2021 Regeneron STS Scholars Announced
Society for Science proudly announces the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2021, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. The Regeneron Science Talent Search provides students a national stage to present original research and celebrates the hard work and novel discoveries of young scientists who are bringing a fresh perspective to significant global challenges. The 300 scholars and their schools will be awarded $2,000 each. The Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars were selected from 1,760 applications received from 611 high schools across 45 states. Scholars were chosen based on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academics, innovative thinking and promise as scientists and hail from 193 American and international high schools in 37 states, Puerto Rico and two additional countries. View the 2021 Scholar Book here.
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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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Research at Home
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Regeneron STS 2020 Top 40 Finalists Announced
The Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals are proud to announce the top 40 finalists in the nation’s oldest and most prestigious STEM competition. Click here to view the list of top 40 finalists. Additionally, the top 300 Scholars were announced on January 8, 2020. Congratulations to these remarkable future leaders in STEM and their supportive schools.
Highlights from 2020
The 2020 Regeneron STS Finalists Week, held virtually for the first time, was a unique experience for this 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 2020 Winners’ Press Release
Important Dates for 2021
STS Application Open
June 1-November 12, 2020 (Now closed)
Top 300 Scholars Announced
January 7, 2021
Top 40 Finalists Announced
January 21, 2021
March 10-17, 2021
Public Exhibition of Projects
March 14, 2021
Winners Announced at Awards Gala
March 17, 2021
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.”
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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.