Call for ISOCARP Student Award 2019

Background and objectives

The ISOCARP Student Award, established in 2016, is dedicated to the future generation of planners, those who will be in charge of taking care of our urban environment. The award is bestowed to a student or a group of students at both levels (undergraduate-bachelor and/or graduate-master) with outstanding results in urban and regional planning or related field.

Eligible entries

The submissions may include the following:

  • Design projects
  • Studio projects
  • Essays
  • Bachelor theses
  • Master theses

Evaluation criteria

  • Content
  • Methodological approach
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Alliance between the project idea and results
  • Clarity

Jury

The jury is composed of the following members: two young planners, one experienced member, a member of the ISOCARP Scientific Committee and a member of the ISOCARP Board.

Substance of the Award

The Award is bestowed in two categories: Winner and Special Mention. The Award winners are announced during the official ceremony at the ISOCARP annual World Planning Congress.

Winner: one year of free membership to ISOCARP (in case of group one person of the group), free entrance to the congress, official ISOCARP certification of the award and its dissemination through the ISOCARP website, social media and newsletter.

Special Mention: free entrance to the congress, official ISOCARP certification of the award and its dissemination through the ISOCARP website, social media and newsletter.

Registration fee

Pay the registration fee € 20 for each application (link to be updated)

Submission material

Each candidature (individual or group) should submit 5 pdf files including:

  1. Portfolio with graphical representations necessary to illustrate the work (max. 4 A3 pages)
  2. Description of the submitted project (no more than 5,000 characters with spaces)
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letter of application (underlying the results that recommend them to win the award)
  5. Recommendation letter(signed by one of their university professors)

Please, name the files accordingly: NAME_Portfolio / NAME_Description / NAME_CV / NAME_Application / NAME_Recommendation

Application procedure

Online application: Please, send your application/s to Ana Peric, ISOCARP Director for Awards (peric@isocarp.org) and Balint Horvath, ISOCARP HQ (horvath@isocarp.org). Kindly specify the email subject: SA 2019 Candidature.

Remark: The application is not considered eligible if the registration fee has not been paid.

 

Deadline for submission

June 30, 2019

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