Teacher SSD Resources

The Academy offers information and forms for teachers that are needed for students competing in State Science Day.

Technical Writing Guide (from Darke County Educational Service Center)

State Science Day Material

This "wizard" asks a series of questions about your planned project and will provide a list of forms that you need to complete.

Certificates for Local Competitions

Certificates for Governor's Awards

Do you still have questions regarding our programs? If so, contact us at info@ohiosci.org

Student Opportunities

Students who carryout independent research projects have multiple opportunities to present their work and compete for scholarships and awards. Click on the link below to explore our various programs. This school year the Academy expects to have over 6 million dollars available for college scholarships and awards for pre-college students.


Pre-College programs of The Ohio Academy of Science

Annual Meeting (Grades 5-12) - The OAS Annual Meeting give students the opportunity to present at a professional scientific meeting and to interact with college students and scientific professionals. Please note, students are expected to present a scientific poster, not a poster-board, at the Annual Meeting.

State Science Day (Grades 5-12) - Through participation in local and district science days, students can qualify for State Science Day and an opportunity to compete for close to 1 million dollars in scholarships and awards.

Buckeye Science and Engineering Fair (Grades 9-12) - The BSEF will begin qualifying students in 2015 for the Intel ISEF (https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef). Currently, all counties in Ohio qualify for the Intel ISEF which is one of the most prestigious science events in the world.

The Thomas Edison Awards for excellence in STEM education - The Ohio Third Frontier, within the Ohio Development Services Agency, sponsors awards each year for Teachers and School Districts who display excellence in STEM-based teaching. All of the application submissions should be done online at http://www.ohiosci.org/edison-submission.


The Governor's Thomas Edison Awards have been posted!