About Young Scientists Kenya

Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) is a unique initiative that gives young people from across Kenya an opportunity to demonstrate innovation and showcase their scientific talents through a National Science and Technology competition.

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Social & Behavioural Sciences

Biology & Ecological Sciences

Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences

YSK Pillars


National Science and Technology Exhibition, providing a platform for secondary school students across all 47 counties to exhibit projects, with independent judging and an award ceremony.


Outreach and mentoring targeting students across all the 47 counties. Students are exposed to live STEM demos, and encouraged to take up STEM careers by a team of STEM mentors from academia and private-sector.


Winners are invited to a business bootcamp and given mentorship and training on commercialization, enterprise development, Intellectual Property and trademarking, while providing them linkages to the public and private sectors.


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