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ISEF Rules Wizard 

This "wizard" asks a series of questions about your planned project and will provide a list of forms that you need to complete.

SRC Rules FAQs

Common questions about our rules and guidelines from our scientific review committee

Overview of Forms and Dates

Provides a brief explanation of each form in the Rules and Regulations, and when it should be completed.

Fair Management Resources

Resources intended to support the Scientific Review Committees, Institutional Review Boards and Display & Safety Committees that work at the local, regional and state levels.  They have been created by the ISEF SRC and ISEF D&S Committees to support training that they do at ISEF.  

ISEF Project Database

View abstracts from ISEF finalists since 2003

Common Scientific Review Committee (SRC) Problems

Summarizes SRC reviews leading up to the ISEF, with pointers about what NOT to do.

Most Common Reasons for Projects to Fail to Qualify at ISEF

This document summarizes the most common reasons that a project fails to qualify at the ISEF.

ISEF Categories and Subcategories

Summarizes the categories and subcategories at ISEF. 

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