GENIUS Olympiad

“Lets build a better future together" 

GENIUS Olympiad is an international high school project competition about environmental issues. It is  founded and organized by the Terra Science and Education and hosted by the State University of New York at Oswego. GENIUS Olympiad 2015 will host projects in five general disciplines with an environmental focus:

  • GENIUS Science: a) Environmental Quality, b) Ecology and Biodiversity, c) Resources and Energy, d) Human Ecology
  • GENIUS Visual and Performing Art: a) Musical Composition, b) Musical Performance, c) Photography, d) Short film, e) Poster Design, d) Satirical Illustration
  • GENIUS Creative Writing: a) Poetry, b) Short Story, c) Essay (non-fiction)
  • GENIUS Design: a) Architectural Design, b) Urban Planning, c) Interior Design d) Innovation
  • GENIUS Business: a) Entrepreneurship, b) Social Responsibility



  • Applications open for all disciplines on February 2, 2015 and end on March 16, 2015
  • All projects (including GENIUS Certificate winners at regional fairs) MUST submit an application before the deadline. Fair winners have until April 4 to submit their projects.  Finalists MUST register participant information to confirm their participation by May 31, 2015


WHAT IS NEW IN GENIUS Olympiad 2015?

  • GENIUS Olympiad 2014 will be held June 14-19, 2015
  • New category: GENIUS Business, with entrepreneurship and social responsibility subcategories
  • A three-day Ivy League Tour is now available after the DC-NY Trip
  • Each student may present only one project at the GENIUS Olympiad, however they may submit multiple projects for application
  • Fair Agreements: Each Fair can provide only two projects with minimal screening. All other special agreements, please check your agreement with us again. 

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