The Emirates Foundation, a leading national institution in social investment in youth development and empowerment, announced this month, that it opened registration for the fourth edition of the "Think Science Competition" 2016, aimed at encouraging young people to study, specialize and work in science and technology. The "Think Science Competition" is under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation.
This contest is held in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Abu Dhabi Education Council, and represents the practical translation of the unremitting and continuous efforts of the Emirates Foundation, aimed at enabling students in the UAE, and stimulating them to innovate in science and technology. This year the doors were opened for those aged between 25 and 35 years, who have completed their academic study, and possess the talent to participate and compete in the new youth category. As always, the Foundation aims to create opportunities for all youth to be creative, even outside of academic institutions, this year’s edition will be targeting up to 600 university and high schools youths and other individuals, who will submit 220 projects for competition at the national level in the categories of electrical engineering, environmental sciences and management, industrial and mechanical systems, energy, smart and safety systems, physics and chemistry, transportation, aerodynamics and aviation. Projects will be judged and evaluated during the exhibition "Think Science” Exhibition in April 2016 where all participants will make presentations of their scientific projects, and ceremony will be held to honor the winners after the conclusion of the exhibition. Those wishing to participate in the competition can submit scientific proposals and applications through the website: www.emiratesfoundation.ae/thinkscience. Noting that the deadline for accepting applications is November 7th, 2015.
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