2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search Top 3 Winners

Congratulations Top Regeneron Science Talent Search Winners!

Regeneron and Society for Science announced the top ten winners of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, headed by Christine Ye, 17, of Sammamish, Wash., who won the $250,000 top award.

See the press release and view the full list of top ten winners

Watch the Awards Ceremony

Learn more about the winners projects by visiting the Virtual Public Exhibition of Projects!

Science Talent Search 2022 Public Day, Sunday March 13th

Save the dates: Regeneron Talent Search virtual events!

Join us on March 13 from 2-4 Eastern for the Regeneron STS Virtual Public Exhibition of Projects. The finalists will be available to answer questions about their research.

Congratulations to the 2022 STS Finalists!

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.

Congratulations to the 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars.

Regeneron STS 2022 Top 300 Scholars Announced!

Congratulations to the Regeneron STS 2022 Top 300 Scholars! These future leaders in STEM represent 185 American and International high schools in 37 states and three countries, including three homeschools. Learn more here and view the press release here!

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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How to Compete:

Important Dates for 2022

STS Application Open

June 1-November 10, 2021

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Top 300 Scholars Announced

January 6, 2022 – Noon ET

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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

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Recent Winners

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.

STS 2021 Finalist Laalitya Acharya celebrating

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
Ruth on her car/for Work from Home

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

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Three Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists, wearing masks, sit at a table facing a speaker (out of frame) during STS finals week
2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search Top 3 Winners

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