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PZ Cussons Carex Chemistry Challenge 2015

Updated on Oct 09, 2015 2147 views
PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge was initiated in 2013 by the PZ Cussons Foundation to stimulate, inspire and reward the study of science and chemistry in particular among Senior Secondary school students.

Chemistry is a dynamic and interesting discipline that cuts across all areas of human lives. It is the central science that is deeply ingrained in Health Care, Engineering, Business, Management, Government, Marketing, Product Development, Environmental Management and even Law.

PZ Cussons Carex Chemistry Challenge 2015

  • In view of this central and important role, PZ Cussons is promoting the study of chemistry through open competition amongst Nigerian secondary schools.
  • The primary objective of the competition is to stimulate and inspire the learning of Chemistry amongst students and raise their IQ. It is to also demonstrate the relevance and role of chemistry in our society.
The Competition
  • The Champion will be crowned along with his/her teacher, parents and school in a special award ceremony with principal officers from Premier and other relevant stakeholders (Prize - General gift)
  • The competition shall be in three stages; First Stage, Second Stage and the Main Challenge.
Competition Procedures

Stage 1 (All Participants)
  • The First stage shall be a written quiz and all screened candidates shall participate at this stage.
  • Prizes: General gifts
Stage 2 (100 Participants)
  • The Second stage shall also be a written quiz and only the best 100 from the first stage shall qualify for the stage.
  • Prizes: Certificate of Merit and general gifts.
Final Stage (4 Participants)
  • The Final stage is the Main Challenge, it shall be the battle of the guns. Only the best four from the Second stage shall qualify for the Finals. Only those who understand Chemistry as a discipline and how it relates to the real world will stand a chance to be crowned the 2014 Champion. Who would that be?
  • Prizes: Cash Awards + Gifts.
Entry Requirements
  • Competition is open to all chemistry students in SS 3 only
  • Only 2 students per school
  • Students have to be schooling in Lagos only
  • Students are to be sponsored by their Secondary Schools
  • Entries are Open to both Private and Public secondary schools
  • Alternatively, students / schools can pick up entry forms from the Lagos state Ministry of Education or either of the 6 educational district offices
  • Candidates are advised to provide their true and reachable phone numbers and email address as exam centres would be communicated to them via these medium
  • Entry is FREE
  • 1st Prize: N700,000 and a Laptop.
  • 2nd Prize: N500,000 and a Laptop.
  • 3rd Prize: N400,000 and a Laptop.
  • 4th Prize: N300,000 and a Laptop.
  • 1st Prize: N100,000.
  • 2nd Prize: N80,000.
  • 3rd Prize: N70,000.
  • 4th Prize: N60,000.
  • 1st Prize: N100,000 worth of Chemistry Books.
  • 2nd Prize: N80,000 worth of Chemistry Books.
  • 3rd Prize: N70,000 worth of Chemistry Books.
  • 4th Prize: N60,000 worth of Chemistry Books.
And lots of consolation prizes including cash prizes of N50,000 each for the 5th to 10th positions.

Registration Procedure
  • Candidates should ensure they register only once.
  • Click on the link below
  • The form will download
  • Print the downloaded form
  • Fill the form (Note: All Forms must be duly signed and stamped by school principal).
Application Closing Date
4th November, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicant should:
Click here to download and print the registration form
  • Complete the form, and ensure that it is duly signed or stamped by your Parent/Guardian and Principal/Authorized Personnel.
  • Scan your completed form and send to:
For more information, click here

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