District of Columbia Science and Engineering Fair

The District of Columbia Science and Engineering Fair (DCSEF), the city's largest pre-college science competition, annually provides a forum for more than 300 high school students from public and private schools to showcase their independent research.

Each year, District of Columbia students compete in local and school-sponsored science fairs; the winners of these events go on to participate in Intel ISEF-affiliated citywidefair from which the best win the opportunity to attend the Intel ISEF. The Intel ISEF unites these top young scientific minds, showcasing their talent on an international stage, enabling them to submit their work to judging by doctoral level scientists?and providing the opportunity to compete for over $4 million in prizes and scholarships.

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Charles
Last Name: 
Britt
Title: 
President
Email: 
cbritt@cmast.org
Location: 
1050 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Fax: 202-446-0915
Program Details
Year Established: 
2010
Affiliation: 
None
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Girls served annually: 
300
Boys served annually: 
300
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities?: 
No
Organization Info
Organization Contact Info
Title: 
CPMSIE Executive Director
Location: 
1050 Connecticut Ave., NW
United States
Fax: 9785427215
Slug: 
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