What: The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science competition. Take a glimpse into the future of science in America as 40 of the brightest young scientists assemble in Washington, D.C. to showcase research that could help burn victims, generate electricity from ocean waves, and provide rapid detection of exposure to biochemical agents. These remarkable students will compete March 10-15 for scholarships and prizes totaling $530,000. The top prize is a $100,000 scholarship.
When: Media are invited to attend the student project display March 13-14 as well as the awards ceremony on March 15. Both events offer the opportunity for reporters, photographers and TV crews to speak with the students.
Where: Public exhibition Sunday, March 13 and Monday, March 14.
1-4 p.m. both days
National Academy of Sciences, Great Hall*
2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Intel STS award ceremony March 15
Reception 6 p.m., dinner 7:15,
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
*Please have photo IDs and allow extra time for security check-in
RSVP & Contact: Tami Casey , mobile (408) 838-0918 or Intel STS office, 202-393-5356
2200 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, California 95054
Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom