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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

Katie Bathke is a Senior at Allen Consolidated Schools. The title of her project is “The Development of Bacillus subtilis as a Environmental Competitor for Bacterial Leaf Streak" Her teacher is Marc Bathke.

2019 Top of Fair Winner

Daniel Stara is a Senior at Aquinas High School, David City. The title of his project is "Predicting and Monitoring Collision in Helmets Using Microcontroller and Sensor Array." His teacher is Roy Emory.

2019 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.

The winners of the 2021 fair have been announced: click here.

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, 2022. The registration deadline is March 1, 2022. Electronic registration must be completed and requested paperwork and fees postmarked by March 1, 2022.