Siemens Regional Competition scheduled for Friday and Saturday

Siemens Foundation

The University of Notre Dame will host a regional last of the Siemens Competitors in Math, Science and Engineering, the nation’s premier science study competition for higher college students, Friday and Saturday (Nov. seven-8).

The New Jersey-primarily based nonprofit Siemens Foundation developed the competition to boost science and mathematics education in America. It is open to individuals and teams of substantial college students who produce independent research projects in the bodily or biological sciences or mathematics. Competitions in 6 regions across the United States are being held throughout November. Regional scholarship winners advance to the nationwide competitors Dec. five via Dec. 8 in Washington, D.C., for a prime individual prize of $ one hundred,000. Members of the top winning crew will share a $ one hundred,000 scholarship.

The Siemens Foundation has partnered with 6 of America’s major research universities to help in judging and hosting the regional competitions all through the fall: Notre Dame and the California Institute of Technology (Nov. 7-8) the Massachusetts Institute of Engineering and the University of Texas at Austin (Nov. 14-15) and the Georgia Institute of Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University (Nov. 21-22).

The Notre Dame regional finalists will current their independent study projects to a panel of judges composed of Notre Dame faculty. The personal regional winner will receive an award of $ 3,000 members of the winning crew will share a prize of $ six,000. All regional person and team runners-up will be awarded $ one,000 scholarships.

The public can view student posters at 5:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. seven) in the reading through room on the very first floor of the Jordan Hall of Science.

The Siemens Competitors in Math, Science and Technological innovation is a system of the Siemens Foundation, a national leader in math and science schooling offering almost $ 2 million in scholarships and awards annually. The competitors is administered by the University Board.

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