Broadcom MASTERS 2019

The Nation’s Premier Middle School STEM Competition

With the generous support of title sponsor and partner, Broadcom Foundation, Society for Science has been running Broadcom MASTERS® (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars) since 2010.

2021 Broadcom MASTERS Finalists

Congratulations, 2021 Broadcom MASTERS Finalists!

Society for Science and Broadcom Foundation are proud to announce the 30 finalists in the 2021 Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation’s premier STEM competition for middle school students. The finalists will compete in a virtual competition from October 22-28, participating in team challenges in addition to being judged on their science research projects.

Finalists were selected from 1,841 entrants and come from 28 schools in 15 states.  All finalists receive a $500 cash award and will compete for over $100,000 in prizes. Click here to see the full list of 30 finalists.

2021 Broadcom MASTERS Top 300

2021 Top 300 MASTERS Announced!

The Society for Science and Broadcom Foundation are excited to announce the Top 300 MASTERS in the nation’s premier middle school STEM competition.  Click here to view the list of the Top 300 MASTERS.  To see all 1,841 entrants, click here.

Broadcom MASTERS Alumni

Visit our alumni page to learn about each class of Broadcom MASTERS and Broadcom MASTERS International.

How to Compete

Important Dates

Application Open

February 1 – June 9, 2021

Top 300 MASTERS Announced

September 1, 20218

Finalists Announced

September 14, 2021

Finals Week

October 22-28, 2021

Science and Engineering Project Showcase

October 26, 2021

Research at Home

Resources, advice, and stories of inspiration on completing research outside of a traditional laboratory environment

In light of the global pandemic, the Society encourages students and teachers to think outside the lab when approaching research this summer!



2020 Highlights

In 2020, the Broadcom MASTERS competition was brought online for the first time. Watch highlights from 2020 Finals Week to see the finalists in action and read the press release to learn about the winners.

For Educators

Affiliated Fairs

The Society’s network of affiliated science fairs around the globe are critical to the success of the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and Broadcom MASTERS. Resources for science fair personnel include:

  • Affiliated Fair Dashboard
  • Affiliated Fair Guidelines
  • Resources for Science Fair Management
  • Standards for Science Fairs
Find Resources for Affiliated Fairs

Broadcom MASTERS International

Broadcom MASTERS International is a companion program to the domestic Broadcom MASTERS Competition and provides a unique opportunity for select middle school students from around the world to observe the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

Learn more about Broadcom MASTERS International

From the Society Blog

Five of the top 30 Broadcom MASTERS finalists
Top left photo shows a suspension bridge. Top right photo shows coding on a computer screen. Bottom left shows piano keys. Bottom right shows knitted baby hats.
2021 Broadcom MASTERS Finalists

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