To identify and recognize secondary school students, predominately from grades 9-12, from private, parochial, and public schools in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY, with the potential to become outstanding natural, physical and behavioral scientists, engineers or mathematicians.
To promote a forum for such outstanding students to submit and exhibit projects.
To identify and select finalists from such outstanding students to attend the annual International Science and Engineering Fair.
To promote the publishing of writings, papers, books, pamphlets, periodicals and other publications; to advance learning and the development of scientific knowledge.
To recommend goals, plans, and policies for developing and improving scientific knowledge.