Competition for adolescence in HCMC launched

The Communist Youth Union and the Department of Science and Technology, the Department of Education and Training, the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology associations in Ho Chi Minh City launched the 13th creative competition for adolescence

The competition is organized to encourage students’ creativeness as well as consolidate their knowledge, aiming to promoting learning and research movement and applying products into production and life for the city’s socioeconomic growth.
The competition takes place from January to May for all adolescence aged from six to 18. Participants can register as individual or as group with maximum of five people in a group.
There are three groups, including group A for primary students, group B for junior high students and group C for senior high students.
Products for the competition are learning devices, technical products, educational toys for kids, IoT for traffic control, agriculture, environment protection, climate change, water source protection and other creative products.
In addition to above products, the organizer also accept clips and STEM clips made by university students and teachers, lecturers in HCMC.
Entries can be sent to the young technology and science development center at 1 Pham Ngoc Thach Street in District 1 from now to April 17. Further information is on the website: www.khoahoctre.com.vn
Winner of the special prize will capture VND10,000,000 ($440), while the first, second and third prizes will be VND5,000,000; VND3,000,000; VND2,000,000. Encouragement prize is VND1,000,000.
The organizer also give prize worth VND2,000,000 for most creative clip.
In addition, the special and first prize winners will be awarded certificates of merit signed by People’s Committee while the second, third, encouragement prize winners will be presented certificates of merit signed by the Communist Youth Union
The organizer will also give team prizes for three schools which have most winners. Winner teams will receive VND VND2,000,000 each.

By MINH DIEM – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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