Division of Science Victoria
Science Talent Search
Science Talent Search
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 2014
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
2015 Winners of the BHP Billiton Awards in the Engineering Category.
STAV and Science Talent Search would like to congratulate our 5 Victorian finalists who were selected to be part of the final 16 Investigations projects, and the 10 Engineering projects in the 2015 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards.
Congratulations also to Lawrence Pawar who won 1 of the 4 Awards in the Primary Engineering Category for his project on the 'Auto-Smart Life Saver'. Well done!
In all, 30 Victorian students were awarded in this prestigious National BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards. These include our 15 Primary Encouragement Award students, 9 Semi-finalists, Our 5 Finalists and 1 Primary winner.
Watch this space, future video links of all finalists will become available soon, click here
A video of selected finalists in the 2015 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gczSgst9CzU
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/or Inventions sections are automatically entered into the National BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards.
View a video of the 2014 finalists. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7axW5JoNXQ
Visit the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards website.
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 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.
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