About the Competition

The competition involves in-depth scientific research on the South Pole (the Antarctic) and the North Pole (the Arctic) by high school students. 

Primary Research Areas and Thematic Areas of the Competition
The competition will take place in four primary research areas including Human Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Earth Sciences, each consisting of several thematic areas.

Apart from the information given in the specification, you must be a member of the related mail group from the University Students Research Projects Competitions link for other questions you want to ask about the competition.

Primary Research Areas of the Competition:
- Earth Sciences
Marine/Lacustrine Geology and Geophysics
Space-Based Systems and UAV
Lithosphere
- Physical Sciences
Meteorology, Climate, Atmosphere and Space
Oceanography
Innovative Technologies, Observing Systems
Cryosphere
- Life Sciences 
Terrestrial Ecosystem 
Marine Ecosystem
Birds
Marine Pollution
Human Health
- Social Sciences and Humanities
Management of Polar Regions 
Cultural Studies on Polar Regions

Eligible Participant Education Levels for the Competition
All high school students in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) 

Application Deadline January 2, 2023

 

CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT APPLICATION AND DETAILS.

Competition Calender 2023

Explanation Date
Starting to receive project applications 26.10.2022
End of project applications 02.01.2023 - 17.30
Announcement of preliminary evaluation results January - February 2023
Final Assessment 20-23.02.2023
Final Exhibition May 2023

University Students Research Project Competitions

Degree Award
First 40.000 TL
Second 30.000 TL
Third 20.000 TL

University Students Research Project Competition Specifications

TECHNICAL TOUR

COMPANIES RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY
By organizing technical tours, it is provided to on-site inspection of working on leading technological firms of Turkey.

NETWORK
TEKNOFEST, which hosts hundreds of companies on technical trips, provides the opportunity to get to know experts in every field.

INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL LIFE
On technical trips, the opportunity to meet expert engineers about business and professional life is provided.

MOTIVATION AND INTERESTING
On technical trips, people who have worked in technology companies have the opportunity to listen to their experiences and increase motivation.

DENEYAP

OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN PROJECTS IN DENEYAP BRANCHES
Young students who are trained to develop technology are given the opportunity to explain projects and inspire them.

SUPPORT PROGRAM

MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 30 million TL material support is provided to the teams that pass the pre-selection stage.

TRANSPORTATION / ACCOMODATION SUPPORT
Transportation / Accomodation support is provided to the finalist teams for their competitions at TEKNOFEST 2023.

AWARDS
TEKNOFEST 2023 will be awarded over 13 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for TEKNOFEST Karadeniz.

EDUCATION

TRAINING CAMP PROGRAM
Training programs will be organized for the finalist teams with the participation of the executive institution and advisory board members.

Q&A MEETÇINGS
Teams with the participation of the executive and advisory board members Meetings where projects, evaluation criteria and processes can direct questions to the advisory board will be planned.
 

CAREER

INTERNSHIP
Internship opportunities in Turkey's technology institutions will be provided.

GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
Turkey under the Technology Team, conducted by the Foundation for the National Team Program Support Technology Teams are provided with incentives through orientation and support programs for international competitions.