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Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Stars), is the premier science and engineering competition for middle school students.

Society affiliated science fairs around the country nominate the top 10% of 6th, 7th and 8th grade participants to enter this prestigious competition. After submitting the online application, 300 top projects are selected and 30 finalists present their research projects and compete in team hands-on STEM challenges to demonstrate their skills in critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity. Finalists for the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS will be announced September 20, and winners October 24. 

The 2017 Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS (formerly referred to as semi-finalists) were announced on September 6. These students represent middle schools from 37 states, Puerto Rico and the Department of Defense overseas. Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS include an approximately equal number of males and females, with 147 girls and 153 boys. The states fielding the most Top 300 competitors include California with 66, Florida with 31 and Texas with 21.

Congratulations to the Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS! These young scientists, engineers and innovators are solving the grand challenges of the future.

For more information, read the press release or download the Top 300 MASTERS book

View the full list of 2017 Broadcom MASTERS Entrants

Learn more about the process on our FAQ page, or download this flyer to share. 

Find a Broadcom MASTERS fair

Broadcom MASTERS

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the top winners at the sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS finalists on Novemnber 1.
Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS Finalists on September 20.
Broadcom MASTERS International provides a unique opportunity for select middle school students from around the world to gather at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.  Onsite at this global event, they have a specialized program for this small group to experience science together. 

Broadcom MASTERS calendar

2017 Dates

February 1, 2017
Broadcom MASTERS application open to nominees

June 14,  2017 8:00 PM ET
Broadcom MASTERS application closes

September 6, 2017, 12:00 PM ET
Top 300 MASTERS Announcement

September 20, 2017, 12:00 PM ET
Finalist Announcement

October 20- October 25, 2017
Broadcom MASTERS finals week competition

October 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Project Showcase

2018 Dates

October 18- October 24, 2018
Broadcom MASTERS finals week competition

October 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Project Showcase

Exploring project based learning

Broadcom supports project based learning to encourage students to enter STEM careers.

Competition Updates From the Doing Science Blog

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