The Undergraduate Awards 2022 – Now Open for Submissions! FINAL DEADLINE: 27 May 2022  

12 January, 2022

The Undergraduate Awards is the world's largest academic awards programme and is unique in that it is pan-discipline, with 25 different categories. Students submit their work for free online and it is judged by a panel of International judges compiled of industry leaders and academic experts. Winning students are recognized as the best in their field, published in our academic journal and brought to Dublin for an exclusive networking event, the 4-day UA Global Summit.


The Undergraduate Awards 2022 programme is open to all candidates who are undergraduate students in their penultimate and final year, in a degree course, as well as recent graduates from the class of 2021, 2022, or 2023, from all disciplines

How to Apply? 

1. Register a place in the competition through the website.
If you are not quite ready to submit work just yet, you can register your name to save a place on the programme (it fills up quickly!).  Register now, and you have until the deadline of 27 May 2022 to decide what papers you would like to submit. You can submit a maximum of 3 papers/projects.

2. When ready to submit, write a 100 - 300 word abstract to accompany the submission.
You will need to write an abstract to accompany your piece of coursework. An abstract is a concise summary of the content of your paper. It should be between 100-300 words long. This is an important part of your submission and will be assessed by the judging panel of your category.

3. Complete the submission through the website by 27 May 2022.  
Students are requested to submit their best coursework (A grade equivalent, in English – can be translated from an original piece of coursework submitted in Hebrew) to the programme.
Students can submit up to 3 different papers/projects.

Don't Get Disqualified
Too many of our applications are disqualified for technical reasons.
Important to note:

1. Coursework must be submitted ANONYMOUSLY, otherwise will be considered ineligible.
Please remove the following in all instances: Your name, photograph, supervisor's name - including where it is mentioned in citations, university's name, nickname, initial, photo, and logo, student number, module or course name and code. Failure to remove these personal details from your coursework document which you upload will result in disqualification
2. The word count for written work must be between 2,500-5,000 words, with the exception of the following categories, which can be up to 12,000 words long:

  • Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics & Physics
  • Medical Sciences

Word count excludes bibliography, appendix and abstract. Word count includes footnotes
Benefits for Winning Students

1. The Recognition
Winners are recognized as the top student in their field globally against students from international universities around the world. This Journal is sent to our affiliate universities around the world.
2. The Network
UA also recognizes the top 10% all entrants in each category. Winners & Highly Commended Entrants become members of the UA Alumni network, an eclectic mix of world class minds.
3. The UA Global Summit
Overall Winners are awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to the UA Global Summit in Dublin to attend a four-day brainstorming and networking event with their counterparts from across the globe.
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