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Student Finalists Announced for 74th Annual Delaware Valley Science Council Awards Program

May 4, 2021 Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding submissions to this year’s program. In April, a team of 15 area scientists reviewed the applications submitted in March by junior-year STEM students nominated by their teachers and STEM coordinators to participate in the program. These 17 finalists were judged the highest, and will be invited to participate in the final phase of the program: (virtual) interviews conducted on May 22 with two teams of two areas scientists, with …

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Delaware Valley Science Council Announces 74th Annual Awards Program for High School Juniors (Graduating in 2022)

We welcome your school to participate in our 2021 program for high school STEM students! Each participating school may nominate up to three junior-year students (graduating in 2022). The nominated students will be emailed a link to complete an application / questionnaire about their school and STEM experiences. Applications will be evaluated by teams of area STEM professionals, and finalists selected to participate in virtual interviews in May. A school registration form is available here. Phone and mail registrations are …

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DVSC Announces 73rd Annual Awards Program Results

January 25, 2021 Today the Delaware Valley Science Council announces the area students recognized in 2020 for outstanding achievement in STEM fields. These high school seniors were all finalists in an earlier phase of the competition, having submitted exceptional applications for judging earlier this year, and sitting for interviews with area scientists this fall. Download 73rd Annual Awards Results Congratulations to all! Cash awards and certificates will be mailed shortly; awards monies must be used for further education expenses to …

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DVSC Awards Status: December 2020

The Delaware Valley Science Council Interviews Committee completed interviews of the 26 finalists in this year’s program on November 7 and 14 virtually via Zoom, and our 29 interviewers were impressed with the quality of this year’s finalists. This remote approach, given the pandemic, was a new one, but 2020 has upended many norms, including our traditional in-person interviews. The Council and Awards Committee have completed ranking the 26 finalists but is still in the process of determining awards amounts …

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73rd Annual Delaware Valley Science Council Awards Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the following students for being named “Finalists” in the 2020 DVSC Awards Program. Our science community reviewers were impressed by the quality of all the applications received – and every participant, especially given 2020’s unusual circumstances, should be proud of their submission! Finalists were invited to be virtually interviewed by two teams of two area scientists on November 7 & 14, 2020. Awards results will be announced in December. NAME SCHOOL Brenna Derby Seneca High School Alexander Diefes …

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Changes to 73rd Annual DVSC Awards Program due to Covid-19 health crisis

March 25, 2020: The DVSC Board of Directors met this evening to discuss the current health crisis and its impact on this year’s program. With schools closed and many facilities shut down, the Board has made the following decisions: The final deadline to complete and submit student applications will be extended to May 1st. Should you feel that your submission was not what you would have liked given the pressing deadline, you may request to submit a second one to replace your original questionnaire/application. The “finalist” interviews will …

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