Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair Registration
Schools, teachers and students
School Registration for PRSEF 2021 is now closed.
Click here 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 and follow the instructions in the Adult Sponsor User Manual .
Check with your teacher or email PRSEF@CarnegieScienceCenter.org to see if your school is registered.
Online judge registration is open at www.STEMisphere.org/PRSEF
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 and PRSEF Rules and Guidelines for complete rules/regulations.
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.
- Quick Reference – Required Forms – This is a checklist of items which must be included with your students’ registration paperwork.
- Guide to the Review Process – All teachers and/or adult sponsors MUST review this file before submitting students' registration forms to the SRC (Scientific Review Committee).
- Scientific Review Committee (SRC) Form – The PRSEF SRC uses this form to evaluate the students’ projects.
- Perseverance Form – This should be completed by students who have participated in PRSEF for at least three years.
Email questions or comments to PRSEF@CarnegieScienceCenter.org or call the Science Fair office at 412.237.1534.