Enter the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards for Students 2014

Enter the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards for Students 2014

Deadline: October 27, 2014

The 2014 edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is now open. The DStv Eutelsat Star Awards are positioned to be Africa’s leading satellite technology awards for young minds. The primary aim is to stimulate interest and passion for satellite technology amongst young people. The competition is organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat. Entrants are required to write an essay or produce a poster on the following topic:

Enter the awards by creating an award winning essay or poster about satellite technology and how it shapes your world and you can win big!

Topic: Imagine you are a satellite

Imagine you are a satellite high above your country, your home, or even your school …
What would you see?
What would you like to tell the people below about what you see from up there?
What would you like people to know?
What would you like them to think about?
If you could send them a message or an image, what would you like to say or show?

Create an essay or poster about satellite technology and how it shapes your world.

Prizes

Besides awesome prizes up for grabs in the country awards, overall winners will be rewarded with the trip of a lifetime:

  • For the overall winning essay – a trip with his/her parent/legal guardian to Eutelsat in Paris, France and onwards to a spaceport to attend a live rocket launch.
  • For the overall winning poster – a trip with his/her parent/legal guardian to Eutelsat in Paris and a satellite construction site.
  • For the runner up poster and essay entries a trip with their parent/legal guardian to visit MultiChoice in Johannesburg and the South African National Space Agency at Hartebeesthoek.

Eligibility

  • The Awards are open to students between 14 and 19 years of age in secondary, high or combined schools anywhere in Africa where MultiChoice operates.
  • Entries can be submitted in English, French or Portuguese.

Submission Guidelines

Click here to download the Entry Form and follow all instructions clearly.

Entries must be:

Deposited: in the entry box at MultiChoice Africa country or regional offices (African countries) OR for South Africa at the MultiChoice Africa Building,141 Bram Fischer Drive in Ranburg, Johannesburg (South Africa only).

Posted: to MultiChoice offices listed on the entry form. For South African entries only : To MultiChoice Africa, Corporate Affairs, 141 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Attention: Nada Mxube

All entries must be accompanied by an entry form and in the case of posters an entry form and creative summary.

For queries you may email your question to: [email protected] or phone your nearest MultiChoice Office. In the case of South Africa, please contact Mahlatse Sithole on 011 781 9950

For more information, visit DStv Eutelsat Star Awards.

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