Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2024 now open for local learners to showcase STEM skills

  • Samsung has announced that is has opened up entries for its latest Solve for Tomorrow competition.
  • It is open to Grade 10 and Grade 11 learners from “Focus Schools” in underserved communities in SA.
  • Learners could win up to R100 000 in technology and classroom supplies for their school.

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2024 is now open to South Africans learners interested in or wanting to pursue studies in STEM-related fields.

The consumer electronics manufacturer is looking for its second cohort of learners to participate in the Solve for Tomorrow competition, with a call being issued for all learners in Grade 10 and Grade 11 from public schools in underserved communities.

The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition is the perfect platform for learners to display their scientific talents and show how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) can be applied to positively impact their communities’ environmental challenges,” the company highlighted in a release shared with Hypertext.

“Launched in Africa in 2023, Samsung Solve for Tomorrow is a unique competition that encourages creative thinking, problem-solving skills and teamwork to nurture social innovative ideas that address local communities’ most pressing problems, it added.

Along with learning more about STEM subjects and potentially fostering a desire to work in such fields, the competition also has a lucrative prize in the form of R100 000  in technology and classroom supplies for the winning team.

This is not the first time that Samsung has launched education-focused initiatives locally, having also shared R100 000 in STEM equipment last year under another competition.

More details on how to enter can be found here, with application closing very soon – 23rd February 2024. As such, teachers are urged to apply for their schools as soon as possible.


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