GENIUS Olympiad
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GENIUS Olympiad 

Let's build a better future together

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 

categories

Science

GENIUS Science creates innovative solutions to environmental problems using science and engineering.

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Writing

GENIUS Creative Writing calls the public to take action on environmental problems and solutions using writing.  

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Business

GENIUS Business raises awareness of environmental values and social responsibility with novel green business plans. 

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Robotics

GENIUS Robotics provides students an understanding at the role of engineering and research on environment.

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Art

GENIUS Art heightens the public concern for environmental problems and solutions through artistic expression.

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Music

GENIUS Music motivates society to make positive change by pulling at the auditory heart strings through performance.  

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Short Film

GENIUS Short Film promotes behavioral changes regarding environmental issues through the lens and action of cameras.

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Upcoming

GENIUS Olympiad plans to add new categories such as Drone, environmental policies and welcomes new ideas from participants.

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Application Process

  • Submit Application

    February 15 - April 15  

    US EST 11:59 PM 

    $50 application fee per project.

     Deadline for US/EU fairs is April 15.

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  • Finalists Announced

    May 5

    Check full list of finalists

    GENIUS finalist status can be checked in the application system

  • Participant&Presentation Registration

     Deadline: May 15

    $25 participation fee per participant 

  • Request Visa Letters

    March 27 - May 1

    Payment must be made before visa letters can be requested.

  • Trip & Travel Registration

    March 27 - May 10

    NYC, DC , Boston, SixFlags trips 

    Enter travel information for the team.

  • Award Ceremony

    June 18

    Make sure to read Finalist Guide, and send us an email for questions.  Award Ceremony on June 18, 10:30am EST

    geniusolympiad.org/live

GENIUS Optional Trips

Cancelled for 2022

DC & NY Trips

3 Night or 4 Night Options: Spend 1 day in DC and 1 or 2 days in NYC.  

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DC / NY & IVY

6 Nights: After DC & NY trip, visit IVY colleges in NY and Boston for 3 days. 

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Six Flags & NY 

3 Nights: Spend 1 day in Six Flags Great Adventure and 1 day in NYC.

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Useful Links

Multimedia

Video, Poster and Logos

Guides

Finalist Guide and Rules

Schedule

Yearly / Daily Event Schedule

Events

Inter. Fair, Niagara Falls

Finalists

Finalists & Awards

Partners

Judges, Sponsors, Host

Applicant Countries

 

The number of applicant countries for GENIUS Olympiad 2020 is .