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Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair Registration

Registration

Schools, teachers and students

School Registration for PRSEF 2022 will open on Sept. 1.

Teachers

Click here opens in a new window to register your school. Follow the instructions in the How to Register your School for PRSEF document opens in a new window.

Click here opens in a new window if your school is already registered and you need to register yourself as a teacher.  To create projects, register students and complete scientific review forms, log in at www.STEMisphere.org/PRSEF opens in a new window and follow the instructions in the Adult Sponsor User Manual opens in a new window.

Students

Check with your teacher or email PRSEF@CarnegieScienceCenter.org to see if your school is registered.

To apply to be considered for the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, submit the ISEF Preliminary Registration form opens in a new window

Judges

Online judge registration will open on December 1 at www.STEMisphere.org/PRSEF opens in a new window

Project Research Forms

Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair (PRSEF) is an affiliate fair of the Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) . PRSEF complies with ISEF rules and with Federal regulations governing research to ensure the safety and well-being of humans and animals involved in student research, as well as the safety and welfare of the students themselves. Please visit ISEF Rules and Guidelines opens in a new window and PRSEF Rules and Guidelines opens in a new window for complete rules/regulations.

Important: All PRSEF project forms opens in a new window must be completed online, electronically signed and submitted through PRSEF.STEMisphere.org opens in a new window. Mailed paper forms will not be accepted.

Note: Form 1, Form 1A including a research plan, Form 1B and the Form 3 Risk Assessment are required for ALL projects. Additional forms are required if the project involves a vertebrate animal, human beings, potentially hazardous biological agents, a controlled substance (prescription drugs, consumable ethyl alcohol or tobacco), a hazardous substance or device (firearms, explosives, radiation, lasers etc.) or if the project will be completed in a regulated research institution.

Forms for Teachers

The following forms will help you with the registration and project completion process.

  • PRSEF Rulebook opens in a new window – Includes information about deadlines, registration paperwork, categories and more.
  • Student and Teacher Handbook opens in a new window – Extensive resources for project ideas, project completion, judging and more.
  • Guide to the Review Process opens in a new window – All teachers and/or adult sponsors MUST review this file before submitting students’ registration forms to the SRC (Scientific Review Committee).
  • Perseverance Form opens in a new window – This should be completed by students who have participated in PRSEF for at least three years.

Contact Us

Email questions or comments to PRSEF@CarnegieScienceCenter.org opens in a new window or call the Science Fair office at 412.237.1534.