NYSSEF ISEF Fairs
Please NOTE: Unless prohibited in writing by your regional fair, up to 10 projects can participate in NYSSEF 2022/school.
NYSSEF ISEF 2022 will take place using a hybrid format.
Round 1 - Video Presentation (Virtual)
Round 2 - Lightning at the New York Hall of Science (in person; must provide completed vaccination card by March 1, 2022)
Top students will be named as Regeneron ISEF 2022 finalists and attend Regeneron ISEF 2022 IN PERSON (all finalists must provide valid vaccination cards).
Initial registration opens on January 4, 2022 and closes on February 17, 2022.
Round I Presentation video, paper, and paperwork uploads close March 1, 2022 - 5PM. Please see your school liaison for details.
Please do NOT use 2021 forms or instructions!
After initial registration closes NYSSEF will receive payment for student participants from the teacher liaison and instructions clarify any project and video upload questions. Thank you for your patience.
NYSSEF Andromeda/Broadcom divisions are cancelled for 2022.
NYSSEF is the ISEF/Society for Science affiliated state fair for New York.
The NYSSEF ISEF is the world’s preeminent international science project competition for students in 9th through 12th grades. NYSSEF ISEF brings together students, teachers, scientific researchers, corporate executives, and government officials from around the world. Students compete for over $4 million in scholarships, tuition grants, scientific equipment, and scientific trips.
The top projects from the ISEF Division of NYSSEF will represent the State of New York at the 2022 ISEF in Atlanta, GA.
NYSSEF ISEF dates to remember –
January 4, 2022 - NYSSEF ISEF Student Registration opens
February 17, 2022 - ALL NYSSEF STUDENT registration closes
March 1, 2022 (5 PM) – Judging video’s and FULL PDF paperwork upload deadline
March 1, 2022 - NYSSEF payment is due
March 2- 6, 2022– Round I Judge scoring
March 9, 2022 – Live Lightning Round 2 participants announced
March 28, 2022– Round 2 - LIVE (fully vaccinated) at the New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
NYSSEF ANDROMEDA and BROADCOM – CANCELLED for 2022