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Siemens Competition

  • The 2016 Siemens Competition is now CLOSED! Thank you for your submissions!

Celebrate the impressive achievements of the 2016 Siemens Competition National Finalists! Join us for the National Recognition Ceremony Tuesday, December 6 at 11AM ET. Click here to watch live.

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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.

Meet the 2015 National winners of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology and see the archive of the 2015 Winner’s Announcement and Innovation Summit, featuring thought leaders from NASA, Google and more.


The Siemens Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing scholarships and increasing access to higher education for talented mathematics, science, engineering and technology students in the United States.


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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.
  • The 2016 Siemens Competition is now CLOSED! Thank you for your submissions!

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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 2015 Siemens Competition National Winners at the national competition in Washington, D.C. Click to view the list of winners.

View the 2015 Siemens Competition National Winners Oral Presentations