Special Awards

The Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair
is the premier STEM Fair in the St. Louis Region
with over 50,000 students representing 200 schools in grades K-12


2016 sf blue ribbon group

$50,000 in awards, ribbons and scholarships presented annually to top students!

According to a 2017 study released by the Institute for Higher Education Policy & Prosperity Now, children with a college savings between $1 and $499 are THREE TIMES as likely to attend college and FOUR times as likely to graduate as those without any college savings!

Blue is Bravo!
Red is rock'n!
Green is Great!

"I have always taken an interest in the environment, and that was one of the main reasons that I decided on this topic.  This special award means a lot to me and I am really happy that an outside organization took notice of all the efforts put into my project.  Thank you so much!"  -Jordan B.


Awards K-5 Ceremony and Grades 6-12 Pick-Up!

Results can be found on the home page on Thursday, April 30, 2020 (in the evening!)

2014 blue ribbon girls ready for stage

Friday, May 1, 2020- Grades K-5
Awards Ceremony
6:30 p.m. at Queeny Park             

Ceremony for students who receive a Blue Ribbon or Special Award.  Students, Parents, Teachers, Principals, Families welcome!  PHOTOGRAPHER WILL TAKE GROUP PHOTOS!

"Thank you for the $500 scholarship for my project.  Receiving this award and starting my college fund means that I can continue to add to this gift and, hopefully, have enough money when it's time to go off to college"   -Darrell S.



Saturday, May 2, 2020 - Grades 6-12
Awards Pick-up                                   
Between 9:00 pm and BEFORE Noon                    

For students who receive a Blue Ribbon or Special Award

Note:  secondary students, you do NOT need to be
present all morning, just stop by between 9:00 am and Noon.


Join the Special Award Sponsors!

Special Award Flyer


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Special Award Sponsors



Bayer Fund Logo       


2016 Honors Fair Student with Poster

2013-pic-of-sf-thank-you-notes        2016 SF blue ribbon boy


$50,000 in special awards, ribbons and scholarships are awarded annually with thanks to
Bayer Fund, and the special award donors listed below

Bayer Fund

Academy of Science - St. Louis


Missouri 529 College Savings Plan

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics of St. Louis

Air & Waste Management Association - Greater St. Louis Section

American Association of University Women Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch

American Chemical Society - St. Louis Section

American Concrete Institute - Missouri Chapter

American Industrial Hygiene Association - St. Louis Section

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics - St. Louis Section

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - St. Louis Section

American Meteorological Society

American Psychological Association

American Society of Civil Engineers - St. Louis Section

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

American Society for Nondestructive Testing - St. Louis

ASM Materials Education Foundation

Association for Women Geoscientists


Broadcom Masters

Challenger Learning Center - St. Louis

East Central District Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri

Eastern Missouri Society of Paleontology

Gifted Resource Council

Greater St. Louis Dental Society

Institute of Food Technologists-St. Louis Section

INTEL Excellence in Computer Science

Intel Science and Engineering Fair

Kalinowski Family Award

Missouri Botanical Garden

Missouri Botanical Garden - Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association

MU Alpha Theta

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Society of Professional Engineers

OASIS- An Employee Group at AT&T


Philpott Family

Rey Family Award

Rioch Americas Corporation

Skeptical Society of St. Louis

Society for In Vitro Biology

Society of American Military Engineers - St. Louis Post

Society of Fire Protection Engineers - Greater St. Louis Chapter

St. Louis Mineral and Gem Society

St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society

Saint Louis University - Parks College of Engineering and Aviation

The Knights of Columbus Council 12323

University of Michigan Alumni Club of St. Louis

Yale Science and Engineering Association

 Results can be found on the home page on Thursday, April 30, 2020 (in the evening!)