International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition 2020

International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition 2020

Deadline: April 17, 2020

Applications are now open for the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition 2020. 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!

Astronomy is an outstanding scientific subject that has inspired us humans for thousands of years: The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition gives students the opportunity to challenge their astronomy knowledge in a friendly competition and – by participating – to learn more about this interesting subject. IAAC has the aim to be accessible to all students from all countries regardless of their background. Furthermore, the IAAC uses today’s technologies and the global connection through the internet to make this competition possible. Astronomy is a great motivation for students to get in touch with science and to start a professional career as a researcher or engineer.

Prizes and Awards

  • All participants receive participation certificates.
  • The best students receive the first prize, second prize, and third 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 first, second and third regional award to honor their excellence.
  • There are also special school awards and awards for ambassadors.

Eligibility

  • 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 April 17, 2020
    • Youth: over 18 years on April 17, 2020

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit IAAC.

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