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Page 36 International Rules: Guidelines for Science and Engineering Fairs 2014–2015, student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef
Human Informed Consent Form
Instructions to the Student Researcher(s): An informed consent/assent/permission form should be
developed in consultation with the Adult Sponsor, Designated Supervisor or Qualiﬁ ed Scientist.
This form is used to provide information to the research participant (or parent/guardian) and to document
written informed consent, minor assent, and/or parental permission.
• When written documentation is required, the researcher keeps the original, signed form.
• Students may use this sample form or may copy ALL elements of it into a new document.
If the form is serving to document parental permission, a copy of any survey or questionnaire must be
Title of Project:
I am asking for your voluntary participation in my science fair project. Please read the following information
about the project. If you would like to participate, please sign in the appropriate box below.
Purpose of the project:
If you participate, you will be asked to:
Time required for participation:
Potential Risks of Study:
How conﬁ dentiality will be maintained:
If you have any questions about this study, feel free to contact:
Adult Sponsor/QS/DS: ____________________________________ Phone/email: ____________________
Participation in this study is completely voluntary. If you decide not to participate there will not be any
negative consequences. Please be aware that if you decide to participate, you may stop participating at any
time and you may decide not to answer any speciﬁ c question.
By signing this form I am attesting that I have read and understand the information above and I freely give
my consent/assent to participate or permission for my child to participate.
Adult Informed Consent or Minor Assent Date Reviewed & Signed:
Printed Name of Research Participant: Signature:
Parental/Guardian Permission (if applicable) Date Reviewed & Signed:
Parent/Guardian Printed Name: Signature: