Esri Young Scholars Award

Esri Young Scholars Award

Are you a university student currently studying geospatial sciences? If so, this is your chance to showcase your GIS research in front of more than 16,000 GIS professionals from around the world.

The Esri Young Scholars Award gives students 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 winner will jet off to San Diego, California to attend the Esri User Conference – with the prize package including:

  • Return flights
  • Accommodation
  • Event registration
  • Transfers on arrival
  • Daily allowance

The nationwide competition celebrates excellence in geospatial study, and is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students studying geospatial science disciplines at Australian universities.

As well as receiving an all-access-pass to the world’s biggest spatial event, the award recipient will have their work displayed alongside other Young Scholar winners from around the world.

They will also have the chance to meet Jack Dangermond – Esri founder and president – when he presents the international award.

In addition, the Esri Australia Young Scholar will receive a free ArcGIS for Personal Use licence.

Please note: the 2016 Esri Young Scholars Award competition has concluded. 

Register your interest for 2017

* View the 2016 competition terms and conditions.

A Young Scholar’s UC experience

A Young Scholar’s UC experience

The 2016 award recipient put his work in front of the global GIS community – gaining knowledge, making connections, and taking in all that San Diego has to offer. Read about Iurii Shendryk’s once-in-a-lifetime trip to the world’s biggest spatial event.