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Use the online form to tell us about yourself and your project, and to upload your work. After creating a log in you can edit or add to your application before submitting.

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Before registering, please read the Youth Grand Challenges application guidelines to help you submit your project.

 

Discovery

Submission checklist: 

  1. CREST registration number or ID
  2. An example CREST Discovery passport from your team (scanned or electronic) 
  3. Supporting materials: students might like to write a report or make a presentation. If they have designed something for their project, you can submit photos or images. 
  4. Project stream: you will be asked to select one of the following options based on the objectives of the project. This information will help us to ensure the person judging has a relevant background.
    • Engineering/ technology; If the project designs and builds something 
    • Science/ maths; if the project investigates a phenomenon 
    • Communication; and if the project aims to communicate with a wider audience 
  5. Grand Challenge research area: you will be asked to select one of the eligible topic areas and to explain how the project could be used to address one of these challenges in the real world.

Entries for Discovery projects must be submitted by a teacher or educator. To be eligible to enter the competition, Discovery projects must be team entries. Entries for individual students will not be accepted. Furthermore, only one team should submit their entry, if you are running Discovery Awards with a large group you should select only one teams’ work to submit to the Youth Grand Challenges competition (NB. all students’ work can still be submitted for a CREST Award in order to recognise and reward their efforts).

Silver

Submission Checklist: 

  1. CREST registration number or ID (NB. For Silver and Gold projects it does not matter if your project has not been assessed yet, you can still enter the competition, we will add details of the outcome of your assessment later) 
  2. CREST Silver Award student profile form and project report (scanned or electronic) 
  3. Supporting materials: students might like to add a presentation, photos or extra documents to support their entry.
  4. Project stream: you will be asked to select one of the following options based on the objectives of the project. This information will help us to ensure the person judging has a relevant background.
    • Engineering/ technology; If the project designs and builds something 
    • Science/ maths; if the project investigates a phenomenon 
    • Communication; and if the project aims to communicate with a wider audience 
  5. Grand Challenge research area: you will be asked to select one of the eligible topic areas and to explain how the project could be used to address one of these challenges in the real world.

Entries for Silver can either be submitted a teacher/ educator or by students themselves. Silver entries can be for teams or individual students. When the project is done by a team, the team should produce a joint report but each team member needs to submit an individual student profile form. More guidance on recording Silver project work. 

Bronze

Submission checklist: 

  1. CREST registration number or ID
  2. CREST Bronze workbook or Bronze Student Profile Form and project report (scanned or electronic) 
  3. Supporting materials: students might like to write a report or make a presentation. If they have designed something for their project, you can submit photos or images. 
  4. Project stream: you will be asked to select one of the following options based on the objectives of the project. This information will help us to ensure the person judging has a relevant background.
    • Engineering/ technology; If the project designs and builds something 
    • Science/ maths; if the project investigates a phenomenon 
    • Communication; and if the project aims to communicate with a wider audience 
  5. Grand Challenge research area: you will be asked to select one of the eligible topic areas and to explain how the project could be used to address one of these challenges in the real world.

Entries for Bronze can either be submitted a teacher/ educator or by students themselves. Bronze entries can be for teams or individual students. Students working on team projects can either each fill in a CREST Bronze Award student workbook or produce a joint team report. If submitting a joint team report each team member should complete an individual Bronze Award Student Profile Form. More guidance on recording Bronze project work. 

Gold

Submission checklist: 

  1. CREST registration number or ID (NB. For Silver and Gold projects it does not matter if your project has not been assessed yet, you can still enter the competition, we will add details of the outcome of your assessment later)
  2. CREST Gold  Award student profile form and project report (scanned or electronic) 
  3. Supporting materials: students might like to add a presentation, photos or extra documents to support their entry.
  4. Project stream: you will be asked to select one of the following options based on the objectives of the project. This information will help us to ensure the person judging has a relevant background.
    • Engineering/ technology; If the project designs and builds something 
    • Science/ maths; if the project investigates a phenomenon 
    • Communication; and if the project aims to communicate with a wider audience 
  5. Grand Challenge research area: you will be asked to select one of the eligible topic areas and to explain how the project could be used to address one of these challenges in the real world.

Entries for Gold can either be submitted a teacher/ educator or by students themselves. Gold entries can be for teams or individual students. When the project is done by a team, the team should produce a joint report but each team member needs to submit an individual student profile form. More guidance on recording Gold project work.