Local Awards

MITRE Corporation Award – Fair Winner1Awarded to the top project presented at the NHSEE fair
$400 Award
New Hampshire Society of Professional  Engineers (NHSPE) Award2Awarded to the 2nd and 3rd place STEM-related projects at the NHSEE fair

$100 Award each
National Awards/Recognition

American Meteorological  Society2Awarded for outstanding achievement in scientific endeavor in the areas of atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrological sciences.
American Psychological Association1Awarded for outstanding research in psychological science under the category of behavioral and social sciences or any category related to psychology.
ASM Materials Education Foundation1The ASM Materials Education Foundation is pleased to provide one (1) award at each Regional ISEF Competition. The award consists of a ribbon and certificate recognizing the winner of the best materials engineering project at each regional fair.
Association for Women Geoscientists1Awarded to female students whose projects exemplify high standards of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences.
(must be female)
Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics) Award1Awarded to the individual or group project, from grades 9-12, demonstrating the most challenging, original, thorough, and creative investigation of a problem involving mathematics accessible to a high school student.
NASA Earth System Science Award1Awarded to the project that best demonstrates insight into Earth’s interconnected systems. The project should incorporate studies of the different components of Earth systems, their interactions, and their evolution over time.
National Geographic Society: That’s Geography! – Cultivating Empathy for the Earth Award 1We are looking for projects that:
  • Demonstrate a new way to uncover and explore connections between humans and the environment—across disciplines, ideas, places, people, and time.
  • Provide connections between young people and their community, country and the world. Projects should help cultivate empathy for the earth among young people and equip them to seek solutions to the Earth’s most pressing challenges

$100 Award and Certificate
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Award1Awarded for research that emphasizes NOAA’s mission: “To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts. To share knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.”
Office of Naval Research – U.S. Navy / U.S. Marine Corps2Supporting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiatives and programs for our nation’s young people.
Must be an individual project. Certificate and $75 gift card.
RICOH USA, Inc. Sustainable Development Award1Awarded for outstanding efforts in addressing issues of environmental responsibility and sustainable development in a science or engineering project.
Society for In Vitro Biology 1Awarded to the most outstanding 11th grade student exhibiting in the areas of plant or animal in vitro biology or tissue culture.
11th Grade Only Certificate
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)1The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to offer one Science Champion Award to an exceptional individual or team project that has the potential to make an impact on addressing international development challenges.
Certificate and Social Media kit
U.S. Metric Association Award1Awarded to the project demonstrating the best overall use of the metric system.
U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize – Regional Award3Awarded to outstanding water-related research projects at the high school level (grades 9-12, ages 15-20).
Regional Certificate
United States Air Force1Awarded to an outstanding science or engineering projectCertificate of Achievement
Yale Science and Engineering Association1Awarded to the most outstanding 11th grade project exhibiting in the Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry categories.
Prefer 11th Grade, but 10th or 12th are OK.