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Note: The information and dates presenterd below is specific to the year of 2019-20, and the 2020 Chicago Student STEM Exhibition. Much of this information may change for the 2021 year and Exhibition.

NOTE: For projects conducted in a university, hospital or research laboratory under the supervision of a Doctor, Professor or Scientist, endorsement(s) and supporting documents are due by October 26, 2019.  With the exception of the Ues of Firearms endorsement due October 31, 2019, all other endorsements must be submitted by November 19, 2019

Endorsement requests MUST be made PRIOR to experimentation in order to ensure the safety of the test subject(s) and/or the scientist.  The project plans are reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee and, if safe, the endorsement is granted and the experiment may be carried out.  Permission to carry out an experiment CANNOT be given to one that has already been completed.
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Most of the items may be submitted electronically (see below) and only one copy needs to be submitted.   HOWEVER, if they are printed and subsequently mailed in, TWO copies are required.

Depending on the browser you are using, you may need to save the form and then open it with Adobe Reader X (or better), type in the information, print and sign it, scan it and then send the scanned in image electronically by attaching it to an e-mail message.  Note that only one copy is needed if the form is submitted via e-mail.

NOTE::: The forms, documents and endorsements listed below are for the 2019 STEM Exhibition.   You may use them as examples but DO NOT submit them.  The 2020 forms, documents and endorsements will be on line in mid-September.

For other items, PLEASE check the due dates on the STEM Exhibition calendar found here.