GENIUS Olympiad is an international high school project competition about environmental issues. It is founded and organized by Terra Science and Education and hosted by the Rochester Institute of Technology. GENIUS Olympiad will host projects in five general disciplines with an environmental focus.
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
GENIUS Science creates innovative solutions to environmental problems using science and engineering.Read More
GENIUS Creative Writing calls the public to take action on environmental problems and solutions using writing.Read More
GENIUS Business raises awareness of environmental values and social responsibility with novel green business plans.Read More
GENIUS Robotics provides students an understanding at the role of engineering and research on environment.Read More
GENIUS Art heightens the public concern for environmental problems and solutions through artistic expression.Read More
GENIUS Music motivates society to make positive change by pulling at the auditory heart strings through performance.Read More
GENIUS Short Film promotes behavioral changes regarding global issues through the lens and action of cameras.Read More
GENIUS Coding allows students to use their coding skills and algorithmic knowledge to solve environmental issues.Read More
GENIUS Olympiad 2024 will be held in-person! We are accepting applications now.
GENIUS Olympiad offers a new category, GENIUS Coding, that allows students to use their coding skills to solve environmental issues. Students are expected to use Python programming to develop algorithms for problems given by GENIUS Olympiad.
Be a GENIUS Olympiad partner in your country: GENIUS Olympiad is looking to allow organizations to hold country-based Genius Olympiad fairs in their own country or region. If your organization is interested, please fill out our interest form as the first step in initiating communication about a partner fair.
We invite all participants and all other high school researchers to publish with International Journal of High School Research, a peer-reviewed journal, which is published by
As one of the top 50 universities in the US, RIT encourages students to apply to RIT and take advantage of the GENIUS Olympiad scholarship. Please click read more to print the RIT-GENIUS Olympiad Scholarship letter. RIT will confirm your status with GENIUS Olympiad after you applied for RIT.
$50 application fee per project.
Deadline for US/EU fairs is April 17.
GENIUS finalist status can be checked in the application system
$425 participation fee per participant
Payment must be made before visa letters can be requested within the application system.
Enter travel information for the team.
The number of applicant countries for GENIUS Olympiad 2020 is .