International Science Fair Applications Now Open
Syracuse, N.Y., Feb. 21, 2018 – The application for the GENIUS Olympiad is now live until March 1, 2018. This science fair competition in central New York brings the best and brightest high school students from all over the world to compete in various science projects environmental in focus.
This year's GENIUS Olympiad will take place at SUNY Oswego in Oswego, New York from June 11 to June 16. High school students can select from a myriad of concentrations including business, science and robotics. Their innovations have the potential to change the world and solve some of the most daunting environmental issues.
"These students are our future," said admissions counselor Lucy Gilmer. "The GENIUS Olympiad provides an environment for these students to think critically and more importantly form relationships with other students from across the world."
Students receive housing and dining accommodations during the week. In addition to the science competitions, the students take a one day trip to Niagara Falls.
Watch last year's summary video to learn more about the GENIUS Olympiad.
"As a teacher, I was so happy that my students could have this unique opportunity," said biology teacher Eliza Everton. "I encourage them to apply every year. My students who went years ago still keep in touch with their friends from Lithuania and Kenya."
The GENIUS Olympiad was created to provide challenging opportunities for high school students and allow them to explore environmental issues with their peers from across the globe. For more information, click here.
The GENIUS Olympiad encourages high school students to research environmental issues through science projects. GENIUS is an abbreviation for Global Environment Issues and Us. The program aims to provide students from across the globe with the skills needed to succeed in the future.
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This piece is student work completed for PRL 215. These photos were taken from the Genius Olympiad website. I do not own the rights to these photos.