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Intel STS 2016 Finalists

On January 20, Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public recognized 40 U.S. high school seniors as finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition. 

Intel Science Talent Search recognizes the most promising young innovators in the United States who are creating the technologies and solutions that will positively impact people's lives. Finalists will gather in Washington, D.C. in March to compete for more than $1 million in awards from the Intel Foundation, including three top words of $150,000 each.

Read the press release

View the list of finalists

Tomorrow begins today

Learn about the Intel Science Talent Search

The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is the nation’s most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors.  Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse and since 1998 with Intel, SSP has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.


SSP’s publication, Science News for Students, is great place to start when you’re a looking for a research topic.  Find topics that interest you and pursue research in that area.
There are many approaches that students take to independent science research.  Find a pathway that’s right for you or forge a new path on your own.

Intel STS calendar

January 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time
2016 Semifinalist Announcement

January 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time
2016 Finalist Announcement

Sunday March 13, 2016 
Public Exhibition of Projects

Tuesday March 15, 2016
Top Winners Announced

May 2016
2017 Application Opens

Intel STS Updates From the Doing Science Blog

Westinghouse STS
January 29, 2016 02:00 AM
Intel STS
January 27, 2016 02:00 AM
January 24, 2016 02:00 AM
Intel STS
January 20, 2016 11:54 AM
Intel STS
January 13, 2016 02:00 AM

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