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The BioGENEius Challenge

This is one of the most established science competition open to high school students to showcase innovative and original science research projects in Biotechnology.

Who can apply?

High School students (Grades 9 – 12) enrolled in biology or science related courses in any public, private or home school within the USA. The Pennsylvania BioGENEius Challenge will take place at Harrisburg University main campus.

How do I apply?

Please visit to apply to the BioGENEius 2019 competition. You must participate in the statewide Pennsylvania Science and Engineering Fairs to progress to the statewide event.

What do I win?

If you are selected as a winner of a BioGENEius competition you will be eligible to attend both the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge and the BIO International Convention in PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 2-5, 2019. You will have a chance to compete for cash prizes totaling $20,000. 

Three Tracks For 2019!

The challenge is open for projects in three separate biotechnology Challenge categories: Health Care; Agriculture; Industrial/Environmental 

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