Maine State Science Fair

The Maine State Science Fair (MSSF) is an exciting opportunity for Maine high school students to pursue their interest in science and present results of their projects to fellow students. 

Judges for the science fair come from across Maine and include scientists, engineers, mathematicians, teachers, and other STEM professionals.

The 2020 Maine State Science Fair will take place Saturday, March 28 at the Alfond Arena at The University of Maine, Orono. MSSF is open to all students from all public, private, parochial and home schools (Grades 9-12) throughout Maine and is organized by The Jackson Laboratory and the Reach Center, a program of the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance.

Student registration deadline is January 20, 2020.

Download results from the 2019 MSSF, including scholarships, category awards, special awards, and the Maine ISEF Finalists.

Contact MSSF

Email any questions to

Michael McKernan
Director, Maine State Science Fair
Program Director, STEM and Undergraduate Education
The Jackson Laboratory

Stefany Burrell
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.

Maine Mathematics & Science Alliance Logo


The 2019 Maine State Science Fair was made possible by the financial support of our generous sponsors.

Titanium sponsor

R.H. Reny, Inc.

Texas Instruments

Scholarship sponsors

College of the Atlantic

Husson University

The University of Maine

University of New England

University of Maine at Augusta