Application Updates

The NYCSEF Online Registration System is CLOSED and will open in early fall 2016.

Please visit the Registration Page for more information.

In order to successfully apply for NYCSEF, students must submit the following:

  1. ONE (1) printout of the NYCSEF Online application Confirmation Form
    • Please REGISTER online to print out the NYCSEF Online application Confirmation Form
  2. ONE (1) set of the signed NYCSEF required and supplemental forms, where applicable
    • Required and Supplemental forms can be found either using our information tool Quick Guide OR Registering online.
  3. TWO (2) copies of the Research Paper

Only students who follow the proper rules and guidelines and submit ALL necessary materials will be eligible to have their application reviewed by the NYCSEF Scientific Review Committee and be considered for competition in any of the NYCSEF events.


Please refer to the NYCSEF Rules and Guidelines for complete information.

Please refer to the Online Application FAQs for more information about registering your project online.

Any questions can be sent to

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

  1. 14Dec2016 NYCSEF Project Application Due Date
  2. 05Mar2017 NYCSEF Preliminary Round @ The City College of New York
  3. 28Mar2017 NYCSEF Finals Round @ The American Museum of Natural History (Tent.)
  4. 31Mar2017 NYCSEF Awards Ceremony @ The Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  5. 07May2017 International Science & Engineering Fair Week in Los Angeles, CA

Get the complete schedule

See what NYCSEF is all about


 Heart of NYCSEF

 Inspiration from our Judges

*NYCDOE Teachers- contact to receive these videos.

News + Notes

Congrats to the 2016 Team NYC! Visit the Fair Info tab for more information.



City University of New York (CUNY) website