EDC Student of the Year Award


Sunday, April 5, 2020, 11:55pm

The Esri Development Center (EDC) Student of the Year is an annual award open to all Harvard students, sponsored by Esri and administered by the CGA. Its purpose is to recognize outstanding achievements in developing novel tools or techniques for geographic analysis. One winner each year will be recognized by a plaque, a $500 cash prize and a complementary registration to present his/her work at the Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs (March), or the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA (summer).

Application deadline: 11:59 pm (Midnight), on April 5, 2020.


To be considered for EDC Student of the Year Award , student must be enrolled in at least one Harvard credit course in the current academic year.

Register for the Award and Submit Your File

  • To apply, fill out and submit the registration form on this page by clicking the Register link below (HarvardKey login required).  
  • Register

  • Upload a detailed abstract (500-1500 words) in PDF format to the CGA FTP Server following the upload instructions, include supporting files such as maps, video clips, executable tools or models, URL to web applications, etc. in the MESSAGE text.  All projects must involve the use of Esri technology. 

Judging Criteria:

Potential impact; Innovation; Originality; Implementation; Organization.

See also: Award