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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 semifinalists 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 2016 Broadcom MASTERS were announced September 20. Winners were announced November 1. 

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

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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 Scholars Announcement

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

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

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. 

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