Enter the Esri Malaysia Young Scholar Award competition

The 2022 Esri Young Scholar Award offers university students from across the country the chance to win a free trip to Esri UC - the world's largest geospatial technology conference - held in San Diego.

Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students studying spatial disciplines, the competition celebrates excellence, innovation, and creativity in the use of GIS applications to drive positive outcomes.

Students can enter by submitting a project, software development, application or research paper that leverages GIS. This can be a current passion project, or work completed in the previous university year.

How to enter

To be in the running to become the 2022 Malaysian Young Scholar, students must submit a compelling project or research paper that uses Esri’s GIS technology to drive positive outcomes in any sector.

Submissions must include:

  • A Young Scholar 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 the Malaysian 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
  • Proof you are currently enrolled as a student at a Malaysian university – in the form of a letter from your lecturer/tutor and a photocopy of your university ID

Entries for the 2022 competition have now closed.

Prizes

The winner will walk away with an amazing prize pack including:

  • Free & full access to the 2022 Esri User Conference and Esri Education Summit in San Diego, CA*
  • Meet Esri founder, Jack Dangermond
  • Your work showcased across Malaysia and around the world
  • Opportunity to network with other international Esri Young Scholars
  • An acrylic award and certificate recognizing your achievement
  • An ArcGIS Personal Use license (1 year)
  • The opportunity to attend Esri Malaysia Major events in 2022
  • Kickstart your career with a 6-month Management Trainee program at Esri Malaysia

The runner up will receive:

  • Your work showcased across Malaysia
  • An acrylic award and certificate recognizing your achievement
  • An ArcGIS Personal Use license (1 year)
  • The opportunity to attend Esri Malaysia Major events in 2022
  • Kickstart your career with a 6-month Management Trainee program at Esri Malaysia

* Terms and conditions apply

Judging

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 2022 Malaysian Esri Young Scholar, with a public announcement made via Esri Malaysia's website and social media channels.

For more information about the Esri Young Scholar Award, please email or call us on +60 (3) 5022 0122.

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