About The SOF Scholarship
The SOF National Science Olympiad (NSO) 2023-24, organized by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF), is a golden opportunity for students from Class 1 to 12 across India to showcase their science talents at the national level. This Olympiad aims to nurture curiosity and scientific thinking among students, providing them a chance to win awards, recognition, and even cash prizes.
The objectives of this scholarships
The objectives of the SOF Scholarship for Class 1 students are:
- Providing a platform for students from Class 1 to 12 to showcase their science knowledge.
- To Encourage scientific thinking and curiosity among students.
- Recognizing and rewarding exceptional performers with awards and benefits.
- Offer scholarship prizes to deserving students. The goal is to support, inspire, promote, recognize, encourage, and provide opportunities for young talents.
Full Overview Of Ishan Uday Scholarship
|Scholarships Name||SOF Scholarships|
|Launched By||Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)|
|Objective||Promote scientific and mathematical education among students|
|Beneficiary||Students from various grades and schools across the country|
|Scholarship Amount||Varies depending on the scholarship program and category|
|Mode Of Application||Online through the official SOF website|
|Important Dates||Varies for different scholarship programs|
|Exam Date||Application Deadline|
|17th October 2023||2nd October 2023|
|21st November 2023||6th October 2023|
|5th December 2023||21st November 2023|
- Students from Class 1 to 12 are eligible to participate.
- There are no specific limitations based on academic performance or prior accomplishments.
It is essential for applicants to carefully review the ‘List of Institutions’ in the prospectus and ensure they meet the specified eligibility criteria before applying for the SOF National Science Olympiad.
- Winners will be selected based on marks and performance in the Olympiad test.
- Separate question papers for each class.
- No fee required from institutions to become a registered examination centre.
- A minimum of 10 students needed to be registered from each school for SOF NSO.
- The Olympiad will be conducted during school hours.
- Individual registrations by students are not accepted.
Benefits & Scholarship Amount
- International, Zonal, and Class topper awards.
- Participation certificate for all participants.
- International level awards include cash prizes, medals, and certificates for top rank holders.
- Personal level awards include cash prizes, medals, and certificates for top rank holders.
- Distinction medals and certificates for 4th to 25th rank holders.
- Participation certificates and performance reports for all rank holders from 26th position onwards.
|International Level||Scholarship Amount|
|1st Rank||INR 50,000|
|2nd Rank||INR 25,000|
|3rd Rank||INR 10,000|
|1st Rank||INR 5,000|
|2nd Rank||INR 2,500|
|3rd Rank||INR 1,000|
- No specific documents mentioned for individual student applications.
- It is advisable to be prepared to submit all legitimate documents if requested by the organizing body
- Participants may need to provide necessary documentation during the registration or examination process as per the guidelines communicated by SOF.
How to apply
Offline Application Procedure for SOF National Science Olympiad (NSO) 2023-24
- Student Eligibility:
- Students in classes 1 to 12 are eligible to participate.
- Prospectus Request:
- Registered schools receive a prospectus with Registration forms.
- Unregistered schools can request a prospectus via email (email@example.com) or phone.
- School Registration:
- Coordinating teachers fill School Registration Form (SRF) and Students’ Registration Sheet (SRS).
- Submit completed forms to SOF’s office before the specified due date.
- Roll Number Assignment:
- SOF registers the school and generates roll numbers for all students based on the submitted SRS.
- Dispatch of Materials:
- SOF dispatches question papers and guidelines to registered schools.
- No registration fee for institutions. A minimum of 10 students must be registered from each school.
- Exam Date Selection:
- SOF NSO Level 1 is conducted on three different dates.
- Schools choose a convenient date for conducting the exam.
- Student Registration:
- Students register through their respective schools.
- Individual registrations directly by students are not accepted.
- Important Note:
- Ensure adherence to guidelines and deadlines provided by SOF.
- Any updates or changes in the process will be communicated officially.
Online School Registration for SOF National Science Olympiad (NSO) 2023-24
1. Visit the Online Portal:
- Access the official SOF website and navigate to the “REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL” option.
2. Fill in School Details:
- Select your role: Principal, Teacher, Parent, Student, or Other.
- Provide the required information:
- Your Name
- Your Email ID
- Your Mobile Number
3. School Information:
- Fill in the details related to your school:
- School Name
- School Address
- School City
- School State
- School Country
- School Pincode
- School Email ID
- School Phone Number
4. Principal’s Information:
- Enter details about the principal:
- Principal Name
- Principal Contact Number
- Click on the submit button to send the registration request.
6. Confirmation and Assistance:
- An SOF representative will contact you after receiving the submission.
- They will assist you in completing the registration process and guide you on how your school can participate in SOF Olympiads.
- Ensure that all information provided is accurate and valid.
- Check for confirmation emails or messages from SOF.
- The assistance provided by SOF representatives will guide you through the next steps of registration.
- The entire application process is facilitated through the schools.
- It is crucial to adhere to the guidelines provided by SOF for accurate and smooth registration.
- Any additional information or changes in the process will be communicated through official channels during the application period.