NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline to enter the nation's premier science research competition for high school students is approaching. Entries in the 2005-06 Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology must be received by Monday, October 3, 2005, at 5 p.m. EDT. Online registration is available at http://www.siemens-foundation.org. Students unable to complete the online process may call 1-800-626-9795 ext. 5930 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT. The Siemens Westinghouse Competition awards college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 in both individual and team categories. The high schools of all students selected as regional finalists are recognized with a $2,000 award per project. A signature program of the Siemens Foundation, the annual competition is administered by the College Board. Entries are judged at the regional level over three consecutive weekends in November at six leading research universities: Carnegie Mellon University; University of Notre Dame; University of California, Berkeley; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Georgia Institute of Technology; and The University of Texas at Austin. Winners of the regional competitions are invited to compete at the National Finals, December 1-5. The Siemens Foundation The New Jersey-based Siemens Foundation distributes more than $1 million in scholarships, awards and grants annually. The Foundation is dedicated to providing scholarships and increasing access to higher education for gifted students in science, mathematics and technology-related disciplines. Established in 1998 to promote and support educational activities, the Siemens Foundation recognizes and supports America's most promising science and mathematics students and teachers, as well as schools that are doing the most to promote education in the core sciences. The Foundation's mission is based on the culture of innovation, research and educational support that is the hallmark of Siemens' U.S. operating companies and its parent company, Siemens AG. For more information, please visit http://www.siemens-foundation.org.
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