NAIVSEF Timelines

Students from 5th-12th grade can participate in the NAIVSEF.   There are two categories for entrants, Senior Division (grades 9-12) and Junior Division (grades 5-8).  AISES awards cash prizes to the winners of each division. 


Online registration 


September 18 – February 14, 2018

SRC review and research approval process


Beginning October, 2017

Deadline for submission of abstracts   


March 1, 2018

SRC review of abstracts  


March 2 – March 7, 2018

Last day to upload corrected forms/abstracts, if required


March 14, 2018

Deadline for submission of projects videos/slideshows


March 23, 2018

Online judging of completed projects


March 26 - 30, 2018

Interview date/time notices sent by email no later than 


March 30, 2018

Interviews via teleconference calls (Fair Days)   


April 7-8, 2018

Grand award committee review and selection


April 9-10, 2018

Winners notified and announced


April 13, 2018

Winning projects posted on AISES website 


May 2018