Regeneron ISEF Awards

Regeneron ISEF finalists compete for nearly $5 million in awards, prizes and scholarships.

Each year more than 1,800 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.

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In addition to the top winners, approximately 600 finalists received awards and prizes for their innovative research at the 2019 ISEF (sponsored by Intel), including 22 “Best of Category” winners. See the complete lists below.

View the Grand Award winners.

View the Special Award winners.

View the Intel ISEF 2019 Alumni page.

ISEF Grand Awards

Grand Awards are presented in each of the 21 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 2021 Regeneron ISEF Top Awards will be selected from among the 1st Award winners:

Learn more about the Grand Awards

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 a list of the Special Award Organizations at ISEF 2021!