Enter the Esri Indonesia Young Scholars Award competition

The Esri Young Scholars Award gives students from across the country the opportunity to attend the world’s largest spatial technology conference – the 2021 Esri User Conference – and network with fellow award recipients from around the world.

The national competition celebrates excellence in geospatial sciences, and is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Indonesian universities.

As well as receiving an all-access virtual pass to the world’s biggest spatial event, you will have your work digitally displayed alongside other Young Scholar works from around the world.

Not to mention, you will also have the chance to network with both Esri Education staff and other young scholar award recipients.


The winning student will receive a prize package including:

  • A subsidised university tuition fee

  • All access pass to the Esri Education Summit (virtual)

  • All access pass to the Esri User Conference (virtual)

  • Your work displayed in the Esri User Conference Map Gallery, available to all attendees

  • Networking with Young Scholar award recipients from across the world

  • An ArcGIS for Personal Use license (12-month license)

  • A chance to kickstart your career 

How to enter

To be in the running to become Indonesia’s 2021 Esri Young Scholar, you need to submit an exciting project or research paper that uses Esri GIS technology*. Your submission must include:

  • Your Young Scholars entry (software development/application or report)

  • A written response (no more than 500 words) outlining the purpose of your project, its value, and why you should be Indonesia’s Esri Young Scholar

  • A one-page poster that provides an overview of your project or report. The poster must be 300dpi and a .pdf or .png file.

Enter now

The competition closes on Monday, 19th of April, at 11:59PM WIB. Submit your entry here.


Entries will be judged by a panel of experts representing commercial, government, and industry sectors – based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity and/or innovation

  • Real-world relevancy

  • Application of Esri technology

  • Technical merit

The judging panel will select the 2021 Indonesian Esri Young Scholar, with a public announcement made via Esri Indonesia’s website and social media channels.

Judges to be announced shortly.

*View the 2021 competition terms and conditions

For more information about the Esri Young Scholars Award, please contact an education specialist.