International University of Sarajevo (IUS) is one of the leading international institutions of higher education in B&H which conducts research in various fields within its own Research Center. In the framework of the aforementioned centre and with the aim of supporting and advancing the scientific research activities of the high school students, and the possibility of discovering new young talents, IUS is offering this year a great opportunity to all high school students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills at the BiH GenIUS '14 competition.
The competition is intended for all interested high school students from Bosnia and Herzegovina who will have the opportunity to present their scientific works ie innovative projects in the following categories: Engineering ( Bioengineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics), Biotechnology (Agriculture, Medicine and Pharmacy), Environment ( Ecosystem, Recycling, Bioremediation, Air Pollution, Soil Pollution, Water pollution and Pollution of the Woods) and Computer Science (GSM network, Programming etc.).
The Competition will be open from February 1st, 2014 to April 30th, 2014. For the best and most original projects of the high school students special awards will be given in percentages as follows: 100 %, 75 % and 50 % scholarship for studies at one of the IUS faculties, and cash prizes in the amount of 1,000 KM, 750 KM and 500 KM. The university will also award with special cash prizes the mentors of the projects, namely the teachers from high schools who supervised the most successful projects, as well as high quality technical equipment presented to schools from which most successful students came.
The best projects awards will be handed at the ceremony to be held on May 23rd, 2014 at the International University of Sarajevo. For more details please visit official website of the competition : genius.ius.edu.ba