1. The official correspondence, organizational language of the Olympiad and the language of the exams is English.
  2. Students must be registered for the STEM Grand Final by the teachers who will accompany them as supervisors.
  3. Participation in the STEM Grand Final does not require a special degree or a minimum score on the STEM Olympiad Online Exams.
  4. Each teacher is required to register at least 8 students. These 8 students will not form any group or team. They will compete in the Olympiad individually.
  5. The STEM Grand Final is based on basic knowledge, trainings in science centers, simulations on the PhET, LabXchange and Codementum platforms. In other words, it is an Olympiad for students of all levels, not just those who are gifted or participate in the special Olympiads.
  6. The Grand Final is open to all students in grades 3 through 11. (There are no age-related criteria.)
  7. Students in grades 3 and 4 can participate in the Grand Final with one parent.
  8. Students in grades 5 to 11 can participate with their supervisors.
  9. The STEM Grand Final has a quota of 600 students and 75 teachers . The quota for students in grades 3 and 4 is set at 50 students accompanied by 50 parents .   Students who take the online exams have priority for admission to the STEM Grand Final.
  10. This total quota will be distributed among countries based on the number of registered countries. The maximum number of participants accepted from each country is 32 students and 4 teachers. Groups on the waiting list will be invited if there is still availability in the general quota. The list of invitees will be announced following the submission of applications.
  11. If a teacher has a group consisting of 4 students from grades 3 and 4, there should also be 4 accompanying parents of these students in the same group with that teacher.
  12. Only teachers have the authority to submit applications on behalf of the students.
  13. A teacher must be accompanied by a minimum of 8 students in order to participate in the program. Since students in grades 3 and 4 are accompanied by one parent each, both the parent and the child are considered as 2 individuals in an 8-person group.
  14. The Olympiad committee and sponsors cover the teachers' expenses during the STEM Grand Final program (excluding visa, insurance and flight fees).
  15. The Olympiad Committee reserves the right to modify the concept and rules of the organization at any time in order to increase effectiveness and satisfaction.