RIT/NTID Science Contest for Students with Hearing Loss




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Students with hearing loss in grades 6-11 can submit their science projects for the second annual National Science Fair for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students and win up to $500 in cash awards, a plaque, and other prizes.

Students can compete individually or in a two- or three-person team in middle school and high school divisions.

To qualify, students must submit an entry form and project summary of up to 500 words. Judges will choose finalists in all three divisions, who will be invited to attend the Science Fair, April 27-29, 2007, at RIT’s Rochester, N.Y., campus to showcase their project and compete for first, second and third places.

For an entry form, acceptance criteria, display regulations and a schedule of activities at the fair, visit www.rit.edu/NTID/ScienceFair. The deadline to submit project summaries is Feb. 1, 2007. For more information, contact ScienceFair@ntid.rit.edu or call (585) 475-6723 (v/TTY).

Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied arts, and for providing unparalleled support services for students with hearing loss. RIT is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, where more than 1,100 students with hearing loss from around the world study, live, and socialize with 14,400 hearing students on RIT’s Rochester, N.Y., campus. U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked RIT among the nation’s leading comprehensive universities.

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