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22nd Annual Kentucky Science & Engineering Fair  

Save the Date!  

Join us Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, 2024 at Eastern Kentucky University for the 22nd Annual Kentucky Science & Engineering Fair! 


KY-SEF 2023 registration deadline was midnight Wednesday, March 15, 2023.  Email registration questions to June Settle

The in-person fair returned to the Alumni Coliseum at Eastern Kentucky University!  Approximately 300 participants competed in 21 STEM categories as well as for a variety of special awards.  Middle School students grades 6 – 8 were selected to compete in national competitions such as the Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge and High School students grades 9 – 12 were selected to present at the 2023 Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair in Dallas, Texas.

Please note all times on schedules are EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).

We are grateful to our partners at Kentucky-based STEM Wizard for working collaboratively with us to support the ambitions of our participants.


2023 Award Winners

The 2023 Awards Ceremony was lived streamed Sunday, March 26, 2023 and can be viewed via EKU E-presence.  2023 Award Winners will be posted to the site shortly.

Welcome video from President of Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. David McFaddin

Welcome video from Jacqueline Coleman, Lt. Governor of Kentucky

Check out the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair where Team Kentucky competed May 7-13, 2022, earning 5 Category and Special awards!  The 2023 Regeneron ISEF will be held May 13-29 in Dallas, Texas.  Visit here for Regeneron ISEF 2023 information.

See the photo gallery of 2019 KY-SEF