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Young scientists heading to Intel International Science & Engineering Fair

Every year a group of BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards finalists are selected to attend Intel ISEF – the world’s largest international pre-college, science competition.

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BHP Billiton Science & Engineering Awards

The BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards provide many benefits to entrants and to schools.

Many students say their entry in the awards marked the high point of their school science careers. Students have an unsurpassed chance to demonstrate ingenuity, inquisitiveness, excellence in experiment design and application to problem solving.

The awards are a partnership between BHP Billiton, the world's largest diversified resources company, CSIRO, Australia's premier scientific research organisation and the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA). The awards are also supported by Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer.


The BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards are Australia's most prestigious school science awards.

Nominating a student

Teacher Awards

Recognising outstanding contributions made by classroom teachers to science education.

Nominating a teacher