Division of Science Victoria
Science Talent Search
Science Talent Search
Theme and Topics
For more information about the competition - its rules, conditions and guidelines, topics for Creative Writing and Posters/Scientific Wallcharts, and how to enter - download our handbook.
Take note of the key dates for registration, submitting country entries and Creative Writing / Experimental Research, judging and exhibition day.
STS Bursary book 2016
Browse a copy of the most recent competition's bursary book to see winning entries and sponsors.
BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards partnership with STS
Science Talent Search has a partnership with the national BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards. Students wishing to enter the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards must register for Science Talent Search in the Experimental Research and/or Inventions Sections. Major bursary winners for the STS Experimental Research and Inventions sections are automatically entered into the National BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards.
View a video of the 2014 finalists.
Visit the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards website.
There is a video of selected finalists in the 2016 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards below.
The national winners of the BHP Billiton Science Awards win a trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in the United States, where they display their entries and compete for international prizes. View a video of the students representing Australia at ISEF, for the 2013 competition.
CREST - CREativity in Science and Technology
If you are looking for engaging ways to inspire creativity in your science and technology teaching, try CREST – it provides support for teachers and students to undertake open-ended science and technology investigations. CREST can enhance your students' ability to produce high quality Experimental Research projects for Science Talent Search and BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards.
Our sponsors are very important to our competition. Their support enables the competition to operate. Without this support there would be no bursary prizes. View a listing of our major sponsors.
Rowe Scientific Pty. Ltd.
STS welcomes Rowe Scientific Pty. Ltd. as a major sponsor which has enabled a significant boost to Experimental Research and Inventions prizes, as well as other educational initiatives.
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