ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siemens Foundation has announced
the 294 Semi-Finalists in the 2003-04 Siemens Westinghouse Competition in
Math, Science & Technology. Students in 41 states were selected as
Semi-Finalists in the prestigious competition. A complete list is available
The Siemens Westinghouse Competition, now in its fifth anniversary year,
is the nation's leading research-based science and math competition for high
school students. A signature program of the New Jersey-based Siemens
Foundation, the Siemens Westinghouse Competition awards college scholarships
ranging from $1,000 to $100,000. The competition is administered by the
Up to 30 individual students and 30 teams (of two or three students) will
be selected from the list of Semi-Finalists to compete in regional
competitions hosted 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. The Regional Finals begin on November 8.
Winners of the regional competitions are invited to compete at the
National Finals, which will be held December 6-8 at the American Association
for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC.
The Siemens Foundation
The 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 visit
SOURCE The Siemens Foundation