2019 ITS Student Essay Competition

2019 ITS Student Essay Competition

ITS Canada is seeking applications from graduate students (Masters and PhD) to participate in the ITS essay competition at the 2019 ITS Canada / TAC Joint Conference and Exhibition. The essay should be based on  applicants  ITS expertise, experience and interests. 

This competition highlights the importance of the ITS sector. Recipient candidates must demonstrate their skills and experiences on ITS in general and more specifically with respect to the target themes as outlined in the "Requirements" below.   

Important Dates:

  • Announcement Date:  March 14, 2019
  • Submission Deadline:  May 17, 2019 June 21, 2019 (NEW)
  • Date of decision:  July 19 2019      



  • 1st Prize: Winner will be invited to present his/her winning essay in person at the 2019 ITS Canada TAC Joint Conference & Exhibition Sept 22-25 in Halifax. Airfare, registration and accommodations are included with a total value of up to $2000.
  • 2nd Prize: $1000 cash
  • 3rd Prize: $500 cash

How to Submit:

  • Each essay must be accompanied by two references and a CV and be submitted via email to Janneke van der Zee, janneke@itscanada.ca