Awards: Regional Awards: The purpose of these awards is to give recognition to specific areas of science research.

Senior Division Regional Awards: These special awards were developed by our Regional Fair and are not offered at the International finals.

1. Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences-Biomedical Sciences Excellence Award
The award is presented to individual(s) demonstrating outstanding achievement in the area of Biomedical Sciences at the GCRSEF. This award, along with an annual $5,000 tuition scholarship is valued at $20,000. The tuition scholarship is renewable for four years and requires maintenance of a 3.0 grade point average and fulltime enrollment status. Grades 9-11.
Award(s): Up to three $20,000 scholarship

2. American Society for Microbiology, Eastern New York Branch
This award is given to one project that involves research related to microbiology.
Award: Certificate plus $100.

3. Brown League Sports Science Award
The award is presented to the project that uses a scientific approach to further an understanding or improve the performance of a sports-related phenomena.
Award: Two 1-year magazine subscriptions from a sport and science magazine group. No teams: One subscription (choices noted in award letter) plus certificate. No teams.

4. Dudley Observatory
The Dudley Observatory offers an award for a project in astronomy or space science.
Award: Certificate plus $100. No teams.

5. Linda Austin DNA Science and Technology Award
This award is offered for research in DNA science and technology. It is in memory of Linda Austin who brought DNA Science and Technology to many, many schools in the Capital Region.
Award: Certificate plus $100.

6. Momentive Preformance Materials:
This award is for a project that demonstrates innovative use of synthetic chemicals to improve the environment and/or quality of life.
Award: Certificate plus $100

7. National Association of Biology Teachers
This award is given to one project in that involves research in the Life sciences.
Award: Certificate and $75.

8. National Grid Award for Energy and the Environment: The award is presented to individual(s) with a research project/exhibit that includes consideration and/or achievement in energy reduction, sustainability or reduced impact to the environment.
Award: Certificate plus $100.

9. Nuclear Society
This is for one project in that involves research related to energy.
Award: Certificate plus $100.00

10. Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation Award: This award is for a project in nutrition that promotes good health.
Award: Certificate plus $100.

11. Regeneron: Awarded to the project that demonstrates the most creativity in improving or identifying health issues in an individual.
Award: Certificate plus $150.

12. R.P.I. Scholarship
Given to outstanding project for grades 9-11. The Planning committee for the Fair reserves the right whether or not to offer this award.
Award: $40,000 ($10,000 per academic year)

13. SI Group Smart Chemistry Award: This award will be presented to a project that demonstrates ingenuity in utilizing chemistry to promote environmental sustainability.
Award: Certificate plus an Apple iPad mini (no teams).

14. STANYS: Eleanor Miller Reed Science Research Award
This award is given to a project that “captures the spirit of science research.”
Award: Certificate and $100 Team projects will share the monetary award.

15. Walter Eppenstein Physics /Astronomy Award: This award is for an outstanding physics or astronomy project.
Award: Certificate plus $75.

Junior Division Regional Awards: These special awards were developed by our Regional Fair and are not offered at the International finals.

1. American Society for Microbiology, Eastern New York Branch
This award is given to one project that involves research related to microbiology.
Award: Certificate and $50.

2. Dudley Observatory
The Dudley Observatory offers an award at the senior and junior level for a project in astronomy or space science.
Award: Certificate plus $50. No teams.

3. Momentive Preformance Materials:
This award is for a project that demonstrates innovative use of synthetic chemicals to improve the environment and/or quality of life.
Award: Certificate plus $50

4. National Association of Biology Teachers
This award is given to one project in the senior division and one project in the junior division that involves research in the Life sciences.
Award: Certificate

5. National Grid Award for Energy and the Environment: The award is presented to individual(s) with a research project/exhibit that includes consideration and/or achievement in energy reduction, sustainability or reduced impact to the environment.
Award: Certificate plus $50.

6. Nuclear Society
This is for one project in the junior division & one project in the senior division that involves research related to energy.
Award: Certificate plus $50.00

7. Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation Award for a Project on Nutrition that promotes good health.
Award: Certificate plus $50.

8. Regeneron Award: Awarded to a project that demonstrates the most creativity in improving or identifying health issues in an individual.
Award: Certificate plus $100.

9. SI Group Smart Chemistry Award: This award will be presented to a project that demonstrates ingenuity in utilizing chemistry to promote environmental sustainability.
Award: Certificate plus $100 (individual or team).

10. STANYS: Eleanor Miller Reed Science Research Award
This award is given to one project in the senior division and one project in the junior division that “captures the spirit of science research.”
Award: Certificate and $50.