Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) STAR Contest 2021

Application Deadline: February 10th, 2021

SIT STAR Contest is an online contest, organized by the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) to promote interest in Computer Science and Software Engineering. In this contest, you get to solve real-world programming challenges against the clock.

Put your knowledge and skills to a 4-hour test and get a chance to enter SIT Masters with a scholarship! The contest welcomes participants of all skill levels (and age!). All you need is a passion for coding.

Who Can Participate?

SIT Star Contest is open to everybody. Last year 416 participants from 42 countries took part in the Contest.

If you are aiming at the scholarship prize for SIT’s MSc program, you should:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any other STEM field, or be in the final year of your studies.
  • Speak English at a level sufficient to pursue graduate studies.

Competition prizes

  • Several full scholarships for MSc in Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Several tuition waivers for MSc in Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Surprise gifts from Switzerland

The SIT STAR Contest consists of:

February 1-7, 2021PracticeGet familiar with the testing environment in the practice round. We highly recommend this optional step. Don’t worry, it won’t affect your final score!
February 10, 2021SIT STAR ContestYou will have 4 hours to complete the tasks on February 10, 2021 at 8am UTC time. Remember that the registration will close 1 hour before the contest start.
To be announcedInterviews and Winner AnnouncementsWe will be announcing the SIT STAR Contest winners and sending out email notifications to interview with the Professors from SIT.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the SIT STAR Contest 2021


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