2019 Maine State Science Fair

The 2019 Maine State Science Fair will be held Saturday, March 23 at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.

Prizes and awards include 12 four-year, full-tuition scholarships to The University of Maine (including admission to the UMaine Honors College), and major scholarships from University of New England, College of the Atlantic, and Husson University. In 2018, MSSF awarded over $1 million in scholarships and awards. Other scholarships may be announced in the coming weeks.

The Maine State Science Fair (MSSF) is open, without cost, to all Maine high school students who complete their own research or engineering project individually or in teams of 2-3. The purpose of MSSF is to present, learn, and discuss science with peers and STEM professionals from across Maine. Projects are invited from across all STEM disciplines: life sciences, agriculture, mathematics, computer sciences, psychology, energy, physics, marine science, environmental sciences, ecology, chemistry. All STEM projects are considered!

Important dates for this year’s MSSF:

  • January 18: Student registration deadline
  • February 1: Research plan deadline
  • March 1: Preliminary research results deadline
  • March 23: Maine State Science Fair.

More information can be found online at the Maine State Science Fair website.