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Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia

For Science, for Future, for Georgia

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Call for “Leonardo Da Vinci” 2016

Inventor pupils’ competition “Leonardo Da Vinci” aims to support ongoing reforms at general educational institutions; to stimulate and improve learning process and raise pupils’ interest towards learning; to raise interest towards innovation and technology; to develop creative thinking and practical skills.

Competition is open to any person who are VII-XII graders at the general educational institutions (public and private schools).

Only 2016 inventor pupils’ competition “Leonardo Da Vinci” winner IX-XII graders can participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).

The competition will be conducted in two stages:

At the first stage of the competition, a participant shall submit an application form and a research plan / primary idea (uploaded PDF file) (with scanned signatures) to the following email address: leo@rustaveli.org.ge.

Competition commission will review submitted application form and research plan / primary idea in accordance with the first stage evaluation criteria, and determine short-listed projects that moved to the second stage.

At the second stage, an applicant will submit a statement for participation in the competition, electronic files containing project description and illustrative layout / model / or drawings (photos), (scanned versions of drawings are allowed to upload); professional biographies of the project manager and the relevant field scientist or supervisor (if any) (uploaded PDF file) to the following email address: leo@rustaveli.org.ge.

Competition administration schedule:                 

  • 14/04/2016 at 16:00 – deadline for the first stage application form and the research plan / primary idea submission;
  • 18/04/2016 at 16:00 – deadline for the application submission at the Foundation Office;
  • 6/06/2016 – Announcement of the first stage competition results;
  • 19/09/2016 at 16:00 – deadline for the second stage, submission of the statement of participation in the competition, electronic files containing project description and illustrative layout / model / or drawings (photos); professional biographies of the project manager and the relevant field scientist or supervisor (if any);
  • 22/09/2016 at 16:00 – deadline for the registration of the statement of participation and the illustration / model at the Regional Resource Center or the Foundation Office;
  • 10.2016 – Finalists will be selected by the competition commission;
  • 11.2016 – The competition commission will announce the winner.

 

Please see the links below for the detailed information about the competition requirements:

Group consultations will be held for applicants:

  • March 1, 2016 
  • April 7, 2016 
  • September 1, 2016 

 At 16:00 at the Foundation Conference Hall;   address: 3rd floor, 1 Merab Aleksidze Street.

 

For detailed information, please contact:

Maka Kajaia, the Program Coordinator

Address: 3rd floor, 1 Merab Aleksidze Street

Tel: + (995 32) 2 200 220 (4409); 577 97 72 02

E-mail: kajaia@rustaveli.org.ge

Website: www.rustaveli.org.ge

We wish you good luck!