Feb 10, 2019

Spanish Chemistry Olympiad

  • Crimson Education
  • Spain
General Tutoring Competition

Description

A local chapter of the International Chemistry Olympiad, the first stage of the Spanish Chemistry Olympiad is usually held around end of year in each University District.

The best 3 participants within each district go on to the National Championship, which is usually held around March, where they will face a multiple-choice test and an exam made up of problems for which the use of a simple calculator is allowed.

In principle, the 4 best participants in this National phase are eligible to go on to the International Chemistry Olympiad, held around July, at the Iberian-American Chemistry Olympiad, held around September.

It must be noted that Spain's participation in these has been compromised recently by governmental budgetary allocation.

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

16-18

Competitiveness

5/5

Participation Cost

3/5

Participation fees are nominal
National phase lodging and travel to be paid separately

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

5/5

Olympiad encompasses all content in national secondary education curriculum, up to end of school.

Time Commitment

2/5

Regular study is advised

Application Deadline

Apr 23 2019

Application Process Includes

Candidates must be registered by their schools; typically these will be in their last 2 years of secondary schooling only.