Igniting interest, nurturing potential, and empowering all students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
science projects. prepare students for life.
After four years of service, Kate Houston has stepped down as President of the Synopsys Outreach Foundation. We appreciate her dedication and leadership to the organization's mission and...
STEM Opportunity Fund
Each fall, this program works to support organizations, nonprofits, schools, & districts that are working to increase the participation of marginalized Greater Bay Area K-12 students in project-based STEM.
Parents & Students
The Synopsys Outreach Foundation proudly supports the future STEM leaders in California. In addition to sponsoring the Bay Area’s preeminent science fairs, we offer resources and support for Parents & Students looking to get involved through out Science Fair 101 program.
Looking for a way to make a difference? Become a science fair judge and support future STEM leaders in the Bay Area. Fairs take place each spring from San Jose to Sonoma and only a knowledge of the scientific method is needed to help.
Science, STEM & STEAM Fairs
The Synopsys Championship
The annual science fair for students in grades 6-12 in Santa Clara County, CA
The Synopsys Sonoma County STEAM Showcase
A science fair for students in grades K-12 in Sonoma County, CA
The Synopsys Alameda County Science Fair
The annual science fair for students in grades 6-12 in Alameda County, CA
The annual science fair exclusively for students in the East Side Union High School District of San Jose
Elementary and middle school science fairs in Santa Clara County
South Valley Science and Engineering Fair
Science and engineering fair for all 5th-8th grade Morgan Hill, Gilroy, and San Martin students.
Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair
The annual science fair for middle and high school students in Monterey County, CA
Oakland Unified Science & Engineering Fair
San Mateo County of Education STEM Fair
The Synopsys Silicon Valley Science & Technology Outreach Foundation collaborates with Greater Bay Area education stakeholders and community partners to provide equitable and inclusive opportunities in project-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In addition to sponsoring numerous project-based STEM events including The Synopsys Championship, The Sonoma County STEAM Showcase, The Synopsys Alameda Science & Engineering Fair and sciencepalooza! Foundation programs and competitions include SuperSchool teacher training seminars, Science Fair 101 for Parents and contributions of science project poster boards and data collecting devices to eligible schools across the Greater Bay Area (California).