You think you can explain a scientific fact, theory or project in Kazakh or Russian to a general audience, in just three minutes? If yes, enter the competition!  

Students studying in school grades 9-11 and college students on courses 1 and 2 in the Republic of Kazakhstan can participate in the competition, interested in technologies, engineering, medicine, biology, chemistry, physics or mathematics. Applications are being accepted only from individuals, applications from teams will not be accepted.

The call for applications has been closed.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at

What’s next?

If your application is successful you will be invited to attend a Communication Masterclass on science communication that will help you develop presentation skills before the final.  You will be sent details of this if you pass the video contest. Communication masterclass and final will be held in Astana in March 2018.


  1. The winner of the "Science stars" will receive a laptop. 
  2. Two runners-up will receive iPads. 
  3. All finalists will receive a free subscription to “OYLA” scientific magazine and gift vouchers for books. 

Competition rules and evaluation criteria:

Please read the Competition rules and evaluation criteria.