The ISQuis is an Inter School Mega Quiz Contest in Oman. The event provides a platform for students to learn and develop. The event is split into three stages and is open to all students from Indian Schools across Oman. The event features two categories, Junior and Senior. There are a series of prelims leading through to the Grand Finale. The quiz is a great opportunity for students to showcase their skills and knowledge. For more information, please click here .
The BSME Young Musicians of the Gulf was originally initiated in 1998 and has run virtually every year since. It is one of the most highlighted events in BSME. Each year, over 100 young musicians from across the Gulf participate in 3 days’ worth of competition. Various prizes are available and all students are encouraged to participate. For more information, please click here .
The Scratch Coding Competition is a competition which encourages and allows for students to either create a video game, a story or animate a project. The competition aims to inspire the next generation of youth to pursue a career in digital, data and Technology. The competition is open this year for the first time to students all over the world, originally it was only open to students from Qatar. They have since received registration from students across 16 countries and over 100 schools. For more information, please click here .
Pi Day is a mathematics competition where students work as a team, solve problems and celebrate mathematics. The competition is for schools in Qatar to explore the fun side of mathematics. The competition holds three rounds, leading up to the finals. Applications for 2019 have closed but predicted to be back for 2020. For more information, please click here .
The Carnegie Mellon University of Qatar (CMU-Q) hosted the fourth Alice programming competition in March 2019. The categories available to students are video games, education, social responsibility, environment, and tourism. There are five prizes awarded for the five best projects and selected teams will have the opportunity to present their projects to the judges at CMU-Q. For more information, please click here .
The British School of Kuwait, Salwa, Kuwait
Botball is an after-school activity offered at the British School of Kuwait to the Upper Department and Sixth Form students. The programs aim to expose students to learning different aspects of expertise such as designing, building, programming and documenting robots. Students are encouraged to use Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths to achieve the results they set out for themselves. This club is only available to students of the British School of Kuwait. For more information, please visit here .
The British School of Kuwait, Salwa, Kuwait
The debating club at the British School of Kuwait has had numerous success over the years and at international competitions. Each year, the team travels to different competitions. At least one of these trips is overseas. The debating club benefits students as it allows them to develop new skills and grow academically. This club is only available to students of the British School of Kuwait. For more information, please click here .
Kangaroo of Mathematics is a large competition that was originated in Sydney, Australia before growing across the world. Kangaroo of Mathematics looks to encourage students to master the skill of mathematics, be able to apply concepts to their everyday lives and learn in an enjoyable environment. The competition features a variety of levels of competition with respect to the students' certain grades. The contest is held yearly in March. Students are able to compete in Arabic or English. For more information, please click here .
World Artificial Intelligence for Youth (WAICY) is a competition that is open to all students around the globe. WAICY provides students with the opportunity to use artificial intelligence (AI) technology to solve real-world problems. Through doing this, students are able to interact and learn throughout the competition. The competition hosts a 4-day workshop prior to the 1-day competition. There is a process from regional, to national to the finals that success entrants will follow. WAICY also offers a summer camp for 2019 that students are able to attend. For more information, please click here .
The Creativity International Awards is an advertising competition of sorts where agencies and students are able to submit work they have created into one of two categories to compete for the top prizes. This competition is unique as professionals and students compete with and against each other. The two categories are Media & Interactive and Print & Packaging. The Media & Interactive entry period has closed but the Print & Packaging section will begin accepting entries from 3 June to 20 September 2019. For more information, please click here .
The International Photography & Film Competitions held by Xposure offer a variety of categories for entrants to choose from Nature & Landscape through to Short Film & Moving Image. The competition looks to accommodate applicants of all ages and backgrounds to compete in this competition. Various financial prizes are awarded to top place getters along with additional benefits. Of feature, a youth ‘Junior Category’ for under 18, UAE Residents are directly categorised to advantage those under 18. For more information, please click here .
The Future Generation Competition at Middle East Electricity is in its sixth edition of hosting the Future Generation Competition. A benefit of this competition is successful students will have the opportunity to showcase their work in front of 20,000 international visitors and over 1,500 exhibitors. The competition for 2019 has presently closed but will be back for 2020. For more information, please click here .
The Art Competition is dedicated to 21st Century Realism. The competition is the world’s largest Art Century Realism in regards to entries, plus offering a diverse range of categories and encourages international participation. The competition offers over $100,000 in cash awards plus recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, and museums. The competition offers eleven categories, allowing for allows for entrants to enter as many or as few as they wish. For more information, please click here .
The National Competition (TNC) is a premier event held in UAW which celebrates young Emirati talents across technical and vocational skills. TNC aims to inspire the youth to become involved in new trades and embrace various technological career pathways. TNC provides a unique opportunity for the youth to work with representatives from different categories. Additionally, allowing the peers to challenge each other to come out on top and be recognised for their success. For more information, please click here .
This is an international student art contest that aims to engage students to promote the need to preserve, protect and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. There are $500 scholarships awarded to the winning entries. The 2019 theme for Science Without Borders® Challenge is “Connected Ocean: No Barriers, No Boundaries, and No Borders. Applicants are encouraged to use their artistic talents to create a piece of artwork that illustrates how the ocean is connected. For more information, please click here .
The Writers of the Future Contest competition draws entrants from around the world and winners will have their work published in the annual bestselling anthology boo, L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future. The winner of the grand prize will also receive $5000 with the Golden Pen Award. Additional to this, The Contest will fly out all winners to Los Angeles for an expense-paid, week-long workshop given by Contest judges which culminate in a black-tie gala awards event. For more information, please click here .
The Global Enterprise Experience aims to provide a platform where each contestant will be given the opportunity to develop their skills as a global leader, a social entrepreneur and a citizen of the world. The program brings together people from all over the world, who compete in teams of 8. The focus is that the team competes - not the country. To date, there have been over 10,000 applicants from over 650 universities across 115 counties. Various prizes are available for successful teams. For more information, please click here .
Global Academic Challenge is a competition that allows students to think creatively about issues faced in the reality of real estate professionals. In return for their input, the students chosen will receive an all-expense paid trip to a Global Summit in Asia or North America. The challenge is made available online (present now) and teams are able to compete. Additional to the trip, the winning team will be awarded US$5,000. For more information, please click here .
The Chevron Readers’ Cup competition is a reading competition for schools, held annually by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. Teams of four students study books written by authors attending the 2019 Festival to compete in the Cup. They then take this knowledge to use as a tool in the competition. Students are able to compete in separate categories determined by age. For more information, please click here .
The TAALEM Award is awarded to school and university students through entering a poetry-writing competition which is held annually by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. Students may enter but writing a poem that does not exceed 32 lines. The poem can be written in either Arabic or English. The competition is segregated into four separate categories which are determined by age groups. For more information, please click here .