Student Recognition Competition
Universities worldwide offering undergraduate, Masters and/or PhD programs or degrees in Foresight and Futures Studies. Submissions should be sent by the sponsoring university to Elizabeth Rudd, SRP Chair.
Each university can submit up to three student works that the university considers to be of exceptional quality in terms of originality, content and contribution to the field. Submissions may include papers or projects by individuals and team and must be formal papers, projects and products.
Submissions are limited to one per student (that is, they should submit only one entry in one of the four categories). All students must be formally enrolled in the year in which the submission is made.
- Undergraduate: individual paper or project
- Masters degree student: individual paper or project
- Masters degree students: team paper or project
- PhD student: published research paper
- Quality of content
- Contribution to the field of Foresight and Futures Studies
- Appearance and Presentation
A committee consisting of four to 10 members from across APF membership. Ideally, three members will come from Australasia, three from Europe/Africa and three from the Americas, with a Chair, who may be a Board member.
No committee member can be staff/faculty of any university making a submission.
Submissions must be received by December 31 in each year.
Winners are announced by the end of June in the following year.
All winners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Association of Professional Futurists.
First place winners in each category will receive a choice of:
(1) a two year Full Membership in APF, or
(2) the registration fee for one APF meeting along with a $500 contribution to travel expenses for that meeting.
Second place winners will receive a one year Provisional Membership in APF.
Third place in each category will receive a one year Student Membership in APF.
Winners are featured in the next Compass Newsletter, and news releases are sent to all major futures publications and organizations.