2019 BMES Annual Meeting High School Expo & Poster Competition, call extended for high school student applications

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is reopening the invitation to junior and senior high school students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in science and engineering to apply to attend the High School Biomedical Engineering Expo at the 2019 BMES Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on Thursday, October 17, 2019. 
Students will have the opportunity to connect with biomedical engineers, students, faculty and industry, get exposure to the biomedical engineering field, and share projects they are working on related to life sciences (biology, chemistry, biotechnology, healthcare), biomedical engineering, or bioengineering.

Those selected to present will be eligible for a poster award competition at the Expo and prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. Funding for this program was made possible (in part) by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CBET – 1922459, by 1R13EB026960 from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, and the Coulter Foundation Minority Network. The poster competition is funded only by the Coulter Foundation Minority Network.
Students accepted and their chaperone will receive a free one-day registration, lunch, and modest compensation to cover ground transportation and/or parking at the convention center.

High school junior and senior students (must be high school junior or senior by the start of the Fall 2019 school year) in the Philadelphia area are welcome to apply. The extended deadline for a high school student to submit their applications is Monday, September 16, 2019. For more information and to apply, please visit