Maine State Science Fair

An exciting opportunity for Maine high school students to pursue their interest in science and present results of their projects to fellow students.

Bring It! to the 2022 Maine State Science Fair

The Maine State Science Fair (MSSF) is an opportunity for Maine high school students to present original research and engineering projects to a state-wide audience of their peers and mentors including scientists, engineers, mathematicians, teachers, and other STEM professionals. MSSF is open to all students from all public, private, parochial and home schools (Grades 9-12) throughout Maine.

The 2022 MSSF will be held in a hybrid format. The MSSF will be held in-person at Colby College, and will also be available online.

The registration deadline is January 17, 2022.

Please visit the Maine State Science Fair website for complete information including registration, deadlines, project requirements, scholarship opportunities, and awards.

Contact MSSF

Email any questions to

Michael McKernan
Co-Director, Maine State Science Fair
Director, Government and Community Relations - Maine
The Jackson Laboratory

Stefany Burrell
Co-Director, Maine State Science Fair
STEM Education Specialist, The Reach Center
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
207-626-3230 ext 122


The Maine State Science Fair is a cooperative program of The Jackson Laboratory and The Reach Center, a program of the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance.

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The 2021 Maine State Science Fair is made possible by the financial support of our generous sponsors.


Society for Science

Central Maine Power

Maine Space Grant Consortium

Texas Instruments

Maine Technology Institute


Hancock Lumber


Wipfli CPAs and Consultants

Scholarship sponsors

College of the Atlantic

Maine Community College System

The University of Maine

University of New England

St. Joseph's College of Maine

University of Maine at Augusta

University of Southern Maine