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Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair
      April 1-2, 2016

@ Heinz Field
Science Fair Exhibit Hall 1 ISEF winners Science Fair Exhibit Hall 2

In 2016, the Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair (Covestro PRSEF) will celebrate its 77th year of open competition of research projects in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering on April 1 (competition day) and April 2 (awards ceremony) at Heinz Field. This competition is open to all students in grades 6-12 from 23 counties in Western Pennsylvania and Garrett County in Maryland.

As the only local International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) affiliated fair, Covestro PRSEF will nominate Senior Division students to attend ISEF in 2016.
Additionally, Covestro PRSEF will nominate middle school students to attend the Broadcom MASTERS Middle School Program held annually in October in Washington, DC.

Registration Forms/Guidelines
Download 2016 Covestro PRSEF Guidebook
Download 2016 ISEF Preliminary Application


  • School Registration Deadline - Nov. 16, 2015 (Online Registration will be available in September)
  • Student Registration - January 8, 2016 except those requiring pre-approval and schools with school science fairs. Online student registration will open on December 1.
  • Pre-approval Projects: Human subjects, non-human vertebrate animals, potentially hazardous biological agents and hazardous chemicals, activities and devices must be submitted by December 1, 2015.
  • School Science Fairs: February 5, 2016.

Deadlines to attend ISEF (9th - 12th grade only):
  • Students must be a Covestro PRSEF participant and complete the appropriate paperwork to apply for ISEF.     
  • One copy of research paper and application March 1, 2016    
  • One copy of research paper emailed March 1, 2016
  • Final paperwork submission to ISEF by winners - April 6, 2016
  • ISEF prep session - April 2016
  • ISEF - May 8-13, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

– 2 0 1 6 Covestro PRSEF–

April 1-2, 2016
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  • Category Award Winners

  • Student Project IDs assigned. Scroll through the list of schools to find your school.

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