The BIG IDEAS COMPETITION FOR URBAN ISSUES, hosted by the Korean MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), in collaboration with UN Global Pulse, is calling for students who are passionate about solving transportation, social protection and environmental issues through data innovation.
We are looking for new ideas to tackle urban issues connected to social protection and welfare, transportation, and the environment. Applications can span multiple topics and big, open or crowdsourced data. More information about the thematic areas can be found in the competition brief.
The competition is open to currently enrolled students from across the Asia region, including students attending high schools, as well as undergraduate and graduate schools, and includes a grant pool of 16,000 USD which will be shared among the nine best applicants. The deadline for applications is 15th June 2015 by 12pm GMT.