Each summer, NCSE hosts the EnvironMentors National Science Fair and Awards Ceremony. Up to three students from each of our EnvironMentors chapters travel to Washington, D.C., to present their research and compete for college scholarships. The National Fair is an opportunity for students to learn more about our nation’s capital, to meet fellow EnvironMentors students, and learn the role science plays in environmental decision-making. Find out more about the EnvironMentors program.
The 2019 National Fair will take place at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives. Built in 1872, the Sumner School is one of the first public elementary school buildings for African Americans in Washington, D.C., and quite possibly the earliest school building of its architectural magnitude in the United States. In the 1970s, the school was renovated and chartered the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, the official museum, archives, and repository for artifacts and documents pertaining to the history of the development and evolution of public education in Washington, D.C. The Sumner Museum is the first and only of its kind in the United States.
Donate To EnvironMentors Scholarship Fund
The EnvironMentors Scholarship Fund supports awards presented at the National Science Fair and Awards Ceremony. Scholarships awarded at the National Fair help students as they transition to college by providing funding for tuition, books, and other college expenses. The Scholarship Fund is sustained by individual donors, with 100 percent of your gift going directly to students.
Become a Judge
NCSE is no longer accepting Judges for the 2019 EnvironMentors National Science Fair. Thank you to all who have volunteer their time for this event. If you are interested in attending the fair as a guest to see the work of the students, email Elio Cruz, Youth and Diversity Program Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-596-3428.
Support the EnvironMentors National Science Fair
NCSE is currently looking for financial and in-kind donations to sponsor this important event. If you are interested contact Elio Cruz, Youth and Diversity Program Officer, at email@example.com or 202-596-3428.