The ESRI Young Scholar Award 2021 Competition kicks off

ESRI South Africa is hosting a Young Scholar Awards Competition which is going to assist the winners in Tuition Fees including other prizes.

All you need to do is Entering your GIS Project.

Share your one page summary of your GIS project and you could meet your fellow GeoGeeks at the virtual 2021 Esri UC. Hear from GIS innovators, world leaders, industry trend-setters and engaging activities.

How to enter

Registered undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students 30 years and younger.
Students may enter any project as long as it includes the use of Esri technology.

This is your front row seat to learn the next big thing in GIS!

Applications close on the 23rd of April 2021. Fill in the application form here.

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Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity and/or innovation
  • Real-world relevancy
  • Application of Esri technology

The winning student will receive a full conference registration for the 2021 Esri User Conference taking place from 12 – 16 July 2021.

You can get more information about this competition by visiting the ESRI-SA official page.

About the Author


Kumbirai is a 4th year Surveying & Geomatics students at the Midlands State University in Zimbabwe. He is also the Founder and Team Lead at African Surveyors Connect. He enjoys spending time writing web-applications and is more of a GIS enthusiast who mainly focuses and grew interests in Health and Land Administrative Applications of Geographic Systems.

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