The PSYSC Science Journalism Contest is a minor sub-event of PSYSC’s STEM EXPO, organized and held simultaneously with the science, technology, and innovations exposition, aimed at promoting effective communication and critical thinking in science journalism among young Filipino students.
The sub-event is a nationwide schools press conference focused on writing, reporting, and informing news and present-day discoveries on science and breakthroughs in technology, exclusively open to Filipino senior high school students, held to provide an avenue for participants to develop, hone, and practice skills in written communication and critical journalism.
This year, press conference contests are categorized into the following categories: (1) Filipino, and (2) English; and into the following sub-categories: (1) News Writing, (2) Feature Writing, (3) Editorial Writing, (4) Editorial Cartooning, and (5) Photojournalism.
The sub-event is a nationwide research fair and competition, exclusively open to Filipino senior high school students, held to provide an avenue for participants to present and showcase their science investigatory projects and research studies to their peers and to a network of science research experts in several major fields of science and technology.
This year, project entries to the competition are categorized into the following categories: (1) Life Science, (2) Physical Science, (3) Applied Science, and (4) Mathematical Science.
- To develop, hone, and practice skills in written communication and critical journalism among Filipino senior high school students;
- To promote effective communication and critical thinking in science journalism and in forming opinions among participants in relation to news and discoveries in science, breakthroughs in technology, and policies and initiatives of the government in the development of science and technology in the country.
Competition Participation (open to senior high school students only)
- PHP 350.00 per participant (includes bag, pen, pencil, handbook, notebook, ID, ID case, ID lace, certificate)