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You can make a difference!

Invest just a few hours of your time to provide encouragement to these bright young students in their quest for excellence in science and technology. It's an experience that lasts a lifetime!

2016 Fair Dates:

Friday, May 6, 2016  | High School Division at Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  Cambridge
TBA | Middle School Division at Worcester Regional Technical High School

Volunteer Today to become a Science Fair Judge!

We greatly appreciate your interest in judging, and we hope you will be a member of the 2015 MSSEF Judging Corps. While this registration site is dedicated to the Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair – High School Division, you will also have the opportunity to obtain information about judging at the Middle School Division in Worcester.




Judge Qualifications

High School Division –
• Four-year college degree in field(s) of science, technology, engineering, or math;
• Professional and/or academic experience in one or more of those fields;
• Most Judges hold Master’s and/or Phd degrees, however this is not a requirement.

Middle School Division –
• Four-year degree in science and/or technology;
• Prefer professional/academic experience, however this is not a requirement.

IMPORTANT:  MSSEF opens Judge Registration in early February! 
Returning Judges:  You will receive an email with a link to update your existing Judge Account and let us know if you can serve again in the coming year.
New Judges:  To receive our "Invitation to Judge" - let us know your email address by contacting us at:

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