The International Rules & Guidelines include the forms necessary to document adherence to the rules.
These forms constitute written documentation of what will occur, or in some cases, has already occurred, in a research project.
They are designed to provide the information that is needed to review the project to ensure compliance with the ISEF rules and with laws and regulations that apply to the project.
For a fillable template of a research plan, visit our registration site at
and click on the 'Fair' menu item then select the 'ISEF Forms' sub menu item.
For SRC pre-approval, please email your research plan before you start your experiments to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name,
school, and grade in school.
The most common error in completing ISEF forms is understanding the date requirements. The ISEF date requirements can be found at
Forms may be downloaded directly from Society for Science at
Society for Science has a helpful “Overview of Forms and Dates” page available at
Completed forms and paperwork are uploaded as a PDF to the registration site as part of the registration process.