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Siemens Competition

  • Congratulations to our 2016 Siemens Competition National Finalists!
  • Congratulations to our 2016 Siemens Competition National Finalists!
  • Congratulations to our 2016 Siemens Competition National Finalists!

Vineet Edupuganti (individual, Oregon Episcopal School in Portland, OR) and Adhya Beesam and Shriya Beesam (team, Plano East Senior High School in Plano, TX) have been announced as the 2016 Siemens Competition National Winners! View the winners' reactions and Siemens Competition press release here.

The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology in 1999. The Competition is the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students' understanding of the value of scientific study and informs their consideration of future careers in these disciplines. Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.

You can compete as an individual or as a member of a two or three-person team. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Congratulations to all of the National Winners of the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology! Meet them here.

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The Siemens Foundation has invested more than $100 million in the United States to advance workforce development and education initiatives in science, technology, engineering and math. The Siemens Foundation’s mission is inspired by the culture of innovation, research and continuous learning that is the hallmark of Siemens’ companies. Together, the programs at the Siemens Foundation are closing the opportunity gap for young people in the U.S. when it comes to STEM careers, and igniting and sustaining today’s STEM workforce and tomorrow’s scientists and engineers. For further information, visit or follow @sfoundation.

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The Advantage of Participating

Participating in the leading science and mathematics research-based Competition for high school students in the United States:

  • Expands your inquiry-based skills.
  • Challenges you to solve some of the world's toughest problems.
  • Opens new doors in pursuit of your educational and career objectives.
  • Provides the opportunity to meet other students who share your interest in research.
  • Allows you to engage with distinguished scientists.
  • Offers you a chance to win a college scholarship.
  • Congratulations to our 2016 Siemens Competition National Finalists!

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2016 Siemens Competition registration is now closed.

Academic Integrity

Competitors must demonstrate academic integrity. Read our policy about plagiarism and other violations.

Video Highlights

Siemens shieldView the 2016 Siemens Competition National Winners at the national competition in Washington, D.C. Click to view the list of winners.