Science Olympiad Foundation offers AES (Academic Excellence Scholarship) programs
SOF- ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
This year the SOF (Science Olympiad Foundation) is conducting its 2nd successive program for promoting academic excellence in Olympiad Exam, covering different subjects. The program not only aims to recognise the performances of academically excellent scholars the program searches the brilliant students too.
The selection process
Any student who can obtain highest marks in 3 exams conducted by SOF in a year will be selected for the AES award.
What are the SOF’s 3 exams which will be considered for the award?
In the second level, NCO, NSO & IMO marks will be the determining factors for being selected for the award. However in the first level IEO marks will be the marks for considerations. Students who appear for all the 4 exams of the SOF, the best three marks will be the determining factors.
Students of which classes are considered
Students from 3rd onwards and up to 10th standard will be considered.
How many students are considered from each class?
Only one student from any class is selected for the program
How many students are considered from each state or zone?
Total 8 candidates are chosen from each zone or state. All together there are 20 zones
What are the amount & other kinds of award?
The scholarship award is of Rs. 5000 for each candidate. The candidate will also get a citation and a trophy.
In case of tie between 2 candidates
In the event of tie between 2 candidates, the following conditions will be the determining factors.
i) Student who can score higher marks in the 1st level of exam in Mathematics, Science, Computers & English (the order of the subjects are considered for solving the issue).
ii) Student who can score higher cumulative marks in the 1st level of exam.
iii) Student who has scored higher marks in the second level of exam and the order of subjects will be Mathematics, Science & Computers.
When can you expect the result of successful candidates?
The result of 2nd batch of AES result is declared at the end of March in a year.