MTSEF

Advancing the interests of science and engineering throughout Middle Tennessee.

Email: info@mtsef.org

Phone: 615-460-6221

Tax ID: 81-0790680

A 501(c)(3) organization

© 2019 by MTSEF partnered with CGI

About

Top middle and high school entries advance to national competitions

The Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair (MTSEF) is the premiere STEM competition for middle and high school students in Nashville-Davidson County and its surrounding counties.

67

Years in Middle Tennessee

Funded entirely through sponsorships
Strong rural & urban 
underserved population

>50%

Female participants & winners

Judges consist of college educators and industry professionals

22

Scientific and Engineering Categories

24 Counties Across Middle Tennessee

MTSEF is an affiliate of the Society for Science and the Public and sends grand prize winners to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) competition each year. Top middle school projects move on to compete in the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Stars), the premiere national science and engineering competition for middle school students.

MTSEF is supported by the Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair Foundation, an independent TN non-profit corporation serving to advance secondary school science and engineering education and student research in Middle Tennessee. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax- exempt entity and all donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Encouraging science and engineering in secondary education throughout Middle Tennessee.

Our Mission

Advance the interest and participation of Middle Tennessee students in scientific inquiry-based learning.

 

Our Goals

  • Advance STEM fields in Middle Tennessee

  • Enhance perception of and exposure to STEM

  • Organize MTSEF

  • Support representatives to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)

  • Recognize those committed to educational excellence

  • Solicit scholarships and awards

  • Secure multi-year funding for MTSEF objectives

  • Maintain the highest code of conduct

Our Board

Belmont University

Steve

Murphee

Austin Peay State University

Steve

Hamilton

Rock the Street, Wall Street

Maura

Cunningham

Intelluron Corporation

John

Liu

CGI

Lorelei

Samuelson

Vanderbilt University

Joel

Harp

Nashville Software School

John

Wark

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