The African Young Innovators Challenge (AYIC) is an annual contest that gives a platform to young African kids to showcase innovation and creativity in the area of technology.

The contest is open to kids within the ages of 6-15 and has a winning prize of 5000USD which will cover cash prizes and other benefits.

For the maiden edition (AYIC 2021), Innovations in the areas of SECURITY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT would be considered.

The competition is in two categories:
Category 1: Individual
Category 2: Team (For a maximum of three(3) people)
Step by step guidelines on how to apply for AYIC 2021:

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Step 1
Visit the AYIC website (

Step 2
Click on the Register Button on the Home Page.

Step 3
Select your entry category:

Individual – For a single person

Team – For a maximum of 3 people.

Step 4
Fill out the forms with your correct details and pieces of information.

Step 5
Verify your identity by clicking on the link sent to your email.

Step 6
After verifying your email – You will be automatically redirected to a page where you will take a quick test (Ensure you read this particular section’s instruction attentively before proceeding).

Step 7
Proceed to your dashboard and upload all required documents (Passport etc).

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