Intel Science Fair 2016
Congratulations Melisa Sabanovic for getting the grand champion award in Utica College Science Fair, letting her participate in INTEL ISEF Science Fair in Phoenix, AR between May 8 and 13, 2016.
Melisa Sabanovic is a freshman in Utica Academy of Science. Melisa and two other scholars went to SUNY Oswego campus to work with professors and their assistances in July of 2015. It is called Summer Immersion Program where students stay in College Dormitories and work with College Professors.They get to stay there from Monday to Friday for four weeks.
Melisa was able to participate into 38th Annual Regional Science Fair at Utica College on April 2, 2016 which included schools from New Hartford, Clinton, Rome,Poland,Whitesboro as well as schools from city of Utica. Melisa was able to get 3rd place in her category as well as grand champion award which allows them to participate in INTEL ISEF Science Fair.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.Approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for approximately $4 million in prizes.
Today, millions of students worldwide compete each year in local and school-sponsored science fairs; the winners of these events go on to participate in SSP-affiliated regional and state fairs from which the best win the opportunity to attend Intel ISEF. Intel ISEF unites these top young scientific minds, showcasing their talents on an international stage, where doctoral level scientists review and judge their work.
SSP partners with Intel—along with dozens of other corporate, academic, government and science-focused sponsors—who provide the support and awards for Intel ISEF.
Intel ISEF is hosted each year in a different city (Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Phoenix through 2019). The Local Arrangements Committees from each city partner with SSP and Intel to provide support for the event including the recruitment of 100s of volunteers and judges and in organizing an education outreach day in which more than 3,000 middle and high school students visit.