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Siemens Competition

  • The 2015 Siemens Competition will open on May 1, 2015.
  • 2013 Siemens Competition Winners JiaWen Pei, Eric Chen, Priyanka Wadgaonkar, and Zainab Mahmood.

The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology in 1999. The Competition is the nation’s premiere 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.

Congratulations to the 2014 National Winners of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology!
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The 2015 Siemens Competition will open on May 1, 2015.


You can compete as an individual or as a member of a two or three-person team. Individual projects promote independent research. Team projects foster collaborative research efforts, as well as individual contributions to the cooperative endeavor.

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.

Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.

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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 2015 Siemens Competition will open on May 1, 2015.

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Academic Integrity

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

Video Highlights

Siemens shieldView the 2013 Siemens Competition National Winners at the national competition in Washington, D.C. Click to view the list of winners, read about their research, and watch video highlights.