Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists


Eskom EXPO for Young Scientists (EXPO) is a practical, “grassroots” and higher-level enterprise that engages young people in project work in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation (STEMI). It is well positioned to develop the inquiring mind of the youth using research to ignite passion around science among our learners.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 to 12 – Regional level & Grade 6 to 10 – National level


Eskom Expo for Young Scientists


 Learners with innovative and original projects have the chance of being selected to represent South Africa at International Science Fairs.
 Explore your scientific career from one of the twenty-four categories offered by Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.
 Many past winners have furthered their careers in science based on the projects they submitted to the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.
 Win participation certificates, medals, cash, laptops etc.
 Win fantastic prizes for your school and yourself.


EXPO functions at all levels ranging from the individual student in the classroom to the provincial education departments, and spreads out to tertiary education institutions, commerce and industry.

How it works

Learners can enter their own individual projects, or a maximum of two learners can work together on a paired project. Learners may enter one project in one Eskom Expo region per year. There are 24 different categories in which a project can be accommodated.


Please contact your nearest region as the registration fees varies from each region. (Refer to website address below.)


By participating in Eskom Expo, learners will increase their awareness of the wonders of science and engineering, add to their knowledge and explore entrepreneurial possibilities, while broadening their scientific horizons. A variety of prizes such as certificates, medals, cash and laptops are awarded, among others.

Competition timelines

Regional Expos – July to September (35 regions) Eskom Expo International Science Fair - October

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