Synopsys Outreach

Synopsys Outreach Foundation

Igniting interest, nurturing potential, and empowering all students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

science projects. prepare students for life.

Free STEM Materials

Providing teachers with materials needed to support students with access to project-based STEM.

Apply Today: STEM Opportunity Fund – Applications OPEN!

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.

Join us to explore the new Environmental Literacy Standards!

All sessions are free of charge and open to middle and high school educators in the Greater Bay Area. Sessions will be held at RAFT @ 1355 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95131. The same information and support will be offered at each session. Choose a date and time which suits your schedule:
October 13th
October 27th
November 3rd


Our heroes! The Synopsys Outreach Foundation works hard to save you time (and money!) through our programs. Each fall, applications open for our science fair packages – all of which are free! Be notified when applications open by signing up for our newsletter.

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 6th-12th 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

The annual science fair for Oakland Unified K-12 students in Oakland, CA

San Mateo County of Education STEM Fair

The annual STEM fair for San Mateo middle school students in San Mateo County, CA
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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).

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