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4 State of California
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5 State of California
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8 Society for Science & the Public (SSP) acknowledges
The Intel Corporation
The Intel Foundation
for their support of the Intel ISEF 2011.
In the last decade, Intel has invested more than $1 billion,
and Intel employees have donated close to 3 million employee
volunteer hours to improve education in more than
6.5 countries, regions, and territories.
Intel is actively involved in education programs, advocacy, and
technology access to help tomorrow’s innovators.
Intel is proud to serve as the title sponsor of the
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
9 SSP and Intel thank the following organizations
for their generous support of the Intel ISEF
2011 Public Day to be attended by 5,000 local
middle school and high school students
and their teachers.
Agilent Technologies Foundation
Lynn Peavey Company
National Museum of Crime & Punishment
Northrop Grumman Foundation
Ricoh Americas Corporation
Together they are proud to support these
students and hope their participation
will inspire students, teachers,
parents, scientists and others.
tel ISEF 2011—Public Day Sponsors
Intel ISEF 2010 Grand Award winners Yale Fan and Kevin Ellis
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10 In 2011, more than 1,500 student Finalists earned the
right to attend the Intel ISEF in Los Angeles as a result of
winning an Intel ISEF-affiliated fair at a local, regional, or
Finalists in 2011 will compete for over $4 million
in awards and prizes. They are judged on their
creative ability and scientific thought, as well as the
thoroughness, skill, and clarity shown in their projects.
2011 Grand Awards include:
The Gordon E. Moore Award
Intel and SSP are pleased to present an award of $75,000 to the
top Best in Category project.
The Gordon E. Moore Award recognizes the Best of the Best among
the outstanding students from around the world who participate
in the Intel ISEF. The winning project is selected on the basis of
outstanding and innovative research, as well as on the potential
impact of the work—in the field and on the world at large.
Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards
Intel and SSP will present $50,000 awards to two Best in Category
projects. These Finalists will be selected for their commitment
to innovation in tackling challenging scientific questions, using
authentic research practices, and creating solutions to the problems
Dudley R. Herschbach SIYSS Award
An all-expense-paid trip enables three Finalists to attend the
Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS)
(www.fuf.org/siyss), which includes attendance at the Nobel Prize
ceremonies, in Stockholm, Sweden. The Dudley R. Herschbach SIYSS
Award is a multi-disciplinary seminar highlighting some of the most
remarkable achievements by young scientists from around the
world. Students must be 18 years old prior to the Nobel ceremony
in December to be considered. This award is named for Dudley
R. Herschbach, Harvard Professor and 1986. Nobel Laureate in
chemistry. He is Emeritus Board Chair of Society for Science &
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11 European Union Contest for Young Scientists
An all-expense-paid trip enables attendance at the European Union
Contest for Young Scientists — located in a new city each year.
Intel Best of Category Awards*
Intel will present Best of Category project winners with $5,000.
Additionally, a $1,000 grant will be given to the Finalists’ school,
and the Intel ISEF-affiliated fair they represent.
Intel ISEF Grand Awards*
Presented in each of the 17 Intel ISEF categories, Grand Awards are
1st Place—$3,000 cash award
2nd Place—$1,500 cash award
3rd Place—$1,000 cash award
4th Place—$500 cash award
Massachusetts Institute of Technology—
Lincoln Laboratory, Ceres Connection
Lincoln Lab has partnered with SSP and the Intel ISEF to promote
science education through the Ceres Connection. The names of
first and second place category award winners at Intel ISEF will
be submitted to the International Astronomical Union (IAU) for
naming of a minor planet. All minor planets in the Ceres Connection
have been discovered by the Lincoln Near Earth Asteroid Research
(LINEAR) program, operated by MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory.
*Monetary awards are allocated by project, not by number of Finalists winning the award. For example, a three-person team project that wins 1st place will win $3,000, to be split evenly among the team members.