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On September 3, Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) announced the selection of 300 students as semifinalists in the fourth annual Broadcom MASTERS®– the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students.
The 30 Broadcom MASTERS finalists will be announced on September 17. Finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., October 24 –October 28 to showcase their science fair projects and compete in a four-day STEM competition for awards and prizes, including the top education award of $25,000 presented by the Samueli Foundation.
View the full list of semifinalists (alphabetical)
Download the semifinalist book (by state and fair)
On a day like any other, Rachel Pizzolato received a phone call. Normally her family wouldn’t answer an unrecognizable number, but that day they felt compelled to answer.
John Madland is a high school freshman from Salem, Oregon and the winner of the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS $7,500 Lemelson Award for Invention.
Georgia Hutchinson is an eighth-grader from Woodside, California and winner of the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize, in the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS. Georgia’s project was a dual-axis s