Registration Opens for $100,000 Research Competition

Registration has opened for the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a science research competition for high school students.

The program invites high school students nationwide to submit original research projects in math, science and technology for the opportunity to win college scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $100,000. Students can compete as individuals or as members of a team. The deadline for receipt of entries is Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

The 2013 Siemens Competition Grand Prize winners discovered potent influenza virus inhibitors, which could be used to protect against future influenza outbreaks, and characterized a gene that confers protective resistance to ozone pollution, which may protect crops against damage. Video, photos and bios of the 2013 finalists are available at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/siemens/2013competition/.

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