Ying Scholar Competition

Finding the Makers and Shakers of the 21st Century!

Ying Scholars Kainath Ahsan and Dana Hogan celebrate with Dr. Ying at the Awards Ceremony

Dr. Nelson Ying and the Ying Scholar Panel will award TWO $2000 SCHOLARSHIPS to Ying Scholars selected from senior high Semifinalists advanced from New York State’s Intel ISEF-affiliated regional science fairs. The school or sponsoring organization for each project will also receive a $500 award.

What is involved?

#1 One individual project selected as a Ying Scholar Semifinalist at each regional fair in New York State

#2 Online certification by Fair Directors or Awards Chairs of each Ying Scholar Semifinalist. Each certified Semifinalist receives $500.

#3 Online registration by Teacher of the Semifinalist. This educator receives $100.
Click here for: TEACHER’S PORTAL

#4 Student online registration by Semifinalist.
Click here for: STUDENT’S PORTAL

#5 Semifinalist’s Application package to be completed by each Semifinalist for submission to the Ying Scholar Panel of judges.
Click here to download: APPLICATION PACKAGE

Your full package (in which you talk about the process and the people who shared this path, and the potential of your work to transform the world into a better place!) will include your completed application and abstract, a scan of the signed certification form, a 10-page version of your science fair report with references, the recommendation from your science teacher, and your checklist verifying that all is complete.

Dr. Ying believes you could transform the future IF aware of your own potential. So … he invites distinguished judges to review your applications and reports AND provides scholarships to let you know his belief in you is real! Please “meet” Dr. Ying in this video!

2019 Timeline
>>> April  5    Deadline for online registration and submission of application package
>>> April 15   Announcement of four Finalists who will defend their work in Syracuse
>>> April 27  Ying Scholar Finals at Onondaga Community College

Please email the Chair of the Ying Scholar Competition with questions about the contest.

Other Resources
Flyer PDF
Judging Rubric PDF

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