Online Google Science Fair 2021-22 Competition

Google Science Fair 2021 Competition ​

There is a Online Science Competition is going to be held with name of Google Science Fair 2021 organized by Google, LEGO Education, National Geographic, Virgin Galactic & Scientific American. All the student aging between 13 years to 18 years of age who are able to create a theory, perform an experiment from all over the world can participate in the Google Science Fair 2021 contest.

To participate in the Google Science Fair 2021 competition, the student must have the internet connection and have a free Google Account. This is required that the projects are submitted through Google sites in English, German, Italian, Spanish or French and also Aerabic, Hebrew, Polish, Japanese, Russian, Turkish, Portuguese, Korean or Chinese.

The applicant can take part in the competition either independently or with group containing not more than 3 members. There are some main topics on which the student can submit their projects.

The main topics are:

  • Computer Science & Math
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  •  Behavioral & Social Sciences
  •  Flora & Fauna
  •  Energy & Space
  •  Inventions & Innovation
  • Physics
  • Biology
  •  Chemistry
  • Food Science
  • Electricity & Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Astrophysics

Categories for Participate in Google Science Fair 2021 Competition:​

There are some categories for the participation and Google has assigned each participant into the Age Groups which are as follows:

..* 13 years to 15 years

..* 16 years to 18 years

The applicant also divided into the Regional categories to take part in the competition.

The three regions are:

  • APAC ( Asia and Pacific)
  • The Americas
  • Europe/ Africa and Middle East

During the Regional Finalists phase of the competition, all the participant or the entries will be divided into Age and Regional Categories. The students will be given various topics from which the participant have to select one topic of their choice and are required to present in front of the judges as a paper.

Important dates of Google Science Fair 2021 Competition:​

  • Closing date of Submission of Project – December 12, 2021 (tentative date)
  • Announcement of 53 State Award Winners – March, 2021
  • 100 Regional Finalists name will be announced on – April, 2021
  • Global finalist name will be announced on – May, 2021
  • Finally the name of the Finalist, the Award winner will be announced between – July-August, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria for Google Science Fair 2021: ​

  1. The participant must between the age of 13 years to 18 years.
  2. Google Science Fair Competition is open for the person, who born between 121.02.1999 to 17.05.2005.
  3. If the contestant is from European, then he/she must be minimum 16 years of age as on December 12, 2021.
  4. In case of participant is from Spain, South Korea and Israel, then they must be minimum 14 years of age as on 12th December, 2021.
  5. To take part in the competition, the entrant must have valid Email ID.
  6. Those who won the previous Google Science Fair competition are not entitled to participate for the year 2021 competition.
  7. The residents of Cuba, Iran, Sudan, North Korea and any other US countries are not eligible to apply for Google Science Fair 2021 competition.

 

Reward of Google Science Fair 2021 competition:

Grand Prize-
The grand prize winner of the competition will be rewarded with $50,000 as scholarship funding, in the case the winner is a team, then the mentioned amount will be distributed amongs the team members.

Finalist Prizes-

  • The Finalist prizes will be given to the 20 global Finalist winner. They would be provided with the following:-
  • LEGO Education Goodle Bag, Virgin Galactic Goodle Bag
    A trip to Mountain View, CA, the USA to participate in the finalist even in July, 2021.
    The global finalist will be provided with 12-months free subscription to National Geographic
  • The global finalist will receive twelve months free subscription to Scientific American Manaize, both digital and in print
  •  Google Goodie bag will also be given to global finalists.
Scientific American Innovator Award(in the pure science category) –​ ​
  •  Scholarship Funding of $15,000 will be given to the winner by Scientific American.
  • The winner will also get 1 year mentorship for developing the winner’s project and education
  • The winner along with a parent/guardian, will get a chance to take a Scientific American Cruise.
Google Technologist Award(computer science and/or math category)-

The computer science and math category winner will receive scholarship funding of $50,000 from Google

The National Geographic Explorer Award: (Natural Sciences category) –
  • Winner will receive one year mentorship and $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • The Natural Science category winner will get a chance to take 10-day National Geographic Tour to the Galapagos Archipelago, which is known as “Darwin’s living laboratory”, with their parent or guardian.
The LEGO Education Builder Award: (Engineering category) –
  • Winner will receive one year mentorship and $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • Under the LEGO Education Builder Award, the winner will be able to visit to the LEGO Group headquarters in Billund, Denmark with a parent/guardian to meet LEGO Education designers and employees.
The Virgin Galactic Pioneer Award(Space and Physics category) –
  • Winner will receive one year mentorship and $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • Under the Virgin Galactic Pioneer Award, the Space and Physics winner will get an opportunity to visit to the Virgin Galactic, Mojave Air and Spaceport in Mojave, California.
The Inspiring Educator Award –

Google will give $5,000 gift card for educational products to the winner of Google Science Fair competition.

 

How to Apply for Google Science Fair 2021 competition:​

  1. The applicant need to sign in your Google account to get registered.
  2. After the Registration Process, they will have to sent their entries.
  3. This is mandatory, that the student must submit the approval from their parents before submitting the projects.

 

Procedure of Selection of Google Science Fair 2021 competition:

  1.  The project submitted by the two different age groups, ie., 13 to 15 years and 16 to 18 years will be judged by the judging panels. The project will be judges based on the applicants age and teams members age.
  2. All the entries submitted by the applicant will be judged on 8 core criteria and they are – Research, Summary, Presentation, Question, Methods/Testing & Redesign Results, Data and Conclusion, Reference & Acknowledgement.
  3. Regional Finalists-
    The top 100 highest scoring entries will be judged as the Potential Regional Finalists from the Natural Sciences, Physical Design & Engineering, Pure Sciences, Space & Physics and Computer Science & Math Categories.
  4. Global finalists –
    The 20 global finalists will be selected from the 100 regional finalists. Two candidates will be selected from each age group in each of the five categories which are mentioned above.
  5. Grand Prize-
    The Grand Prize winner will be selected from among the 20 Global finalist and will be awarded to one candidate or team.

Contact Details :
Address :
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View,
CA 94043
USA

3 thoughts on “Online Google Science Fair 2021-22 Competition”

  1. Hello, would you please inform me when should the students register for the competition and id there is a deadline for registration?
    Thanks in advance

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