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The Science Fair Foundation of BC Announces STEMCELL Technologies as New Title Sponsor of the Fun Run
The Science Fair Foundation of BC is excited to welcome STEMCELL Technologies as the new title sponsor of The STEMCELL Science Fair Fun Run!
17 Year Old BC Student Receives Top Award at International Science Contest
Grade 12 student Nicolas Fedrigo, 17, from Cordova Bay, Victoria was awarded the First prize, valued at roughly $10,500, at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists, held in Dublin, Ireland on September 18th. 
Science Fair Foundation of BC Director Receives Order of Canada
"It has reinforced with me a responsibility. I look at it as what's ahead. What can I do now?"
BC Science Fair Students Win Platinum Awards!
Team BC/Yukon receives 135 awards and scholarships at the 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair including the 2 Platinum Awards, 6 gold medals, 11 silver medals and 25 bronze medals!
Another Successful Year for BC Students at the Taiwan International Science Fair
Yimeng Li and Aaliyah Mahboubi return home with success from the 2018 Taiwan International Science Fair.
Team BC Off To Taiwan!
Two BC students selected to represent Canada at the 2018 Taiwan International Science Fair!
For International Youth Day, these young change-makers have a message for Canada
Ann Makosinski, BC inventor who made big waves after creating a flashlight that runs off body heat and a mug that uses heat from the drink inside to charge the phone. Earlier this year, she was named to Forbes’s 30 under 30 list.
Student Experiment Launched to International Space Station
​BC Students', Alexa Durand and Brenda Shen, project was successfully lauched at 9:31AM PT on August 14, 2017 destined for the International Space Station.

Science Fairs Provincial Awards

The British Columbia Provincial Awards Program is available to all participants of the British Columbia Regional Science Fairs which are currently affiliated with Youth Science Canada. Criteria for awards are broad to enable as many students as possible to participate.

Winners and nominees for Provincial Awards are not necessarily Canada-Wide Science Fair participants or Gold Medal winners at their Regional Science Fairs. Submissions may be one or two-person projects. Awards are shared except where noted.
The Science Fair Mentorship Program
The Science Fair Mentorship Program is an initiative administered by The Science Fair Foundation BC which helps students in grades 7-12 find the resources they need to investigate scientific questions of interest to them. Based on an initial project proposal, our team matches students with mentor(s) who are former Canada-Wide Science Fair participants or are knowledgeable in your field of interest.
Students Resources
Science Fair Projects come in all shapes and sizes, covering topics from ecology to computer science. In order to help you in getting started with your own project the following sections have been organized to give you a step by step guide on how to plan your work and how to present it.
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