Judging at Regeneron ISEF

Join professionals from around the country across an array of scientific disciplines in supporting the young scientists of Regeneron ISEF.

Who Judges at Regeneron ISEF?

Two groups of volunteer judges participate in interviewing and selecting winners among more than 1400 projects each year.

Grand Award Judges

Over 1,000 Grand Award Judges are needed to support the selection of top winners in each of the 21 scientific categories.

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Special Award Judges

Special Award Organizations (SAO’s) recruit their own judges to choose the winners of their awards. Please note that a judge cannot serve as both a Special Award Judge and a Grand Award Judge

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View the Judging Criteria