Science and Medical Research
  • NY-CSEF seeks to innovative scholarly manuscripts or posters on science(Biology, Chemistry, Physic, other relevant subjects) and medical research.
  • We also accept environmental and energy research papers and posters.
  • Students must be in 9th to 12th grade or college students and be currently enrolled in a public school, a private school, or homeschooled.
Math and Engineering
  • In this category, student projects need to apply mathematical or computational science knowledge.
  • In addition, topics relevant to engineering such as mechanical, chemical, electrical engineering or material science would be suitable.
  • Students must be in 9th to 12th grade and be currently enrolled in math or computer-related courses in school.
Humanities and Social Studies
  • A paper that emphasizes any area of the humanities, social studies, philosophy, business, or economy can be submitted.
  • Social science phenomenon as a major cause or effect would be accepted as well.
  • Additionally, NY-CSEF welcomes feature articles that contribute to broadly defined improvement of general intellectual knowledge or empirical studies of abstract theories.
NY-CSEF Student Journal
  • For the Student Journal(not the project competition), NY-CSEF accepts applications on a rolling basis but all final papers and supporting documentation must be submitted by the due date.
  • If your submission is accepted, your paper will be published online in an average of two months of receipt of the final accepted version.
  • If you want to participate in the presentation or paper competition(not Journal), please check the section "Schedule".
Student Eligibility
  • Students must attend school in the US or overseas in order to apply to the 2020 NY-CSEF Challenges.
  • Students must be in the 9th to 12th grade or in college.
  • For the projects with a group component, each student individually must have completed a major component of the project in order to be considered.
  • The research must be new research or projects that are a continuation from previous years not a reproduction of past research.
News and Updates
  • NY-CSEF is concerned with the health and well-being of its attendees and staff. We are sorry to announce that NY-CSEF PPC 2020 has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • The NY-CSEF Research Paper Competition 2020(Spring Session) is open and the paper submission deadline has been extended to 5/15, 2020.
  • Submission of the Research Paper Competition is open year-round. You can sign up for an account and start an application.