Interswitch SPAK Kenya has officially launched and the registration for the National Science Competition 1.0 for Kenyan senior secondary school students commenced on the 3rd of April 2019 and registrations will close on Sunday 5th of May 2019. Participation on Interswitch SPAK is absolutely FREE for all students/schools.
The goal of Interswitch SPAK is to arouse and sustain keen interest in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in kenya by rewarding Outstanding STEM students. Here are details on How to participate in the Interswitch Spak Kenya STEM competition, Prizes to be won, SPAK Kenya Qualifying Exam Date and How to Check Your Interswitch SPAK Kenya Result.
How to Register a Student for Interswitch SPAK Kenya and Guidelines
- Registration to participate is strictly online via kenya.interswitchspak.com
- Each School is required to present their BEST six (6) students in Science in form three (3) regardless of the Sex, religion, tribe or Region
- Mixed-schools are required to have at least three female students-amongst the six (6) that would represent them.
- Every student will participate in the qualifying test at any of the test centres across Kenya.
- The top 54 students will proceed to the competition to battle for the crown of Kenya’s best science student.
SPAK Competition Stages
The competition is in two main levels
FIRST ROUND: WRITTEN QUALIFYING TEST
In this stage, all the online registered students’ (i.e. the best SIX (6) from each registered school) will write a National qualifying test conducted by the Ministry of Education at designated centers across Kenya. Each school is to prepare their representatives for the qualifying test in four subjects- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
SECOND ROUND: TV QUIZ COMPETITION
The best 54 students (with the highest scores) out of those who wrote the qualifying test will be invited to participate at this stage of the competition, which includes the InterswitchSPAK Masterclass. This will be recorded and transmitted on Television across Kenya and Africa.
InterSwitchSPAK Kenya Prizes
Five (5) years University Scholarship worth -Ksh 1,500,000 + annual stipend (T&C) + Laptop + Signage for the school + Certificate of participation.
Three (3) years University Scholarship worth-Ksh 750,000 + annual stipend (T&C) + Laptop + Signage for the school + Certificate of participation.
One (1) year University Scholarship worth Ksh 150,000 + annual stipend (T&C) + Laptop + Signage for the school + Certificate of participation.