Academic competition
Technology and ICT

Academic competition

Dear Students,

The Centre for Undergraduate Research on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah invites you to participate in the 2020 STIC competition. Details of the competition are as follows:

WHAT IS STIC?
The Science and Technology Innovation Challenge (STIC) is a novel entrepreneurship development program by the Nigerian Content and Development Management Board (NDCMB) and implemented by Enactus Nigeria, intended to challenge all undergraduate students of accredited Nigerian tertiary institutions, to apply science, technology and innovation to find home-grown solutions to everyday problems across all sectors of the economy through research. The research must lead to a sustainable and viable business with social and economic impact on Nigeria.

 PRIZE FOR WINNING STUDENTS
STIC 2020 Champions: N10,000,000 (Ten Million Naira) + Business incubation 

First runner-up: N4,000,000 (Four Million Naira) + Business incubation 

Second runner-up: N1,500,000 (One Million, Five Hundred Naira)

PRIZE FOR WINNING FACULTY GUIDES
STIC 2020 champion faculty guide: N750,000 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) + Apple Mac

First runner-up: N500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira)

Second runner-up: N250,000 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira)

PRIZE FOR WINNING INSTITUTION
STIC 2020 champion institution: Winners trophy + research & development centre*

 First runner-up: Second place trophy 

Second runner-up: Third place trophy

ELIGIBILITY

Teams of 2 students can apply. The two students must come from the same institution. For University of Abuja students, all applicants must apply with their uniabuja email addresses. 
It is open to students of any Department in our University as long as the research leads to innovative science based technologically driven solutions. 
A team can only consist of students not graduating before December 2021. Please call 08033850636 or send a mail to cur@uniabuja.edu.ng for your faculty guide and necessary information.

JUDGING CRITERIA
Innovative solution must be scalable
Innovative solution must be driven by technology
Innovative solution must have real life applications
Innovative solution must proffer solutions to at least one key sectors of the Nigerian economy
Innovative solution must create jobs
Innovative solution must be financially profitable and create wealth


COMPETITION PROCESS
Zonal, Regional, Bootcamp and Final stage. Visit www.stic.org.ng for full details

HOW TO APPLY
Application for 2020 STIC is open from November 19th, 2020 to January 14th, 2020. Fill the application form at www.stic.org.ng 
Please consult us at the Centre for Undergraduate Research before filling the online form for guidance at cur@uniabuja.edu.ng or 08033850636.

Dr Taibat A. Atoyebi FCA
Director, Centre for Undergraduate Research
RM211 Faculty of Management Sciences
University of Abuja main campus
08033850636

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