Organizing Science Essay & Poster Competitions are regular and very successful activities of the Foundation. PSF in collaboration with all Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) of the country organizes the Competitions between the students of high schools each year So far the Foundation has conducted 23 Essay & Poster contests in which thousands of students have participated from all over the country.
In the first phase the Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education arrange Science Essay and Poster Competition within their jurisdiction on the theme approved by PSF and submit the results of the Intra Board level to the Foundation. After receipt of the results from all Boards, PSF organizes “Inter Board Contest” (the final) at PSF Head Office, Islamabad each year.
Judges consisting of professors, scientists and artists evaluate the essays and posters received from all over the country for best three positions (winner of the winners). To encourage the students, PSF awards merit certificates and cash prizes to the winner students. The amount of prize money for the best three students of Intra Board level is Rs.5, 000.00, Rs.3, 000.00 & Rs.2, 000.00 and that for Inter Board level (Final) is Rs.10,000.00, Rs.6,000.00 and Rs.4,000.00 respectively.