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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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The application for the 2019 Broadcom MASTERS is now CLOSED. Top 300 MASTERS will be announced on September 4th, 2019, and the top 30 finalists will be announced on September 18th, 2019. 

Broadcom MASTERS calendar

2019 Dates

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
Finalist Announcement

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

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. 

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