Google has launched the ‘Google Science Fair’ to search the next generation of scientists and engineers to change the world.  The fair has been launched on 01/30/13 in partnership with CERN, the LEGO Group, National Geographic and Scientific American. Students between ages 13-18 to are invited to participate in the largest online science competition and submit their ideas to change the world.

Last two years, thousands of students from more than ninety countries have submitted research projects that address some of the most challenging problems people are facing.

Following are important information for 2013 Google Science Fair:

Students can enter the Science Fair in 13 languages.

  • The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2013 at 11:59 pm PDT.
  • In June, Google will recognize 90 regional finalists (30 from the Americas, 30 from Asia Pacific and 30 from Europe/Middle East/Africa).
  • Judges will then select the top 15 finalists, who will be flown to Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. for Google live, final event on September 23, 2013.
  • At the finals, a panel of distinguished international judges consisting of renowned scientists and tech innovators will select top winners in each age category (13-14, 15-16, 17-18). One will be selected as the Grand Prize winner.

Prizes for the 2013 Science Fair include a $50,000 scholarship from Google, a trip to the Galapagos with National Geographic Expeditions, experiences at CERN, Google or the LEGO Group and digital access to the Scientific American archives for the winner’s school for a year. Scientific American will also award a $50,000 Science in Action prize to one project that makes a practical difference by addressing a social, environmental or health issue. We’re also introducing two new prizes for 2013:

For more information visit www.googlesciencefair.com

Source: http://googleblog.blogspot.in/2013/01/google-science-fair-looking-for-next.html

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