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Teachers: The Advocate Program from Society for Science

The Society for Science is accepting applicants for The Advocate Program through March 5, 2021. The program is designed to provide training and support to help mentors encourage underserved students to enter their projects in science research competitions. The Advocates receive training, a $3,000 stipend and a paid trip to Washington, D.C. for an in-person […]

Call for Judges! LRSEF Virtual Fair 2021

Show your support for Kentucky’s STEM students by registering to serve as a virtual judge for LRSEF’s 2021 Virtual Fair. You can register as a judge for the 21 Middle and High School categories as well as the Special Category awards, which will be judged in advance this year. Judging for all 21 Categories at […]

New Support Materials for 2021 Virtual Fair

Based on several requests, we have created multiple resources for students and teachers to help them complete their STEM Wizard registrations: Google Doc versions of commonly used forms (Form 1, 1A, 1B, and the Permission Form) Video Tutorials on how to complete specific STEM Wizard Milestones, and Links to the main LRSEF Page and STEM […]

Announcing 2021 LRSEF Title Sponsor: GE Appliances, a Haier Company

LRSEF is pleased to announce GE Appliances, a Haier Company, as the title sponsor the 2021 Virtual Fair. GEA is a longstanding supporter of LRSEF, funding awards for students participants and recruiting employees to serve as board members, judges, volunteers and student mentors. “GEA is excited to again partner with Louisville Regional Science & Engineering […]

LRSEF mourns the loss of Dr. Nancy Keck

Dr. Nancy Keck served as LRSEF Emeritus Board member and founder of KSEF LRSEF extends sympathy to the Keck family on the passing of Dr. Nancy Keck, an energetic leader in the Kentucky science education community for many years. Of her many achievements Nancy was probably most proud of her work with local, state, and […]

Thank you to our sponsors!

LRSEF extends a huge thank you to the sponsors that have contributed to make the 2021 Virtual Fair possible. View the full list of sponsors here. Kiwanis Club makes gift to LRSEF On Thursday, January 7, LRSEF received a generous donation of $1,500 from Rick Shafferman, current President of Kiwanis Club of Louisville. He is […]

LRSEF 2021 is Going Virtual!

LRSEF 2021 Virtual Fair will be held on Saturday, March 6 as a virtual event due to the COVID 19 pandemic. This year’s fair will be held online via ZOOM, 9am-6pm EST/8am-5pm CST. Registration for students, teachers, and judges will be open December 4, 2020 and close on February 17, 2021. Interactive Judging will be […]

Quick Links – 2021 Virtual Fair

LRSEF 2021 Virtual Fair will be held on Saturday, March 6 as a virtual event due to the COVID 19 pandemic. It will be held online via ZOOM from 9am-6pm EST/8am-5pm CST. Check out the Virtual Fair FAQ for more details.

Join GE APAF for Diwali Fundraiser

Each year, the Asian Pacific American Forum at GE Appliances, a Haier Company, supports LRSEF with a Diwali celebration and fundraiser. This year the event is going virtual! You can purchase a ticket to learn how to cook popular Indian dishes at home. Thank you, APAF for your creativity and support! ▶︎ Vegetarian Cuisine: Thursday, November […]

Virtual Project Mentors Available in Science and Engineering Fields

This year, LRSEF is introducing a new virtual mentors program in response to COVID-19. LRSEF currently has 13 experienced mentors from UofL and GE who are willing to guide students in their science fair projects. Mentors have expertise in fields such as Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Behavioral & Social Sciences. Students interested in finding […]