Urban SOS: hOUR City – Global Student Competition

Deadline: 17 July 2017
Open to: students
Award: a total of USD 15,000 in prize money will be distributed among the finalist teams, and the winning team will receive up to USD 25,000 of in-kind support from AECOM to implement a pilot of their proposal

Description

Presented by AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities — pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, hOUR City is this year’s Urban SOS™ student ideas competition.

The organizers are asking students to propose new solutions to tackle housing, transportation, or economic development challenges and to re-imagine what a future “hour city” boundary can be.

Eligibility

  • Students must form a multidisciplinary team of two to five members to enter, and include students from two disciplines at a minimum;
  • Entrants must be enrolled in a certified program during the 2017-2018 academic year to participate.

Award

A total of USD 15,000 in prize money will be distributed among the finalist teams, and the winning team will receive up to USD 25,000 of in-kind support from AECOM to implement a pilot of their proposal.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please register here.

For more information please visit the official web page.