These may be awarded at this year's competition. They may not be awarded if no project meets the requirements or it the organization has withdrawn the award.
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Award Sort descending Description
1st Place
Theobald Smith Society
Senior Division Details
2nd Place
Theobald Smith Society
Senior Division Details
3rd Place
Theobald Smith Society
Senior Division Details
AMS Outstanding Achievement
American Meteorological Society
Senior Division Details

Awarded for excellence in atmospheric or related sciences.

APA Outstanding Research
American Psychological Association
Senior Division Details

Awarded to the most outstanding project in the area of psychology.

ASM Materials Outstanding Award
ASM Materials Education Foundation
Senior Division Details

Awarded to the most outstanding project in the area of material sciences.

Association for Women Geoscientists Award
Association for Women Geoscientists
Senior Division Details

The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) is pleased to provide an Award Certificate to afemale student whose project, in the opinion of the judges, exemplify high standards of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences. Special consideration should be given to a project that increase the public awareness of the geosciences, illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of the geosciences, or promote the sensitivity to the earth as a global system.

Best Use of Photography
New Jersey Camera & One Hour Photo
Senior Division Details

One award is given to the project that shows the best use of photography. This applies to all divisions.

Earle S. Rommel Communications Award
Mercer Science and Engineering Club
Senior Division Details

Awarded to the project that does the best at communicating the goals, execution and results of the project. One award is given for each division.

Environmental Protection Agency Award
Environmental Protection Agency
Senior Division Details

Awarded to the most outstanding project in the area of environmental sciences.

Honorable Mention
Theobald Smith Society
Senior Division Details
NASA Earth System Science Award 2020
NASA
Senior Division Details

The project should incorporate studies including different spheres of the Earth system, their interactions and change over time. It should include cause-effect relationships based on evidence and demonstrate a clear understanding of how those relationships affect Earth as a system.

Listed below are subcategories from which this type of project might be selected.
Atmospheric Science (AIR): Studies of the Earth’s atmosphere, including air quality and pollution and the processes and effects of the atmosphere on other Earth systems as well as meteorological investigations.
Climate Science (CLI): Studies of Earth’s climate, particularly evidential study of climate change as it relates to Earth’s systems.
Environmental Effects on Ecosystems (ECS): Studies of the impact of environmental changes (natural or as a result of human interaction) on ecosystems, including empirical pollution studies.
Geosciences (GES): Studies of Earth’s land processes, including mineralogy, plate tectonics, volcanism, and sedimentology.
Water Science (WAT): Studies of Earth’s water systems, including water resources, movement, distribution, and water quality.
Other (OTH): Studies that cannot be assigned to one of the above subcategories.

Naval Science Award
US Navy Senior Division
Senior Division Details

The award is given to the best projects in any category.

NJ Water Environment Association (NJWEA)
NJ Water Environment Association
Senior Division Details

This award is given to the project that best exemplifies research in water-related environmental topics.

NOAA's "Taking the Pulse of the Planet" Award
NOAA
Senior Division Details

The award will honor one project (from middle or high school) selected from among all the general award categories whose research emphasizes NOAA’s mission of Science, Service, and Stewardship: "To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, To share that knowledge and information with others, and To conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources."

RICOH Sustainable Development Award
RICOH
Senior Division Details

This award is given to the project that best addresses recycling and sustainability.

 

Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Stockholm International Water Institute
Senior Division Details

This award is given to the project that best exemplifies research in water-related environmental topics.

The 20 Lemelson Early Inventor Prize
The Lemelson Foundation
Junior Division Details

This award is given to the project that incorporates technology-based inventions with tested prototypes in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy: healthcare, food/water and agriculture, transportation and mobility, and consumer devices and products.

Theobald Smith Award
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Senior Division Details

Awarded to the most outstanding project in the area of microbiology.

US Metric Award
US Metric Association
Senior Division Details

The project should involve quantitative measures and should use units of the SI metric system for those measures. The subject of the project should not be the SI system itself.

USAID Science Champion Award
U.S. Agency for International Development
Senior Division Details

The award recognizes an exceptional individual student or team project exhibiting at your fair that has the potential to make an impact on addressing international development challenges

YSEA Science Fair Award
Yale Science & Engineering Association
Senior Division Details

The award is intended that this recognition be awarded to the most outstanding 11th grade project exhibiting in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. In extraordinary cases it may be awarded to a 10th or 12th grade project.