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GNSEF is a regional fair that includes much of the eastern portion of Nebraska, bounded on the east by the Missouri River and on the west by Clay county. Anyone in grades 6-12 attending school in this region is eligible to compete.

Greater Nebraska Science and Engineering Fair

Lauren Sitzman is a Senior at Omaha North High Magnet School. The title of her project is “The Effects of Clothianidin, Propiconazole, and Amitraz on Apis mellifera Behavior" Her teacher is Amy Leising.

2022 Top of Fair Winner

Ella Buhlke is a Senior at Central City High School. The title of her project is "Cross-species transmission of Drosophila melanogaster Nora virus in other species of insect and the prevalence of Nora virus in insect populations in Central Nebraska" Her teacher is Chelle Gillan.

2022 Top of Fair Winner

GNSEF is a regional fair that includes much of the eastern portion of Nebraska, bounded on the east by the Missouri River and on the west by Clay county. Anyone in grades 6-12 attending school in this region is eligible to compete.

Students do not need to enter another fair before coming to GNSEF– there are no prerequisites.

Schools/teachers/home schools: in order to register students, you can use the student registration page. Anyone can create a login and then register one or more students.
How to Claim Scholarship Funds Awarded at GNSEF – students, you can find the forms required to claim your scholarship funds on the awards page.

GNSEF will be held on March 25-26, 2023

GNSEF chooses two winners to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair each year.

On this web site, you’ll find general information about the fair, a schedule, list of awards, and an online registration form and other information you’ll need to take your (or your student’s) project to the Science Fair. Registration begins January 15, 2023. The registration deadline is March 1, 2023. Electronic registration must be completed and requested paperwork and fees postmarked by March 1, 2023.