Document Library

We update the posted material as soon as it becomes available for the current year. As such, materials from last year’s Fair may be still posted.

Annual Fair Summary Reports

2021 Fall Mailing (updated 10/3/21)

Welcome Letter
Student Guide ***KEY INFORMATION HERE!***
Urban School Challenge Letter
Registration Letter
Mandatory Attendance Requirements
Vaccinations Required Notification

The Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair is an affiliate of the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).  As such, all student projects must be in compliance with all ISEF rules.  Please use the following forms, as necessary, as part of your registration process:

Forms that you and your advisor believe are required for your project need to be filled out, printed and uploaded to CSEF registration.  Signed copies must be provided to CSEF Registration for your final project approval. These forms are also available through links within the online registration form.

Download the pdf first and fill out and save the completed copy on your computer.

ISEF Form 1  Checklist Adult Sponsor– Not Required – CSEF only requires this form for the top winning high school projects that are selected to compete at the Intel ISEF.

ISEF Form 1A  Student Checklist– Not Required – CSEF only requires this form for the top winning high school projects that are selected to compete at the Intel ISEF.

ISEF Form 1B  Approval Form– Not Required – CSEF only requires this form for the top winning high school projects that are selected to compete at the Intel ISEF.

ISEF Form 1C  Regulated Research Institutional/Industrial Setting– This form must be completed after experimentation by the adult supervising the student research conducted in a regulated research institution, industrial setting or any work site other than home, school or field.

ISEF Form 2 Qualified Scientist– May be required for research involving human subjects, vertebrate animals, potentially hazardous biological agents, and DEA-controlled substances. Must be completed and signed before the start of student experimentation.

ISEF Form 3 Risk Assessment Form– Required for all projects.

ISEF Form 4 Human Subjects and Informed Consent– Required for all research involving human subjects. (IRB approval required before experimentation.)

ISEF Form 4 Sample Human Informed Consent Sample Form– For completion by researcher and human subjects.

ISEF Form 5 (5A & 5B) Vertebrate Animal– Form 5A is required for all research involving vertebrate animals that is conducted in a Non-Regulated Research Site. (SRC approval required before experimentation.) Form 5B is is required for all research involving vertebrate animals that is conducted in a Regulated Research Site.

ISEF 6A Potential Hazardous Biological Agents– Required for research involving microorganisms, rDNA, fresh/frozen tissue, blood and body fluids. SRC/IACUC/IBC approval required before experimentation.

ISEF 6B Human and Vertebrate Animal Tissue– Required for projects using fresh/frozen tissue, primary cell cultures, blood, blood products and body fluids. If the research involves living organisms, please ensure that the proper human or animal forms are completed.

ISEF 7 Continuation Projects– Required for projects that are a continuation in the same field of study as a previous project. This form must be accompanied by the previous year’s abstract and Research Plan.

2021 Fair Documents and Mailings

2021 Letter to Teachers
2021 Letter to Parents
2021 Fair Week Schedule
2021 Spring Student Guide  ***KEY INFORMATION HERE!***
2021 Welcome Letter
2021 Urban School Challenge Letter
2021 Registration Deadlines
2021 Mandatory Attendance
2021 Student Guide ***KEY INFORMATION HERE!***
2020 School List
2020 Major Sponsors List

2020 Fair Documents and Mailings

Urban School Challenge Student Letter
Letter to Teachers
Letter to Parents
Fair Week Schedule and Directions
Becoming a Finalist or Special Awards Winner Letter
Mandatory Attendance Letter
Student Guide Rules and Safety Page
Demos R Us Flyer
2020FallMailingPacketWeb
SchoolLetter2020
RegDeadlines2020
2020MandAttend
CSEFFlyer20
2020USCAnnoun
USCSchoolLetter20
StudentGuide2020
FairWeekSch2020
EZPath2020
2020ISEFRules
2020ISEFRulesForms
2020ISEFForms