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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 close to $2,000,000 in awards and scholarships.

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


DVSF - March 31 to April 2, 2015 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Judging Day - April 1, 2015

Directions to the Expo Center

For those students who have earned the privilege to come to DVSF from their Regional Fair, here is information that you will need:

Schedule and Set-Up Procedures

Workshops offered at DVSF on April 1st


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


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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.

You can now make a tax-deductible contribution to the DVSF.

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