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Montana Science Fair

2015 Student Registration

Please review the registration process for Division I and Division II below. 


Division I (Grades 9-12) Registration:

1) Review the ISEF Rules Wizard and the Division I Paperwork Guide to determine what forms and approvals are required for entry into the Montana State Science Fair.

2) Complete the required ISEF Paperwork and (when applicable) obtain SRC/IRB approval PRIOR to experimentation. 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.

3) For projects involving Humans, Vertebrate Animals, or Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents (microorganisms, DNA, or Tissues), submit a scanned copy of the required paperwork to mssf@mso.umt.edu. A fax number will also be available after January 1st, 2015.

4) Complete the MANDATORY online registration. (Only one registration per team is required. Team members cannot register individually.)

5) Submit the $20.00 registration fee (per student) via mail or on the day of the fair. Please make checks out to the University of Montana (see address below).

6) All Division I students must display the required paperwork with their exhibit (see Division I Paperwork Guide). 


Division II (Grades 6-8) Registration:

1) Review the ISEF Rules Wizard and/or 2015 ISEF Rules and Guidelines with a teacher or mentor. Note: Division II students do not need to submit ISEF Paperwork. 

2) Download and complete the Division II Research Agreement.

3) If the project involves Vertebrate Animals, Human Subjects, Potentially Hazardous Materials or Biological Agents, the student(s) must have three adult sponsors willing to review and oversee the project. These sponsors must include a parent/guardian, a teacher, and a local scientist or professional who will supervise the project and attest that the project adheres to the Intel ISEF rules and regulations. Contact information for sponsoring adults will be required during online registration.

4) Complete the MANDATORY online registration. (Only one registration per team is required. Team members cannot register individually.)

5) Submit the $20.00 registration fee (per student) via mail or on the day of the fair. Please make checks out to the University of Montana (see address below).


Please send registration fees ($20.00 per student) to: 

Montana Science Fair
Attn: Desirae Ware
The University of Montana
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812

NOTE: Online registration will close on March 12th, 2015 at 12:00 am. Late registration ($25.00 per student) will be open on Sunday, March 16th and the morning of the fair on March 17th. Please note registrations received after March 9th, 2015 are not guaranteed a t-shirt, so please register early when possible!

Montana Science Fair

Dr. Earle Adams - Director

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

32 Campus Drive | Missoula, MT 59812

mssf@mso.umt.edu