photo 2_zpsd24512a7.jpg The Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair (MSSEF) is committed to developing future thought leaders through experiences in science and engineering practices using well-proven programs and novel approaches that empower students and educators to learn in and beyond the classroom. We see a future where every student is empowered through learning in science and engineering practices.

Scholarships for STEM Majors

Here's a handy list of some college aid options for students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields.
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Nationwide, Community Colleges Lighting STEM Spark in K-12 Students

Community colleges from across the nation are recognizing the need to spark students' interest in STEM subjects early in their education as a way of enticing them into science-, technology-, engineering-, and math-related professions.

The Transformative Potential of 3D Printers in the Classroom

Now that computers abound in classrooms, what's next?  Some think that 3D printers could be the next high-tech classroom tool to transform the way students learn core STEM principles.
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High-Tech Classroom Prepares Students for Careers

Dozens of Indiana schools are taking part in Project Lead the Way -- an innovative program designed to prepare students for jobs in high-tech engineering.  Currently, more than 130 high school students participate in the program, enhancing their job prospects in a challenging economic climate.

Webinar: Tools to Promote Peer-to-Peer Education and Encouragement

Here’s an opportunity for you and your colleagues to get the student perspective on the importance of peer-to-peer interactions in science research. The free webinar will take place at 5 p.m. PDT Tuesday, Nov. 1.

WOW Poster Features 15 Massachusetts STEM Professionals

The "WOW Initiative," a new Massachusetts-wide campaign to raise awareness among students in the state of the numerous and varied career opportunities in STEM fields, features 15 inaugural honorees.  Among them: Meteorologist Mish Michaels, Red Sox Statistician Bill James, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Researcher Amy Kukulya.  These three, along with a dozen other "WOWsters" -- professionals with interesting careers in STEM fields -- are featured in the colorful poster be

New Project Provides Funds for "DIY Garage Scientists"

In an announcement made at Stanford University last week, Peter Thiel, PayPal founder-turned "creative" philanthropist, described his latest project, called Breakout Labs. According to Fast Company, Breakout Labs "would grant $50,000 to $350,000 in funding to 'entrepreneurial' scientists -- those completely independent of typical research institutions -- for very early projects that may even be pre-proof of concept."  Sounds like just the sort of challenge for which science fair alums are uniquely prepared!

See Thiel's announcement here:

Multifaceted Arizona Project Aims to Spark Young Students' Enthusiasm about STEM

With the goal of getting young students inspired by and excited about learning STEM subjects, a new project in Arizona, Engineers Serving Education, has the ambitious goal of reaching nearly 10,000 elementary and middle school students over the next year.

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