Who's Eligible: High school seniors
Award Amount: Up to $100,000
Due Date: November
The student who creates the most innovative, groundbreaking project in the field of math or science walks away with the big bucks. One of the oldest science competitions in the country, the Intel Science Talent Search draws the best and the brightest so come with your intellectual guns blazing. To win, students must complete an original research project and submit a report of up to 20 pages. The biggest, baddest prizes go to projects that have strong real-world applications and ones that go outside the proverbial box.