Awards Overview

The 2022 Awards Ceremony will take place online on Sunday, March 27th at 2pm. The Live Awards Ceremony will be presented on YouTube.

Top projects in the Junior and Senior Division may be eligible to compete (with all expenses paid) in the 2022 STANYS State Science Congress or at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Atlanta, GA. Top projects in the Junior Division may be eligible to enter the STANYS State Science Congress and the National Broadcom Masters Competition.

A large number of prizes and awards will be presented to winners in both divisions, including many cash awards, as well as a Rensselaer Scholarship and an $50,000 Scholarship.

Download a PDF of the complete list of awards here:  GCRSEF Award Descriptions 2022.

Anyone who wins a prize is required to fill out a Social Security form within 10 days of the science fair. Download the form.

Also, a W-9 Form must be completed to receive monetary awards. Download the form.

Grand Prizes

Junior and Senior Divisions

Special Awards

The purpose of these awards is to give recognition to specific areas of science research. They include the regional and ISEF awards.

Regional Awards

These awards were developed by our Regional Fair and are not offered at the International finals.

ISEF Awards

These awards are also offered at the International finals.