Middle and high school students from across Georgia present their original research, compete for awards, and interact with top-level professional scientists and engineers at the Georgia Science & Engineering Fair (GSEF), an annual event held in March/early April at The Classic Center in downtown Athens, Georgia.



Student, Parent and Teacher Information

Information for students and supporting adults about conducting STEM research and qualifying for their regional science and engineering fair and advancing to the statewide Georgia Science & Engineering Fair.

Sign Up to Be a Volunteer Judge

Every year, GSEF relies on the help of about 300 graduate students, faculty, and industry professionals with expertise in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) to serve as volunteer judges.

Become a GSEF Sponsor

The Georgia Science & Engineering Fair is possible thanks to the support of private, foundation, and corporate sponsors. From equipment rental and venue expenses to provision for meals for hundreds of volunteer judges, event sponsorships are essential to GSEF's continued success. Learn more

Give a Special Award

Sponsored by organizations, university departments, and businesses, our Special Awards encourage research in particular areas, reward a trait they admire, or for any other purpose the sponsor values.