Applications called for Physics and Astronomy Olympiads
Applications are called from schoolchildren who wish to participate
at the Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad competition 2011.
Sri Lankan Junior Astronomy Olympiad 2011 and for the Sri Lankan Physics
Olympiad competition 2011 to be held on July 2.
The two Astronomy Olympiad competitions will be held after the
Physics Olympiad competition facilitating students to face all the
Olympiads on the same day. These three Olympiad competitions will be
held in Sinhala, Tamil and English at the examination centres in
Peradeniya, Kelaniya, Ruhuna, Batticaloa, Jaffna and Vavuniya.
Those who do well in the national competition will be given medals
and certificates at national level. A maximum of five selected students
who excelled at the Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad will
be sent to Poland in August or September 2011 to participate at the 5th
International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA).
The deadline for receiving applications for all three Olympiads is
June 15, 2011.