Ottawa 2024

Date May 26-31, 2024
Location Ottawa, Ontario
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Become a CWSF Judge

Qualifications of a Judge

The Canada-Wide Science Fair requires about 160 judges to evaluate approximately 420 projects each year. These judges are recruited from the local community. We seek judges from a wide range of disciplines:

  • Dentists
  • Engineers from all disciplines
  • Faculty at Universities and Colleges
  • Medical doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Scientists from industry
  • Scientists from government laboratories
  • Those who are bilingual in French and English are particularly welcome


  • PhD
  • MSc
  • Equivalent professional qualifications
  • Graduate students who have a special interest and experience in outreach
  • Students in undergraduate programs are not eligible to judge at the CWSF

You will meet many students who will amaze you. The best projects are at the level of a Masters Degree.


Volunteer as a Judge

If you would like to volunteer as a judge, please inquire below.


We’re not currently requiring additional judges for CWSF 2024 in Ottawa. If you would like to express your interest in being a future judge at CWSF, please submit the below form.

Interested? Contact us!