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Special Awards supplement the Grand Awards given in each category and
division. Organizations provide representatives to judge exhibits and
present awards based on their criteria. Awards may include cash, savings
bonds, calculators, computers, and/or summer job opportunities. Awards
given by an organization must have a total value of at least $50 and
organizations are limited to 4 awards.
organizations wishing to join this prestigious group of Special Awards
Organizations should review the Special
Awards Program Policy and then create a new Special
that participated in the 2013 CSEF, may update their award information
via the Special
Awards Update Form. (See
a list of the 2012 Special Awards organizations, prizes, criteria, and
Awards Judges are selected by the organizations who are providing the
awards. Special Awards Judging Packets with a detailed schedule and
instructions will be sent to the organization's contact person in LATE
March. If he/she has not received a packet by April 1st, please contact
Sam Bartlett by e-mail or
by phone (303-988-2426).
Awards Judging Timeline****
- Judging will
take place on Thursday, April 11, 2013 in the Lory Student
Center at Colorado State University.
- Judges check-in
will be from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon outside of Room 228 of the Lory
- The Special
Awards Judge's Briefing will be from 12:15 - 12:30 p.m. in Room 228
of the Lory Student Center.
- Special Awards
Judges are allowed into the exhibit hall without students present
from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
- Student Interviews
are conducted from 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
- Results are
due by 5:30 p.m. to the Special Awards Coordinator in Room 228 of
the Lory Student Center. If results are not turned in at this time,
they will not be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Friday evening.
wanting to award a scholarship or Internship should contact David
Holm, the Scholarship/Internship Committee Chair. They should also
consult the Policy on Scholarships
and Internships for more information.
the 2012 CSEF, the following scholarships and internships were awarded:
State College awarded fourteen one-year, full resident tuition and fees
scholarships to deserving students in each of the twelve Senior Division
categories, plus a team project.
- The Colorado School
of Mines awarded seven four-year, $1,000 resident tuition scholarships
to deserving students in the categories of Chemistry, Earth & Space Sciences, Energy & Transportation, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Sciences, Medicine & Health and Physics.
- Colorado State University awarded thirteen four-year $1,000 tuition scholarships to the first place senior division winners and an additional $1,000 tuition scholarships to the best individual project winners in the senior division.
- Fort Lewis College awarded six $1,500 renewable tuition scholarships to deserving students in the categories of Chemistry, Engineering and Environmental Sciences.
- Colorado Science
and Engineering Fair awarded a one-time $2,000 scholarship to any school
in the name of Ryan Patterson to a 12th grade student exhibiting at
- The US Department
of Commerce awarded one summer internship to a 12th grade student exhibiting
at the CSEF.