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2019 Top 300 Masters Announced

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public on September 4 announced the Top 300 competitors in the 9th annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation's premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS, a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the 21st Century.

The Top 300 MASTERS include a nearly equal number of girls and boys with about 52% males and 47% females selected from over 2,300 applicants. The students come from 37 states, plus the District of Columbia, with 77 from California, 40 from Florida and 29 from Texas.  199 students attend public schools, 76 attend private schools, 16 attend charter schools and nine are home schooled.

30 finalists will be chosen from this select pool for an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, DC to compete for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. Finalists will be announced September 18.

Read the press release

See full list of Top 300 MASTERS

Download the Top 300 MASTERS book

See the full list of Broadcom MASTERS entrants

In order to compete in Broadcom MASTERS, a student must first compete in a Society-affiliated science fair around the country. Each year, the top 10% of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade participants are nominated to enter this competition. Visit our Find a Fair page to locate a Broadcom MASTERS fair near you!

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The national science, technology, engineering, and math competition for U.S. 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars), a program of Society for Science & the Public, inspires and encourages the nation's young scientists, engineers and innovators
The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the nation’s most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors.  Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse, then with Intel 1998-2016 and now with Regeneron, the Society has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.
The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Each year approximately 1,800 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions, and territories get the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for on average $4 million in prizes.

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