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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 were announced September 20, and winners will be announced October 24. 

The 2017 Broadcom MASTERS Finalists were announced on September 20. For the second year in a row, there are an equal number of male and female finalists, who will compete for more than $100,000 in awards.

These talented young scientists, mathematicians and engineers, whose projects range from computer science and mechanical engineering to microbiology and sustainability, are part of the generation that will solve the grand challenges we face today. Winners will be named on October 24 after the finalists complete in a rigorous competition that will test their abilities in STEM, critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration.

Congratulations to the Broadcom MASTERS 2017 finalists!

For more information, read the press release or view the full list of finalists

View the Top 300 MASTERS

View the full list of 2017 Broadcom MASTERS Entrants

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

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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

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