Intel Science Talent Search (ID 1363)
- Start Date:
- The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the nation’s most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Since 1942, it has served as the national stage for our country’s best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists. Through generous support from the Intel Corporation and the Intel Foundation, the Intel STS awards over $1.25 million each year.
The Intel STS application for 2013 is now open. We highly recommend establishing an account as soon as possible so you can view requirements. Teachers, parents, and others are welcome to open accounts to view the application; please use "Test" as your last name to enable an accurate count of active student accounts.
- Society for Science the Public
- Re Intel STS Transcripts
- 1719 N Street NW
- (202) 785-2255
- (202) 785-1243
- ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Any student who is enrolled in and attending his or her last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial, or home school) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas; or
Any United States citizen enrolled in his or her senior or 12th grade year of secondary school attending:
Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School; or
A foreign school as an exchange student; or
A foreign school because his/her parent(s) are temporarily working and living abroad.
Proof of citizenship is required for 1 b (above).
Entrants must be completing high school courses required for college applications and must not have entered any previous STS.
Sons and daughters of Society for Science & the Public employees, Trustees, Intel Science Talent Search evaluators or judges are not eligible to enter the Intel Science Talent Search.
Only one entry per student.
- Special Criteria:
- There are four components of the application:
Basic Information and Essay Questions - Applicants enter responses directly into the text boxes on the web pages of the application.
Document Uploads - Documents such as the research report, IRB summary, and IACUC approvals, where applicable, will be uploaded to the application as Word documents or pdfs.
Recommendations - Each student must request and receive at least one Project Recommendation, one High School Report, and one Teacher/Advisor Recommendation. These are three different recommendations with different questions on each. Students are allowed two additional recommendations of any of the three types, so that the total number of recommendations submitted will be between 3 and 5 recommendations for each applicant.
Transcripts - The student must mail a transcript in hard copy to SSP. Please open an account and see the Student Transcripts page for instructions.
Application Opens - August 1, 2012
Technical Support Deadline - November 13, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET
Application Deadline - November 14, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET
Semifinalist Announcement - January 9, 2013
Finalist Announcement - January 23, 2013
Public Exhibition of Projects - March 10, 2013
Top Ten Winner Announcement - March 12, 2013