FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & THEIR ANSWERS (FAQ)
The IWISE Olympiad is open to all students in primary school, high school, college, university and home schooled learners. However it is limited to students who are between the ages of 8 to 24 years old.
The IWISE Olympiad encourages students to pursue their passion in relation to their skills. Students develop skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, collaboration etc.
Ask your adult supervisor and consult the Material Safety and Data Sheet (MSDS) for the chemical(s) you plan to use. Some MSDS sheets (e.g. Flinn), rank the degree of hazard associated with a chemical.
Visit the website for the American Biological Safety Association at www.absa.org or the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) at www.atcc.org
our educator or supervisor will decide if you need to get documentation of informed consent (for adults), assent (for minors) and parental permission or if only verbal consent is required.
You may visit IWISE Olympiad official website at www.iwise.org to download consent form.
Students who will be participating in a group for Virtual Final, must note that the payment for registration works per artwork / performance/ project.
Students who will be participating in a group for Global Final, must note that the payment for registration works per applicant and not per artwork / performance/ project. Meaning each participant in the group is expected to pay their own registration fee.
Each participating group may have a maximum of 3 members only. No exceptions will be made for additional members.
Participants may enter multiple categories in the Virtual final, however in the instance where multiple entries are selected for the global final, only one entry may be registered for the global final.
The iWISE committee will announce the list of finalists and each qualifying participant will receive and email confirming their selection.