Student Information for State Science Day

Visit our State Science Day page for complete details

Information for project requirements

Are you a student who is competing in a local science day? If so, please review the information below to ensure your project will be able to qualify for District and State Science Day should you advance from through your local fair. Questions on the information below? Contact the Academy at, or leave us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Student Resources for SSD

Other Student Research Programs

If you are a student who is already competing in State Science Day, you might also be eligible to participate in another program through the Academy to compete for scholarships and cash awards. Please review the programs below, and contact us ( if you have any questions regarding how to participate.

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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 ( Currently, all of the counties in Ohio qualify for the Intel ISEF which is one of the most prestigious science events in the world.

Scholarships (College)

The Academy helps to administer numerous scholarships throughout the year. This includes the OEEF Environmental Science Scholarship that targets seniors at four-year universities and second year students in two year programs. Use the links below to learn more about, and apply for, scholarships that The Academy administers. 

Scholarships application(s) currently being accepted: