The Esri Young Scholar Award offers university students the opportunity to showcase their GIS research at the world’s largest spatial technology event: The 2021 Esri User Conference.

About the Esri Young Scholar Award

The nationwide competition celebrates excellence in geospatial study and is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students studying geospatial science disciplines at Singapore 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 Esri Young Scholar Award works from around the world.

Not to mention, you will also have the chance to network with both Esri Education staff and other Esri Young Scholar Award recipients.


The winning student will receive:

  • Full access to the 2021 Esri User Conference
  • Free registration to the Education Summit 
  • An acrylic award recognising their achievement
  • An ArcGIS Personal Use licence
  • The opportunity to have their work displayed both nationally and internationally

The competition closes on Friday, 14 May, at 11:59PM SGT. 


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 Singapore's 2021 Esri Young Scholar, with a public announcement made via Esri Singapore's website and social media channels.

*View the 2021 competition terms and conditions

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

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