What is SA STEAM Inter-School Competition 2024?

Sampoerna Academy is pleased to invite you to our STEAM Inter-School Competition that will be held on Saturday, 23 March 2024 at Sampoerna Academy BSD, with the theme “Build, Create, and Innovate”.

Sampoerna Academy is a student-centered school with a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). Our unique learning approaches empower students to become mature and confident global citizens with a strong sense of purpose. This competition is a way to show our commitment of being a STEAM model school.

We are confident that this competition will be a great opportunity for everyone involved to learn more about STEAM education and how it can be implemented across schools in Indonesia. 

We look forward to your participation in this event and hope that you will bring your best!

The competition mechanism:

  1. 1. The competition is for all students Grades 5-12 in Indonesia.
  2. 2. Both individuals and groups with a maximum of 4 members can join the competition.
  3. 3. The participants must register their STEAM project in the appropriate category. The two     categories are Science and Engineering.
    1.     a. Science is the body of knowledge that explores the physical and natural world through a         process of inquiry
    2.     b. Engineering is the application of knowledge to design, build and maintain a product
              that solves a problem and fulfills a need.
  4. 4. The competition is divided into two rounds: the preliminary round and final round.
  5. 5. Participants must submit:
  1.      A. Powerpoint presentation (Click here to download template)
  2.         ● For Science Category it must include:
    •            o Project title
    •            o Question
    •            o Prediction
    •            o Planning
    •            o Investigation
    •            o Recording, Analysis and Interpretation
    •            o Connections and Reflections
    •            o Communication
  3.         ● For Engineering Category it must include:
    •            o Project title
    •            o Problem Identification
    •            o Exploration
    •            o Design
    •            o Creation of Prototype
    •            o Testing
    •            o Modifications and Re-testing
    •            o Communication
  4.            Note all photos should be (at least 300 pixels)
  1.      B. Project video
  •        ● Maximum length: 5 minutes
  •        ● Video languages: English or Bahasa Indonesia
  •        ● Video content: same as presenation
  •        ● Editing program to use: Vimeo Create, Shotcut, iMovie, Vita, etc.
    1.     Video submission
    •        ● The project video must be uploaded to any of the participants’ social media platforms,           such as YouTube. Sampoerna Academy must be tagged or mentioned. Participants must           use the hashtag #SASTEAM2024.
      1. 6. In the preliminary round, 10 best projects per category will be selected for the final round.
      2. 7. The selected finalists will be notified and asked to display their STEAM projects in the final     round. The final exhibition will be held at Sampoerna Academy BSD or Online Session     (special case only). Each project will be assessed by judges according to the competition     criteria.
      3. 8. The 3 best STEAM projects will be chosen per level and win the prizes.

Competition timeline:



Who can join the competition ?

Participants are registered as students grade 5 to grade 12 in Indonesia.


Is the competition for individuals or groups?

Both individuals and groups with a maximum of 4 members.


How many steam project entries can a school submit/register?

Every school has the opportunity to submit multiple projects as many as possible for each level.

a. Primary School: Grade 5 – 6

b. Middle School: Grade 7 – 9

c. High School: Grade 10 – 12


When can the projects be submitted?

13 February – 1 March 2024

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