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Congratulations to our most recent Science Talent Search winners!

2017 Regeneron STS Finalists

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Society for Science & the Public on January 24 recognized 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Finalists were selected based on the scientific rigor and world-changing potential of their research projects.

This year, Regeneron becomes only the third sponsor of the Science Talent Search, with a 10-year, $100 million commitment.  Regeneron is a company founded with the goal of transforming lives through science and its most important and social commitment has been to support the development of highly engaged, well-training and innovative young thinkers.

The finalists will now go to Washington, D.C. from March 9-15 to undergo a rigorous judging process to determine the top 10 winners. They will also have the opportunity to meet with national leaders and share their projects with the public at the National Geographic Society.

 To learn more, view the list of finalists, the press release, and read a blog post on Medium by George Yancopoulos, Founding Scientist, President, Regeneron Laboratories and Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron; Science Talent Search 1976 Alum.

2017 Regeneron STS Scholars

On January 4, the Society named the top scholars (formerly called semifinalists) of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition.   The Regeneron Science Talent Search, a program of the Society for Science & the Public, recognizes and empowers the most promising young scientists in the U.S. who are creating the ideas and solutions that solve our most urgent challenges.

 This year, Regeneron becomes only the third sponsor of the Science Talent Search, with a 10-year, $100 million commitment.  Regeneron is a company founded with the goal of transforming lives through science and its most important and social commitment has been to support the development of highly engaged, well-training and innovative young thinkers.

 Each scholar receives a $2,000 award from Regeneron with an additional $2,000 going to his or her school, resulting in $1.2 million in total semifinalist awards aimed at inspiring more young people to engage in science. The competition overall awards $3.1 million to provide the opportunities and resources that students need to become the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs, and STEM leaders. 40 finalists will be announced on January 24, 2017. 

 To learn more, view the list of semifinalistsdownload the Scholars Book, and read a blog post on Medium by Maya Ajmera, Society for Science and the Public President and CEO and Publisher of Science News.

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