Is this the biggest academic competition in Nigeria?
Secondary school students of private and public schools in Nigeria have been invited to register for the InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition 2018.
Please note that this competition is only open to SS2 (Year 11) students between 14-17 years.
The goal of the competition is to arouse and sustain interest in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in Nigerian high schools and even across Africa.
Prizes For InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition
1 Year University Scholarship worth N1m and an optional employment opportunity at Interswitch after graduation.
3 Years University Scholarship Worth N4m + A Laptop + Optional employment opportunity at Interswitch after graduation
5 Years University Scholarship Worth N7.5m + A Laptop + Optional employment opportunity at Interswitch after graduation
How To Register For InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition
- Log on to Interswitchspak.com to register. It is absolutely free but compulsory to register online!
- To increase their chances of qualifying for the next round, Schools are required to register six of their best science students (SS2)
- For mixed public or private schools, at least two female students should make up the number of six enrolled students.
- Registration closes 15th April 2018
- After registration, students are to get to the closest examination centers to sit for the exam.
Nature Of Interswitch SPAK National Science Competition
The competition is divided into two stages –
Registered students are to appear at nearby centers on time and with their school uniforms to write the national qualifying exam organized by NECO on Saturday, 21st April 2018.
This exam is based on Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics consisting of 100 objective questions with 25 from each subject.
Results for this stage will be made available to students through the online platform on 21st May 2018
List of Centers for InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition
|Abia||Girls Secondary School Abayi AbaOsisioma Ngwa LGA||Abayi|
|Abia||St Joseph Secondary School Aba||Aba|
|Abuja||Government Secondary School Tudun Wada||Abuja|
|Abuja||Government Secondary School Gwagwalada||Abuja|
|Adamawa||General Murtala Mohammed College Yola||Yola|
|Akwa Ibom||Community Comp Sec Sch Fountains||Uyo|
|Anambra||Christ the King College||Onitsha|
|Anambra||Igwebuike Grammar School Awka||Awka|
|Anambra||Maria Regina Model Comprehensive Secondary School Nnewi||Nnewi|
|Bauchi||Government Comprehensive Day Secondary School Bauchi||Bauchi|
|Bayelsa||Bishop Dimeary Grammar School Yenagoa||Yenagoa|
|Benue||Government College Makurdi||Makurdi|
|Borno||Education Resource Center||Borno|
|Cross River||West African Peoples Institute WAPI Calabar||Calabar|
|Delta||Obule Integrated Secondary School, Sapele||Sapele|
|Delta||Anglican Girls Grammar School Ughelli||Ughelli|
|Ebonyi||Government Technical College Abakaliki||Abakaliki|
|Edo||Idia College||Benin City|
|Ekiti||Christ School Ekiti||Ado Ekiti|
|Ekiti||Doherty Memorial Grammar School||Ijero|
|Ekiti||Egbeoba High School||Ikole|
|Ekiti||Ekiti State Government College Ikere Ekiti||Ikere Ekiti|
|Enugu||Government Technical College||Enugu|
|Gombe||Government Science Secondary School Gombe||Gombe|
|Imo||Government Secondary School||Owerri|
|Jigawa||Commercial Secondary School Dutse||Dutse|
|Kaduna||Barewa College Zaria||Zaria|
|Katsina||Government College Katsina||Katsina|
|Kebbi||Government Girls Science College||Yauri|
|Kogi||Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja||Lokoja|
|Kwara||Queens Elizabeth Sech School||Ilorin|
|Lagos||Triple cross Secondary Schools||Ikeja|
|Lagos||African Church Model College, College Road||Ogba|
|Lagos||Honeyland Schools (Abesan)||Ipaja|
|Lagos||Honeyland Schools (Shangisha, Magodo)||CMD Road, Magodo|
|Lagos||St. Margaret Education-Jane Nath||Ikorodu|
|Nassarawa||Government College Keffi||Keffi|
|Niger||Ahmed Bahago Secondary School||Minna|
|Ogun||Ansarudeen Comprehensive College||Otta|
|Ogun||Abeokuta Grammar School||Abeokuta|
|Ogun||Remo Secondary School||Shagamu|
|Ogun||Ibafo Community High school||Ibafo|
|Ogun||Pakoto High School||Ifo|
|Ogun||Early Heights Alagbole||Alagbole|
|Ondo||St Peters Unity Secondary School||Akure|
|Ondo||Victory College Ugbe||Ikare Akoko|
|Ondo||Stella Maris College||Okutipupa|
|Ondo||St Joseph College Ondo||Ondo|
|Osun||School of Science Ile Ife||Ife|
|Osun||Ataoja High School of Science Osogbo||Osogbo|
|Osun||Ilesa High School 1 Ilesa||Ilesa|
|Osun||Baptist High School||Iwo|
|Oyo||Oladipo Alanyande School of Science Oke bola||Ibadan|
|Oyo||Isabatudeen Girls Grammar school Akobo||Ibadan|
|Oyo||St Louis Grammar School Mokola Ibadan||Ibadan|
|Oyo||Wesley College of Science Elekuro||Ibadan|
|Oyo||Oranmiyan Grammar School||Oyo|
|Oyo||Ogbomoso High School||Ogbomoso|
|Oyo||Igboora High School||Igboora|
|Plateau||St Mulumba College||Jos|
|Rivers||Government Girls Sec Sch Oromenike||P/Harcourt|
|Rivers||MGSS Rumueme Port Harcourt||P/Harcourt|
|Rivers||Community Secondary School Nkpolu||Nkpolu|
|Sokoto||Sultan Muhammed Maccido Institute Sokoto||Sokoto|
|Yobe||Government Science Technical College Potiskum||Potiskum|
|Zamfara||Government Science Secondary School Gusaum||Gusau|
This stage will feature 81 of the best students (with highest scores) who sat for the national qualifying exam and will be televised on prominent TV stages in Nigeria and beyond. The best three students from each of the 36 states + Federal capital territory will also be recognized.
3 of the best students from this TV Quiz competition will be crowned champions and receive the grand prizes.
All students who get to this stage of the competition will receive a certificate of participation and educational grant.
Additional Information About Interswitch SPAK National Science Competition
- Parents are not to register their child but can encourage them to register through their school.
- The national qualifying exam is organized by NECO (National Examination Council) and their result will be final and not subject to appeal from any correspondence.
- Students are required to come on time as latecomers will not be allowed to write the examination
- Students are to come with HB Pencil, Eraser, Ruler and Statistical Table. Calculators will not be allowed.
- Misconduct of student can lead to instant disqualification
- Only qualified students will be contacted for the second round of the competition.