2019 Top 300 MASTERS Announced
Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public on September 4 announced the Top 300 competitors in the 9th annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation's premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS, a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the 21st Century.
The Top 300 MASTERS include a nearly equal number of girls and boys with about 52% males and 47% females selected from over 2,300 applicants. The students come from 37 states, plus the District of Columbia, with 77 from California, 40 from Florida and 29 from Texas. 199 students attend public schools, 76 attend private schools, 16 attend charter schools and nine are home schooled.
30 finalists will be chosen from this select pool for an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, DC to compete for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. Finalists will be announced September 18.
In order to compete in Broadcom MASTERS, a student must first compete in a Society-affiliated science fair around the country. Each year, the top 10% of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade participants are nominated to enter this competition. Visit our Find a Fair page to locate a Broadcom MASTERS fair near you!
Broadcom MASTERS calendar
February 1, 2019
Broadcom MASTERS application open to nominees
June 12, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Broadcom MASTERS application closes
September 4, 2019, 12:00 PM ET
Top 300 MASTERS Announcement
September 18, 2019, 12:00 PM ET
October 25- October 30, 2019
Broadcom MASTERS finals week competition
October 26, 2019, 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
Ripples in spacetime produced as two black holes merged into one suggest that the behemoths have no “hair.” t.co/72wZAs1qOd
Though the paralyzing disease is now close to being eradicated worldwide, it still circulates in Afghanistan and Pa… t.co/o9mR67SZxc