Registering for MRSEF
Deadlines to be aware of:
Project Information Form (online) must be submitted by January 31, 2021.
Project Packet must be submitted electronically for review to the Office of Compliance by February 5, 2021.
Angela Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the Research Compliance and Assurance Office
Entire Project Packet (already reviewed by Compliance) must be submitted electronically by February 15, 2021.
Each entrant must completely fill out an MRSEF Project Information Form (online) plus Checklist for Adult Sponsor (1), Student Checklist (1A), Research Plan, Risk Assessment (3), and Approval Form (1B). No photo release forms are required this year. These forms can be found at: https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/overview-of-forms-and-dates/
Additional forms and approval prior to beginning work by our Scientific Review Committee are required for students performing ANY work involving the following: Please use the Rules Wizard to better determine what is required.
- Vertebrate Animals
- Human Participants (not the student him/herself--must clearly state as such in research plan, abstract etc...)
- Recombinant DNA
- Human or Animal Tissue
- Hazardous Chemicals, Activities, or Devices
These projects must also be cleared through our Compliance Office prior to the experiment beginning.
An abstract form must be completed by the entrant once his/her project is finished. This form must be submitted to the Mobile Regional Science and Engineering Fair prior to displaying the project at the Fair. The form can be submitted the day of the Fair at the registration desk. The entrant must include an abstract with their project display.
Failure to follow proper registration or approval procedures will result in disqualification