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International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition for students call for Applications

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Deadline: 17 Apr,2020    Next term Starts:: 18 Nov,2020

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The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition gives you the unique opportunity to show your knowledge and astronomy skills! The IAAC is an online astronomy competition for students from all countries. Win awards and cash prizes or become IAAC ambassador in your country!

The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition is an international science competition that enables students from all countries to prove their skills and to unleash their creativity in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics. IAAC gives you the unique opportunity to apply your skills to challenging problems. Participants can receive certificates, awards, cash prizes, and global recognition.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition is an international science competition that enables students from all countries to prove their skills and to unleash their creativity in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics.
  • IAAC gives you the unique opportunity to apply your skills to challenging problems. Participants can receive certificates, awards, cash prizes, and global recognition.
  • In order to participate in the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition, you have to be a high-school or university student. Students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate! There are two age categories:
  • Junior: under 18 years on 17. April 2020 (submission deadline)
  • Youth: over 18 years on 17. April 2020 (submission deadline)
  • Depending on your age category you will have to score more points to qualify for the next round. To solve the problems you should be interested in astronomy, smart, and creative. You should also have a working internet connection to submit your solution online via the submission form: Qualification Round 2020

Awards and Benefits

  • All participants receive participation certificates. The best students receive the 1. prize, 2. prize, and 3. prize with a cash award of 200 USD, 150 USD, and 100 USD.
  • Furthermore, the most outstanding participants from each global region (Africa, America, Europe, Greater Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia) receive the 1., 2. and 3. regional award to honor their excellence.
  • There are also special school awards and awards for ambassadors. You find all information about the 35 awards that worth over 700 USD in total in this information flyer: Prizes and Awards Flyer
  • Winners, students, and interested youths are encouraged to become official IAAC ambassadors with the aim to inspire students for astronomy and to encourage them to participate in the IAAC competition.
  • You will find all information about the benefits, responsibilities, and application below on this page: More Information
  • Parents, teachers, and schools are invited to share this opportunity with their students and youths to make talented students in particular benefit from IAAC.
  • We provide materials, flyers, and posters for schools and teachers and we will support you with any issue. We also award several special awards for teachers and schools: More Information

 

How To Apply

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