Olympiads

All students under our accelerator program get the chance to participate in at least a dozen of the following Olympiads.

List of 34 items.

  • Academic Decathlon

    A scholastic competition designed to stimulate intellectual growth and encourage greater respect for knowledge. The curriculum addresses a number of national content and curriculum standards and tests students of all skill levels in 10 events: economics, math, science, social science, literature, art, music, essay, speech and interview.
  • American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)

    A series of examinations and curriculum materials that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in middle and high school students.
  • American Model United Nations International (AMUN)

    AMUN strives to combine educational quality with highly realistic simulations of the United Nations to give students an unparalleled Model UN learning experience.
  • B.E.S.T Robotics

    The contest aims to excite students in grades 9 through 11 about science, technology and engineering, and inspire them to pursue careers in these fields. During competitions, team robots compete against one another to complete the tasks.
  • Botball Educational Robotics Program

    By exposing students to an inquiry-based, learn-by-doing activity that appeals to their hearts as well as their minds, botball addresses our world’s need for a well-prepared, creative, disciplined workforce with leadership and teamwork experience.
  • C-SPAN’s StudentCam

    An annual competition selecting the best video documentaries created by middle and high school students
  • Caribou Mathematics Competition

    A worldwide online contest held six times throughout the school year. Each of these days, five contests are offered, one for each of the grade levels 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 and each one in English, French and Persian.
  • Chemistry Olympiad

    The competition consists of two examinations, a theoretical examination and a practical exam. Both have durations of up to 5 hours, and are held on separate days with the practical examination usually being before the theoretical examination. 
  • Clean Tech Competition

    Teams of eligible students, supervised by teachers or other adults, create an entry that identifies a real world problem and presents a solution using clean technology.
  • Creative Communication Poetry Contest

    Devoted to the promotion of writing, teaching and appreciation of student writing. The intent of our student writing contests is to motivate student writers. The top entries are published in an anthology.
  • Cubes in Space™

    A program by idoodledu inc., is the only no-cost global competition for students 11-18 years of age to propose and design experiments to launch into space or a near space environment on a NASA rocket or scientific balloon.
  • Destination ImagiNation

    An international problem-solving competition for students of all ages. Challenges reinforce core social-emotional learning (SEL) competencies—social awareness, relationship skills, responsible decision making, self-awareness, and self-management.
  • Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

    Students in grades 5-8 to submit a short video describing a solution to an everyday problem for the chance to win $25,000 and an exclusive 3M Mentorship.
  • eCyberMission

    A web-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition for students in grades 6-9 that promotes self-discovery and enables all students to recognize the real-life applications of STEM.
  • FIRST – Robotics Competition

    An international high school robotics competition. Each year, teams of high school students, coaches and mentors work during a six-week period to build robots capable of competing in the annual game.
  • Harvard/MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT)

    Founded in 1998, one of the largest and most prestigious high school competitions in the world. Each tournament draws close to 1000 students from around the globe, including top scorers at national and international Olympiads. 
  • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF)

    The world’s largest international pre-college science competition, annually provides a forum for more than 1,500 high school students from over 65 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research.
  • International Geography Bee

    A worldwide quiz competition for primary and secondary students through online and in-person events.
  • Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program – University of Iowa

    Students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research projects before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers. Students visit cutting-edge university research labs, hear from university researchers about their work and careers.
  • Kids Philosophy Slam

    Designed to make philosophy accessible and fun for kids of all ages and abilities, to promote a philosophical dialogue between kids and adults, and to promote a greater awareness of philosophy and education in everyday life. Over $2,500 in prizes are available to students & schools.
  • Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International ROV Competition

    International and regional underwater robotics competitions for students in grades 5 and up from around the world. The competitions use ROVs as a platform to excite, engage, and instruct students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and demonstrate how these disciplines are applied in the real world.
  • Math League

    As the largest network of local and state math competitions at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in the United States and abroad, mathleague.org runs more than 400 contests globally and reaches over 30,000 students each year.
  • Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS)

    Dedicated to stimulating enthusiasm, fostering creativity and strengthening intuition in mathematical problem solving.
  • MIT THINK Scholars (Cambridge, MA)

    An educational outreach initiative that promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by supporting and funding projects developed by high school students. Full-time high school students apply to the program by submitting a proposal for any novel science, technology, or engineering idea.
  • NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

    The NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge will encourage research and development of new technology for future mission planning and crewed space missions to other worlds.
  • National French Contest

    The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Students  of French in grades 1-12, in all 50 states and abroad, take a written test and compete against students with similar educational background for prizes. Grades 1-6 participate in the FLES Contest. Grades 7-12 in the Secondary Contest.
  • Odyssey of the Mind

    A creative problem-solving program involving students from kindergarten through college. Team members work together at length to solve a predefined long-term problem and present their solution to the problem at a competition.
  • Physics Bowl

    A national physics competition coordinated by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). The test is taken during the first half of April each year by approximately 10,000 physics students
  • Quiz Bowl Tournament of Champions

    A game or competition in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all general areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, popular culture, and more
  • Regeneron Science Talent Search

    A program of Society for Science, the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science and mathematics competition. Established in 1942, it recognizes the best and brightest young scientists for demonstrating exceptional scientific leadership potential.
  • RoboCup

    An international scientific initiative with the goal to advance the state of the art of intelligent robots.
  • Rube Goldberg Machine Contests

    A contest in which students ages 8-18 build devices to complete a simple task in a minimum of twenty steps and a maximum of seventy five, in the style of American cartoonist Rube Goldberg.
  • SeaPerch International Challenge

    An innovative underwater robotics program that equips teachers and students with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting.
  • Solar Car Challenge

    An annual solar-powered car race for high school students. The event attracts teams from around the world, but mostly from American high schools.