Go Green in the City Global Student Competition 2018 | Winning Team Gets Fully Sponsored VIP Trip Around the World

Schneider Electric is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Go Green in the City Global Student Competition. Engineering and business students worldwide are invited to share their bold ideas to make our cities smarter. 

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition


In just 35 years, almost 70% of the world’s population will live in urban centers. Cities are our future – why not integrate them with innovative urban policies and truly intelligent systems?

Solve one of the four real-life case challenges within energy management or submit an original idea for efficient energy management in a city environment.

Together with a partner, present your proposal through text or an infographic. Make it to the finals in the USA and stand to win the grand prize of a lifetime!

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition Eligibility.

  • Business and engineering students pursuing their bachelor’s (at least 2nd year), master’s or MBA degree.
  • Only open to two-member teams with at least one female member.
  • Only open to two-member teams with at least one female member.
  • Teams from all over the world are welcome to compete.
  • English competency is generally required, both verbal and written.
  • No exceptions can be made regarding the terms of the eligibility requirements.

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition Benefits.

  • In the semi-finals, participants will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric experts to polish their proposals, and make it to the final 10!
  • The Top 10 teams will be invited on a fully sponsored trip to the USA to make their pitch in the Finals and win the Grand Prize.
  • One winning team will win a job opportunity at Schneider Electric as well as a fully sponsored VIP trip around the world where they will get to visit Schneider Electric offices. The winning team can choose Schneider Electric offices in two countries to travel to. The specifics of the offered position will match the requirements of Schneider Electric.

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition Key Dates.

  • The deadline for your submission is 12 PM (noon) GMT, June 1, 2018.
  • Semi-finalists will be announced based on the regional timelines
  • September 3, 2018 – 10 finalist teams announced
  • October 2018 – Grand finale in USA, during which the winning team will be selected

How to Enter Go Green in the City Global Student Competition.

  1. Sign up for the competition by entering your name and email.
  2. Fill out your Profile page.
  3. Form your team on the Team page
  4. Submit a great idea.
  5. Finalize the competition submission by the application deadline.

Apply Here Official Link


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