Sci-capture 2024 International Science Photo Contest

The Deadline Extended to 15th May 2024

Sci-capture 2024 is an international science photo contest organized by the Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS) in collaboration with National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB), National Young Academy, Nepal (NaYAN), Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS), and Thai Young Scientists Academy (TYSA). This year’s contest will be celebrating the individuals who have dedicated their lives for the advancement of science and dissemination of scientific knowledge to a wider community.

The competition is open to students enrolled in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs at a higher education institute by the time of submission deadline of photographs. Participants have to endorse their submissions by an authorized person from their higher education institute. 


  1. Science Superheroes (portraits of people in science in their usual laboratory backgrounds)
  2. Microscopic images (Microscopic images of various materials and objects in laboratories and field)
  3. Disseminating scientific knowledge (Journalistic photographs from sessions of disseminating scientific knowledge)
  4. General category (All other photographs related to various branches of science, climate, nature, wildlife, astronomy, etc.) 

Contest Guidelines

Important Dates and Deadlines

First notification: 24nd February 2024
Submission deadline: 15th May 2024
Popular contest: May 2024
Announcement of winners: June 2024
Photographic exhibition and Award ceremony: June 2024 at the SLAYS Conference

Submit now with your valid student IDs.

Click here to submit your photos

Platinum Sponsor 

CameraLK Pvt. Ltd, a driving force in photography since 2010 and one of the largest independent camera retailers in Sri Lanka is the Platinum Sponsor Sci-capture 2024.


For More Information

Dr. Pasan Bandara,
Council Member, Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS)
Email: [email protected] | WhatsApp: +94701541847

Dr. Sabrina M Elias,
Secretary, National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB)
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Prayan Pokharel,
Executive Committee Member & Co-lead for Science Education and Outreach, National Young Academy, Nepal (NaYAN)
Email: [email protected]

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