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 a 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 scientific knowledge and methodologies.

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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 in environmental issues.

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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 heartstrings 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, Installation Art and welcomes new ideas from participants.

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Application Process

  • Submit Application

    December 15 - March 21  

    $50 application fee per project.

    For US/EU fairs, deadline is April 15.

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  • Finalists Announced

    March 27

  • Participant Registration

    March 27 - May 1

    $230 participation fee per participant 

    For US/EU fairs, deadline is May 15.

  • Request Visa Letters

    March 27 - May 1

    Payment must be made before visa letters can be requested.

  • Trip & Travel Registration

    March 27 - May 1

    NYC, DC , Boston, SixFlags trips for a fee

    Enter travel information for the team.

  • Arrival

    June 15

    For information and questions contact us at [email protected]

GENIUS Optional Trips

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

Int. Fair, Niagara Falls, Open House

Finalists

Finalists & Awards

Partners

Judges, Sponsors, Host

Applicant Countries

 

The current number of applicant countries for GENIUS Olympiad 2019 is .