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The 2017 TWU Science Fair will take place Saturday, April 8, 2017!!!
Registration will open January 6, 2017.

The TWU Science Fair is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Chemistry and Biology departments. The Science Fair provides a venue for showcasing young talent, hard work, creativity, and achievement in the scientific field. Students receive valuable feedback on their science projects and compete within their grades and age groups for trophy prizes. All students are awarded ribbons for their efforts.

This event is open to all students in public, private, parochial, and home school students in grades K-8. Download a copy of the 2017 Science Fair flyer (.pdf).

Science Fair 2016

Click to view the 2016 Science Fair Photo Album on Flickr!


Registration for the TWU Science Fair will open on December 9, 2016. All application must be received by Friday, March 31st at 5:00 p.m.

Step 1: Complete the online Science Fair Registration Form (Google Form).
Step 2: Submit your registration payment ($10/per individual participant). Secure online credit card payment (recommended) is now available. If you would prefer to submit payment via check, please make the check out to Texas Woman's University and mail to:

Science Fair Registration
P.O. Box 425437
Denton, TX, 76204-4254

Step 3: Print and sign TWU's photo release form for minors: PhotoRELEASEMinors.pdf. Each participant and that participant's parent/guardian must sign a release. Submit the signed release forms via scanned email attachment (recommended) to Christa Phipps at  Forms may also be faxed to 940-898-3366, or mailed to the address listed above.

Step 4: If the participant's project involves a live vertebrate animal, please print and complete the Vertebrate Animals Form. Submit the signed release forms via scanned email attachment (recommended) to Forms may also be faxed to 940-898-3366, or mailed to the address listed above.

Confirmation: Confirmation will be sent via email once all materials (steps 1-3, and 4 if applicable) have been received by our office. Please allow 2-3 business days for processing. If you have not received a confirmation and would like to check on the status of your registration, please contact Christa Phipps at

Rules & Procedures


The 28th annual TWU Science Fair is Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, in two sessions (a morning session for K-3 and an afternoon session for 4-8). As of 2016, participants must be present at both check-in and the awards ceremony in order to be eligible for any awards or raffle prizes.

Morning Session: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Check-in & Exhibit Set-up

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Student Activities and Tours

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. KEM Club Magic Show

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Awards Assembly

12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Project Viewing

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Project Pick-up (All Morning Session projects must be picked up by 2:00 p.m.)

Afternoon Session: 4th - 8th Grade

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Check-in & Exhibit Set-up

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Student Activities and Tours

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. KEM Club Magic Show

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Awards Assembly

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Project Viewing

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Project Pick-up (All Afternoon Session projects must be picked up by 6:30 p.m.)


  • TWU Campus Map
    Pioneer Hall on the TWU Denton Campus
  • TWU Parking Map
    Areas marked "Black" or All Decal Parking permissible - Science Fair located in Pioneer Hall, Building 79 on TWU maps


Christa Phipps, Project Coordinator

Additional Information

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