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 graduate-master) with outstanding results in urban and regional planning or related field.
The Award is bestowed in two categories: Winner and Special Mention. The Award winners are announced during the official ceremony at the 56th ISOCARP World Planning Congress in Doha, Qatar in November 2020.
Any currently enrolled or recently graduated (in 2019) student can apply.
The submissions may include the following:
- Design projects
- Studio projects
- Bachelor theses
- Master theses
How to apply?
Each candidature (individual or group) should submit 3 files including:
- Portfolio with graphical representations necessary to illustrate the work (max. 4 A3 pages)
- Description of the submitted project (no more than 5,000 characters with spaces)
- Curriculum Vitae
Email subject line: SA 2020 Candidature
Naming attached files: NAME_Portfolio / NAME_Description / NAME_CV
The registration fee for the Student Award is 20€ for each application, which must be paid here. Please note, your submission will not be considered eligible if the fee has not been paid.
Selection and rewards
The Jury, composed of members from the Board, Scientific Committee, and young planners, will evaluate applications according to the following criteria:
- Methodological approach
- Creativity and innovation
- Alignment between the project idea and results
The reward for the ‘Winner’ is one year of free individual membership to the Society*; free entrance to the 56th World Planning Congress in Doha; an official certification of the Student Award; appearance in the Society’s website, social media, and newsletter.
The reward for the ‘Special Mention‘ is free entrance to the 56th World Planning Congress in Doha; an official certification of the Student Award; appearance in the Society’s website, social media and newsletter.
* in case of a group submission, we can only grant membership to one person.
Deadline for submission
Send us your application before J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶3̶0̶,̶ ̶2̶0̶2̶0̶ July 31, 2020 (extended deadline).