Congratulations Regeneron STS 2022 Finalists!
We are excited to introduce the 2022 Regeneron STS Finalists! They represent 37 schools across 19 states and are competing for more than $1.8 million, with a top prize of $250,000. The 40 finalists were selected from 300 scholars and 1,804 entrants based on the originality and creativity of their scientific research, as well as their achievement and leadership both inside and outside of the classroom.
Regeneron STS 2022 Top 300 Scholars Announced!
The Nation’s Oldest and Most Prestigious Science and Mathematics Competition
Started in 1942 as the Westinghouse Science Talent Search, the Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) recognizes and empowers our nation’s most promising young scientists who are developing ideas that could solve society’s most urgent challenges.
Each year, nearly 1,900 students enter the Regeneron STS, submitting original research in critically important scientific fields of study. Unique among high school competitions, the Regeneron STS focuses on identifying, inspiring, and engaging the most promising scientists among the nation’s high school seniors.
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Important Dates for 2022
STS Application Open
June 1-November 10, 2021
Top 300 Scholars Announced
January 6, 2022 – Noon ET
Top 40 Finalists Announced
January 20, 2022 – Noon ET
Regeneron STS Finals Week
March 10-16, 2022
Public Exhibition of Projects
March 13, 2022
Winners Announced at Awards Ceremony
March 15, 2022
Highlights from 2021
The 2021 Regeneron STS Finalists Week, held virtually for the second time, was a unique experience for last year’s finalists. Meet the finalists, take a peek behind the scenes, and share the excitement of the awards gala in our highlights video. For more detailed information, view the 2021 Winners’ Press Release.
Regeneron STS 2022 Application Now Closed!
The Regeneron STS 2022 application is now closed! U.S. High School Seniors in the Class of 2022 were invited to apply online to the nation’s oldest and most prestigious STEM research competition.
Sign up here to receive links to our webinars! Links will be emailed approximately one hour in advance of each session, and recordings will be made available the next day.
- July 15 at 1pm ET – Regeneron STS 101: Learn about the Nation’s Oldest and Most Prestigious STEM Competition for High School Seniors
- September 16 at 8pm ET – For Educators and Mentors: How to Support Your Students through the Research Process and Regeneron STS Application
- October 13 at 7pm ET– Application 101: Staff Will Answer Entrant’s Application Questions Live!
- November 1 at 8pm ET – Meet Recent Winners: The Impact of Regeneron STS
Research at Home
Resources, advice, and stories of inspiration on completing research at home outside of a traditional laboratory setting
Amber Yang, 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search
“The Science Talent Search is arguably the most reputable science competition for high schoolers in the entire world.”
Carol Bauer, 1942 Westinghouse Science Talent Search
“At the time, majoring in engineering was a daring choice. My experience with the Westinghouse Science Talent search gave me the confidence to make this decision.”
From the Society Blog
Our Sponsor: Regeneron
In 2016, Regeneron made a generous commitment to serve as the exclusive partner for the Science Talent Search through 2027. Together, we are helping the nation identify, encourage and reward talented high school seniors in their pursuit of excellence in science, math, engineering, and medicine.
Science Talent Search alumni have gone on to receive some of the world’s most esteemed academic honors, including 11 National Medals of Science, five Breakthrough Prizes, 18 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships, two Fields Medals, and 13 Nobel Prizes. They have founded top science-based companies and invented groundbreaking new medical treatments.