The School Green Awards: Industry Challenge is organised by Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and is open to participants who are residents of Singapore and aged 16 years old and above as stated on their Identity Card/ Passport (as of 1 September 2020), and have (and continue to be) enrolled in Singapore as: (i) full-time students in any Polytechnic or Institute of Technical Education in Singapore; or (ii) full-time undergraduate students in University in Singapore
SEC reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion at any time without assigning any reason, to amend these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation changing the Challenge mechanics, Challenge period, Entry Submission Period and/or substituting the prize(s) with other item(s). No person shall be entitled to, and SEC shall not be liable for, any payment or compensation (whether in cash, credit or kind) whatsoever arising from the foregoing.
The submitted entries should neither have won awards in any other competition nor been submitted concurrently to other similar competitions.
Entries submitted must be participants’ own project work or invention; any form of plagiarism will be rejected.
2. Project Submission
Completed Entry Form
Participating teams are required to create a video of no more than 10 minutes, sharing your idea in a clear, engaging and professional manner.
Video should include:
Your understanding of the problem given by the industry partner
Explanation of how the proposed solution addresses the chosen problem area
Elaboration of the key concepts and technology used, and how the idea ultimately contributes to the industry’ partner’s sustainability goals
Video should be submitted using a link (such as YouTube, Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer)
By submitting a video, you give SEC and affiliated entities the right to include your video in future media and for promotional purposes.
The Pitch Deck should include a summary of the solution, and additional materials and research to support your conclusion.
The Pitch Deck may include, but not limited to:
Well defined solution, market research/literature review, user validation, business model/campaign plan and/or a prototype (optional)
Deck should be no more than 10 slides for PowerPoint or 5 pages for Word document. Submitted in PDF format only.
Limited to maximum of 5MB
Only students from institutes of technical education and tertiary institutions (undergraduates) are allowed to participate.
Foreign students studying in Singapore at levels equivalent to university or below are welcome to participate.
Participants must form and register as a team of minimum two students, up to a maximum of five students
Teams made up of students from different schools are allowed, stating clearly in the registration and entry forms.
Students who had recently graduated in 2020/2021 can also participate so long as they have the endorsement of the school that they had graduated from.
Participants should only submit one project.
The decisions of the judges are final and binding. Should all entries for a certain school category not meet the judging and assessment criteria, SEC reserves the right not to make an award to that particular category or to make merit awards instead of the top three prizes.
Competition opens 17th September 2020 at 12:00pm and closes 20th November 2020 11:59 pm.
Teams are only allowed to one entry per team.
There will be 3 winners in total. Winning teams will walk away with $3,000 each in cash prize.
Winners will be notified via email address provided when they registered.
Winners will also be announced on the Singapore Environment Council Facebook page.
Prizes are not exchangeable by the winner(s) for other items, and may not be allocated other than as set out above.
The prize must be collected within 3 months from notification by SEC. In the event that any prize is unclaimed within such period, or there is no winner determined in respect of the prize, it will be dealt with at SEC’s sole discretion.