Opportunities for Philadelphia Students

Learning experiences through scientific inquiry and discovery.

The George Washington Carver Science Fair is an annual fair that provides opportunities for Philadelphia school students to gain enriched learning experiences through scientific inquiry and discovery. The fair is held every Spring and is open to all students in grades four through twelve who attend Philadelphia County public, charter, parochial and private schools, as well as to home-schooled students residing in the county.


The fair is sponsored jointly by Temple University's College of Science & Technology and the Office of Community Affairs & Engagement.


Students participating in the fair will compete in person at Temple University.  


2024 George Washington Carver Science Fair (GWCSF) Dates


Elementary Fair (Grades 4&5)

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024

Location: Temple University’s Entertainment and Community Education Center (ECEC)

1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Second Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19121

 ***The entrance is on 15th Street.  You will need to show ID and sign in before going to the second floor***


Secondary Fair (Grades 6 through 12)

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024  |  Location: Temple University’s Aramark STAR Complex (1816 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19121)


Seconday Awards Ceremony (by invitation only)

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024  |  Location: Temple University’s Science Education and Research Center (1925 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122)


To participate in the fair, you must register and submit all documentation through STEM Wizard.  If you participated in last year’s fair and already created a STEM Wizard account, you will use the same account this year and will not have to make a new account.


Please see the Get Involved block below for more registration information.