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Have you recently completed a project or programme during your time in industrial placement or whilst studying at a Higher Education Institutions (HEI) and would like to share your achievements?

APM Branch Student of the Year competition is open to students within the Project Management community to showcase and be rewarded for their budding project management skills and achievements during a defined project.

This competition will provide entrants with a great platform to share their successes with the Project Management community, whilst engaging with other fellow future project managers. 

Finalists will be asked to provide a report on their project, which will be judged by APM Judges and then present to their peers and family members at a special Branch Awards Event.  The winner will then represent their Branch in a Regional Final.

Who should enter?

APM Branch Student of the Year 2020 is open to all full-time or part-time students aged 16 or over who are studying in project management.

This competition is open to students (undergraduate and postgraduate students at University) studying across a variety of project management sectors including, but not limited to

  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Financial Services
  • Space Industry
  • Aviation
  • Healthcare
  • Construction and many more!

How to get involved!

The APM judges are looking for the story behind the person who has delivered the greatest benefit to their clients, project teams and wider stakeholders.

The criteria for these categories put’s a greater emphasis on the positive contribution the Project Manager made to the outputs and outcomes of their project(s), programme(s) and/or portfolio(s) whilst recognising the essential role that the project management techniques have in delivering success.

More information can be found on the Candidate Submission Template

How will you be scored

Entrants will be scored across several different criteria’s, including the following;

  • Applicability or benefit to business and industry;
  • Lessons learned for future projects;
  • Innovations or overcoming challenges during project delivery
  • Statement of Support from course leader / lecturer
  • Presentation to the Project Management community
  • Reference to APM Body of Knowledge and APM Competency Framework

For more information please view the Student of the Year - Report Guideline and Marks


The Winner of the APM Branch Student of the Year Award will receive;

  • APM Trophy
  • APM Body of Knowledge 7
  • £150 Amazon Voucher

All finalists will receive a certificate for being part of this competition.

Get Involved!

If you would like to be part of the APM Branch Student of the Year 2020 – please complete the

Submission dates

Due to the current challenges it has been decided not to hold the APM Scotland Awards 2020.

Please review the rules before submitting your entry.


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