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. 

HIGH SCHOOL (SENIOR DIVISION)

Online registration    January 9 – February 15, 2017
SRC review and research approval process   February 15-22, 2017
Deadline for submission of abstracts      March 3, 2017
SRC review of abstracts     March 6 – March 10, 2017
Last day to upload corrected forms/abstracts, if required   March 17, 2017
Deadline for submission of projects videos/slideshows   March 22, 2017
Online judging of completed projects   March 21 - 27, 2017
Interview date/time notices sent by email no later than    March 27, 2017
Interviews via teleconference calls (Fair Days)      April 3-7, 2017
Grand award committee review and selection   April 7-11, 2017
Winners notified and announced   April 12, 2017
Winning projects posted on AISES website    May 2017

GRADES 5-8 (JUNIOR DIVISION)

Online registration    January 18 – February 24, 2017
SRC review and research approval process   February 25 – March 3, 2017
Deadline for submission of abstracts      March 14, 2017
SRC review of abstracts     March 15 – March 17, 2017
Last day to upload corrected forms/abstracts, if required   March 24, 2017
Deadline for submission of projects videos/slideshows   April 7, 2017
Online judging of completed projects   April 8-14, 2017
Interview date/time notices sent by email no later than    April 17, 2017
Interviews via teleconference calls (Fair Days)      April 24-28, 2017
Award Committee Review and Selection    May 1-3, 2017
Winners notified and announced   May 4, 2017
Winning projects posted on AISES website    May 2017