USA Biology Olympiad

Ages:High School

Type:Tournament

Categories:Biology, Science, STEM

Scope:International

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

As the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States, the USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) enriches the life science education of nearly 10,000 talented students annually. It provides the motivation, curricular resources, and skills training to take them beyond their classroom experience to the level of international competitiveness.

After two rounds of challenging exams, twenty Finalists are invited to a residential training program where they learn advanced biological concepts and exacting lab skills at the USABO National Finals. Ultimately, four students earn the right as Team USA to represent the USA at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO), a worldwide competition involving student teams from over seventy countries.

Students are evaluated on the number of questions they answer correctly during the exams.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.usabo-trc.org/

Managing Organization: Center for Excellence in Education (CEE)

Contact:
Kathy Frame
kframe@cee.org

Entry Fee: $80

Eligibility:
<ul> <li>High school seniors are eligible provided that they have not enrolled formally in an undergraduate program at a college or university.</li> <li>All interested students in grades 9 to 12 are eligible to participate in the USABO.</li> <li>Students must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States.</li> <li>Home-schooled students are invited to participate in the USABO. Arrangements must be made before the close of registration through the USABO to participate in the exam at high schools within their local area. Home-schooled students are responsible for the $80.00 registration fee.</li> </ul>

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

As the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States, the USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) enriches the life science education of nearly 10,000 talented students annually. It provides the motivation, curricular resources, and skills training to take them beyond their classroom experience to the level of international competitiveness.

Process

After two rounds of challenging exams, twenty Finalists are invited to a residential training program where they learn advanced biological concepts and exacting lab skills at the USABO National Finals. Ultimately, four students earn the right as Team USA to represent the USA at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO), a worldwide competition involving student teams from over seventy countries.

Criteria

Students are evaluated on the number of questions they answer correctly during the exams.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.usabo-trc.org/

Managing Organization: Center for Excellence in Education (CEE)

Contact:
Kathy Frame
kframe@cee.org

Entry Fee: $80

Eligibility:
<ul> <li>High school seniors are eligible provided that they have not enrolled formally in an undergraduate program at a college or university.</li> <li>All interested students in grades 9 to 12 are eligible to participate in the USABO.</li> <li>Students must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States.</li> <li>Home-schooled students are invited to participate in the USABO. Arrangements must be made before the close of registration through the USABO to participate in the exam at high schools within their local area. Home-schooled students are responsible for the $80.00 registration fee.</li> </ul>

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.