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Delaware Valley Science Fairs

Delaware Valley Science Fairs, Inc. (DVSF) was founded in 1949 and incorporated as a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization in 1993, making it one of the oldest Fairs in the country. It is now also one of the largest.  The Fairs were designed as a vehicle for stimulating interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) among students in middle and high schools in the tri-state area.  The philosophy behind the Fairs is that students learn science by doing science. DVSF provides an opportunity for students to excel and reach their full potential fostering intellectual curiosity and creative problem solving - essential skills for future innovation.

Our Mission is to  bring parents, teachers, and industry together to stimulate and nurture young people so that they grow and develop into contributing members of the community.

We provide a forum for students to present their scientific work and interact with scientists in their field to receive feedback on their efforts. Students are awarded, scholarships, cash prizes, and other non-monetary recognition for outstanding work. We provide mentoring and teacher training to facilitate participation in this activity.

DVSF presents over $2,000,000 in awards and scholarships.

DVSF is an Affiliated Fair for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)

This year's Results:

Category Awards

Special Awards

Program of Entries 2015


ISEF - May 10-15, 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA

Results of DVSF Students at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair


DVSF has two Broadcom MASTERS Finalists:

Carolyn Almonte from Burlington Township Middle School, NJ
Sriyaa Suresh from Springhouse Middle School, Allentown, PA

Press Release


Congratulations to DVSF Students in the Siemens Competition:

Milind Jagota - Top Regional Individual Winner
Emily Cheng - Top Team Winner
Kunal Singh - Regional Finalist

Press Release


DVSF - March 29th to 31st - Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA

ISEF - May 8th to 13th - Phoenix, AZ



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The DVSF has a mentorship program to encourage and support future scientists and engineers in the area.

The DVSF offers workshops to teachers and students at all levels of proficiency. Sponsored in part by GlaxoSmithKline, Dow Chemical Company, The Hamilton Family Foundation, The Huston Foundation, Janssen R&D, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

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