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.
- Forty high school seniors were named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2016, a program of Society for Science & the Public
- 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 to gather in Washington, D.C. in March to compete for more than $1 million in awards from the Intel Foundation, including three top awards of $150,000 each
On January 6, 300 high school seniors were named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2016, a program of Society for Science & the Public.
Each semifinalist receives a $1,000 award from the Intel Foundation with an additional $1,000 going to his or her school, resulting in $600,000 in total semifinalist awards. Semifinalists were selected from more than 1,750 entrants hailing from 512 high schools in 43 states, Puerto Rico, Washington, DC and six American and international high schools overseas.
On Jan. 20, 40 of the 300 semifinalists will be named Intel Science Talent Search finalists. Finalists will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC from March 10-16, where they will compete for more than $1 million in awards.
In October, Broadcom Foundation extended its sponsorship of the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, Engineering, and Rising Stars) for an additional six years. The Broadcom Foundation has been the title sponsor of the Broadcom MASTERS since 2011.
Broadcom MASTERS is a competition for sixth to eighth grade students designed to inspire and encourage young scientists, engineers and innovators to continue with STEM studies into high school. In the past five years, approximately 30,000 nominations to the program have been issued and more than $500,000 in awards has been distributed to finalists and schools throughout the United States.