The Siemens Math, Science & Technology Scholarship is open to high school students. According to their website, “The Siemens Competition honors the best and brightest students for their accomplishments in math and science – students who are changing the world for the better. The recognition of students participating in the Siemens Competition is tacit recognition that high expectations spur high achievement and that academic excellence is a community effort involving parents, teachers, schools and mentors.”
Who is eligible to apply for a Siemens Math, Science & Technology Scholarship?
The Siemens Math, Science, and Technology Scholarship is open to high school students who are citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) of the United States. Additionally, students must be in good standing, enrolled in and attending one of the following (during the 2017-18 school year):
- High school (grades 9-12) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas.
- Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school.
- Foreign school as an exchange student or because your parent or guardian lives and works abroad.
- Homeschool provided that signatures are obtained from the school district responsible for such programs. If your state does not require district supervision, the parent or guardian responsible for the homeschooling must sign it.
- Students must be enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) during the 2017-18 school year.
For all the details on eligibility, click here.
What is Siemens Math, Science & Technology scholarship worth?
Scholarships range from $1000 to $100,000, and are awarded to all students who are selected to attend and compete in the regional and national events. Click here for a breakdown of amounts for Regional/National and Individual/Team scholarship amounts.
When is the application deadline?
All competition materials are due (Research Report and all Additional Required Materials) by September 19, 2017. Better get started now!
For a handy PDF of competition guidelines, click here.
Best of luck to all applicants!