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Competition for ACAP Science Fair Guidelines (2017-2018)

Deadline now extended to April 15!

The ACAP Science Fair, sponsored by the Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP), is a nationwide research/scientific competition in Biomedical field for middle and high school students. The ACAP Science Fair is open to students conducting research in the following fields: biology, microbiology, immunology, physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, toxicology, and other medical specialties. Participants are asked to submit their research results to ACAP Science Fair committee to compete for prizes.

Students and sponsoring teachers/researcher should take the time to review these guidelines (download complete guidelines). Prior to submitting the application, and be aware of the application deadline, and/or event dates. Any questions or concerns should be directed to ACAP staff by emailing to

Registration for Competition and Submission of Application Documents
1) All eligible participants must register for the competition online at Once registration is completed and successful, an Email confirmation will be sent to the participant.
2) After registration, participants can download required forms and need to fill them out carefully.
3) Before emailing the documents, please be sure that all forms must bear required signature and be dated.
4) Required forms and documents include:
a) Student's CV
b) Student Information containing student, School and Research Project information.
c) Abstract submission form.
d) Mentor's information and Approval form.
5) All completed forms and documents with signature should be emailed to before the deadline. Mailed copy or hand-delivery is not acceptable.
Important Dates and Deadlines
1) Application deadline: Sunday, April 15, 2018, Midnight (or by 11:59 PM)
2) Semi-finalists announcement: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
3) Semi-finalists poster and oral presentation: ACAP Annual Convention on Sunday May 20, 2018 9am.
4) Award ceremony: ACAP Annual Gala on May 20, 2018 6pm.
a) Gold prize (ACAP Presidential Award): One recipient, $2,000 scholarship (50% of scholarship, or $1000, goes to the High School where student is enrolled).
b) Silver prize (the Second Prize): Two recipients, $1000 scholarship (50% of scholarship, or $500, goes to the High School where student is enrolled).
c) Bronze Prize (the Third Prize): Three recipients, $500 scholarship (50% of scholarship, or $250, goes to the High School where student is enrolled).
d) Honorable Mention: Five recipients, $100 scholarship each (half of scholarship, or $50, goes to the High School where student is enrolled).
e) Junior Prize for Middle School Participants: One recipient, $1,000 scholarship (50% of scholarship, or $500, goes to the Middle School where student is enrolled).
f) Participation Certificate: All non-awardee participants will be granted to the Participation Certification.
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October 14, 2018, 08:30 AM - 03:30 AM

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