Regeneron ISEF Awards

Regeneron ISEF finalists compete for nearly $9 million in awards, prizes and scholarships.

Each year more than 1,600 ninth through twelfth graders earn the right to compete at Regeneron ISEF by winning a top prize at a Society-affiliated local, regional, state or national science fair.

ISEF 2023 Grand Award Ceremony, Dallas Texas - top award winners

ISEF Grand Awards

Grand Awards are presented in each of the 22 ISEF categories, as follows:

  • 1st Award: $5,000 cash award
  • 2nd Award: $2,000 cash award
  • 3rd Award: $1,000 cash award
  • 4th Award: $500 cash award

If in teams, members will split the award equally. The number of awards distributed in each category is proportional to the number of projects entered in that category.

The following Regeneron ISEF Top Awards will be selected from among the 1st Award winners:

Learn more about the Grand Awards

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In addition to the top winners, approximately 600 finalists will receive awards and prizes for their innovative research at the ISEF (sponsored by Regeneron).


2022 ISEF Special Awards Ceremony

ISEF Special Awards

Each year, organizations representing a wide variety of scientific disciplines provide awards, scholarships, internship and other prizes to hundreds of student Finalists.

View the current Special Award Organizations.

2022 ISEF Special Awards Ceremony -Michio Kaku