Once the submissions have been judged, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be announced. Their submission videos will be featured on our website. Finalists, in a number to be determined based on the number of submissions, will also be recognized.



The awards for our October 2020 competition are to be announced soon. Here were the awards given for our April 2020 competition:


ONE FIRST PLACE WINNER: $3,000

TWO SECOND PLACE WINNERS: $1,500 EACH

THREE THIRD PLACE WINNERS: $500 EACH

FINALISTS: $100 EACH






Previous Girls International Three-Minute Science Competition Winners


April 2020 Competition

First Place: Camila Gutierrez, "Grain-free Diets: A Heartache for Man's Best Friend"

Second Place: Romy Greenwald, "Which alternatives to plastic straws are better for the environment?"

Second Place: Kathryn Clem, "Thawing Permafrost and Its Impact on the Alaskan Climate"

Third Place: Christine Meng, "How Does the Doppler Effect Help us Understand our Universe?"

Third Place: Julia Burnham, "Nuclear Energy"

Third Place: Marianne Liu, "The Coral Reef Killer"

Finalist: Seminamera Ajdari, "Coleoid Cephalopods and their camouflage mechanism"

Finalist: Aretha Chen, "Telomeres and Aging"

Finalist: Stella Chen, "Apples, Oranges, and Gravitational Waves"

Finalist: Alejandra Durán, "Molecular imprinting: method, uses, and potential for future applications"

Finalist: Ugonna Egbuchulam, "Gene Therapy"

Finalist: Angela Jia, "What is a PID Controller?"

Finalist: Fátima López Salcedo, "How to discover an exoplanet"

Finalist: Rachel Weng, "Influenza Virus"

Finalist: Lucy Xu, "What is CAR-T immunotherapy and how does it cure cancer?"

Finalist: Jessica Yu, "Our Brains and 9/11: Flashbulb Memory"