The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS), a renowned science and engineering competition for high school seniors run by the Society for Science, is now accepting applications for the 2023 competition. “Annually, around 1,800 high school seniors from around the country accept the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry for the Regeneron Science Talent Search. The competition recognizes 300 student scholars and their schools each year and invites 40 student finalists to Washington, D.C. to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, and meet with notable scientists and government leaders. Each year, Regeneron STS scholars and finalists compete for $3.1 million in awards.” The application deadline is November 9, 2022. Learn more at SocietyForScience.org/Regeneron-STS.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives host the district-wide Congressional App Challenge for middle school and high school students, encouraging them to learn to code and inspiring them to pursue careers in computer science. Competition deadline is November 1, 2022.
Billed as the largest annual hackathon in the world, NASA’s 11th annual International Space Apps Challenge invites students, educators, scientists, technicians, artists, and others to develop apps using open-source data. Nine other space agencies, including in Japan, Mexico, Bahrain, and Australia, are participating. This year’s challenge will be held in-person and virtually on October 1-2, 2022.