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11:48am, January 21, 2015
Intel Corporation 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 and a program of Society for Science & the Public. The Intel Science Talent Search encourages students to tackle challenging scientific questions and create technologies and solutions that will make people’s lives better. The 40 finalists receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. from March 5-11, where they will compete for more than $1 million in awards provided by the Intel Foundation.
11:57am, January 7, 2015
Three hundred high school seniors will be named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, a program of Society for Science & the Public. Each semifinalist receives a $1,000 award from Intel with an additional $1,000 going to his or her school, resulting in $600,000 in total semifinalist awards. The competition overall awards $1.6 million to provide the opportunities and resources that students need to become our next American inventors and change-makers.
10:48am, November 18, 2014
The Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public, will offer three top awards of $150,000 in 2015. Medals of Distinction will be provided for students who show exceptional scientific potential in three areas: Basic Research, Global Good, and Innovation. In addition, now three second place awards of $75,000 and three third place awards of $35,000 will be awarded in these areas. More than $1.6 million in awards will be provided in 2015, including a pool of $600,000 provided to 300 national semifinalists and their schools.
8:49pm, October 28, 2014
Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) today announced the winners of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS® national STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competition for sixth, seventh and eighth graders. Broadcom Foundation and SSP also announced top winners in the categories of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Rising Stars. Learn more and congratulate the winners of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS competition at http://www.broadcomfoundation.org/masters/winners and...
11:51am, September 17, 2014
Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) today announced the selection of 30 students as finalists in the fourth annual Broadcom MASTERS® – the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) winners will be named on October 28 in Washington, D.C., after completion of a rigorous competition that tests their abilities in STEM subjects, teamwork and collaboration.
11:50am, September 3, 2014
300 semifinalists were selected to compete in fourth annual Broadcom MASTERS® – the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle schoolers. Semifinalists hail from 36 states and Puerto Rico—71 of the semifinalists are from California, followed by Florida with 31, Texas with 22, Oregon with 19, Ohio with 17, and Pennsylvania with 14. 30 finalists will be named September 17; winners will receives $25,000 in Washington, D.C. on October 28.
12:49pm, June 12, 2014
H. Robert Horvitz, chairman of the Board of Trustees at Society for Science & the Public, today announced the appointment of veteran nonprofit leader, author, and social entrepreneur Maya Ajmera as president and CEO of Society for Science & the Public and publisher of the Science News family of media properties, effective July 31.
3:48pm, May 27, 2014
Eight Society for Science & the Public (SSP) science fair alumni attended the fourth White House Science Fair today where President Obama honored winners of the nation’s top science competitions and viewed their award-winning projects.
2:00pm, May 16, 2014
The world’s largest high school science research competition, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public, announced its top winners in Los Angeles. Nathan Han of Boston received the Gordon E. Moore Award, a US$75,000 prize named in honor of the Intel co-founder and fellow scientist. Two Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards winners – Lennart Kleinwort of Germany and Shannon Lee of Singapore – each received prizes of US$50,000 from the Intel Foundation.
2:00pm, May 16, 2014
Society for Science & the Public, in partnership with the Intel Foundation, announced Grand Awards of the Intel ISEF 2014. Student winners are ninth through twelfth graders who earned the right to compete at the Intel ISEF 2014 by winning a top prize at a local, regional, state or national science fair.

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