The National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity
The National Olympiad for
Scientific Creativity "Ibda'a" is science & engineering competition
organized by Mawhiba in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. The idea
is based on a pre-college science competition targeted for the age group:
7-12th grade students and complies with ISEF’s 22 scientific categories. It is
considered as the Kingdom’s largest pre-college science
& engineering competition that empowers the next
generation of scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
Develop students’ ability in learning and in fields of Science,
Technology, Engineering and Math.
Develop students' skills by encouraging learning and self-development
through science fairs.
Provide a competitive environment which challenges students' interests
Promote innovation among students in scientific and technical fields.
Identify students' talent and scientific capabilities.
Gain international recognition for Saudi academic achievements.
Male and female students in general
education, intermediate, and secondary schools.
Age group: 12-20 years.
• To be a Saudi
intermediate or secondary school student at an age of 12 to 20
• Register for the
Olympiad by filling in the on-line electronic form. Any unregistered
participants will be rejected.
• Participate in one
project individually. Each student is only allowed to enter one project. Team
projects will be rejected.
• Each project should
have a supervisor (adult sponsor).
• Attending all
qualification and training programs and the days of Ibda’a Final Fair.
Stages: Olympiad Categories:
Intel ISEF Participation since
Molecular and cell biology
Material and Bioengineering
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Medicine and Health Sciences
Energy and transportation
Social and Behavioral Sciences