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SciFest@DkIT - Application Deadline Extended

02 March 2018

Deadline for submission of SciFest@DkIT 2018 entry forms extended!

Due to the bad weather and the closure of  schools the submission date for SciFest@DkIT 2018 entry forms has been extended from the 9th March to the 16th March 2018. If you have any further queries please email

SciFest@DkIT  2018 will be take place in DkIT on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018. 

SciFest includes an exhibition and competition of projects produced by second-level students and hosted by their local Institute of Technology. It is a national event which aims to encourage a love of science and provide an opportunity for students to display their scientific discoveries. 

The projects cover a broad span of areas including physical sciences, computer science, social sciences, technology/engineering and health sciences. The Institute will also provide a prize-giving ceremony and other activities for the students such as lectures and demonstrations.

 Each student may enter only one project but a school may enter a number of projects. Entries will be judged in the following categories:

  • Age: Junior, Intermediate or Senior
  • Project Type: Individual or Group (max. 3)
  • Project Category: Physical Science, Life Science or Technology 

Entry forms and guidelines are available on the SciFest website, click the button below;



Instructions for online entry available by clicking button below;



The preferred method of entry is online. However, for those who are unable to use the online facility entries may be submitted in hard copy (forms and guidelines attached) by post to the address below:

SciFest Co-ordinator, Department of Applied Science, DkIT, Dublin Road, Dundalk , Co.Louth.

The deadine for receipt of forms is the 16th March, 2018 at 5pm.

If you have any queries please contact us;


T. 042-9370262

We look forward to seeing you all again this year!

Dr. Edel Healy

SciFest Co-ordinator

 Useful Files:

Entry form 2018                    Guidelines for Students                    Guidelines for Teachers