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F1 in Schools is a global educational program, aiming to raise awareness of STEM and Formula 1 among students in every region, country and continent. The program will run in its new edition from January 20 to March 17. Selected students will study, design and build models of F1 cars that will be presented in the 2022 finale in the UK.
The program inspires and challenges students to use IT to learn about:
The students will then be able to apply what they learn in practical, imaginative, competitive and exciting ways.
In 2019, Aramco announced its plan to sponsor F1 in Schools as a title partner, by selecting the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) to organize the program at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) to train 20 shortlisted students from both government and private schools. The training will be conducted by five specialist facilitators. The students will go through an intensive training program to be able to come up with three models of F1 cars that will participate in the 2022 final, where Saudi students will participate, for the first time, in this competition.