Enter Eskom Expo for Young Scientists!
20th April 2016

The Eskom Expo for Young Scientists is South Africa’s leading, and only existing, national science fair that affords learners the opportunity to enter a project to exhibit their own scientific investigation. The project aims to inspire and develop young scientists who are able to identify a problem, analyse information, find solutions and communicate findings effectively.

The 2016 Eskom Expo for Young Scientists Grahamstown Regional Final is coordinated by Scifest Africa, sponsored by Eskom and Rhodes University, and will be held in Grahamstown on Saturday, 30 July 2016.

At Expo, students can discuss their work with judges, teachers and students from other schools, with parents and with other interested people. By participating at expo, students will increase their awareness of the wonders of science, add to their knowledge and broaden their scientific horizons.

Fantastic prizes are up for grabs at the Regional Final, including five scholarships for the first year of study in the fields of science at Rhodes University, trophies, medals and book prizes, while prizes at the International Science Fair include selection to represent South Africa at other international science fairs abroad, scholarships, trophies, medals, and other prizes such as books and iReaders, laptops and tablets.

In order to participate in the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists, a school must submit a letter of intent indicating the school’s intention to enter projects into the 2016 Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.

For more information on how to enter please email scifest.outreach@gmail.com or call 046 603 1106.

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