Science Fair

Utica College Regional Science Fair

The 40th Annual Regional Science Fair is scheduled to take place on March 24, 2018. Applications must be received by Wednesday, March 14.


  • To stimulate an active interest in science and engineering.
  • To provide an inquiry-based educational experience.
  • To give public recognition to talented students.

Students must have placed as winners or runners-up at their school's local science fair to be eligible to compete.

Public and private schools in Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis, and Otsego counties can each endorse up to ten junior high (grades 7-8) students and ten senior high (9-12) students to compete in the regional fair.

If your school does not host a science fair, contact Dan Hapanowicz at
(315) 792-3057 or about eligibility.

To all enthusiastic students/educators: Please express your intent to participate in the Fair well in advance, if possible.

Category A: Physical Science

Earth Science
Physics & Astronomy

Category B: Natural Science

Animal Science
Behavioral & Social Science
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Environmental Sciences
Medicine & Health
Plant Sciences

Category C: Math, Engineering, and Computer Sciences
Computer Science
Engineering: Materials & Bioengineering
Engineering: Electrical & Mechanical
Energy & Transportation
Environmental Management
Mathematical Science

Apply Today!

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All rules and regulations can be found in the ISEF Document Library online at:

Mail your application materials with all required signatures to:

Utica College Regional Science Fair,
School of Arts & Sciences
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

2017 Schedule of Events

2017 Science Fair Flyer

2017 Application

2017 ISEF Rulebook

Form 1: Checklist for Adult Sponsor/Safety Assessment Form

Form 1A: Student Checklist / Research Plan

Form 1B: Approval Form

Form 1C: Regulated Research Institutional/Industrial Setting

Form 2: Qualified Scientist Form

Form 3: Risk Assessment Form

Form 4: Human Subjects and Informed Consent Form

Form 5: Vertebrate Animal Form (5A and 5B)

Form 6A: Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents Form

Form 6B: Human and Vertebrate Animal Tissue Form

Form 7: Continuation Projects form

Abstract Form (for Regional Science Fair Use ONLY)


The 2017 Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® will be held in Los Angeles, California from May 14-May 19.

Intel Logo

Please visit the Intel science fair page located at:

logo courtesy of Intel

Science Fair Links


Jessica H. Thomas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology

(315) 792-3057
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502