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 scientific knowledge and methodologies.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 in environmental issues.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 heartstrings through performance.Read More
GENIUS Short Film promotes behavioral changes regarding environmental issues through the lens and action of cameras.Read More
GENIUS Olympiad plans to add new categories such as Drone, Installation Art and welcomes new ideas from participants.Read More
GENIUS Olympiad is committed to following best practices related to COVID-19. We are pleased to announce that GENIUS Olympiad will not be cancelled but will be held virtually this year!
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 all projects is April 15.
GENIUS 2020 finalist status can be checked in the application system
$20 participation fee per participant
For all finalists, deadline is May 15.
Payment must be made before visa letters can be requested.
Enter travel information for the team.
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The number of applicant countries for GENIUS Olympiad 2020 is .