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 will take place at the statewide Georgia Science and Engineering Fair (GSEF) in Athens, GA. The GA BioGENEius judges will select to 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 in San Diego, CA.
One (1) state finalist will be selected during special judging at GSEF, and winner and alternate of the local BioGENEius Challenge will be announced at the GSEF Awards Ceremony. The winner of the Georgia competition will receive a travel award (hotel, airfare, petty cash) to compete as a finalist in the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge with students from around the country at the BIO International Convention, in San Diego, CA. You will have a chance to compete for cash prizes totaling $20,000.