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Tygron SDG Students Competition

Country: Netherlands
City: The Hague
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Tygron invites application from students from all over the world for the SDG competition. The Tygron platform full-heartedly supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. The 17 goals address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. Tygron aims to be part of the solution.

Tygron believes in transparency, democracy, and sustainability in urban planning. Hence, Tygron Platform upholds those ideas firmly integrated into the core. Further, it provides the ideal tool to assess the present day situation, plan for the future and work together with all stakeholders to achieve a bright tomorrow for everyone.

Therefore, Tygron encourages students to involve in the bigger picture by entering the competition and creating a project that contributes to the SDG. Not only it will create awareness among students, but it will also make them aware to reach the SDG early in their career.

Prize

  •  The contest has 3 prizes. First prize is €1500, second prize is €500 and third prize is €250.
  •  The jury of experts determines who the winners are for the 3 prizes on June 14th, based on their created projects. No correspondence can be made about the progress and the winner outcomes.
  •  You acknowledge and agree that Tygron may copy, (re-)use and/or publish the pictures and template content of your project for the purpose of winner selection and award publication.
  •  Tygron will personally approach the winners. The name of the winner may also appear in the newsletter at the end of the contest.

Eligibility

  • You are a student affiliated with an educational organization
  •  The minimum age is 16 years
  •  Applicants must send a completed assessment form in combination with a project on the Tygron Platform via email for official participation
  •  Only completed applications submitted up to and including 31st of May 2019 will be assessed by the jury
  •  You may only participate in the contest once under a valid name and email address.
  •  There is a maximum of 500 contestants. When we reach 500 applications the application form will be closed.
  •  Tygron withholds the right to reject participants in the event of suspected fraud or malpractice. Tygron furthermore withholds the right to unilaterally terminate your participation to this contest if you act in breach of these Rules and Conditions and/or the EULA without incurring any liability in respect thereof.

How to Apply

Apply now by filling out the contact form Online. Be quick because we only accept 500 entries. After signing up you’ll receive further information about the contest and the Tygron Platform by mail. After signing up, you need to complete the assignment which is to create a project that contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals. You are free to choose the topic of your project.

As long as you use the Tygron Geodesign Platform to its full capacity. That means exploring all its options and working with the extensive data sets and indicators included in the software. We do however strongly urge you to collect and use your own data and indicators as well. It will definitely impress our judges.

To Finalize the application, you need to submit your project with the assessment form. Further, the assessment form will give you an idea of how the judges will assess your project.

Deadline

The deadline for the students to send their projects for the Tygron SDG students competition is set as May 31st, 2019.

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline31 May,2019
CountryNetherlands
CityThe Hague
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerTygron
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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