Dell Technologies annual graduation project competition for senior undergraduate students.
The deadline for submitting the Project Abstracts is 30 December 2020.
Dell Technologies has launched the annual graduation project competition for senior undergraduate students from universities in the Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey. The competition is intended to spark the creativity of students for their graduation projects to play an active role in the Transformation of IT and get the opportunity to shine and win prizes.
For the 6th consecutive year, we are launching our competition in the search for top talents across the region.
If you are working on your graduation project in the Healthcare, Well-being or Education sectors, you are welcomed to join us for a very exciting ride! The targeted topics: IoT or AI or Multi-cloud. The submission will be opened from the 15th of November till the 30th of December 2020. If you are in a team of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6, hurry up and apply!
Winners of the competition will receive cash prizes as below:
First place will receive a cash prize of $5,000
Second place will receive a cash prize of $4,000
Third place winner will receive a cash prize of $3,000
All the Top 10 team members will get recognition certificates for their achievement.
They will be offering a mentoring opportunity by Dell Experts for the finalists projects (who will pass the interim phase to the final one)
A formal award ceremony will be organized at one of the major Dell Technologies events in the region. All the members of the winning team and their academic advisor(s) will be invited to attend the ceremony along with senior officials from their university/college.
Submit your entry
Participating teams should submit their Projects Abstracts containing the following information: Question 1: What is the main problem that you are solving? Question 2: What is the importance of this problem? Question 3: What are the current solutions? Question 4: How will your solution solve the problem? What is new? Question 5: What is the expected impact of your solution from various perspectives (social, commercial, environmental, etc)? Question 6: Give a high-level functional description of your solution. How will it be used? Question 7: Give a high-level technical description of your solution: architecture, technology, integration, innovative components, etc. Question 8: Give a high-level description of your solution development environment, platform, tools, etc. Question 9: How will you manage your product development cycle, your quality assurance process, your solution deployment logistics, etc? Question 10: Give the most relevant plans that you have developed for your project (for example, time schedule, resource plan, training plan, risk management, contingency plan, etc.)
Eligibility And Participation Criteria
Students should have a strong academic standing, validated by the Head of their Department.
The correctness of the information provided by the students should be validated by the official signature and stamp of the Dean of their college/institute.
At the time of submission, all the members of student teams should not be full-time employees of any organization whatsoever, whether it is private, public, or non-governmental.
No students should be listed in more than one project.
Students should have a faculty member as their official academic advisor and mentor.
How to Participate
Students are invited to submit their project abstracts in areas related to the advancement of technology and applications related to the following focus areas: AI, IoT and Multi-Cloud.