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Students' Scholarship Contest (Combo)

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In order to promote the Free Open Source Software technology, Anova launches its first school contest whose winners earn a free of charge training course for LPI Linux Essentials.

In order to promote the Free Open Source Software technology, Anova launches its first school contest whose winners earn a free of charge training course for LPI Linux Essentials.


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  • 1. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Bothayna Abd-Assalam Communications and Public Relations Coordinator Anova Company
  • 2. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Students' Scholarship C ontest F O S S B U Z Z C a m p a i g n
  • 3. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc What's FOSS ?
  • 4. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc FOSS/FLOSS ● Free/Libre Open Source Software ● Can be freely used, changed, and shared (in modified or unmodified form) by anyone. ● Made by many people, and distributed under licenses that comply with the Open Source Definition. ● http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/
  • 5. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Free or Controlled ? ● With these freedoms, the users (both individually and collectively) control the program and what it does for them. ● The “nonfree” or “proprietary” program controls the users, and the developer controls the program; this makes the program an instrument of unjust power.
  • 6. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Advantages of FOSS ● The 4 freedoms ● Core software is free ● Vendor independent ● Evolving software ● Low cost ● Better customization ● Big community to support ● Easy Localization ● Better Security ● Reliability & Stability ● Create your own product or provide your services ● Very big learning resource
  • 7. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc What's FOSS BUZZ Campaign ?
  • 8. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Objectives 1. Promote open source software: ● Transmission of knowledge ● Encourage beneficiaries to migrate to open source software ● Promote open source alternative applications, office and production tools. 2. Reduce the ICT bills of beneficiaries. 3. Form a community of open source users. 4. Acquisition of knowledge.
  • 9. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Partners
  • 10. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc In order to promote the Free Open Source Software technology, Anova launches its first school contest whose winners earn a free of charge training course for Linux Essentials.
  • 11. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc
  • 12. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc How it works?
  • 13. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc The cooperation with Schools' administrations determines: ● the number of assigned scholarships per school, ● the suitable time schedule, and ● provide the required computer labs for the training.
  • 14. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc The contest consists of: - 5 Quizzes, measuring student's knowledge about FOSS (Free Open Source Software), - A short Research Memo on the Open Source production and development model and its application in Software and the other uses. → By the end of the contest, the highest scores are nominated for the SCHOLARSHIP.
  • 15. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc By the end of each course, all students receive a certificate of attending the course, and a FOSS BUZZ Ambassador will be nominated to represent the FOSS BUZZ Campaign in his school.
  • 16. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Ambassadors' Role ● Organize events and raise awareness about using FOSS ● Act as liaisons between FOSS BUZZ campaign and their SCHOOLS and UNIVERSITIES ● Help FOSS BUZZ campaign better understand the culture of each SCHOOL and UNIVERSITY ● Be a source of knowledge ● Educate others ● Grow the FOSS community
  • 17. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Challenging Opportunity ● Learn about FOSS products and programs ● Attend training to help familiarize you with FOSS products ● Receive updates about exciting new FOSS products ● Enhance your professional development ● Be eligible to participate in special FOSS BUZZ campaign events ● Be able to exchange best practices with FOSS BUZZ Ambassadors ● Receive a Certificate of Appreciation
  • 18. How to Apply ?
  • 19. 1- Go to the SSC facebook page www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 2- Find the registration URL in the first pinned post on the top or in the description field  
  • 20. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 1- Go to QuizStarStudent Website  quizstar.4teachers.orgquizstar.4teachers.org
  • 21. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 2- Sign up, and keep your Username and Password for next login
  • 22. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 3- Search for class ''SSC2014''
  • 23. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 4- Select class and Register yourself
  • 24. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 5- Click "Classes" at the top
  • 25. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 6- Start your first "Trial Quiz" to make sure that you understand how it works
  • 26. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 7- The contest starting date will be declared by your school administration
  • 27. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc 8- The list of winners and their memos will be published on our website and facebook page www.anova-me.com www.facebook.com/anova.egypt
  • 28. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Get in touch ! For further inquiries or more information Send email to: ssc2014@anova-me.com
  • 29. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Thank you !
  • 30. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc Questions ?
  • 31. www.facebook.com/foss.buzz.ssc www.facebook.com/foss.egypt Join us

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