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Go Green in the City Competition 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open12-May-2017
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What is Go Green in the City Competition 2017?

Schneider Electric invites students worldwide to apply for the Go Green in the City Competition 2017 to solve real-world energy challenges in an innovative manner. Candidates shortlisted will win a sponsored trip to Paris and the Winner will get a Job Opportunity with Schneider Electrical worldwide.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Must be pursuing graduation course (2nd/3rd year), post graduation course or MBA program of business or engineering.
  • Anyone related to Schneider Electric is not eligible to participate.
  • The Contest is open exclusively to individual students in teams of two, of which at least one team member is female.

How can you apply ?

The application can be done online only wth the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the website before applying.

Step 2: Click here to apply.

Step 3: Write your name email id, password, select country and university name and sign up.

Step 4: Form your team on the Team page. (Every team should include at least one female member)

Step 5: Submit your great idea.

Step 6: Finalize the competition submission by the application deadline.


Q. Who is eligible to compete?
Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to compete:

  • Business and engineering students pursuing their bachelor’s (at least 2nd year), master’s or MBA degree.
  • Go Green in the City is open to two-member teams with at least one female member.
  • Both team members must study in the same country for the duration of the competition. They are not, however, required to be from the same university, nor are they required to study the same subject or be in the same year, as long as they are not in their first year of their undergraduate education.
  • Teams from all over the world are welcome to compete.
  • English competency is required.
  • No exceptions can be made regarding the terms of the eligibility requirements.

Q. Do I need to provide proof of enrollment?
If you are selected as a finalist, you need to provide an official document from your university confirming your enrollment and student status. The document can be obtained from your student services centre, international office or one of your professors.

Q. How will submissions be screened?
There will be two rounds of screening. In the first round Schneider Electric will select the top 100 teams globally based on the quality of their initial case submissions and eligibility compliance. These students will then compete in the semi-finals round. From the semi-finalist teams Schneider Electric will select the top 12 finalist teams who will be given the chance to present their ideas live at the final event in Paris.

Q. When will the results be announced?

  • June 9, 2017: global semi-­finalists announced
  • August 7, 2017: 12 finalist teams announced
  • October 9-13, 2017: Grand finale in Paris, during which the winning team will be selected

Q. If my team is selected as semi­-finalists, can we present an idea synopsis that is different from the initially submitted idea?
No, your semi-­finals synopsis description should be similar to what you have submitted in the initial application phase. It should be developed based on your initial submission.

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