Registration deadline: Sept 3
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2021
> Aim: To inspire students to create solutions to fix issues faced by society through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
> Organised by Samsung Malaysia Electronics in partnership with the Universiti Malaya STEM Centre.
> Supported by the Education Ministry.
> The competition comprises Phase One (open submissions); Phase Two (Top 10 to refine their ideas and showcase them through a PowerPoint presentation by Oct 25); Phase Three (Top five to submit a video of their presentation, explaining the functions of their prototype by Nov 30); and a final presentation to judges on Dec 9.
> Upon registration, participants will receive a submission template to be completed by Sept 10.
> The competition is open to secondary school students (Forms One and Two).
> This year, the competition will address two issues: ‘Access to Education’ (for entries that offer solutions to make education more inclusive) and ‘Environmental Sustainability’ (for entries that tackle pressing environmental issues, like climate change, pollution, over-consumption and deforestation).
> In teams of three, students need to submit an essay describing an issue and how STEM solutions can solve it.
> Winners will be judged based on the relevance of the issue, creativity, feasibility of ideas, application of STEM and presentation of innovative solutions.
> Samsung products worth up to RM81,600 for the winning schools and teams.