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Broadcom MASTERS Winners Announced

On the 23rd of October, Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced that Georgia Hutchinson, 14, Woodside, California, won the coveted $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize, the top award in the Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier science and engineering competition for middle school students.

Finalists were selected by a panel of distinguished scientists and engineers from among the Top 300 MASTERS and a record 2,537 applicants. The finalists were judged on projects that they presented at their state or regional science fair; their knowledge of STEM subjects and their demonstration of 21st Century skills in a series of hands-on challenges. The top award winners also included: Jack Albright, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Advancement, $20,000; Jacqueline Prawira, the Marconi/Samueli Award for Innovation: $10,000; and John Madland, the Lemelson Award for Invention, $7,500.

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View a list of the Top 300 MASTERS

View a full list of the Broadcom MASTERS entrants

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Broadcom MASTERS

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the top winners at the Eighth annual Broadcom MASTERS awards ceremony on October 23.
Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the eighth annual Broadcom MASTERS Finalists on September 18.
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

2018 Dates

February 1, 2018
Broadcom MASTERS application open to nominees

June 13, 2018 8:00 PM ET
Broadcom MASTERS application closes

September 5, 2018, 12:00 PM ET
Top 300 MASTERS Announcement

September 18, 2018, 12:00 PM ET
Finalist Announcement

October 19- 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

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