Entry is open for the 4th edition of PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge which was initiated in 2013 by the PZ Cussons Foundation to stimulate, inspire and reward the study of science and chemistry among Senior Secondary school students. This edition is powered by two leading brands Premier Cool and Nunu Milk.
Interested public and private secondary schools can now log on to www.pzchemistrychallenge.com to register their representatives which according to the organizers must include a female student. Forms are also available at the Lagos State Ministry of Education.
The competition which is designed to bring out the best in every participant and their teachers shall be in four stages; First Stage, Second Stage, Third stage and the Main challenge.
The first stage is a multiple choice question (MCQ) stage where all registered candidates with duly attested docket and/or forms seat for the Exam across 5 Centers in Lagos. Successful candidates will be contacted through SMS and emails
100 participants with the best results will move to stage two to compete in another round of MCQ test. 24 participants with the best results will move to stage three to compete in another round of practical test only
The Third stage (Practical stage) shall be strictly practical for the best 24 candidates from the Second stage. Only the best six from the third stage shall qualify for the Final stage.
The top 6 students from Stage 3 will be invited to participate in the Final stage. They will compete live on stage; QUIZ style. The finalist with the highest overall score becomes the overall PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge Champion for 2016/2017
Only 4 out of the 6 will be rewarded. The 24 students from stage 3 will also be invited to be part of the audience for the final stage competition with the incentive to win a range of prizes
The Winner of PZCCC 2016/2017 will be announced at an award ceremony to be held on the same day and venue as the finals
Only those who understand Chemistry as a discipline and how it relates to the real world will stand a chance to be crowned the PZCCC 2016/ 2017 Champion. Who would that be?
Competition is open to all students in SS 2 students only,3 students per school from Lagos, with at least, a Female Representative from each school (Mixed schools). Entry is FREE
Entries are open to both Private and Public secondary schools. Online forms will be available for registrationand each form must be signed by the school principal/ proprietor.Entry closes last week of February 2017
The award is highlighted as follows,First prize – trophy & gold medal, N700,000, laptop, N100,000 for the teacher and N100,000 worth of laboratory equipments for the school. Second place prize – N450,000 laptop, N80,000 for the teacher and N80,000 worth of laboratory equipments for the school.
The third place prize, N350, 000 laptop,N70,000 for the teacher andN70,000 worth of laboratory equipments for the school. While the fourth place will go home with N250,000, laptop, N60,000 for the teacher and N60,000 worth of laboratory equipments for the school.
Launched in 2007, PZ Cussons Nigeria Foundation has been helping Nigerian communities by supporting projects in the areas of roads, and other infrastructural improvements like water and sanitation, health and education. The Foundation has completed over 50 projects in different parts of the country.