Esri Young Scholar Award

NZ Esri Young Scholar

The focus of the Esri Young Scholars Awards is on international students. Esri's global partners nominate 25 university students from around the world for excellence in relation to a GIS project. These projects include comprehensive research papers, software development, impactful maps, and apps that promote education, conservation, disaster response, and urban planning.

Esri Young Scholar Award 2017

Submissions are now open for the Esri Young Scholar Award.

Are you a student using Esri's ArcGIS to complete a project or to conduct a research project? Then you may be eligible to apply to be New Zealand's Esri Young Scholar.

Eagle Technology, the distributor for Esri in New Zealand, is seeking entries for this prestigious award. The winner will receive:

  • Registration for Esri Education User Conference and Esri International User Conference, San Diego
  • Travel, accommodation and meal costs (to a maximum of 7 nights)
  • Award and photo with Jack Dangermond, President, Esri
  • An ArcGIS Personal Use License

The award is presented at a Special Achievement in GIS award ceremony during the week of the Esri UC 2017, July 10 – 14, San Diego, CA.

What you need to know:

  • You must be aged 30 or younger
  • You must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a New Zealand university 2017 OR have graduated from a New Zealand University in 2016

How should you apply?

Submit your entry to by 5pm, 21 April, 2017

Your submission should include*:

  • A brief summary of your project and how you used ArcGIS
  • An A2 or larger poster illustrating your maps and summarising your use of GIS technology in your project (PDF or PNG format at 300 dpi resolution)
  • A self-photo (head and shoulders) at minimum 300 dpi resolution

*A link to a downloadable file on Dropbox or similar is acceptable

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