Welcome to the Online registration 101. This page is designed to facilitate the registration process of schools, teachers, and students for GCSEF. Below you will find detailed description of each phase of registration. It is recommended that you read the entire registration procedure in order to avoid any errors in registration process.
Step 1: Each school that has students attending needs to be registered first.
Step 2: Each science teacher that has students attending needs to be registered.
Step 3: Each project and its student(s) need to be registered in order to participate.
Step 4: Each project (not student) needs to fill out and submit ISEF Forms.
Step 5: Each student (not project) needs to fill out and submit Photo Release Forms.
All registrations and forms must be submitted by our deadline!
(Step 1) Register your school:
Who should complete this step: Teacher, school associate or parent if home schooled
Each school with participating students will be required to register online to be able to register theirs teachers and students.
After you have successfully submitted the school registration your teachers may begin registering immediately.
If your schools in not officially participating in our science fair program, you can still register as a home school project. You still need to register school and teacher for official participation. Please use your last name as a school name and register student’s parent or guardian as a teacher under your home school name.
Begin school registration
(Step 2) Register your teachers:
Who should complete this step: Teacher or parent if home schooled
Only science teachers who have their students attending need to be registered. After you successfully submit teacher registration you will receive a confirmation email to the address you have provided.
Begin teacher registration
(Step 3) Register your projects and students:
Who should complete this step: students, teachers or parents assistance may be required for younger students
After your school and teacher have been successfully registered, students can register their projects. There is maximum limit of three (3) students per project and project number; and only one project per registration and project number. Any additional students for the project will not be allowed to participate. It is recommended that you print out the email and tape it to the back of the project board in question.
Please note that students in the same division (elementary, junior high or high school) will be able to register as a team, maximum of three students per team.
Two 5th graders and one 6th grader will be able to register as a team, however one 6th grader and two 8th graders will not be able to register as a team.
Begin student/project registration
(Step 4) Submit your ISEF forms:
Who should complete this step: students, teacher, parent and/or mentor/scientist in question.
Each project (not student) needs to obtain and submit ISEF forms. To obtain forms specific to your project please complete the ISEF Rule Wizard located on our forms page. You will be able to submit your completed forms on same page.
(Step 5) Submit your photo release form:
Who should complete this step: students or parents/guardians is student is under 18.
Each student (not project) needs to obtain and submit a Photo Release Form. Photo Release forms is located on our forms page. You will be able to submit your completed form on same page.