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 Olympiad plans to add new categories such as debates, coding, and welcomes new ideas from participants.Read More
GENIUS Olympiad 2023 will be held in-person this year! We are accepting applications now.
We support peaceful methods of dealing with international disputes and strongly condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We will proactively suspend our Genius partnerships with all Russian organizations. We hope that the situation improves soon so that American, Ukrainian, and Russian students can participate together in the near future.
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.
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.
$50 application fee per project.
Deadline for US/EU fairs is April 18.
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.
Make sure to read Finalist Guide, and send us an email for questions.geniusolympiad.org/live
The number of applicant countries for GENIUS Olympiad 2020 is .