EDC Student of the Year Award


Sunday, March 10, 2019, 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 the second Sunday of March each year.


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.

Pre-Register & Submit Your File

  • To apply, fill out and submit the registration form on this page by clicking the Register Button below (HarvardKey login required).
  • Upload an extended abstract (500-1500 words) in PDF format to the CGA FTP Server following the upload instructions, include URL to supporting contents online, such as maps, video clips, executable tools or models, web applications, etc. in the MESSAGE text.  Solution must involve Esri technology. 

Judging Criteria:

Potential impact; Innovation; Originality; Implementation; Organization.

See also: Award