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Looking to donate directly to SASEF? Send a check made out to “SASEF” to:

Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair
c/o Jennifer Tyrell, Treasurer
PO Box 33022
Knoxville, TN 37930


Why donate to SASEF?

Participation in science fair increases motivation to go into STEM careers, contributes to critical thinking skills and social development, and increases self-confidence. The experience of developing a project and presenting it to a panel of professionals is life changing for many students. Students who are interested in STEM are encouraged by the professional scientists and engineers that they meet at SASEF; many students who believe that they are not interested in STEM careers find that interest in a science fair project because it allows them to be creative and explore outside the curriculum. Participation in SASEF is the first step in increasing awareness of the many aspects of STEM and its role in the community. In summary, a science fair is a great investment of time and energy that produces amazing rewards. It can open doors to career opportunities, improve speaking skills and increase scientific knowledge.