Award & Recognition Opportunities
As a participant in the Gwinnett Regional Science & Engineering Fair there are many Awards and ways you can be recognized. Each project category will have a 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winner, as well as honorable mention. First place winners at the Regional Fair will advance and be eligible to participate in the Georgia State Science & Engineering Fair . In addition, three select projects will directly advance to the prestigious Intel® International Science Fair. There will also be several special awards and scholarship prizes that will be awarded!
TOP FIVE REASONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR:
- It’s a BIG plus on college, scholarship and job applications — a leg up on the competition!
- It provides an opportunity to:
- Conduct independent research
- Utilize scientific method
- Develop writing, mathematical & analytical skills
- Practice public speaking through your oral presentation
- Find answers to your own questions
- Carry an idea through to completion
- Create artistic displays
- Interview and work with professional scientists and engineers
- Defend your work in interviews with judge
- It can open the door to many other competitions — local, state, national and international.
- Science fair participants have the chance to interact with students throughout Gwinnett County and, in the case of other competitions, from around the world.
- To quote some of our former student participants, the science fair is:
- “It was all I talked about for two weeks. My family couldn't believe it.”
- “I liked presenting my research to the judges, who showed great enthusiasm towards what I had to say. I also liked the career fair, as I saw some opportunities that may arise for me in my future.”
- “I loved the career fair and listening to the speakers present.”