An original independent science research competition. The BioGENEius Challenge is the most prestigious high school science competition in the world for original research in biotechnology.
When is it?: The 2021 Georgia BioGENEius Challenge took place virtually on Friday, March 26, 2021, and the 2022 Challenge will be announced in late 2021. The GA BioGENEius judges selected 1 winner and 1 alternate for the competition.
What Do You Win?: The winner of the Georgia competition will receive a travel award to compete as a finalist in the International BioGENEius Challenges with students from around the country at the BIO International Convention.
One (1) state finalist will be selected during the virtual competition, and winner and alternate of the local BioGENEius Challenge will be notified the next day and announced in a press release. The winner of the Georgia competition will receive a travel award (hotel, airfare, petty cash) to compete as a finalist in the International BioGENEius Challenge with students from around the country at the BIO International Convention. You will have a chance to compete for cash prizes totaling $20,000.
The deadline to apply for the 2021 Georgia BioGENEius Challenge was Friday, March 19, 2021. Stay tuned for 2022 competition details.