National STEM School 2017

Welcome to the National STEM School! 

Registration Form (here).

The National STEM School is a 10-day residential programme for 14-17 year olds to come and experience the excitement of learning science by doing science and building things! The National STEM School is an annual programme designed to bring the best and brightest students from across the country and give them ‘wings’ to realise their dreams!

Pakistan Innovation Foundation organised the National STEM School for the first time at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in December 2016. The National STEM School 2017 is being organised in collaboration with Lahore University of Management Sciences, Institute of Integrated Biosciences (IIB) at CECOS University, Habib University, School of Metallurgical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME) at NUST, Khwarzimi Science Society (KSS), and Zeds Astronomical Observatory from December 27 to January 5, 2017 at LUMS.  This unique 10-day residential programme will bring together some of the brightest students from across Pakistan to experience hands-on science like never before.

Registrations are now open for National STEM School 2017. Candidates may register by Oct 31, 2017 to appear for an interview. Selection shall be made on the basis of questions addressed in the registration form and in person interview.

Need-based Full and Partial Scholarships that cover travel and board are available for Pakistan-based Candidates. No selected candidate shall be denied the opportunity for financial reasons. Please identify in the registration form if you have a financial need.

Oversees Pakistanis and Expats’ students are also welcome. Parents are encouraged to write to info@pif.org.pk to inquire about Fees and Logistical Arrangements.

(Details available here)

Objectives of the National STEM School:

The Objectives of the programme are:

1) To enable young learners to understand what science really is, how scientists think (and work)?
2) To help young learners experience the excitement of hands-on science and technology in a challenging yet cooperative environment
3) To impart the skillset and excitement of ‘building’ things and doing ‘hands-on’ science thus creating a culture of making in Pakistan

Here is a glance at our STEM Future Scientists from 2016