The Selection Process
1 — Pre-Selection
The Pre-selection Panel is composed of Scientific Morocco members. This Pre-selection Panel will review all the application we received. In addition to the information you provided through the application form , your video will be judged according to the following criteria:
El Hassan Bouaghad
Dr Lahoucine Atourki
2 — Jury Selection
3 — Peer-review
Once the Jury selects the 40 semi-finalists, each of them will be requested to participate in the Peer-Review process.
If you’re a semi-finalist you must review and evaluate 5 of your fellow semi-finalists videos based on the same criteria as above. You must provide feedback on 5 other applications by April 9nd 11:59 PM (Casablanca Time), in order to fulfill this requirement.
You'll find the details about this process in your dashboard
4 — Public vote
In parallel with the Peer-Review process, the online voting will be open on the website and will also contribute towards the final score of each video. There will be a 20-day period of open voting for these videos on the website.
5 — The final score and Finalists
The Final Score, which will be used to decide the 24 Finalists, is calculated with the following considerations:
The top 24 Semi-Finalists, as decided by the final score, will be named Finalists
6 — The Interviews
The 24 Finalists will be interviewed in-person at the US Embassy in Rabat to select the 12 winners.