Deadline to Apply: 30 December 2021

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About The Competition

Dell Technologies has launched the annual graduation project competition for senior undergraduate students from universities in 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.

If you are a senior student who is working on a graduation project in any of the bellow topics in the Healthcare, Well-being and Education sectors, you are welcomed to join us for a very exciting ride!

The targeted topics: IoT, AI, Multi-cloud and 5G. *For Specific use cases please refer to Use cases and References Page.

If you are in a team of minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6, hurry up and apply! Apply Now.

Learn More About The Competition

This is the submission management platform for the teams participating in the competition. Go to the main homepage to learn more.

Awards

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 members .. See More

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. The team leader should sign up from here then .. See More

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? Why did you choose it?
Question 2: Give a brief overview of the current solutions that you found in your literature survey.
Question 3: Describe how your proposed solution will be used and operated in a real-life environment?
Question 4: Describe the high-Level architecture and the main software and hardware components of your system. (You can use block diagrams)
Question 5: What are the technology platforms that you intend to use in building your system, such as operating systems, programming languages, backend/frontend stacks, AI models, etc.?
Question 6: Compared to the existing solutions that you have read about, what are the new ideas that you intend to develop and include in your solution?
Question 7: Describe your team’s system development methodology and quality assurance process.
Question 8: Give your initial project management plans, especially: distribution of responsibilities and tasks, milestone schedule, training plan, risk management, contingency plans, and change control procedures.

The submitted abstracts will be evaluated based on the following criteria: relevance, originality, feasibility, plan details, research quality, and impact.

The shortlisted projects and teams will be notified to proceed to the next phase of Project Design Layout Submission followed by Final Project Submission for the selection of the winners.

By entering the competition you indicate that you accept the Terms and Conditions.

Competition Timeline

Project Abstract Submission

Submission window: 15 November till 30 December 2021

Announcement Of Shortlisted Projects

20 February 2022

Interim Design Report Submission

Submission deadline: 5 March 2022

Announcement of The Top 20 Finalists

26 March 2022. Teams will be offered technical mentorship from Dell Technologies.

Final Report Submission

Submission deadline: 25 July 2022

The Winners Announcement

4 September 2022

Eligibility and participation criteria



The deadline for submitting the Project Abstracts is 30 December 2021.

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.

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