outstanding project with an experimental approach to answering some of the greatest questions in our natural world.

The winner will receive:

  • $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • A year-long mentorship.

The National Geographic Explorer Award

The National Geographic Explorer Award honors an outstanding project with an experimental approach to answering some of the greatest questions in our natural world.

The winner will receive:

  • $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • A year-long mentorship.

The LEGO® Education Builder Award

The LEGO® Education Builder Award honors a student who uses an innovative, hands-on approach to solve some of the greatest engineering challenges.

The winner will receive:

  • $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • A year-long mentorship.

The Virgin Galactic Pioneer award

The Virgin Galactic Pioneer award honors a student who uses an innovative, hands-on approach to solve some of the greatest engineering challenges.

The winner will receive:

  • $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • A year-long mentorship.

The Community Impact Awards

The Community Impact Awards honor five projects that make a practical difference in his or her community by addressing an environmental, health or resources challenge.

To help develop their project, each winner will be awarded $1,000 in an educational scholarship and a year-long mentorship from a Google Science Fair partner organization. Each winner, along with a parent or guardian, will also be invited to our Global Finalist event in Mountain View, CA in September.

One winner from each of the following regions will be announced during our Regional Finalist announcement:

  • Africa and the Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

The Inspiring Educator Award

The Inspiring Educator Award honors the contributions of one outstanding educator who goes above and beyond to encourage their students to achieve great things.

The winner will receive a $5,000 classroom grant and a $5,000 gift card for educational products from LEGO Education.

Global Finalist Prize

The 16 global finalists will receive a variety of exciting prizes.

Prizes for the finalists include:

A LEGO Education Goodie Bag

Including:

  • A LEGO Education backpack, accompanied by one LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 core set, charger and single software license.

+ Scientific American subscription

A free 12-month subscription to Scientific American magazine, in both print and digital

+ National Geographic subscription

A free 12-month subscription.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Science Fair Global Online Science and Technology Competition 2016

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here