Submit for the 2013 iCampus Prize!
2013 Submissions are Closed
How to Submit
If you have any questions please ask us at iCampusPrize -at- mit -dot- edu.
STEP 1. Complete the Project Data Form
Fill out the online data form, including:
- Project Name
- Contact (Name, Email Address)
- Website link to the submission/software (if applicable)
- Acknowledgements (of license, eligibility, etc).
STEP 2. Email the Submission Document
Email the submission document to iCampusPrize -at- mit -dot- edu. The submission document should not exceed three (3) pages and should be on U.S. Letter sized paper, with 1” margins all around, and use Arial, Times New Roman or equivalent font of at least 10 point size. The submission document should use a PDF file format.
- Project Name: What is the title of the project/submission.
- Contact: Who is the contact for the submission.
- Need: Describe the need for the project.
- Description: Please describe the project. How do you plan to meet (or have you met) the identified need?
- Impact: What do anticipate will be, or have you demonstrated to be, the impact of your submission?
- Scale Up: Please describe the work that needs to be completed to finish the working prototype if your submission is selected to continue for the final round.
- Team: Please include a brief biography of each of the project members and their contribution(s) to the project.
- License: What is the license for the submission?
- Working Prototype/Functional Implementation: The first round submission must include a working prototype, a fully functional implementation is required for the final round submission. Provide a website link to the submission/software (if applicable), or describe how we can interact with the submission.
- Video link (see below).
- Software requirements and dependencies (if applicable).
STEP 3. Create an optional Video/Screencast
(Optional for both First and Final Round submissions) Your submission might be enhanced with a short (2 minute) video or screencast describing the need and the intent of your submission. The video can help the judges better understand your submission. If you choose to submit a video, please adhere to the following guidelines: video dimensions should allow for a high resolution image (for example 720p or 1080p/i) and be encoded using h.264/x.264 in a QuickTime (.mov/.mp4) or Flash (.flv) container or in a Windows Media (.wmv) format).
Final Round submissions only
- Prepare a Poster for the Final Round Competition
- Email an updated submission document to iCampusPrize -at- mit -dot- edu by the deadline. We anticipate some of the details of your project might change during the transition from a working prototype to a functional system. Final round submission documents should not exceed five (5) pages (following the same formatting guidelines). Please make it clear what/how your thinking and approach has changed from your initial submission.
- A full copy of any source code that is developed as part of the competition must be included in the submission (if applicable). In your final round submission document, please provide a clear link from which we can download the source code (e.g., from an Athena locker or other public web space.)
- The individuals or groups submitting the project for the competition must include a currently registered MIT undergraduate or graduate student. A MIT student must have played a substantial role in the development of the project, and a MIT student should be listed as the main contact for the submission.
- Submissions to the competition must be available under an appropriate open license that enables the results to be broadly disseminated, without restriction, in the tradition of open academic research. The license must be a recognized open source license that enables MIT to use and build upon the submission as submitted to the competition royalty-free. This requirement is not designed to preclude the winner(s) from continuing development on the project or even commercializing it. (See http://www.opensource.org/licenses/index.html for a listing of licenses.)
- By submitting to the competition, you acknowledge that the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology will post a copy of your submission under a Creative Commons Attribution license to the competition website.
- The Office of Educational Innovation and Technology, on behalf of MIT, must be able to configure a server to run any software or web application submissions. Any software submission should use generally available Web, database and/or software to facilitate support and maintenance of the submission.