Registration & Paperwork

Montana Science Fair Registration

Important! Please review the registration processes below before registering.

The Montana Science Fair is open to all middle school students grades 6-8 (Division II) and all high school students, grades 9-12 (Division I).

Division I Information – Grades 9-12

  1. Review the ISEF Rules Wizard to determine what forms and approvals are required for entry into the Montana Science Fair. Visit the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair website for all rules and guidelines, ISEF FAQ's, and ISEF categories
  2. Complete the required ISEF Paperwork found here. IMPORTANT: Projects involving Humans, Vertebrate Animals, or Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents (microorganisms, DNA, or Tissues) require PRIOR approval by an SRC or IRB. Projects that do not meet this requirement will be disqualified. If you have questions about these requirements and/or the required ISEF paperwork, please submit your questions with a detailed research plan/protocol to: ginger.claussen@umontana.edu or call (406) 243-4623.
  3. Complete the MANDATORY online registration. For team projects, only one registration is required.
  4. For projects involving Humans, Vertebrate Animals, or Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents (microorganisms, DNA, or Tissues), submit a scanned copy of the required paperwork to Liz Putnam elizabeth.putnam@umontana.edu with a copy to Lu Hu lu.hu@mso.umt.edu and Ginger Claussen ginger.claussen@umontana.edu.
  5. Registration Fee is $25 per student.
  6. All students must display the required paperwork with their exhibit.

Division II Information – Grades 6-8

  1. Complete the MANDATORY online registration. For team projects, only one registration is required. Division II (grades 6-8) must have a Research Agreement filled out prior to experimentation and is required for all Division II projects. Click Here to view a printable Research Agreement.
  2. Registration Fee is $25 per student.
  3. All students must display the required paperwork with their exhibit.