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15th Annual KY Science & Engineering Fair (April 1)

Organization: Lexmark, EKU

Program/activity details:
In order to compete in the Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair (KY-SEF), Kentucky students must be enrolled in grades 5 through 12.  Eligible students can be enrolled in a public, private or parochial school or be home schooled. They must have won a 1st or 2nd place category award from a Kentucky regional fair that is affiliated with Intel ISEF. Five at-large projects–middle school and high school–will be allocated to each affiliated fair for designation as competitive entries for KY-SEF. Each regional fair determines the criteria by which the at-large participants are selected. All projects must meet Intel and safety guidelines. All students that participate at KY-SEF must be attending a school or home school in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

KY-SEF is affiliated with and its top winners attend the Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, which annually provides a forum for more than 1,600 high school students from over 70 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research and compete for more than $4 million in awards.

Time Details: 

Registration ends 5 pm on Wednesday, March 22. The fair takes place Saturday, April 1.

Cost Details: 

$15 per student

Prize Details: 

All projects will be judged and winners in all categories will receive awards.

States Available: 
Submission Details: 

One per student per year. Student must be presenting at the state science fair to submit points.

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