Private Funders: Google, National Geographic, LEGO and Scientific American; Opportunity: 2016-17 Google Science Fair; Funding Focus: Education, youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students ages 13 to 18; Funding (estimated): Up to $50,000 for three awards; Deadline (tentative): TBA, last year’s deadline was in May.
Summary: The Google Science Fair competition is to launch soon. It is an international competition with a finalist winner selected from each of the following age categories: 13-14; 15-16; and 17-18. Students post their science projects online so they may compete for prizes. At the end of public voting, a team of scientists will pick out a grand prize winner from the 15 finalists.