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Esri Young Scholars Award 2019 - entries are now open
Are you ready to take the world by storm?
Are you a university student currently studying geospatial sciences? Or a fresh graduate from a geospatial science discipline? If so, this is your chance to showcase your GIS research in front of more than 18,000 GIS professionals from around the world.
The Esri Young Scholars Award gives students and fresh graduates from across the country the opportunity to be part of the world’s largest spatial technology conference and rub shoulders with the sharpest GIS minds on the planet.
The nationwide competition celebrates excellence in geospatial study and is open to undergraduate and fresh graduate students from geospatial science disciplines at universities and colleges in Indonesia.
How to enter
To be in the running to become the 2019 Indonesia Esri Young Scholar, submit an awe-inspiring project or research paper that uses Esri GIS technology* by 16 April 2019 which includes:
- Your Young Scholars entry (software development/application or report)
- A written essay in English (no more than 500 words) outlining the objective of your project, its value and why you should be the Indonesia Esri Young Scholar
- An image that illustrates your project or report (e.g. map). The image must be 300dpi and a pdf or png file
- A signed entry form
Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Creativity and innovation
- Real-world relevance
- Application of Esri technology
- Technical excellence
Esri Indonesia will invite three shortlisted entrants to present their work in front of panel of judges and receive paid travel to the Esri Indonesia office, Menara 165, Jl. TB Simatupang Kav. 1, 6th Floor, Jakarta.
The winning student will receive a fully paid trip to the 2019 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California taking place from 8 - 12 July 2019. This includes return flights, airport transfers, hotel accommodation, conference registration and daily allowance.
The winning student will also have the opportunity to display their work on the world’s largest geospatial stage, connect with other Young Scholars and receive a free ArcGIS for Home Use licence.
*View the 2019 terms and conditions.