Step 2: Second Stage Application Procedures


So you are interested in speaking at TED? This year, the school’s TED committee will select 3 primary students, 3 middle school students and 3 high school students from SIS to speak at the event. There will be an additional 3 speakers from the community who will speak at TEDxShekouIntlSchool as well.

To start the application process, please complete the two items below no later than Friday, September 13th.

Application Requirements:

  • Letter of Recommendation: You will need to get a letter of recommendation from an adult who knows you other than a family member. The adult may be a previous teacher (from SIS or a previous school), a coach, or a mentor. The guidelines for the letter or recommendation can be found here. Please share the guidelines with your selected person and ensure they return the recommendation no later than Friday, September 13 to and


  • Complete the Step 2 Application Form here.