The NCSEF is the state level affiliated fair with the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). The NCSEF operates under ISEF rules and regulations governing student engaged research and safety.
Organized by the Society for Science, ISEF dedicated to the public engagement in scientific research and education. Their vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate, inspire.
Through this affiliation, selected NCSEF students in grades 5-8 progress to compete in the Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge and students in grades 9-12 progress to the Regeneron ISEF.