Google Science Fair 2014

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The Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. Find out what you can win, and learn more about the people involved with the competition.

Grand Prize

 
The Grand Prize includes a 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions, an incredible experience at the Virgin Galactic Spaceport and $50,000 in scholarship funding. It will truly change your life.

The Grand Prize includes:

A National Geographic Expedition
+ An experience at the Virgin Galactic Spaceport
+ A scholarship from Google
+ A once-in-a-lifetime experience
+ A personalized LEGO prize
+ Digital Access to Scientific American archives for your School
+ Grant for School

Age category winners

 
This year’s age category winners will enjoy experiences at LEGO Education, National Geographic or Google, $25,000 scholarships, and other exciting perks.
Age categories:
  • 13-14 Age category
  • 15-16 Age category
  • 17-18 Age category

The Age Category Prizes include:

A Scholarship from Google
+ A once-in-a-lifetime experience
+ A personalized LEGO Prize
Digital access to Scientific American archives for the winner’s school

The finalist prizes

 
The 15 global finalists will receive a variety of exciting prizes.

Prizes for the finalists include:

A LEGO Education Goodie Bag
+ “Scientific American” subscription
+ National Geographic subscription
+ A Google Goodie Bag

Learnhive Summer Contests

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You could Win Exciting Gifts & Certificates!
Participate online in quiz, games, drawing & other contests and win prizes. Contest is open for students in grades 1 to 10. Don’t have a Learnhive account? Sign up today, get regular email updates, and get ready to win!
 Prize Categories

 Grade 1 and Grade 2

Grade 3 and Grade 4

Grade 5 and Grade 6

Grade 7 to Grade 10
General Rules for Participation

• Signup for free at Learnhive. If you are already a registered user, you are ready to participate in the contests.
• This contest is only for students from grades 1 – 10.
• Any work submitted should be the participant’s original work; any copied material will be disqualified.
• You can collect points by playing fun and educational games.
• More competitions you take part in, the more points you get.
• Entries have to be sent before the published deadline.
• The gifts cannot be cashed under any circumstances.
• This contest is only for those who are a resident of India.
• Participants will need to produce an Identify proof whenever required.
• The panel of judges also have a say in deciding the winner. The judges' decision is final and binding.

Contests
Quiz Wiz
 Games
The Next Picasso(Art)

Contest Closes on May 22nd
 

Dessin School of Arts ONLINE PAINTING COMPETITION For School children in India

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Children Online National Level Painting Competition

Showcase your drawing and painting skills and win a prize:
Dessin School of Arts is conducting an online National level Art and painting contest with different themes. The competition is conducted on quarterly basis (i.e., you can send your entries within the given three months time, after which the theme will be changed for the next competition). The competition as of now is open only to the children studying in India, though we shall make efforts to include every other art loving children. Participants should abide by our decision

PRIZE :
The entries are categorized under Dessin students and others. The best five entries from each age group (0-7, 8-10, 11-14) from each category will be announced as the winners.
 In each age group and each students (other students, Dessin Students)
 First prize Gold Medal + Personalised certificate
 Second prize Silver Medal + Personalised certificate
 Third prize Bronze Medal + Personalised certificate

THEME :


Age 0-7- YOUR FAMILY
Age 8-10- HOLIDAY
Age 11-14- CHILD LABOUR

 Closing Date: 30 JUN 2014
Announcing Date:  10 JULY 2014

NOTE :
1. There is no entry fee
2. Each student can send only one entry per competition.
3. Paintings must be the student’s original creative work.
4. Entries should be closely related to the given theme, allowing for a degree of imaginary interpretation.
5. The painting should be done in A4 size and must be sent in JPEG image form.
6. Every entry must carry the required information as provided on the website of the organisers in English and in Block Letters at Registration Form and while uploading the painting.

Visit the Organiser's Site for more information and registration


 

British Council India - English courses for young learners- Summer School for 8-15 years

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Summer School courses are offered for young learners in three age groups: 8-10, 11-12 and 13-15 years.
Through these courses the child will:
  •   Improve speaking, writing, listening and reading skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary
  •   Develop teambuilding and group discussion skills by working with classmates
  •   Learn what their strengths and weaknesses are and how to improve in the future
This year’s theme is ‘Around the World in 15 Days’. The children will explore a different country daily.  On the last day of the course, parents will be invited to watch their child perform on stage and/or see their work on display.

Learn English through games, puzzles, songs rhymes, stories and other activities
           
Summer school courses are offered in Chennai,  Kolkata and New Delhi.

Chennai
TermCourse DateDurationFee (INR)Registration Date
Summer Term 28 Apr - 16 May 20143 weeks (28 hours)7500Open till 28 Apr


New Delhi
Term Course DateDurationFee (INR)Registration Date
Summer Intensive12 May - 30 May3 weeks (30 hrs)11,500/-Open till 10 May
Summer9 Jun - 3 Aug 8 weeks (32 hrs)11,500/-Not Open

Kolkatta

Term Course DateDurationFee (INR)Registration Date
Summer Intensive  19 May - 6 June 3 weeks (30 hrs) 6000/- Open till 17 May


For registration and further information click here










 

MICROSOFT OFFICE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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Search is On for India’s Top Talent in MS OFFICE
COMPUDON – the gateway to the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship - is a platform for
Indian students to showcase their mastery in using Microsoft Office applications.
Eligible students from across India will compete for the title of “India Champions”, and up to 6 winners will then, proudly represent India at the “Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship” (fully sponsored trip by CyberLearning) in July 2014 at Disneyland, California, USA.


ELIGIBILITY: 
Students between the age of 13 and 22 (as on June 15, 2014) 

ELIGIBLE EXAM TRACKS: 
MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST – 
Word/Excel/PowerPoint (2007 or 2010 or 2013#) 
#Office 2013 exams are not valid for MOS World Championship.

THERE ARE 2 LEVELS:
QUALIFYING LEVEL: Happens within the participating School.  

INDIA FINALS: Qualifying students will appear for India Finals in NEW DELHI/NOIDA. Top students (top score and time) in each exam track will qualify as “India Champion”. And India Champions with qualifying score and time will be selected for “India Team*” for MOS World Championship 

Selection of winners will be on the basis of qualifying criteria established by CyberLearning and Certiport.

Participation Fee: Rs. 899/- 
All Inclusive. Includes a 'Participation Kit' with prep material. Only for students participating through their school/college 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
For 9 India Champions: Prizes worth Rs. 25,000, Medal, and Sponsored trip# to Disneyland, California, USA# for participation in the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Other Prizes: Prizes worth Rs. 15,000 (for 1st runners-up), Rs. 10,000 (for 2nd runners-ups), Rs. 2,500 (for 45 regional champions) and Rs. 1,000 (50 consolation prizes).
Award medals for school toppers
Microsoft Certificates to all passing students and participation certificates to all participants.
For Faculty that produces India Champion, prize worth Rs. 5,000 & Appreciation Certificates to all participating / nominated faculty members.
For Schools - Office Champion Award Trophy who produce India Champions
For Schools- Association with Microsoft as Microsoft Office Specialist Authorized Testing Center

#Additional eligibility criteria apply. Please read official rules given on www.compudon.in for more details.

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