NEW QUOTAS FOR STEM OLYMPIAD GF
Dear STEM OLYMPIAD FANS
We'd like to share 2 exciting announcements with you.
1) Regarding the participation of the TOP 3 STUDENTS in the STEM GF - Paris (for grades 5 to 11)
In response to the intense request of the students who ranked high, it was decided to ease the participation conditions. The following are the latest updates for all winner conditions:> The top 3 students in grades 5 to 11 with a STEM GF Discount on their exam result documents are eligible to participate in the Paris program with one teacher or one parent. (The requirement for an 8-person group has been removed.)> This opportunity is available to the top 3 students in grades 5 to 11 based on final exam results in the Art and Coding categories, as well as BOB exam results in the Math and Science categories.> It is possible to participate with only 2 people. (3 or more people are not permitted.)> The winner and an accompanying person must stay in the same room.> Winners pay a discounted fee based on the 1,250 € early registration fee: 1st places (75%) - 312,50 € 2nd places (50%) - 625,00 € 3rd places (25%) - 937,50 €> The accompanying person must also pay the early registration fee of 1,250 €.> Following the submission of an application, the participants are required to pay a non-refundable deposit payment of 450 € per person.> To be eligible for a visa, the accompanying person must have a sufficient income or be employed.> Hotel reservations of the winners are included in the price and their rooms have been reserved.> These conditions are valid only for grades 5th through 11th.
What are the next steps?
> Choose a companion for the winner.> Learn about the application process and the requirements for a France visa.> Search for flight options and make an evaluation. > Apply to STEM Olympiad if you are confident that you will meet the visa requirements.> Pay the requested deposit fee.> STEM Olympiad will then send the required documents for visa application via email.> The date when the documents for the visa application will be sent: 8-13 May 2023 (schedule your visa appointments according to this date)
DEADLINE FOR WINNERS TO APPLY TO STEM GF > 1 MAY 2023
2) Additional quotas available for NEW GROUPS;
Our hotel quotas are completely filled with applications received until 3 April 2023.We would like to share with you the quota for participation without a hotel due to high demand.Requirements for Applying to STEM GF Without a Hotel Reservation;
> There are 117 new quotas available (104 students + 13 teachers).> Except for hotel services, STEM Olympiad will provide all other services in the same way.> The “8 students + 1 teacher” group rule still applies.> Only 1 group from each school can apply. Applications of the second or third groups are not accepted.> The teacher must make hotel reservations on Booking.com from the region or hotels listed below.
> It is required to walk to the STEM bus parking area from the hotel that will be booked (like all other groups). Please check the map for the bus parking area.> Participation price without a hotel reservation is 850 €. (Except for the hotel service, other services are included in this price.)> Students will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit of 350 €.
DEADLINE for New Groups to Apply to the STEM GF > 1 MAY 2023
What are the next steps?> Learn about the application process and the requirements for a France visa.> Check the hotels and room prices.> Search for flight options and make an evaluation. > Contact us and request approval for your group once your group is complete.> Each student will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit of 350 €.> After payment is received, the necessary documents for visa applications will be emailed to you.> The date when the documents for the visa application will be sent: 8-13 May 2023 (schedule your visa appointments according to this date)
* The 108-person quota will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis in accordance with the country's diversity criteria.* Since some countries' quotas are full, if an application is received, the responsible person will be notified and this application will be placed on a waiting list. If there are any vacancies, these groups will be invited later.