2015 ESST European Award for Aspiring Undergraduates

The European Inter-University Association on Society, Science and Technology (ESST) is sponsoring an award of 1,000 € for the best undergraduate essay on the connection between science and society (or technology and society). Undergraduates from all fields studying at any European university are eligible to apply. Science and engineering students can submit an essay that links their discipline with social issues. Submissions from students in humanities and social sciences are equally welcome.

Deadline: 30th June 2015.

Last year Sidsel Thaarup, an undergraduate student at the Global Business Informatics programme won the award, http://itu.dk/tip/?p=3235.

The members of the 2015 award committee are:

·      Joerie Bruyninckx, Maastricht University

·      Katerina Vlantoni, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

·      Mark Elam, IT University of Copenhagen and University of Gothenburg

How to Apply:

Submissions should consist of a cover sheet (available at www.esst.eu), completed and scanned, and a double-spaced pdf copy of the student essay.

Essays must be between 2,000 and 3,000 words (in English). Applicants may not submit more than one piece of work.

Applications should be emailed to Mark Elam (IT University of Copenhagen), 2015 ESST Award coordinator.

E-mail your submissions by 30th June 2015 and expect confirmation of receipt within a week.

Further information available at: http://esst.eu/award/

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