60th RGV RSEF Winners

Congratulations to all of our winners at the Regional Fair held February 14-15, 2020 at the UTRGV Brownsville campus.

Special Award winner information will be published soon.

Congratulations to our Grand Champions and Runner-ups. The Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in May 2020 in Anaheim, CA has been canceled but all ISEF students will be receiving recognition from ISEF for their achievements.

Grand Champion: Elaijah Islam, UTRGV Mathematics & Science Academy

1st Runner-up: Alyssa Sepulveda, UTRGV Mathematics & Science Academy

2nd Runner-ups: Rianna Trevino & Gaddiel Garcia Fuentes, Hanna Early College High School, Brownsville ISD

3rd Runner-ups: Jordan Cancino & Diego Ornelas, Weslaco High School, Weslaco ISD

Broadcom MASTERS

Broadcom MASTERS has now opened up the opportunity for RGV RSEF participating students to apply for possible additional awards. The 2020 Broadcom MASTERS application is now open to all 6th, 7th, or 8th grade students that were registered to participate in a Broadcom MASTERS affiliated fair this academic year.

New Webinar for Nominees: Our next live webinar will be this Thursday, May 14th at 6pm Eastern Time. We will be sharing this information with the nominees we have information for, but please feel free to share directly with your audiences as well! Tune in on Thursday, 5/14 here: https://youtu.be/45KPTOwcIps.

Please remind students to get a parent/guardian’s permission to watch/participate in the live chat.All names of those participating have been submitted to be eligible for this opportunity. You should receive an email with the needed information this week forwarded by your sponsor.


Welcome, Nominees! Congratulations on the selection of your science fair project as one of the top 10% nationwide. Complete this application in order to be considered for additional awards. All students who enter will receive a Broadcom MASTERS t-shirt and bumper sticker, plus will be entered in a drawing to win other cool prizes like swag packages and Raspberry Pis. Plus, just by OPENING your application, you'll receive a set of digital STEM stickers! Students must use the information on their packet to apply.

American Psychological Association Award

Office of Naval Research

U.S. Navy / U.S. Marine Corps Awards

U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Mu Alpha Theta Use of Mathematics Award

Mu Alpha Theta Use of Mathematics Award

American Meteorological Society Award

NASA Earth System Science Award

Ricoh USA, Inc. Award

Society for In Vitro Biology

Awards for 60th RGV Regional Science and Engineering Fair hosted February 15, 2020 by UT-RGV

Other special awards presented (students not present for photos) include the:

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) award in the area of environmental science and environmental engineering;
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for projects in NOAA-related science, service and stewardship;
  • Office of Naval Research U.S. Navy/ U.S. Marine Corps Award;
  • U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID);
  • U. S. Metric Association Award for best use of the metric system; and
  • Yale Science and Engineering Association for the top project from the categories of Computer Science, Engineering Physics or Chemistry.