Frequently Ask Questions


Yes, but each team must consist of 2 students from the same institution

Only 2 students from the same institution can make up a team

No, both members of a team must be from the same tertiary institution

No, only a team of 2 students can apply

Yes, applicants can be from ANY department in a tertiary institution in Nigeria, as long as their idea is driven by science and technology.

Yes, as long as no member of your team will be eligible for graduation before December 2021.

No, applications for the STIC can only be done online through the website www.stic.org.ng

This is a staff of the same institution as a team, who is like their Chaperone. She helps the students access resources, meeting rooms, other faculty members, materials and other requirements to develop their ideas within the campus.

Yes, the faculty guide of each winning teams also receives prizes as seen under the ‘Prizes

Yes, the tertiary institutions that each of the winners represent will also win prizes as seen under the ‘Prizes

Wait patiently. Successful applicants will be contacted if they make it to the next stage of the competition.